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Population in 2012: 4,068 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.2%
 

Males: 1,722  (42.3%)
Females: 2,346  (57.7%)

Median resident age:  40.0 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 24273.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,822 (it was $22,788 in 2000)
Norton:

$37,822
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,649

Norton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $82,282 (it was $53,800 in 2000)
Norton:

$82,282
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $101,582; Detached houses: $117,063; Townhouses or other attached units: $146,884; In 2-unit structures: $173,942; Mobile homes: $37,510

Median gross rent in 2012: $612.

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  • White alone - 3,478 (87.9%)
  • Black alone - 250 (6.3%)
  • Two or more races - 95 (2.4%)
  • Hispanic - 68 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 56 (1.4%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Norton: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (18.5%), Irish (17.5%), English (9.0%), German (4.8%), Hungarian (4.7%), Scotch-Irish (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1894

Elevation: 2141 feet

Land area: 7.53 square miles.

Population density: 540 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Norton:

  • High school or higher: 80.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Norton city:

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 45.4%
  • Separated: 5.7%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

55 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.4%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Norton, Virginia as of July 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Norton to the number of sex offenders is 814 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $553 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $616 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (43.9 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (127.4 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (433.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Wise, VA (2.0 miles ), Riverview, VA (2.8 miles ), Coeburn, VA (3.0 miles ), Appalachia, VA (3.0 miles ), Big Stone Gap, VA (3.1 miles ), Dungannon, VA (3.4 miles ), Pound, VA (3.6 miles ), Eolia, KY (3.7 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $112,600
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $95,400
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $83,100
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $121,500

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Latitude: 36.94 N, Longitude: 82.63 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,598 (+40.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 448 (27.1%)

Area code: 276

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Crime rates in Norton by Year
Type 2001 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00100000000
per 100,000 0.00.025.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 63023111000
per 100,000 151.474.60.052.580.827.827.127.00.00.00.0
Robberies 14201012010
per 100,000 25.299.450.70.026.90.027.154.10.025.00.0
Assaults 18913913695514
per 100,000 454.1223.7329.3236.4350.0166.6243.8135.2134.825.097.6
Burglaries 11191820202227189710
per 100,000 277.5472.3455.9525.3538.5610.8731.5486.9242.6174.8244.0
Thefts 180213182204172234252265226225202
per 100,000 4540.95294.64609.95358.64631.16496.46827.47168.06091.65618.04928.0
Auto thefts 59898232543
per 100,000 126.1223.7202.6236.4215.455.581.354.1134.899.973.2
Arson 13101211300
per 100,000 25.274.625.30.026.955.527.127.080.90.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.2) 364.0335.5307.9303.7323.6306.5346.0329.7252.2217.6202.5

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Crime rate in Norton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 25 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.15
Virginia average:

2.27

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Norton, Virginia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.0%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -346 (-8.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Norton-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 39.5 miles away from the Norton city center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/10/1980, a category F3 tornado 53.2 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Norton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 39.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 43.0 miles away from Norton center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 41.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 28.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 40.8 miles away from Norton center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 21.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wise County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Dock Boggs - Country singer, Justin Hamilton (American football) - Player of football, Vernon Crawford "Jack" Cooke - Musician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Norton:

  • BMA - MOUNTAIN EMPIRE (Dialysis Facility, 205 VIRGINIA AVENUE NW)
  • FIRST CHOICE HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 46 SEVENTH STREET NW)
  • HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE OF VIRGINIA (Hospital, 738 PARK AVENUE, SUITE 3)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, 310 THIRD STREET NE)
  • NORTON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, 100 15TH ST NW)
  • BON SECOURS ST MARYS HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, THIRD ST NE)

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Local government website: www.nortonva.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Norton:

  • Northeast State Community College (about 34 miles; Blountville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,537)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 47 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 11,642)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 53 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,306)
  • Tusculum College (about 54 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,144)
  • Walters State Community College (about 61 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 3,878)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 63 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 2,182)
  • Appalachian State University (about 73 miles; Boone, NC; FT enrollment: 14,923)

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Notable location: Flag Rock Recreation Site (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Norton include: Davis Chapel (A), Central Freewill Baptist Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Saint Marys Catholic Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hamilton Cemetery (1), Hawthorne Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Norton Reservoirs (A), Upper Norton Reservoir (B), Lower Norton Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Thacker Branch (A), Lost Creek (B), Robinet Branch (C), Knob Branch (D), Clear Creek (E), Bear Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Country Hearth Inn - Norton (375 Wharton Ln NE), Days Inn (375 Wharton Lane Northeast), Holiday Inn-Norton (USRoute 58A).

 
Wise County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.6%
(22.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 23.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.1%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.4%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Norton, VA

40 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
28 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
49 people in nursing homes in 2000

Norton compared to Virginia state average:

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Norton (2011 data):

  • Woodforest National Bank: Norton Walmart Branch at 780 Commonwealth Drive, branch established on 2007/01/02. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Miners Exchange Bank: Norton Branch at 1470 Park Ave., Nw Norton Square Shopping Center, Route 58, branch established on 1987/11/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $160.1 mil, Deposits: $149.6 mil, headquarters in Coeburn, VA, positive income, 7 total offices
  • New Peoples Bank, Inc.: Norton Branch at 600 Trent Street, branch established on 1971/01/01. Info updated 2007/08/21: Bank assets: $781.6 mil, Deposits: $709.1 mil, headquarters in Honaker, VA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: New Peoples Bankshares, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Norton Seventh Street Branch at 702 Park Avenue, N.W., branch established on 1964/08/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • The First Bank and Trust Company: Park Avenue Branch at 1026 Park Avenue, branch established on 1994/06/08. Info updated 2007/04/05: Bank assets: $1,247.0 mil, Deposits: $1,102.9 mil, headquarters in Lebanon, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Norton Branch at 701 Park Avenue, N.W., branch established on 1981/07/13. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Norton, Virginia:

  • The Inn At Norton, 551 Hwy 58 E, Norton, VA 24273 , Phone: (276) 679-7000, Fax: (276) 679-1736
  • Super 8 Motel, 425 Wharton Way, Norton, VA 24273 , Phone: (276) 679-0893, Fax: (276) 679-0893
  • Days Inn Norton, 375 Wharton Ln, Norton, VA 24273 , Phone: (276) 679-5340, Fax: (276) 679-5341
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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Norton travel time to work - commute


Norton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (90%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Norton city (based on Wise County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.58%
Here33.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsAssemblies of GodIndependent Free Will Baptists Associations
Adherents37.8%20.7%12.7%7.3%2.8%
Congregations16.7%17.7%17.7%5.2%5.2%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God of ProphecyLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents2.7%2.2%2.0%1.9%9.8%
Congregations7.3%6.3%1.0%2.1%20.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Wise County:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Wise County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Wise County:

13.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.7%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Wise County:

30.6%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.0%
State:

18.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$16,871$33,7422$1,203
Other Government Administration 7$24,590$42,1540$0
Police Protection - Officers 22$75,598$41,2350$0
Police - Other 8$18,759$28,1390$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$1,942
Streets and Highways 10$33,049$39,6594$5,170
Welfare 17$49,373$34,8528$8,727
Solid Waste Management 5$10,457$25,0970$0
Parks and Recreation 5$11,849$28,4382$2,541
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$10,330$61,9800$0
Water Supply 14$40,931$35,0841$1,212
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 89$276,385$37,26520$8,196
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 24$43,609$21,80511$3,838
Other and Unallocable 3$7,175$28,7004$2,450
Totals for Government 212$618,976$35,03653$35,279

Norton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $5,340,000 ($1312.68)
    Police Protection: $1,118,000 ($274.83)
    Sewerage: $1,084,000 ($266.47)
    Welfare - Other: $1,077,000 ($264.75)
    Regular Highways: $1,037,000 ($254.92)
    General - Other: $958,000 ($235.50)
    Water Utilities: $732,000 ($179.94)
    Financial Administration: $716,000 ($176.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $348,000 ($85.55)
    Parks & Recreation: $268,000 ($65.88)
    Fire Protection: $130,000 ($31.96)
    Health Services - Other: $54,000 ($13.27)
    Libraries: $43,000 ($10.57)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $170,000 ($41.79)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $290,000 ($71.29)
    Corrections: $149,000 ($36.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $405,000 ($99.56)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $321,000 ($78.91)
    Regular Highways: $207,000 ($50.88)
    Police Protection: $40,000 ($9.83)
    Parks & Recreation: $18,000 ($4.42)
    Financial Administration: $18,000 ($4.42)
    Fire Protection: $15,000 ($3.69)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,775,000 ($1419.62)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $64,000 ($15.73)

Norton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $923,000 ($226.89)
    All Other: $284,000 ($69.81)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $724,000 ($177.97)
    Housing & Community Development: $559,000 ($137.41)
    Public Welfare: $497,000 ($122.17)
    All Other: $102,000 ($25.07)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $84,000 ($20.65)
    Interest Earnings: $38,000 ($9.34)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $907,000 ($222.96)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $3,281,000 ($806.54)
    Highways: $554,000 ($136.18)
    All Other: $349,000 ($85.79)
    General Support: $347,000 ($85.30)
    Public Welfare: $264,000 ($64.90)
    Health & Hospitals: $25,000 ($6.15)
    Housing & Community Development: $20,000 ($4.92)
  • Tax - Property: $1,694,000 ($416.42)
    Total General Sales: $1,329,000 ($326.70)
    NEC: $949,000 ($233.28)
    Other Selective Sales: $715,000 ($175.76)
    Public Utilities: $276,000 ($67.85)
    Motor Vehicle License: $30,000 ($7.37)

Norton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,291,000 ($317.35)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,826,000 ($694.69)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,280,000 ($314.65)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,680,000 ($904.62)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,267,000 ($311.46)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $426,000 ($104.72)
    Water Utilities: $24,000 ($5.90)

Norton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,560,000 ($629.30)

4.56% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,980 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.56%
Virginia average:

11.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Norton city, VA  0.59% ($40,274 average AGI)
from Dickenson County, VA  0.53% ($25,492)
from Russell County, VA  0.28% ($45,147)


4.97% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,547 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.97%
Virginia average:

10.78%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Norton city, VA  0.54% ($24,896 average AGI)
to Dickenson County, VA  0.38% ($29,128)
to Russell County, VA  0.37% ($29,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Norton:

  • WNVA (1350 AM; 5 kW; NORTON, VA; Owner: RADIO-WISE, INC.)
  • WTCW (920 AM; 4 kW; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLSD (1220 AM; 1 kW; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEZC (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEON, KY; Owner: JESUS COMMUNICATION ILNC.)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WDIC (1430 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINCHCO, VA; Owner: DICKENSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHGG (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIO)
  • WXLZ (1140 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ST. PAUL, VA; Owner: YEARY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLSI (900 AM; 5 kW; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Norton:

  • W219CJ (91.7 FM; NORTON, VA; Owner: CLINCH VALLEY COLLEGE)
  • WNVA-FM (106.3 FM; NORTON, VA; Owner: RADIO WISE, INC.)
  • W202AL (88.3 FM; NORTON, VA; Owner: APPALSHOP, INC.)
  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WISE-FM (90.5 FM; WISE, VA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA'S COLLEGE AT WISE)
  • WIFX-FM (94.3 FM; JENKINS, KY; Owner: LETCHER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WXKQ-FM (103.9 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WMMT (88.7 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INCORPORATED)
  • WDXC (102.3 FM; POUND, VA; Owner: WDXC RADIO, INC.)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPKE-FM (103.1 FM; COAL RUN, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRZK (95.9 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: MURRAY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Norton:

  • WSBN-TV (Channel 47; NORTON, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W24BT (Channel 24; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W31BU (Channel 31; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BQ (Channel 53; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W69ED (Channel 69; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Norton, Virginia:
  • Fatal accident count: 13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 19
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 32
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Virginia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 194
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 290
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 69
  • Fatalities: 212
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 446
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 30

See more detailed statistics of Norton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Norton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Norton, VA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Norton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T310R (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 107TT , Serial Number: 310R1345, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 02/22/1994
    Registrant (Corporation): Starnes Aviation LLC, 820 Highland Ave Nw, Norton, VA 24273
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 28562 , Serial Number: 1391, Year manufactured: 1940
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph G Carmack, Gen Del, Norton, VA 24273
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 35248 , Serial Number: 6243, Year manufactured: 1941
    Registrant (Individual): John W Polly, 748 Terrace, Norton, VA 24273
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 81223 , Serial Number: 32-7940263, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 10/23/1979
    Registrant (Corporation): Mullins Insurance Agency Inc, Po Box 379, Norton, VA 24273
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8471C , Serial Number: 28-7690142, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 01/23/1976
    Registrant (Corporation): C S & W Aviation Inc, 517 Park Ave, Norton, VA 24273
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8740C , Serial Number: 22-1393, Year manufactured: 1953, Airworthiness Date: 11/05/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Darrell G Grigsby, 301 Highland Ave Nw, Norton, VA 24273


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 26
  • Hazardous Condition: 5

Incident types - Norton


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Norton, VA

Most common first names in Norton, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6969.9 years
John6471.8 years
William6074.5 years
Mary5776.8 years
Robert4267.9 years
George3274.9 years
Charles2670.4 years
Margaret1973.2 years
Virginia1977.1 years
Thomas1868.3 years
Most common last names in Norton, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wells4674.8 years
Collins4269.8 years
Jones4171.0 years
Adams3770.3 years
Mullins3771.9 years
Sturgill3673.2 years
Smith3571.4 years
Bolling3573.0 years
Williams3271.2 years
Roberts3172.3 years
Businesses in Norton, VA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Applebee's1Nike1
Burger King1Quiznos1
CVS1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rue211
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block2Super 81
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
Little Caesars Pizza1UPS1
Maurices1Walmart1
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