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People

Total Population 4,007
Male Share of the Population 40.6%
Female Share of the Population 59.4%
Senior Citizens 13.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,757
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 43.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $40,813
% Above Poverty Level 76%
% Below Poverty Level 24%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 39.1%
Median Gross Rent $557
Median House Value $91,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.6%
US/American 0%
English 6.3%
Irish 9.1%

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

Norton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 45 miles N of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 125 miles SE of Lexington, Kentucky
County
Standard Zip Codes 24273
Phone Area Codes 276
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.93
Longitude -82.62

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 WISE 3 E
Distance 6.8 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 42 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 47 inches
Station PENNINGTON GAP
Distance 25.1 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 44 F
Apr Temp 38 to 67 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 69 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches
Station BRISTOL TRI CITY AP
Distance 34.3 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 42 to 67 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Appalachia 1,871 $37,563
Big Stone Gap 5,508 $48,879
Coeburn 2,377 $36,500
Dungannon 443 $24,938
Pound 948 $39,583
Wise 3,185 $69,500

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

Norton Hospitals

NORTON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
100 15TH ST NW
(703) 679-9600
Emergency Service: Yes

MOUNTAIN VIEW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
(Proprietary)
THIRD STREET NE
(703) 679-9100
Emergency Service: Yes

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Norton High Schools

J. I. BURTON HIGH
109 11TH ST
276-679-2554
Serves 243 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.3

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