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Population (year 2000): 8,410. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,887 (+17.6% change)
Males: 4,765 (56.7%), Females: 3,645 (43.3%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 29.6 years
Median household income: $44,728 (year 2000)
Median house value: $128,200 (year 2000)

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Races in Norcross:

  • Hispanic (40.9%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (32.3%)
  • Black (20.8%)
  • Other race (15.4%)
  • Two or more races (3.6%)
  • Vietnamese (2.0%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)
  • Chinese (1.3%)
  • Asian Indian (1.3%)
  • Korean (0.6%)
  • Other Asian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (7.3%), German (4.9%), English (3.8%), Irish (3.5%), Subsaharan African (2.0%), Scottish (1.3%).Georgia

Elevation: 1057 feet

Land area: 4.1 square miles

Norcross,

For population 25 years and over in Norcross

  • High school or higher: 67.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Norcross city

  • Never married: 32.6%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

41.5% Foreign born (31.8% Latin America, 6.7% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,895 (+52.5%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springs, GA Sandy (11.0 miles pop. 85,781).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: GA Atlanta, (18.2 miles pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (596.3 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lake, GA (3.7 miles Berkeley GA Doraville, (5.0 miles GA Lilburn, (5.8 miles GA Tucker, (6.1 miles GA Duluth, (6.2 miles GA Dunwoody, (7.5 miles GA (7.5 miles Chamblee, Park, GA Mountain (8.2 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 3 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 1997: 163 buildings, average cost: $71,900
  • 1998: 119 buildings, average cost: $80,400
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $167,200
  • 2000: 27 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2001: 121 buildings, average cost: $114,400
  • 2002: 45 buildings, average cost: $124,700
  • 2003: 67 buildings, average cost: $95,200
  • 2004: 138 buildings, average cost: $94,100
  • 2005: 61 buildings, average cost: $145,500

Latitude: 33.94 N, Longitude: 84.21 W


Industries providing employment: Construction (20.2%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (15.7%), Manufacturing (13.0%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +20,973 (+249.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 691 (16.3%)

Average climate in Norcross, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Norcross,

Norcross-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 79% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.1 miles away from the Norcross city center injured 46 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category 4 tornado 31.0 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Daniel Emerson - College basketball player (Western Kentucky Hilltoppers), Khaliq Gant - College basketball player (Cornell Big Red), Wesley Duke - College basketball player (Mercer Bears).

Main business address for: ROCK TENN CO (PAPERBOARD CONTAINERS & BOXES), WELLS REAL ESTATE FUND V L P (REAL ESTATE), EMS TECHNOLOGIES INC (RADIO & TV BROADCASTING & COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT), WELLS REAL ESTATE FUND II-OW (REAL ESTATE), WELLS REAL ESTATE FUND III L P (REAL ESTATE), WELLS REAL ESTATE FUND VII L P (REAL ESTATE), SEROLOGICALS CORP (BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS (NO DIAGNOSTIC SUBSTANCES)), INTERCEPT INC (FUNCTIONS RELATED TO DEPOSITORY BANKING, NEC) and 18 other public companies.


Hospitals/medical centers near Norcross:
  • EMORY NORTHLAKE REGIONAL MEDICAL CEN (about 6 miles; TUCKER, GA)
  • EMORY DUNWOODY MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; ATLANTA, GA)
  • PEACHFORD BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEM (about 8 miles; ATLANTA, GA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Norcross:
  • DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE (about 21 miles; MARIETTA, GA; ID: MGE)
  • THE WILLIAM B HARTSFIELD ATLANTA INTL (about 26 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: ATL)
  • ATHENS/BEN EPPS (about 62 miles; ATHENS, GA; ID: AHN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Norcross:
  • DEKALB-PEACHTREE (about 9 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: PDK)
  • GWINNETT COUNTY - BRISCOE FIELD (about 18 miles; LAWRENCEVILLE, GA; ID: LZU)
  • FULTON COUNTY AIRPORT-BROWN FIELD (about 25 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: FTY)

Amtrak station near Norcross:
  • 16 miles: ATLANTA (1688 PEACHTREE ST. NW). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 0 $0   4 $741
Financial Administration 9 $28,948 $38,597 0 $0
Other Government Administration 3 $13,920 $55,680 6 $2,875
Police - Other 9 $23,961 $31,948 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 3 $7,892 $31,568 2 $2,400
Police Protection - Officers 31 $103,085 $39,903 0 $0
Streets and Highways 8 $26,353 $39,529 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 1 $3,574 $42,888 0 $0
Sewerage 1 $4,030 $48,360 0 $0
Water Supply 3 $9,124 $36,496 0 $0
Electric Power 4 $14,540 $43,620 0 $0
Totals for Government 72 $235,428 $39,238 12 $6,016
Colleges/Universities in Norcross:
  • ASHER SCHOOL OF BUSINESS EDUCATION CORPORATION (Full-time enrollment: 190; Location: 4975 JIMMY CARTER BLVD STE 600; Private, for-profit; Website: asbaec.com)
  • ATLANTA INSTITUTE OF MUSIC (FT enrollment: 61; Location: 5985 FINANCIAL DRIVE SUITE 200; Private, for-profit; Website: www.aim-music.com)
  • ACADEMY OF SOMATIC HEALING ARTS (Location: 7094 PEACHTREE INDUSTRIAL BLVD #4; Private, for-profit)
  • PROFESSIONAL CAREER DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE (Location: 470 TECHNOLOGY PKY; Private, for-profit)
  • CAREER INSTITUTE OF NAIL CARE (Location: 4771 BRITT RD NW STE D4; Private, for-profit)
  • NATIONAL CENTER FOR MONTESSORI EDUCATION-ATLANTA (Location: 2175 NORCROSS TUCKER RD; Private, for-profit)
  • A BOB WOOD REAL ESTATE ACADEMY (Location: 468 BEAVER RUIN RD; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Norcross:
  • EMORY UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; ATLANTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 10,839)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 13 miles; DECATUR, GA; FT enrollment: 2,486)
  • GWINNETT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 15 miles; LAWRENCEVILLE, GA; FT enrollment: 3,215)
  • GEORGIA PERIMETER COLLEGE (about 18 miles; DECATUR, GA; FT enrollment: 8,213)
  • GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 18 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 13,841)
  • GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 17,302)
  • CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 4,652)
Public high schools in Norcross:
  • NORCROSS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,594; Location: 5300 SPALDING DRIVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MEADOWCREEK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,103; Location: 4455 STEVE REYNOLDS BOULEVARD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Norcross:
  • GREATER ATLANTA CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 1,436; Location: PO BOX 4277; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Norcross:
  • MEADOWCREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,313; Location: 5025 GEORGIA BELLE COURT; Grades: KG - 05)
  • PINCKNEYVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,287; Location: 5440 WEST JONES BRIDGE ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • PEACHTREE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,194; Location: 5995 CROOKED CREEK ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SIMPSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,123; Location: 4525 EAST JONES BRIDGE ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SUMMEROUR MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,054; Location: 585 MITCHELL ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BEAVER RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 982; Location: 1978 BEAVER RUIN ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ROCKBRIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 942; Location: 6066 ROCKBRIDGE SCHOOL ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • NORCROSS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 910; Location: 150 HUNT STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SUSAN STRIPLING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 886; Location: 6155 ATLANTIC BOULEVARD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • EDWARD BUCHANNAN SCHOOL (Students: 88; Location: 2595 BEAVER RUIN ROAD; Grades: PK - PK)
Private primary/middle schools in Norcross:
  • COUNTRY BROOK MONTESSORI SCHOO (Students: 182; Location: 2175 NORCROSS-TUCKER RD.; Grades: PK - UG)
  • HOPEWELL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 179; Location: 182 HUNTER ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • LANDMARK CHRISTIAN PRESC/KIN (Students: 114; Location: 3737 HOLCOMB BRIDGE RD; Grades: PK - 2)
  • PEACHTREE CORNERS (Students: 39; Location: 5210 SPALDING DR-PO BOX 920056; Grades: PK - KG)
 

Norcross compared to Georgia state average:
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Norcross:
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WGKA (1190 AM; 25 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WAFS (920 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WNIV (970 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WPBS (1050 AM; 12 kW; CONYERS, GA; Owner: MIDWAY HOLINESS CHURCH, INC,)
Strongest FM radio stations in Norcross:
  • WABE (90.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKLS (96.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTM (94.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W221AZ (92.1 FM; LILBURN, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WSB-FM (98.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSTR (94.1 FM; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WVEE (103.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WZGC (92.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ATLANTA)
  • WNNX (99.7 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WRFG (89.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO FREE GEORGIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WJZZ-FM (107.5 FM; ROSWELL, GA; Owner: ROA LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)
  • WLCL (105.7 FM; CANTON, GA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W265BD (100.9 FM; WOODSTOCK, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W221AW (92.1 FM; NORTH CANTON, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Norcross:
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WXIA-TV (Channel 11; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WSB-TV (Channel 2; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WSB-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WIRE-CA (Channel 40; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPBA (Channel 30; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WHSG (Channel 63; MONROE, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUPA (Channel 69; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF ATLANTA INC.)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WTHC-LP (Channel 42; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE ATLANTA CHANNEL, INC.)
  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)
  • WANX-LP (Channel 26; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W24AL (Channel 24; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WGTV (Channel 8; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WATC (Channel 57; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W38CU (Channel 38; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KOREAN AMERICAN TV BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPXA (Channel 14; ROME, GA; Owner: PAXSON ATLANTA LICENSE, INC.)

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