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Norwood, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Norwood had a population of 19,471 as of July 1, 2016. Norwood ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Norwood is located at latitude 39.1605 and longitude -84.4535 in Hamilton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Norwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hamilton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 653 feet.

The City of Norwood (GNIS ID: 1086224) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Norwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Norwood: Sharpsburg.

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Norwood, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 19,471
Population in Households 19,235
Population in Familes 12,669
Population in Group Qrtrs 236
Population Density1 6,186
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 8,477
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 4,184
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,561 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,783 (39.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,694 (49.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,084 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $122,645
Average Home Value $146,762


Median Household Income $37,834
Average Household Income $51,029
Per Capita Income $22,468
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% 0.31%
Households 0.3% 0.36%
Families -0.02% 0.16%
Median Household Income   0.63%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Norwood, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Norwood to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 93 93rd
Population Density1 # 7 100th
Diversity Index2 # 125 90th
Median Household Income # 1005 17th
Per Capita Income # 706 42nd

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