Norcross is a small city in Georgia with just over 16,000 residents. Children under 5 account for a larger portion of the population here (8%) than nationally (6%), making it a great place to raise a family, though young professionals feature prominently in the demographics as well. Overall, the city's population, at an average age of just under 31, skews decidedly younger than most cities in Georgia. The majority of residents rent in Norcross, and 44% of residents own their homes despite an average rent of $1,084 per month, which exceeds the state average by $110 a month.
With an average commute time of about 34 minutes, slower than most cities in Georgia, Norcross residents are well aware that it takes some patience getting to work. Many residents (42%) drive to work, while public transit is not used much. Not many residents walk to work.
There are plenty of industries from which to choose in Norcross, the most common four of which are construction, retail, entertainment, and manufacturing. Combined, these industries account for 26% of the city's workforce. With an average annual income of just over $61K, Norcross workers bring in around $5,000 less than their peers elsewhere in the state. Norcross's average income also trails the national average of $73,345. Nine percent of Norcross residents older than 25 have a Bachelor's degree, while 4% possess a Master's or Doctoral degree.