Norcross has the 1779th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 9.6% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Norcross is part of the Atlanta metro area. Unemployment in the Atlanta area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Atlanta has the 10th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Norcross is below average at $49,430, and the median cost of a home in Norcross is $157,100, which is below the national average. 24% of workers in Norcross hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 70% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Norcross. 79% of Norcross workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 11% carpool, and 8% walk. People in Norcross spend an average of 29 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.