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Norton is a township in Jefferson County, in the Topeka metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Norton. For links to other places called Norton, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Norton is 39.383N. The longitude is -95.319W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,135 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 955.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Norton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jefferson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 66097 ZIP code.
49% of Norton residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Norton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Norton was $20,489, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Norton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Norton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $321. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $650.
Jefferson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Norton political report.
The average commute time for Norton workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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