NC

National Population : 333,590,059
North Carolina State Population : 10,753,007

About Norton, NC

Norton, NC is located in Jackson County in the state of North Carolina.

The total City Population for Norton is about 6,228 with about people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 11,329.

The Average Home Value is $232,200.00, which is roughly 31% higher than the Average Home Value of $159,475.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 19% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $33,180.00, which is roughly 33% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $49,737.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 42% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Norton is about .

North Carolina is ranked #52 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 6.19 out of 100.

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Voting

Jackson County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 15.55% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 53%
Democratic: 44.76%
Libertarian: 1.2%
Other: 0.57%
Green: 0.48%


Nearby Locations

Tuckasegee, NC (4.19 mi.)
Sylva, NC (6.71 mi.)
Glenville, NC (8.19 mi.)
Franklin, NC (12.76 mi.)
Whittier, NC (13.41 mi.)
Cashiers, NC (15.13 mi.)
Highlands, NC (15.84 mi.)
Cherokee, NC (15.99 mi.)
Lake Toxaway, NC (16.81 mi.)
Sapphire, NC (16.84 mi.)
Balsam Grove, NC (17.09 mi.)
Maggie Valley, NC (17.61 mi.)
Bryson City, NC (18.15 mi.)
Hazelwood, NC (18.18 mi.)
Waynesville, NC (18.18 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 28723
Latitude : 35.252109
Longitude : -83.103672
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 2285 ft.
Area Code(s) : 828

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 1.98
Male Population Estimate : 51.13%
Female Population Estimate : 48.87%
Median Age : 22.6
Male Median Age : 22.9
Female Median Age : 22.1

White Population Estimate : 89.70%
Black Population Estimate : 5.23%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 5.75%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.24%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.10%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.60%
Other Population Estimate : 3.65%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Norton specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Jackson County: About 3 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Jackson County: About 214 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Jackson County is about 14% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 26% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.