Norristown, Pennsylvania

Population 34,387

Norristown is located in Montgomery County, PA. The population is 34,387, making Norristown the largest city in Montgomery County.

There are 13 public schools in Norristown with an average Homefacts rating of C-. The total crime rate for Norristown is moderate , and there are 8 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Norristown is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Norristown property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Norristown include Bridgeport, West Norriton Township and East Norriton Township.

Norristown Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Below Average
  • No High School Diploma: 19.4%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 59.3%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 21.3%

Crime Rate

16.56% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 180
  • Violent Crimes: 494
  • Robbery: 290
  • Burglary: 203
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

85.24% Lower than national avg.
  • 8 offenders in Norristown
  • 2.33 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

180 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 12
  • Registered Polluters: 6
  • Superfunds: 22
  • Tanks & Spills: 140


Moderate 3.8%
  • Pennsylvania unemployment average: 4.0%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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13 Public Schools view public schools

There are 13 K-12 public schools in Norristown, PA and 8 private schools. Homefacts rates Norristown's schools as Below Average, with an overall C- rating.

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8 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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1 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Norristown, PA issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Norristown, PA issued 6 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,053
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,200
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,453
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,798
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,056

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Environmental Hazards

180 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (385/400)
    Norristown, PA has 96.25% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Norristown, PA is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.14 Average
    Norristown, PA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 31.37°
  • February 34.1°
  • March 44.12°
  • April 53.95°
  • May 63.65°
  • June 71.93°
  • July 77.35°
  • August 73.94°
  • September 67.32°
  • October 56.07°
  • November 44.87°
  • December 36.17°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Norristown, PA

Norristown, PA has a low risk of earthquakes.
Norristown, PA has no risk of hurricanes.
Norristown, PA has a low risk of hail storms.
Norristown, PA has a low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Norristown, PA: $44,168


Unemployment in Norristown is 3.8%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 4.0% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 52.21%
White Collar - 47.79%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Tom Wolf
  • Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr.
  • Sen. Patrick J. Toomey

City Representatives

  • Brendan Boyle

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

11 FCC Towers view all

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