Norwood is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Norwood Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Norfolk County at latitude 42.1945 and longitude -71.1995. Norfolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 128 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Norwood Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 10.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles.Photos of the local Norwood, MA area
|Population in Households||28,470|
|Population in Familes||22,208|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||412|
|Average Household Size||2.36|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||12,696 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||6,981 (55.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||5,102 (40.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||613 ( 4.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$405,696|
|Average Home Value||$447,096|
|Median Household Income||$74,827|
|Average Household Income||$91,669|
|Per Capita Income||$38,389|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.96%|
|Per Capita Income||2.5%|
The table below compares Norwood to the other 244 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.
|Total Population||# 47||81st|
|Population Density1||# 46||82nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 53||79th|
|Median Household Income||# 86||65th|
|Per Capita Income||# 93||62nd|
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