Norcross, GA

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Population

16,474

1.11% growth

Median Age

30.4


Median Household Income

$43,101

5.67% growth

Poverty Rate

21.4%


Number of Employees

7,820

0.102% decline

Median Property Value

$184,600

8.78% growth

About

In 2017, Norcross, GA had a population of 16.5k people with a median age of 30.4 and a median household income of $43,101. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Norcross, GA grew from 16,293 to 16,474, a 1.11% increase and its median household income grew from $40,788 to $43,101, a 5.67% increase.

The population of Norcross, GA is 46.7% Hispanic or Latino, 24.6% White Alone, and 16.6% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Norcross, GA speak a non-English language, and 70.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Norcross, GA are New Horizons Medical Institute (172 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Norcross, GA is $184,600, and the homeownership rate is 46.6%. Most people in Norcross, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Norcross, GA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Norcross, GA employs 7.82k people. The largest industries in Norcross, GA are Construction (1,412 people), Manufacturing (867 people), and Retail Trade (810 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($79,417), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($65,417), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($64,500).

Median household income in Norcross, GA is $43,101. Males in Norcross, GA have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,261. The income inequality in Norcross, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$43,101

2017 value

± $5,330

5.67%

1 Year Growth

± 15%

Households in Norcross, GA have a median annual income of $43,101, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $40,788 in 2016, which represents a 5.67% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$62,744

Average Male Salary

± $1,190

$46,261

Average Female Salary

± $830

In 2017, full-time male employees in Georgia made 1.36 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $58,486 ± $3,787

  2. White

    $53,819 ± $950

  3. Two or More Races

    $43,415 ± $4,855

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Georgia workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.09 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Norcross, GA is from Georgia.

0.478

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.233% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Georgia across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 503.11

  2. Census Tract 503.10

  3. Census Tract 503.13

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Norcross, GA was Census Tract 503.11 with a value of $94,559, followed by Census Tract 503.10 and Census Tract 503.13, with respective values of $69,169 and $43,214.

The following map shows all of the places in Norcross, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

21.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Norcross, GA (3.53k out of 16.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Hispanic

    2,427 ± 429

  2. White

    1,711 ± 349

  3. Other

    1,143 ± 279

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Norcross, GA is Hispanic, followed by White and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

7.82k

2017 Value

± 655

-0.102%

1 Year decline

± 11.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Norcross, GA declined at a rate of -0.102%, from 7.83k employees to 7.82k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Norcross, GA, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,255 people), Sales & Related Occupations (787 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (731 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Norcross, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Norcross, GA, by number of employees, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,255 people), Sales & Related Occupations (787 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (731 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Norcross, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Construction & Extraction Occupations (3.22 times higher than expected), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (2.36 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.52 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Norcross, GA, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($88,047), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($79,398), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($74,583).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

7.82k

2017 Value

± 655

-0.102%

1 Year decline

± 11.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Norcross, GA declined at a rate of -0.102%, from 7.83k employees to 7.82k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Norcross, GA, are Construction (1,412 people), Manufacturing (867 people), and Retail Trade (810 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Norcross, GA, though some of these residents may live in Norcross, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Norcross, GA, by number of employees, are Construction (1,412 people), Manufacturing (867 people), and Retail Trade (810 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Norcross, GA has an unusually high number of Construction (2.88 times higher than expected), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (2.39 times), and Information (1.93 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Norcross, GA, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($79,417), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($65,417), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($64,500).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $48.1B

  2. $38B

  3. $30.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $48.1B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($38B) and Electronics ($30.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Georgia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$430B

2015 Value

$628B

Projected 2045 Value

46.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Georgia trade was $430B. This is expected to increase 46.1% to $628B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Georgia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $39.4B

  2. $25.3B

  3. $20.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $39.4B, followed by South Carolina with $25.3B and North Carolina and $20.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Georgia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

67% of the population of Norcross, GA has health coverage, with 32.8% on employee plans, 21.4% on Medicaid, 4.02% on Medicare, 8.01% on non-group plans, and 0.797% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Norcross, GA was $6,587 in 2014. This is a 5.41% increase from the previous year ($6,249).

Primary care physicians in Norcross, GA see 1519 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.459% decrease from the previous year (1526 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1984 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 829 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Quitman County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18.2%). Additionally, Rockdale County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (38.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,519 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Georgia see an average of 1,519 patients per year. This represents a 0.459% decrease from the previous year (1,526 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,587

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,406

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,199

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,429

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Georgia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.41%, from $6,249 to $6,587.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

33%

Uninsured

32.8%

Employer Coverage

21.4%

Medicaid

4.02%

Medicare

8.01%

Non-Group

0.797%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Norcross, GA declined by 0.662% from 33.2% to 33%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Norcross, GA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 18.2% prevalence

  2. 17.3% prevalence

  3. 16.9% prevalence

Quitman County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Georgia, at 18.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Georgia by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Norcross, GA is home to a population of 16.5k people, from which 70.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 37.6% of Norcross, GA residents were born outside of the country (6.19k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Norcross, GA is composed of 7.69k Hispanic or Latino residents (46.7%), 4.05k White Alone residents (24.6%), 2.74k Black or African American Alone residents (16.6%), 1.65k Asian Alone residents (9.99%), 191 Two or More Races residents (1.16%), 154 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.935%), 1 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.00607%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Norcross, GA are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

20

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.8

37

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Norcross, GA was 30.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 20, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in Norcross, GA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Norcross, GA residents was 31.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

37.6%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

6.19k people

37.6%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

6.12k people

As of 2017, 37.6% of Norcross, GA residents (6.19k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Norcross, GA was 37.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    264,376 ± 12,459 people

  2. India

    85,239 ± 7,138 people

  3. Korea

    45,011 ± 5,197 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Georgia was Mexico, the natal country of 264,376 Georgia residents, followed by India with 85,239 and Korea with 45,011.

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Citizenship

70.9%

2017 Citizenship

70.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 70.9% of Norcross, GA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Norcross, GA was 70.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    7.69k ± 1.23k

  2. White Alone

    4.05k ± 553

  3. Black or African American Alone

    2.74k ± 521

In 2017, there were 1.9 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (7.69k people) in Norcross, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.05k White Alone and 2.74k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Norcross, GA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Norcross, GA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Norcross, GA was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Norcross, GA are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    151 ± 85

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    47 ± 45

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    41 ± 44

Norcross, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.21 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Norcross, GA awarded 172 degrees. The student population of Norcross, GA is skewed towards women, with 33 male students and 187 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Norcross, GA are Black or African American (104 and 61.9%), followed by White (27 and 16.1%), Hispanic or Latino (19 and 11.3%), and Asian (12 and 7.14%).

The largest universities in Norcross, GA by number of degrees awarded are New Horizons Medical Institute (172 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Norcross, GA are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (102 and 59.3%), Phlebotamy Technician (49 and 28.5%), and Medical Assistant (9 and 5.23%).

The median tuition costs in Norcross, GA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 49 degrees awarded

  2. 9 degrees awarded

  3. 102 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Norcross, GA was Phlebotamy Technician with 49 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Norcross, GA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

172 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Norcross, GA institution with the largest number of graduating students was New Horizons Medical Institute with 172 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

19

Degrees Awarded to Men

153

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 19 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Norcross, GA, which is 0.124 times less than the 153 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    104 degrees awarded

  2. White

    27 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    19 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Norcross, GA were to Black or African American students. These 104 degrees mean that there were 3.85 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 27 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Norcross, GA was $184,600 in 2017, which is 0.848 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $169,700 to $184,600, a 8.78% increase. The homeownership rate in Norcross, GA is 46.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Norcross, GA have an average commute time of 29.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Norcross, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$43,101

Median Household Income

± $5,330

5.08k

Number of Households

± 476

In 2017, the median household income of the 5.08k households in Norcross, GA grew to $43,101 from the previous year's value of $40,788.

The following chart displays the households in Norcross, GA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $25k - $30k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$184,600

2017 Median

± $20,368

$169,700

2016 Median

± $12,599

In 2017, the median property value in Norcross, GA grew to to $184,600 from the previous year's value of $169,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Norcross, GA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Norcross, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Norcross, GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Norcross, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

46.6%

2017 Homeownership

44.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 46.6% of the housing units in Norcross, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 44.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Norcross, GA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Norcross, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Norcross, GA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

29.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Norcross, GA have a longer commute time (29.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.34% of the workforce in Norcross, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    72.9%

  2. Carpooled

    19.3%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.25%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Norcross, GA was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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