Norton, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 19,031.
Population change since 2000: +5.5%
 
Males: 9,191  (48.3%)
Females: 9,840  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

38.2 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 02766.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $101,099 (it was $64,818 in 2000)
Norton:

$101,099
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $40,722 (it was $23,876 in 2000)

Norton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $352,886 (it was $172,000 in 2000)
Norton:

$352,886
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $336,228; detached houses: $353,413; townhouses or other attached units: $271,551; in 2-unit structures: $260,041; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $303,117; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $267,101; mobile homes: $72,711
March 2019 cost of living index in Norton: 139.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Norton, MA (2010)
    • 17,66992.8%White alone
    • 3742.0%Hispanic
    • 3381.8%Asian alone
    • 3181.7%Black alone
    • 2631.4%Two or more races
    • 420.2%Other race alone
    • 210.1%American Indian alone
    • 60.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Norton, Massachusetts as of December 11, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Norton is 3,806 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Norton by year

Type

2004

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(5.3)
1
(5.2)
0
(0.0)
5
(25.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.2)
1
(5.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.3)
1
(5.1)
2
(10.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(5.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.1)
1
(5.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.2)
2
(10.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(31.6)
3
(15.7)
0
(0.0)
7
(36.1)
3
(15.3)
2
(10.4)
6
(31.3)
7
(36.4)
6
(30.9)
2
(10.3)
14
(71.9)
7
(36.0)
1
(5.1)
14
(70.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
37
(195.1)
36
(188.4)
36
(185.3)
35
(180.7)
35
(178.5)
35
(182.1)
55
(287.3)
70
(364.2)
36
(185.4)
26
(133.5)
17
(87.3)
16
(82.3)
12
(61.1)
6
(30.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
129
(680.3)
104
(544.4)
81
(417.0)
68
(351.1)
50
(255.0)
59
(307.0)
64
(334.3)
55
(286.1)
53
(273.0)
62
(318.3)
39
(200.4)
15
(77.1)
5
(25.4)
13
(65.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(73.8)
8
(41.9)
8
(41.2)
1
(5.2)
4
(20.4)
4
(20.8)
7
(36.6)
4
(20.8)
1
(5.2)
8
(41.1)
2
(10.3)
2
(10.3)
1
(5.1)
4
(20.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)54.745.646.355.028.930.346.851.633.635.633.435.46.720.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Norton, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 35 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Ancestries: Irish (28.6%), English (15.9%), Italian (15.4%), French (9.5%), German (7.7%), Portuguese (6.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1711

Elevation: 105 feet

Land area: 28.7 square miles.

Population density: 663 people per square mile   (low).

Norton, Massachusetts map

642 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe, 0.7% Asia).

This town:

3.6%
Massachusetts:

12.2%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Norton town:

1.3% ($2,295)
Massachusetts:

1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Taunton, MA (6.6 miles , pop. 55,976).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (24.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (159.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Norton Center, MA (0.0 miles ),
Mansfield, MA (2.0 miles ),
Mansfield Center, MA (2.1 miles ),
Easton, MA (2.6 miles ),
Taunton, MA (2.6 miles ),
Attleboro, MA (2.7 miles ),
Foxborough, MA (2.7 miles ),
North Attleborough, MA (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 41.97 N, Longitude: 71.18 W

Area codes: 508, 774

Distribution of median household income in Norton, MA in 2017
Norton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 82 buildings, average cost: $110,200
  • 1998: 88 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 1999: 153 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2000: 85 buildings, average cost: $158,900
  • 2001: 42 buildings, average cost: $155,300
  • 2002: 167 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 2003: 93 buildings, average cost: $167,200
  • 2004: 79 buildings, average cost: $195,300
  • 2005: 89 buildings, average cost: $226,300
  • 2006: 57 buildings, average cost: $207,800
  • 2007: 57 buildings, average cost: $214,800
  • 2008: 34 buildings, average cost: $216,000
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $206,200
  • 2010: 21 buildings, average cost: $231,900
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $258,300
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $231,600
  • 2013: 20 buildings, average cost: $232,300
  • 2014: 21 buildings, average cost: $196,500
  • 2015: 21 buildings, average cost: $230,700
  • 2016: 32 buildings, average cost: $190,100
  • 2017: 15 buildings, average cost: $212,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Norton, MA residents
Average permit cost in Norton, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Norton, MA
Historical housing units in Norton, MA
Most common industries in Norton, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.4%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.6%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.8%)
  • Educational services (14.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.4%)
  • Social assistance (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Norton, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Computer specialists (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
  • Registered nurses (2.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Registered nurses (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)

Average climate in Norton, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Norton, Massachusetts average temperatures Norton, Massachusetts average precipitation Norton, Massachusetts humidity Norton, Massachusetts wind speed Norton, Massachusetts snowfall Norton, Massachusetts sunshine Norton, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 77.4. This is about average.

City:

77.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.203. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.203
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.12. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.12
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.272. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.272
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.72. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.72
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0151. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0151
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Norton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.6 miles away from the Norton town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.6 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Norton-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 210.6 miles away from Norton center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 107.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 215.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 203.2 miles away from Norton center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 61.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 81.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bristol County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 11

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 5, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Explosion: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Norton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Norton:

  • COUNTRY HAVEN NURS HME INC (184 MANSFIELD AVE)
  • EPOCH SENIOR HEALTHCARE OF NORTON (184 MANSFIELD AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Norton:

  • MORTON HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; TAUNTON, MA)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER - GARDEN PLACE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ATTLEBORO, MA)
  • PLEASANT MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ATTLEBORO, MA)
  • TAUNTON NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; TAUNTON, MA)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF ATTLEBORO (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; ATTLEBORO, MA)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER-ATTLEBORO (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ATTLEBORO, MA)
  • RIDGEWOOD COURT NURS HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ATTLEBORO, MA)

Amtrak stations near Norton:

  • 16 miles: PROVIDENCE (100 GASPEE ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: ROUTE 128 (WESTWOOD, UNIVERSITY AVE. & RTE. 128) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

College/University in Norton:

  • Wheaton College (Full-time enrollment: 1,763; Location: 26 E Main St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.wheatoncollege.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Norton:

  • Stonehill College (about 9 miles; Easton, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,563)
  • Bridgewater State University (about 12 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 9,802)
  • Massasoit Community College (about 13 miles; Brockton, MA; FT enrollment: 5,442)
  • Brown University (about 16 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 8,458)
  • Rhode Island School of Design (about 16 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 2,714)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Providence (about 16 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 10,898)
  • Providence College (about 16 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 4,312)

Public high school in Norton:

  • NORTON HIGH (Students: 724, Location: 66 WEST MAIN STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Norton:

  • NEW TESTAMENT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 121, Location: 1 NEW TAUNTON AVE, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Norton:

  • NORTON MIDDLE (Students: 800, Location: 215 WEST MAIN STREET, Grades: 6-8)
  • J C SOLMONESE (Students: 641, Location: 315 WEST MAIN STREET, Grades: KG-3)
  • HENRI A. YELLE (Students: 493, Location: 64 WEST MAIN STREET, Grades: 4-5)
  • L G NOURSE ELEMENTARY (Students: 388, Location: 38 PLAIN STREET, Grades: PK-3)

Private elementary/middle school in Norton:

  • THE PINECROFT SCHOOL (Students: 35, Location: 33 PINE ST, Grades: KG-5)
See full list of schools located in Norton

Library in Norton:

  • NORTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $540,523; Location: 68 E. MAIN STREET; 54,506 books; 1 e-books; 2,904 audio materials; 1,813 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 112 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Norton: Camp Finburg (A), Camp Read (B), Norton Fire Department (C), Norton Fire Department Station 5 (D), Norton Fire Department Station 1 (E), Norton Fire Department Station 2 Headquarters (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Norton: Saint Marys Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Norton Common Cemetery (1), Norton Center Cemetery (2), Babbit Cemetery (3), Newcomb Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Barrowsville Pond (A), Winnecunnet Pond (B), Chartley Pond (C), Meadow Brook Pond (D), Norton Reservoir (E), Hemlock Swamp (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Birch Brook (A), Rumford River (B), Canoe River (C), Chartley Brook (D), Goose Branch (E), Hodges Brook (F), Meadow Brook (G), Wading River (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: John Jones Clarke - Politician, Richard Henry Hall - Politician, Ronald Conway - College football player (Northeastern Huskies).

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Norton and their reported violations in the past:

NORTON WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 19,031, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-29-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-06-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2007)
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

73.0%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.5%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.0%
Whole state:

9.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.1%
Whole state:

4.4%

People in group quarters in Norton in 2010:

  • 1,390 people in college/university student housing
  • 249 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 97 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 27 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Norton in 2000:

  • 1,374 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 120 people in nursing homes
  • 91 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 48 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Norton (2011 data):

  • North Easton Savings Bank: Mansfield Avenue Branch at 172 Mansfield Avenue, branch established on 2000/09/25; Norton Branch at 25 West Main Street, branch established on 1975/02/03. Info updated 2009/05/22: Bank assets: $466.2 mil, Deposits: $421.0 mil, headquarters in South Easton, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • Mansfield Co-operative Bank: Norton Branch at 225 West Main Street, branch established on 1975/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $358.2 mil, Deposits: $303.5 mil, headquarters in Mansfield, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Norton Branch at 60 West Main Street, branch established on 1953/05/25. 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

For population 15 years and over in Norton:

Marital status in Norton, MA
  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 61.8%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

For population 25 years and over in Norton:

  • High school or higher: 89.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 12.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Norton, MA (based on Bristol County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic286,11372
Evangelical Protestant18,765128
Mainline Protestant18,24683
Other7,80733
Orthodox1,5654
Black Protestant5115
None215,278-
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: 109
Bristol County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Here:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 105
This county:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 128
Bristol County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 447
Bristol County:

8.20 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.5%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Bristol County:

26.9%
State:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.4%
State:

16.5%

4.18% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.18%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($345 average AGI)
Bristol County:

0.02%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Plymouth County, MA  0.89% ($49,456 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.73% ($66,201)
from Providence County, RI  0.50% ($58,774)


4.24% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($69,191 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.24%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($331 average AGI)
Bristol County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Plymouth County, MA  0.73% ($54,989 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.57% ($73,250)
to Providence County, RI  0.45% ($56,129)
Businesses in Norton, MA
NameCountNameCount
CVS1McDonald's1
Dunkin Donuts4Nike1
Extended Stay America1Subway1
FedEx1Walgreens1
MasterBrand Cabinets1

Strongest AM radio stations in Norton:

  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WARL (1320 AM; 5 kW; ATTLEBORO, MA; Owner: THE ADD RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDDZ (550 AM; 5 kW; PAWTUCKET, RI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBET (1460 AM; 5 kW; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: KJI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WSKO (790 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRNI (1290 AM; 10 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Norton:

  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Norton:

  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Norton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 190ft / 57.5mTotal length
  • $39,381,000Total costs
  • 288,285Total average daily traffic
  • 41,863Total average daily truck traffic
  • 501,110Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Norton, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 111970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Norton, MA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Norton, MA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • NORTON, Rt 123 .25 Mi W Of Int Of Rt 123 & Rt 140 (Lat: 41.965361 Lon: -71.192528), Overall height: 58.8 m, Call Sign: WMR445,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10618.1 MHz, Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 02/18/2014, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • 495 MARKET PLACE, 250 East Main Street (091555) (Lat: 41.987333 Lon: -71.158861), Type: Pole, Structure height: 29.8 m, Overall height: 37.1 m, Call Sign: WQIL284,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11565.0 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, Grant Date: 03/07/2008, Expiration Date: 03/07/2018, Cancellation Date: 09/07/2009, Certifier: William Chastain, Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, 774 Mays Blvd., #10-465, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • NORTON, 308 E Main St (Lat: 41.997028 Lon: -71.153917), Overall height: 59.1 m, Call Sign: WLN548,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2178.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2008, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7506, Fax: (469) 229-7295, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Norton)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 84
  • Hazardous Condition: 98
  • Service Call: 25
  • Good Intent Call: 13
Fire incident types in Norton, MA

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Norton, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Norton, MA
  • 50.1%Utility gas
  • 37.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.2%Electricity
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Norton, MA
  • 37.8%Electricity
  • 34.9%Utility gas
  • 25.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Norton compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly 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.

Norton on our top lists:

  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: other financial specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: radio, tv, and computer stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: computer specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: operations specialties managers except financial managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
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