The City of Norton Shores had a population of 24,233 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Norton Shores is located at latitude 43.1695 and longitude -86.2354 in Muskegon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Norton Shores (see map below) encompass a land area of 23.24 sq. miles and a water area of 1.38 sq. miles. Muskegon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 610 feet.
The City of Norton Shores (GNIS ID: 1626819) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Norton Shores population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||24,085|
|Population in Familes||19,393|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||148|
|Average Household Size||2.38|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||11,050 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||8,115 (73.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,019 (18.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||916 ( 8.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$127,691|
|Average Home Value||$170,946|
|Median Household Income||$51,929|
|Average Household Income||$67,001|
|Per Capita Income||$28,186|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.27%|
|Per Capita Income||2.14%|
The table below compares Norton Shores to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 48||93rd|
|Population Density1||# 308||56th|
|Diversity Index2||# 185||73rd|
|Median Household Income||# 198||72nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 161||77th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.