Norristown Community

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The Borough of Norristown is the county seat of Montgomery County and is located 20 miles northwest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  The population according to the 2000 census is 31,282 people.  The racial breakdown of Norristown is as follows: 54.32% Whites, 34.80% Blacks and African-Americans, 10.49% Hispanic or Latino as well as small percentages of Asians, Native Americans, Pacific Islanders, and other races.  According to the 2000 census, the Montgomery County median household income is $71,180 and in the Norristown borough, the median household income is $35,714. For more information about the Borough, check out the Norristown Municipality Website.