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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    C+
Norton is a town in Kansas with a population of 2,836. Norton is in Norton County. Living in Norton offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Norton there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many families and retirees live in Norton and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Norton are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$62,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$780
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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Norton Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    71
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    35
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    177
    500
  • Theft
    671
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    106
    284
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Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$46,350
National
$55,322
Children
22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    46%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    13%
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Norton Reviews

2 reviews
I've lived here all of my life. This community is so supported for the kids in school sports, clubs, and activities. The people are absolutely friendly. This is also the type of town where everyone knows everybody.
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Norton has a lot of places to dine. there is also a lot of job opportunities as well. This town is small, but very supportive of the high school athletes. They hold pep rallies every time one sports team makes it to state.