Norris, South Carolina

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Norris, South Carolina

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High Points

Norris strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in South Carolina):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 7% Norris Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Norris, South Carolina

Comparing Norris to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in South Carolina (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Racial Diversity 8 2
Age of the Population 6 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 5
Senior Citizens 4 4
Well-Paid Single Men 3 4
Female Share of the Population 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 9
Average Household Size 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 5 9
People in Middle Class or Better 5 7
Median Family Income 4 6
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 7
Short Commute Times 6 6
Working at Home 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Housing Recently Built 8 7
Affordability of Rents 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 2
People Living Alone 2 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

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Norris Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles W of Greenville, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 113 miles W of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Pickens
Metro Area Greenville - Spartanburg - Anderson
Standard Zip Codes 29667
Phone Area Codes 864
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.76
Longitude -82.753

Norris Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.4 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 54 inches
Distance 16.4 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 53 F
Apr Temp 45 to 73 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 51 inches
Distance 17.2 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 51 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 50.9 inches
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Norris Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 847 100%
Male 422 49.8%
Female 425 50.2%
Under 18 202 23.8%
18+ 645 76.2%
65+ 116 13.7%
Median Age 38.4
Average Family Size 2.88
White 746 88.1%
African-American 82 9.7%
Asian 6 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.5%
Other 5 0.6%
Mixed Race 4 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.2%

Estimated Norris Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 841
Growth -6
Growth % -0.7%

Norris Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 35.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.5%
Irish 14.2%
English 8.6%
German 8.4%
Scotch-Irish 3.2%
Canadian 1.5%
Dutch 1.5%
French Canadian 1.3%
Italian 1.3%
Czech 0.7%
Scottish 0.7%
Norwegian 0.6%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
European 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
Ukrainian 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
African 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Norris, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Cateechee (29667)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Norris 847 $37,024
Central 3,522 $39,524
Clemson 11,939 $61,176
Liberty 3,009 $37,656
Pendleton 2,966 $37,606
Pickens 3,012 $36,316
Six Mile 553 $51,667
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