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.
Unlike some boroughs, Norwood isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Norwood are a mix of both white- and blue-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 (19.91%), sales jobs (10.52%), and food service (8.34%).
Also of interest is that Norwood has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In Norwood, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Norwood is a relatively small borough. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The education level of Norwood citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.72% of adults 25 and older in Norwood have a college degree.
The per capita income in Norwood in 2010 was $27,676, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $110,704 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 Asian. 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 Chinese.