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Norcross, Georgia, 30093
1 Bedroom$530 - $610
2 Bedrooms$710 - $760
Norcross, Georgia, 30093
1 Bedroom$499 - $579
2 Bedrooms$649 - $689
Norcross, Georgia, 30093
1 Bedroom$470 - $560
2 Bedrooms$585 - $710
3 Bedrooms$860 - $900
Norcross, Georgia, 30093
2 Bedrooms$654 - $674
3 Bedrooms$759 - $769
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Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 6.3% 10.1% -3.8% $10,000 to $14,999 4.7% 5.9% -1.2% $15,000 to $19,999 6.5% 5.9% +0.6% $20,000 to $24,999 8.6% 6.4% +2.2% $25,000 to $29,999 4.5% 6.4% -1.9% $30,000 to $34,999 5.0% 6.2% -1.2% $35,000 to $39,999 6.7% 5.9% +0.8% $40,000 to $44,999 7.9% 5.8% +2.1% $45,000 to $49,999 6.8% 5.1% +1.7% $50,000 to $59,999 14.3% 9.2% +5.1% $60,000 to $74,999 8.0% 10.5% -2.5% $75,000 to $99,999 10.5% 10.4% +0.1% $100,000 to $124,999 4.1% 5.2% -1.1% $125,000 to $149,999 2.8% 2.5% +0.3% $150,000 to $199,999 1.5% 2.2% -0.7% $200,000 or more 1.6% 2.4% -0.8%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 2.0% 6.5% -4.5% 10.0% to 14.9% 9.7% 11.8% -2.1% 15.0% to 19.9% 15.6% 14.6% +1.0% 20.0% to 24.9% 14.6% 12.8% +1.8% 25.0% to 29.9% 10.0% 10.2% -0.2% 30.0% to 34.9% 8.0% 7.3% +0.7% 35.0% to 39.9% 4.5% 5.1% -0.6% 40.0% to 49.9% 6.5% 6.5% +0.0% 50.0% or more 22.6% 16.5% +6.1% Not computed 6.6% 8.6% -2.0%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 16.6% 14.3% +2.3% 25 to 34 years 34.7% 31.6% +3.1% 35 to 44 years 26.4% 23.0% +3.4% 45 to 54 years 12.8% 14.1% -1.3% 55 to 64 years 5.1% 7.2% -2.1% 65 to 74 years 2.4% 4.7% -2.3% 75 to 84 years 1.7% 3.6% -1.9% 85 years and over 0.3% 1.4% -1.1%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 31.7% 30.7% +1.0% 30 to 44 minutes 36.1% 24.4% +11.7% 45 to 59 minutes 14.1% 15.6% -1.5% 60 or more minutes 18.1% 29.2% -11.1%
Source: 2000 Census
Named after an early mayor of Atlanta, this small town has not only an interesting history but a great location. Once just a wide spot on an old Indian trail, Norcross gained notice when the Richmond-Danville railroad was completed. It became a resort area for people wanting to escape the rapidly growing Atlanta.
The downtown area retains that small town charm, and while the population is only 8500, Norcross is seeing a new spirit of growth. The outer edges of the city house major corporations doing millions of dollars of business a day.Victorian street lights still line the downtown area's brick sidewalks, a network of walk ways leading out to parks.
The town is a small oasis of quality living amidst 21st century commerce. When you start searching for your Norcross apartment, you'll find choices ranging from old conversions to modern complexes all keeping with a small town feel.
Small Town Living
Norcross boasts several good libraries and a solid Cultural Arts Center which provides all sorts of activities. The downtown area and its historic district is full of shops and restaurants. Nearby you will be able to find areas for all sorts of outdoor activities and in Atlanta, you'll find virtually any type entertainment you might be looking for. Norcross is a quiet, small town which has opted to strive for a quality of life without a lot of hoopla.
Best Garlic Bread Anywhere
Dominick's on Peachtree Street is a local favorite for Italian food. Some folks swear their garlic bread is the best in the world. The Hi Life Kitchen and Cocktails is a favorite of locals and Atlantans alike for contemporary dishes, and you shouldn't miss the Norcross Station Cafe either. It's located in the old train depot and is absolutely packed with charm. Sit outdoors and while away some time after lunch at the Tavern at Medlock. It will give you a true feel for Southern living.
Southern Belly Dancing
In a town this small, there are a few bars and one will no doubt be close to your Norcross apartment. Hearing live music and for bigger nights out, you'll need to go to neighboring towns (very close by) for evenings out. Norcross does have the Mumbai Lounge which has different themes every night. There's belly dancing, swing music and Latino to party to. The Velvet Room is a great music venue and located just into the Atlanta city limits.
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Norcross Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Norcross have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In February the average rent for a 1 Bedroom Norcross apartment cost $588. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom Norcross apartment was $698 in February. The average apartment rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in February was $878. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Norcross rentals listed below.
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Does Norcross have a downtown area where a lot of people walk around?
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Historic Downtown Norcross is an energetic, yet quaint, tree-lined neighborhood offering its visitors an array of goings-on. This economic and social hub of the community is connected to the city by an extensive network of stroller-friendly sidewalks, allowing easy access for all members of the community. Norcross' downtown is the perfect fusion of historic charm and modern flair, showcasing upscale shops, unique restaurants, theaters, salons, bars and taverns, and more. This lively neighborhood also hosts its own community events including the Strawberry Stroll, the Imagination Tour, and the dynamic Norcross Art Festival.
Is Norcross famous for any kind of restaurant or food in particular? What's the local favorite?
The Thai Restaurant of Norcross might just be the best Thai food in greater Atlanta. While the restaurant's name may leave something to be desired, the tasty authentic Thai food this hidden gem serves up most definitely does not. Tucked away on North Norcross Tucker Road, people drive in from near and far for the good eats, big portions, great prices, and cozy Thailand-inspired decor of this local hotspot. The short and sweet menu offers flavorsome Thai dishes; Some favorites include the coconut soup, papaya salad, vegetarian curry, pad thai, and the famed Thai mango sticky sweet rice dessert. Be sure to get there early, as this restaurant is known to draw a crowd and sometimes a long line for tables during peak hours. Bill Cosby and REM have even been spotted here!
What do people do for fun in Norcross?
Every summer the City of Norcross holds a series of free concerts in Thrasher Park. It begins on Memorial Day and continues every other Friday throughout the summer, ending on the weekend of Labor Day. From June through October, the Whistle Stop Farmers' Market features fresh local produce, live music, and cooking demos. The award-winning Lionheart Theatre Company puts on productions at the College Street Playhouse, located at the Norcross Cultural Arts and Community Center.
Does Norcross have a good school system?
Yes. Public education in Norcross is primarily provided by Gwinnett County Public Schools. Rated better than 90.6 percent of school districts in Georgia and 37.7 percent of school districts in the country, this district provides excellent education to Norcross pupils when compared to the rest of the state. The district consists of 122 schools serving over 144,000 students in several cities. There are also a few private schools in the area.
What kinds of job opportunities are available in Norcross?
Compared to the US average of 25 percent, 36 percent of people working in Norcross are employed in blue-collar occupations. Norcross is primarily a city of construction workers and builders, service providers, and sales and office workers. The top five industries in which Norcross residents are employed are construction (20 percent), manufacturing (13 percent), administration (11 percent), accommodation (11 percent), and retail (9 percent). After that comes wholesale (5 percent), healthcare (4 percent), professional, scientific, and technical services (4 percent), information technology (4 percent), finance (4 percent), transportation (4 percent), other (4 percent), and education (3 percent). Accounting for 80 percent of the Norcross job market, jobs in Norcross's private sector make up the majority of employment in the area.
Are there museums in Norcross or nearby?
Norcross isn't home to any museums, but there are several nearby. Duluth, for example, is home to the Southeastern Railway Museum, which features about 90 items of rolling stock on a 35-acre site. The best-known museums in the area, however, are in Atlanta. Located 30 minutes southwest of Norcross, Atlanta is home to art museums like the High Museum of Art, the Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA), the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, and the Michael C. Carlos Museum. Atlanta is also home to the Atlanta History Center, the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site, the Atlanta Cyclorama and Civil War Museum, the Carter Center and Presidential Library, Rhodes Hall, the Wren's Nest, the Margaret Mitchell House and Museum, the World of Coca-Cola, the Delta Heritage Museum, the Robert C. Williams Paper Museum, the Fernbank Museum of Natural History, and the William Breman Jewish Heritage and Holocaust Museum.