Norwood, Massachusetts Population 2020

29,201

Norwood is a city located in Massachusetts. Norwood has a 2020 population of 29,201. Norwood is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 2.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 28,602 in 2010. Norwood reached it's highest population of 29,201 in 2018.

The average household income in Norwood is $110,223 with a poverty rate of 8.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,530 per month, and the median house value is $420,300. The median age in Norwood is 40.6 years, 38.5 years for males, and 42 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.9 males.

Norwood Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Norwood was:

  • White: 83.18%
  • Black or African American: 7.30%
  • Asian: 6.72%
  • Two or more races: 1.47%
  • Other race: 1.34%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Norwood, Massachusetts is 29,201, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 29,201.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 28,602.

Norwood, Massachusetts Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,28883.18%
Black or African American2,1317.30%
Asian1,9626.72%
Two or More Races4281.47%
Some Other Race3921.34%

Norwood Population Pyramid 2020

Norwood Median Age

40.6


Total

38.5


Male

42


Female

Norwood Adults

There are 23,438 adults, (5,065 of whom are seniors) in Norwood.

Norwood Age Dependency

58.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Norwood Sex Ratio

Female

14,979

51.30%

Male

14,222

48.70%

Norwood Households and Families

Norwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Norwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.2%28.8%
Male67.5%32.5%
All58.3%41.7%
Female46%54%
Non Family43.4%56.6%

58.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,7642.4558.3
Married5,7893.1771.2
Non Family4,2901.2343.4
Female1,2333.146
Male4522.9867.5

3.1

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Norwood Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4572.14%
9th to 12th Grade6743.15%
High School Graduate4,75722.23%
Some College3,56316.65%
Associates Degree1,7778.30%
Bachelors Degree6,62130.94%
Graduate Degree3,54916.59%

Norwood Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,54416,7508,009
Asian1,3671,3171,096
Black1,2141,085447
Hispanic1,026894434
Other Race26323861
Multiple Races259249178

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 96.34%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 80.18%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$55,852$64,923$48,181
Less Than High School$22,224$31,616$21,053
High School Grad$42,104$45,481$40,042
Some College$43,095$56,083$38,724
Bachelors Degree$68,350$74,250$55,611
Graduate Degree$82,715$91,294$71,333

$55,852

Average Earnings

$64,923

Average Male

$48,181

Average Female

Norwood Language

Norwood Language by Age

Norwood Language

78.88% of Norwood residents speak only English, while 21.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 11.60% of the population.

Norwood Poverty

Norwood Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,5751,5186.72%
Black2,11856326.58%
Hispanic2,00745022.42%
Other39210226.02%
Multiple427214.92%
Asian1,96270.36%

8.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.09%

Male Poverty Rate

9.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Norwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Norwood is Black, with 26.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Norwood is Asian, with 0.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.57%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.33%
High School10.45%
Some College8.64%
Bachelors or Greater1.97%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.31%
Male Unemployed12.74%
Male Employed3.76%
Female Employed2.80%

Norwood Income

Norwood Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$90,511$110,223
Families$114,007$136,437
Married Families$123,440-
Non Families$53,269$62,335

Norwood Marital Status

Norwood Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Norwood Married by Age and Sex

Norwood Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Norwood Marital Status by Race

Norwood Veterans

1,464

Number of Veterans

1,415

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam372
Second Gulf War222
Korea195
World War II165
First Gulf War73
Age Group Veterans
75+539
65 to 74352
35 to 54206
55 to 64198
18 to 34169
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3666.85%
Black855.95%
Hispanic201.63%
Asian130.91%

$Norwood Veterans by Education

3.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Norwood Employment Status

71.7%

Labor Force Participation

68.5%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Norwood Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

63.39%

Born in Massachusetts

81.22%

Native Born

18.78%

Foreign Born

8.69%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

81.22% of Norwood residents were born in the United States, with 63.39% having been born in Massachusetts. 8.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202029,2010.00%
201929,2010.00%
201829,201800.27%
201729,1211030.35%
201629,018560.19%
201528,9621180.41%
201428,8441460.51%
201328,6981180.41%
201228,580970.34%
201128,483-119-0.42%
201028,6020.00%