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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.5%), Retail trade (14.4%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (12.4%).
Detached houses: $159,864Here:$159,864State:$330,816
Townhouses or other attached units: $142,022Here:$142,022State:$310,878
Mobile homes: $62,842Here:$62,842State:$37,843
McCain (Republican): 49.7%
Obama (Democratic): 49.7%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $494 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $411 (0.6%)
Area name: Wise County-Norton city, VA HUD Nonmetro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Norton city is $410 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $483 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $628 a month.
Cities in this county include: Norton.
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Unemployment by year (%)
Current college students: 180
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 66.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
Number of foreign born residents: 43 (28% naturalized citizens)
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes
Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 59.1%
Housing units in Norton city with a mortgage: 442 (15 second mortgage, 38 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 303
Class of Workers
Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):
Most common first ancestries reported in Norton city (%):
10.19% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,597 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.08% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($17,521 average AGI)
3.11% relocated from other states ($10,076 average AGI)Norton city:3.11%Virginia average:4.24%
9.55% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,470 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
7.06% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($29,366 average AGI)
2.49% relocated to other states ($13,104 average AGI)Norton city:2.49%Virginia average:4.13%
Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 15.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.2
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 1,402 (945 aged, 457 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
730 spouses, 1,034 children (982 natural, 20 adopted, 32 stepchildren), 102 grandchildren, 37 brothers or sisters, 30 parents, 68 other relatives, 69 non-relatives
Size of family households: 486 2-persons, 299 3-persons, 180 4-persons, 65 5-persons, 38 6-persons.
Size of nonfamily households: 611 1-person, 51 2-persons.
96.9% of residents of Norton city speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (33% speak English very well, 67% speak English well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (34% speak English very well, 51% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
Population growth in Norton city
Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.09 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)
Year house built
50% of Norton city residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
Out of people who lived in different houses, 48% lived in this county.
Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Virginia.
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $62,900
Year Householders Moved Into Unit:
Educational Attainment (%)
School Enrollment by Level of School (%)
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)
Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)
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