Norris, Georgia

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Population in July 2007: 1,070.
Males: 498  (46.6%)
Females: 572  (53.4%)
Median resident age:

37.4 years
Georgia median age:

33.4 years

Zip code: 30828

Estimated median household income in 2019: $43,818 (it was $30,526 in 2000)
Norris:

$43,818
GA:

$61,980

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,014 (it was $14,799 in 2000)

Norris CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $86,509 (it was $52,700 in 2000)
Norris:

$86,509
GA:

$202,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $123,090; detached houses: $179,914; townhouses or other attached units: $43,302; mobile homes: $47,554
March 2019 cost of living index in Norris: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Norris, GA (2000)
    • 69960.8%Black alone
    • 43237.6%White alone
    • 100.9%Hispanic
    • 50.4%Two or more races
    • 20.2%Asian alone
    • 10.09%American Indian alone

Races in Norris detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 570 feet

Land area: 74.1 square miles.

Population density: 14 people per square mile   (very low).

Norris, Georgia map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Norris CCD:

0.7% ($364)
Georgia:

0.9% ($919)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Augusta-Richmond County, GA (42.0 miles , pop. 195,182).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (99.6 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (622.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Warrenton, GA (2.4 miles ),
Mayfield, GA (2.5 miles ),
Norwood, GA (2.8 miles ),
Camak, GA (2.9 miles),
Mitchell, GA (3.1 miles),
Gibson, GA (3.5 miles ),
Sharon, GA (3.8 miles),
Sparta, GA (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 33.36 N, Longitude: 82.74 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

Distribution of median household income in Norris, GA in 2019
Norris satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
Georgia:

5.4%
Most common industries in Norris, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.4%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (7.1%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.0%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.4%)
  • Wood products (7.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.3%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.4%)
  • Educational services (14.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (10.7%)
  • Social assistance (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.2%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Norris, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7.4%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (7.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.6%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5.2%)
  • Carpenters (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (13.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (13.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.5%)
  • Child care workers (5.4%)

Average climate in Norris, Georgia

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Tornado activity:

Norris-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the Norris place center killed 5 people and injured 86 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/22/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.9 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Norris-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 0% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 38.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 183.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 153.8 miles away from Norris center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 235.0 miles away from Norris center
On 2/15/2014 at 03:23:38, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 49.1 miles away from Norris center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 182.5 miles away from Norris center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Warren County (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Norris:

  • GIBSON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; GIBSON, GA)
  • HANCOCK MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; SPARTA, GA)
  • ABC HOME HEALTH SERVICES OF SPARTA (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; SPARTA, GA)
  • CSRA HOME HEALTH AGENCY COLUMBIA (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; THOMSON, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Norris:

  • Georgia Military College-Distance Learning Campuses (about 34 miles; Milledgeville, GA; Full-time enrollment: 6,438)
  • Georgia College and State University (about 35 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,271)
  • Augusta Technical College (about 41 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,494)
  • Georgia Regents University (about 45 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 6,862)
  • Aiken Technical College (about 54 miles; Graniteville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of Georgia (about 56 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 32,679)
  • Athens Technical College (about 56 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 3,204)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Norris: Shoals (A), Warren County Fire Department Beall Springs Station (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Norris include: Shoals Primitive Baptist Church (A), Long Creek Church (B), Martin Tabernacle Church (C), Millrock Church (D), Mount Moriah Church (E), New Salem Church (F), Rocky Branch Church (G), Fellowship Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Baker-Brinkly Cemetery (1), Baker Cemetery (2), Brinson-Latimer Cemetery (3), Cason Cemetery (4), Dooley Cemetery (5), Durbeys Chapel Cemetery (6), Ephraim Ivey Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Warrenton City Pond (A), English Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Short Creek (A), Dry Creek (B), Rocky Branch (C), Fulsome Creek (D), Reynolds Branch (E), Chapman Branch (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Warren County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

67.1%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.3%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

30.5%
Whole state:

13.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

13.2%
Whole state:

6.1%

For population 15 years and over in Norris:

Marital status in Norris, GA
  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 60.9%
  • Separated: 7.1%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

For population 25 years and over in Norris:

  • High school or higher: 53.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.9
Georgia average:

13.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Norris, GA (based on Warren County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,32511
Black Protestant1,2209
Mainline Protestant4595
None1,830-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Warren County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Warren County:

5.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
This county:

5.10 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Warren County:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Warren County:

14.2%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Warren County:

32.0%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Warren County:

15.9%
Georgia:

14.6%

Strongest AM radio stations in Norris:

  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WGAC (580 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WRDW (1480 AM; 10 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WTWA (1240 AM; 1 kW; THOMSON, GA; Owner: CAMELLIA CITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Norris:

  • WAKB (96.9 FM; WRENS, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WRFN (93.1 FM; WARRENTON, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCHZ (95.1 FM; HARLEM, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE,LLC)
  • WTHO-FM (101.7 FM; THOMSON, GA; Owner: CAMELLIA CITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAFJ (88.3 FM; BELVEDERE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLRR (100.7 FM; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: PRESTON W. SMALL)
  • WMGZ (97.7 FM; EATONTON, GA; Owner: MIDDLE GEORGIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPRW-FM (107.7 FM; MARTINEZ, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJDS (88.7 FM; SPARTA, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE INC)

TV broadcast stations around Norris:

  • WCES-TV (Channel 20; WRENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WJBF (Channel 6; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAGT (Channel 26; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WAGT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WRDW-TV (Channel 12; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WRDW LICENSEE CORP.)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Norris, GA
  • 62.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 29.7%Electricity
  • 5.6%Wood
  • 1.6%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Norris, GA
  • 76.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.8%Electricity
  • 10.6%Utility gas


Norris compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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