Norton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 12,032 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Norton is the 149th largest community in Ohio.
Norton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Norton is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Norton who work in office and administrative support (14.26%), sales jobs (11.32%), and healthcare (7.66%).
Also of interest is that Norton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Norton is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Norton’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
As is often the case in a small city, Norton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Norton citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.80% of adults in Norton have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Norton in 2010 was $27,339, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $109,356 for a family of four. However, Norton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Norton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Norton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Norton include Irish, English, Italian, and Hungarian.
The most common language spoken in Norton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Serbo-Croatian.