Norcross, Georgia Information:

Norcross is a city in western Gwinnett County, Georgia and is a suburb of Atlanta. It is included in the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta Metropolitan Statistical Area which is part of the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Gainesville Combined Statistical Area. The population of Norcross was 9,116 during the 2010 census, but estimates from the year 2016 show the population has increased to 16,787.

In 2017, Norcross ranked #9 out of 110 of the “Most Diverse Suburbs in Georgia,” #41 out of 110 of the “Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Georgia,” #24 out of 110 of “Suburbs with the Best Public Schools in Georgia,” #121 out of 449 of the “Best Places to Live in Georgia,” #24 out of 111 of the “Places with the Best Public Schools in the Atlanta Area,” #29 out of 110 of the “Best Suburbs for Millennials in the Atlanta Area,” and #111 out of 275 of the “Best Places to Live in the Atlanta Area.”

The livability index in Norcross is 68, which is defined as “somewhat liveable,” yet it is higher than both the national livability index of 66 and the Georgia average of 67.

Factors in the livability index, using letter grades for Norcross:

  • “A” – Amenities;
  • “A” – Weather;
  • “B” – Education;
  • “C” – Cost of Living;
  • “D” – Housing;
  • “F” – Crime; and
  • “F” – Employment.

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    The Mayor of Norcross, Georgia is Mayor Craig Newton who can be reached at 678-421-2065 or by email at

    City of Norcross
    65 Lawrenceville Street
    Norcross, GA 30071

    Norcross, Georgia Crime rates and statistics:

    In 2014, the crime index in Norcross, Georgia was 394.2 which was above the national average of 282.0, although looking back, the crime index in Norcross has been high since at least 2003.
    The total crime rate in Norcross was 4,005 total crimes for every 100,000 residents, which is 18% higher than the average in the state of Georgia with 3,402 total crimes per 100,000 residents, and it is 41% higher than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 citizens.

    When we break this down further into violent crimes, which include murder, rape, robbery, and assault, and property crimes, theft, auto theft and burglary, Norcross has higher crime rates as well. When it comes to violent crimes, Norcross, Georgia had 644 violent crimes for every 100,000 residents. That rate is 62% higher than the Georgia state average of 398 violent crimes per 100,000 people and 67% higher than the average in the U.S. of 386 violent crimes for every 100,000 individuals. Property crimes are also higher in Norcross at 3,361 crimes per 100,000 people. The average in Georgia is 3,005 per 100,000 residents, 12% lower than Norcross’ rate, and the U.S. average is 2,451 for every 100,000 individuals, which is 37% higher than the rate in Norcross, Georgia.

    As of February 2018, there were 66 registered sex offenders living in Norcross, Georgia. The ratio of number of residents to the number of sex offenders in Norcross was 256 to 1.

    Norcross, Georgia Police Department Address:

    Norcross Police Department
    65 Lawrenceville Street
    Norcross, GA 30071

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    The Sheriff of Gwinnett County is R.L. (Butch) Conway. Sheriff Conway was elected to the position of Sheriff in 1996 and is in his fifth term as Sheriff. Sheriff Conway can be reached at 770-882-3140 or via email at or at:

    Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office
    2900 University Parkway NE
    Lawrenceville, GA 30043

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