Norris, Tennessee

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Norris, Tennessee

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Norris College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 7% Norris Well-Paid Single Men
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 8% Norris Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Norris Well-Paid Single Women
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 9% Norris Low Violent Crime
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Norris People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Norris Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Norris, Tennessee

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Age of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 10
Female Share of the Population 8 7
Senior Citizens 8 8
Male Share of the Population 3 4
Racial Diversity 2 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 7
Average Household Size 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 10
People Above Poverty 9 10
Median Family Income 9 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Public Transportation Use 3 3
Short Commute Times 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 6
Affordability of Rents 6 5
People Living Alone 5 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 7
Housing Recently Built 4 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 8 10
Low Property Crime 7 9

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Norris Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles NW of Knoxville, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 126 miles S of Lexington, Kentucky
County Anderson
Metro Area Knoxville
P.O. Box Zip Codes 37828
Phone Area Codes 865
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.195
Longitude -84.068

Norris Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station NORRIS
Distance 1.5 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 39 to 70 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 70 F
Annual Precip 54.3 inches
Distance 15.4 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 46 F
Apr Temp 44 to 71 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 55 inches
Distance 19 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 47 F
Apr Temp 48 to 71 F
Jul Temp 69 to 88 F
Oct Temp 50 to 71 F
Annual Precip 48.2 inches
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Norris Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,446 100%
Male 677 46.8%
Female 769 53.2%
Under 18 336 23.2%
18+ 1,110 76.8%
65+ 277 19.2%
Median Age 43.2
Average Family Size 2.83
White 1,423 98.4%
African-American 3 0.2%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.5%
Other 3 0.2%
Mixed Race 8 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.6%

Estimated Norris Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,439
Growth -7
Growth % -0.5%

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 16.3%
Irish 13.6%
English 13.2%
German 12.4%
Scotch-Irish 8.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.4%
Scottish 5.7%
Dutch 4.5%
Italian 4.1%
French (except Basque) 2.8%
British 2.4%
Welsh 1.8%
Portuguese 1.6%
Swedish 1.1%
European 0.9%
Ukrainian 0.9%
Austrian 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
Brazilian 0.4%
Eastern European 0.4%
Polish 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Norris 1,446 $55,179
Caryville 2,243 $32,604
Clinton 9,409 $43,099
Jacksboro 1,887 $36,607
La Follette 7,926 $24,235
Lake City 1,888 $21,895
Maynardville 1,782 $30,398

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Norris Community Library
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(865) 494-6800
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