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People

Total Population 2,856
Male Share of the Population 47.8%
Female Share of the Population 52.2%
Senior Citizens 21.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,390
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 50.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.8%
Median Earnings25+ $30,833
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $30,662
Median Earnings With High School Degree $14,706

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,630
% Above Poverty Level 90.9%
% Below Poverty Level 9.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.6%
Median Gross Rent $844
Median House Value $68,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12%
US/American 0%
English 12.8%
Irish 9.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Norton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 183 miles W of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 202 miles NW of Wichita, Kansas
County Norton
Standard Zip Codes 67654
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.833
Longitude -99.891

Norton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station NORTON DAM
Distance 2.5 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 38 F
Apr Temp 36 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 91 F
Oct Temp 38 to 68 F
Annual Precip 24.8 inches
Station PHILLIPSBURG 1 SSE
Distance 31.3 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 93 F
Oct Temp 39 to 70 F
Annual Precip 23.4 inches
Station HILL CITY 1 E
Distance 32.5 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 41 F
Apr Temp 36 to 66 F
Jul Temp 64 to 92 F
Oct Temp 37 to 71 F
Annual Precip 22 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Almena 493 $55,000
Lenora 238 $52,500
Logan 498 $54,500
Long Island 177 $45,625
Norcatur 185 $40,313
Prairie View 183 $57,115

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Norton Public Libraries

Library
Norton Public Library
1 WASHINGTON SQUARE BOX 446
Norton, Kansas
(785) 877-2481

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Norton High Schools

NORTON HIGH
513 W WILBERFORCE STREET
785-877-3338
Serves 241 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.5

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