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There are 15 USDA backed residential loans in Norton county with an average loan balance of $61,827. Over 73% of the loans helped first time home buyers. Borrowers were an average age of 34 years old. The typical appraised home value was around $61,857. On average the rural home size purchased with this loan was approximately 1,150 SqFt. Norton county applies the standard USDA income limits to determine loan eligibility. For a household of upto 4 people the income limit is $90,300. For a household of between 5 and 8 people the income limit is increased to $119,200.
The size of Norton County is roughly 2,280 square kilometers. There are no geographical USDA loan restrictions in this county. The influence score for Norton County is 8. Look below for the interactive county level map illustration below for more details.
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* cities most likely to have USDA loan eligible properties for sale.
*Almena • Calvert • *Clayton • Dellvale • Densmore • Devizes • *Edmond • *Lenora • New Almelo • *Norton • Oronoque • Reager • Rockwell
A USDA loan is a mortgage option available to eligible homebuyers that is sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture to promote homeownership in rural communities. USDA Loans, sometimes called "RD Loans," offer 100% financing options on eligible rural properties. USDAProperties can help you find USDA properties in Norton County.
Norton County is located in the northwestern region of the great state of Kansas, United States. Established in 1867, the county is named in honor of Captain Orloff Norton, a Civil War officer who was killed during the Battle of the Blue in 1864. The county covers an area of 881 square miles and has a population of around 5,500 residents.
Norton County has a rich agricultural history, with fertile soil and abundant water resources contributing to its thriving wheat, corn, and livestock industries. The first settlers arrived in the region during the 1870s, lured by the promise of fertile farmland and the burgeoning railroad industry, which was expanding westward across the state. The county seat and largest city is Norton, which was founded in 1872 by Dr. W. Brier and named after Captain Norton.
One fun fact about Norton County is that it is home to the "Five State Lookout," one of the few locations in the United States where it is possible to see five different states from one vantage point. Located in Cawker City, the Five State Lookout offers a panoramic view of Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wyoming.