Norwood, PA


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Norwood is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 5,898 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Norwood is the 241st largest community in Pennsylvania.

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 borough 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 (16.52%), sales jobs (12.92%), and food service (7.91%).

The percentage of adults in Norwood with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.28% of adults in Norwood have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Norwood in 2010 was $27,734, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $110,936 for a family of four. However, Norwood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 German, Italian, English, and Polish.

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