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Encyclopedia > Norton, Virginia
Norton, VA
Founded 1894
State Virginia
County Independent City within Wise County
Mayor Robert Raines
http://www.nortonva.org/

Norton is an independent city within the confines of Wise County in the state of Virginia. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 3,904, making it the smallest city in the state by population. The Bureau_of_Economic_Analysis combines the city of Norton with surrounding Wise county for statistical purposes. Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Adapted from Wikipedias VA county maps by Seth Ilys. ... 1894 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... State nickname: Old Dominion Other U.S. States Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Governor Mark R. Warner (D) Official languages English Area 110,862 km² (35th)  - Land 102,642 km²  - Water 8,220 km² (7. ... Wise County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... An independent city is a city in the United States of America that does not belong to any county, but rather interacts directly with the state government. ... Wise County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... A U.S. state is any one of the 50 states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... State nickname: Old Dominion Other U.S. States Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Governor Mark R. Warner (D) Official languages English Area 110,862 km² (35th)  - Land 102,642 km²  - Water 8,220 km² (7. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) is an agency in the United States Department of Commerce that provides a comprehensive statistical picture of the economy of the United States. ...


Geography

Norton is located at 36°56'12" North, 82°37'30" West (36.936805, -82.625146)1. Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 19.5 km² (7.5 mi²). None of the area is covered with water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... This article is about the unit of measure. ...


Demographic

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 3,904 people, 1,730 households, and 1,067 families residing in the city. The population density is 200.2/km² (518.5/mi²). There are 1,946 housing units at an average density of 99.8/km² (258.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 91.57% White, 6.15% African American, 0.08% Native American, 1.00% Asian, 0.13% Pacific Islander, 0.18% from other races, and 0.90% from two or more races. 0.87% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 1,730 households out of which 26.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.0% are married couples living together, 15.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 38.3% are non-families. 34.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.23 and the average family size is 2.88. Marriage is a relationship and bond between individuals that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the city the population is spread out with 21.8% under the age of 18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 81.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 78.5 males.


The median income for a household in the city is $22,788, and the median income for a family is $30,889. Males have a median income of $30,000 versus $23,229 for females. The per capita income for the city is $16,024. 22.8% of the population and 19.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 35.7% of those under the age of 18 and 12.1% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the number of people. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


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