Norton is a very small city located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 3,939 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Norton is the 150th largest community in Virginia.
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 professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Norton who work in healthcare (12.48%), office and administrative support (12.42%), and sales jobs (11.10%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.53 minutes getting to work every day.
Norton is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of Norton citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.62% of adults 25 and older in Norton have a college degree.
The per capita income in Norton in 2010 was $19,647, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $78,588 for a family of four.
Norton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Norton include Irish, English, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Norton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Tagalog and Spanish.