Norristown Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Norristown, PA

General Norristown Information

State: Pennsylvania

County: Montgomery County

Close cities: Plymouth Meeting, PA, Bridgeport, PA, West Conshohocken, PA, Conshohocken, PA, West Norriton, PA, Eagleville, PA, King of Prussia, PA, Blue Bell, PA, Trooper, PA, East Norriton, PA, Wayne, PA

Norristown Population (census data)
Total 31,108 (-3.3% since 2000)
Male 15,146 (48.7%)
Female 15,962 (51.3%)

Population Density: 8,822 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 102.6 (US Avg is 100)

Norristown Elevation: 179 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1812

Land Area: 3.53 square miles

Median Household Income: $43,447

Zip Codes: 19403, 19401, 19404, 19407, 19408, 19406, 19409, 19405, 19489, and 19488.

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Norristown Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (49.4%)
  • Black (34.8%)
  • Hispanic (10.5%)
  • Other race (4.6%)
  • Two or more races (3.1%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Vietnamese (0.8%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Italian (16.6%)
  • Irish (12.3%)
  • German (9.8%)
  • English (4.7%)
  • Polish (3.3%)
  • United States (2.2%)
Foriegn Born: 3,179 people (10.2%)
  • Latin America (59.8%)
  • Asia (26.8%)
  • Europe (13.4%)

Norristown School Information

High Schools
Methacton High School (1001 Kriebel Mill Road, Norristown, PA, 19403 - Methacton School District District)
Norristown Area High School (1900 Eagle Drive, Norristown, PA, 19403 - Norristown Area School District District)
Middle Schools
East Norriton Middle School (330 Roland Drive, Norristown, PA, 19401 - Norristown Area School District District)
Eisenhower Middle School (1601 Markley Street, Norristown, PA, 19401 - Norristown Area School District District)
Stewart Middle School (1315 W Marshall Street, Norristown, PA, 19401 - Norristown Area School District District)
Elementary Schools
Cole Manor Elementary School (2350 Springview Road, Norristown, PA, 19401 - Norristown Area School District District)
Gotwals Elementary School (1 E Oak Street, Norristown, PA, 19401 - Norristown Area School District District)
Hancock Elementary School (Arch & Summit Streets, Norristown, PA, 19401 - Norristown Area School District District)
Marshall Street Elementary School (1525 W Marshall Street, Norristown, PA, 19403 - Norristown Area School District District)
Paul V Fly Elementary School (2920 Potshop Road, Norristown, PA, 19403 - Norristown Area School District District)
Whitehall Elementary School (399 N Whitehall Road, Norristown, PA, 19403 - Norristown Area School District District)
Woodland Elementary School (2700 Woodland Avenue, Norristown, PA, 19403 - Methacton School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Arcola Intermediate School (4000 Eagleville Road, Norristown, PA, 19403 - Methacton School District District)
Pennsylvania Virtual Charter School (Suite 400, Norristown, PA, 19401 - Pennsylvania Virtual Charter School District)
Roosevelt Alternative School (1161 Markley Street, Norristown, PA, 19401 - Norristown Area School District District)

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