Norton, OH Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Norton, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Norton had a population of 12,129 as of July 1, 2017. Norton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Norton is located at latitude 41.0289 and longitude -81.6455 in Summit County. The formal boundaries for the City of Norton (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.33 sq. miles. Summit County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,060 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Norton are located in Summit County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Wayne County.

The City of Norton (GNIS ID: 1087012) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Norton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Norton: Norton Center, Norton Centre, Norton Corners.

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Norton, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,129
Daytime Population: Workers 3,817
Daytime Population: Residents 5,748
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,565
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 11,978
Population in Familes 10,136
Population in Group Qrtrs 151
Population Density2 601
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $57,277
Average Household Income $68,769
Per Capita Income $27,054


Total Housing Units 5,018 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,920 (78.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 807 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 292 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $143,869
Average Home Value $151,167


Total Households 4,726
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 3,400
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.05% 0.05%
Households 0.04% 0.05%
Families -0.16% -0.07%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   2.61%

Norton, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Norton to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 153 87th
Population Density # 961 21st
Diversity Index # 582 52nd
Median Household Income # 394 68th
Per Capita Income # 434 64th

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