Norwood, OH


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Norwood is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 19,915 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Norwood is the 93rd largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in Norwood was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Norwood is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Norwood is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Norwood who work in office and administrative support (16.68%), sales jobs (11.33%), and management occupations (9.97%).

The citizens of Norwood are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.96% of adults in Norwood having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Norwood in 2010 was $22,589, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $90,356 for a family of four. However, Norwood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Norwood is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Norwood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Norwood residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Norwood include Irish, English, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Norwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.