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Norcross
  • Suburb of Atlanta, GA

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Norcross is a suburb of Atlanta with a population of 16,876. Norcross is in Gwinnett County and is one of the best places to live in Georgia. Living in Norcross offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Norcross there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Norcross and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Norcross are above average.

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About Norcross...
Population
16,876

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$230,300
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,285
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    43%
  • Own
    57%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    234.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    5.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    17.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    216.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    456.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,451.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    421.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    8%
  • 65+ years
    8%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    22%
    national  11%

Working in Norcross

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$65,409
National
$64,994

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