The City of Norton Shores had a population of 24,691 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
|Population in Households||24,545|
|Population in Familes||19,558|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||146|
|Median Household Income||$55,292|
|Average Household Income||$72,758|
|Per Capita Income||$30,465|
|Total Housing Units||11,065 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||8,377 (75.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,907 (17.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||781 ( 7.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$142,258|
|Average Home Value||$188,309|
|Average Household Size||2.39|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.72%|
|Per Capita Income||3.59%|
The table below compares Norton Shores to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 49||93rd|
|Population Density||# 304||56th|
|Diversity Index||# 181||74th|
|Median Household Income||# 190||73rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 164||76th|
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