Norton, OH Profile: Facts & Data


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Norton, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Norton had a population of 12,089 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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

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Norton, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 12,089
Population in Households 11,938
Population in Familes 10,135
Population in Group Qrtrs 151
Population Density2 599
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $58,388
Average Household Income $70,278
Per Capita Income $27,686


Total Housing Units 5,021 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,883 (77.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 835 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 303 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $146,033
Average Home Value $153,380


Total Households 4,718
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 3,389
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.0% 0.04%
Households 0.02% 0.04%
Families -0.18% -0.09%
Median Household Income   1.64%
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, 2018 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 # 155 87th
Population Density # 966 21st
Diversity Index # 581 52nd
Median Household Income # 391 68th
Per Capita Income # 448 63rd

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