Norwood, North Carolina Population 2020

2,475

Norwood is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,475, it is the 233rd largest city in North Carolina and the 6856th largest city in the United States. Norwood is currently growing at a rate of 0.90% annually and its population has increased by 4.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,379 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Norwood has a population density of 545 people per square mile.

The average household income in Norwood is $65,688 with a poverty rate of 12.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $751 per month, and the median house value is $88,800. The median age in Norwood is 38.5 years, 38.8 years for males, and 37.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 117.2 males.

Norwood Demographics

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

  • White: 69.29%
  • Black or African American: 23.50%
  • Asian: 5.54%
  • Two or more races: 1.18%
  • Native American: 0.50%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Norwood, North Carolina is 2,475, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,431.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,379.

Norwood, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,94069.29%
Black or African American65823.50%
Asian1555.54%
Two or More Races331.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.50%

Norwood Population Pyramid 2020

Norwood Median Age

38.5


Total

38.8


Male

37.6


Female

Norwood Adults

There are 2,046 adults, (450 of whom are seniors) in Norwood.

Norwood Age Dependency

75.4

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Norwood Sex Ratio

Female

1,289

46.04%

Male

1,511

53.96%

Norwood Households and Families

Norwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Norwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.3%30.7%
Non Family64%36%
All60.8%39.2%
Female47.4%52.6%
Male45.7%54.3%

60.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0382.6960.8
Married4503.5669.3
Non Family2581.0664
Female1922.847.4
Male1382.7545.7

3.18

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Norwood Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade512.71%
9th to 12th Grade22111.72%
High School Graduate79342.07%
Some College41121.80%
Associates Degree1849.76%
Bachelors Degree1457.69%
Graduate Degree804.24%

Norwood Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,2561,029198
Black52047527
Asian9393
Multiple Races1010
Hispanic55
Native American44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.76%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,155$42,964$19,683
Less Than High School$9,063$$
High School Grad$18,807$30,851$9,954
Some College$42,607$45,947$30,000
Bachelors Degree$102,730$103,622$
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,155

Average Earnings

$42,964

Average Male

$19,683

Average Female

Norwood Language

Norwood Language by Age

Norwood Language

96.85% of Norwood residents speak only English, while 3.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.89% of the population.

Norwood Poverty

Norwood Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,93120610.67%
Black65614822.56%

12.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.63%

Male Poverty Rate

16.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Norwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Norwood is Black, with 22.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Norwood is White, with 10.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.96%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.79%
High School14.50%
Some College6.05%
Bachelors or Greater2.22%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed65.22%
Female Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed14.73%
Male Employed2.05%

Norwood Income

Norwood Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,625$65,688
Families$64,076$78,273
Married Families$74,597-
Non Families$18,462$26,454

Norwood Marital Status

Norwood Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Norwood Married by Age and Sex

Norwood Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Norwood Marital Status by Race

Norwood Veterans

155

Number of Veterans

155

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War62
Vietnam56
World War II5
Korea
First Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5462
65 to 7453
75+29
55 to 6411
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White13610.15%
Black193.42%

$Norwood Veterans by Education

3.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Norwood Employment Status

58.2%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

8.9%

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

80.11%

Born in North Carolina

97.93%

Native Born

2.07%

Foreign Born

1.89%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.93% of Norwood residents were born in the United States, with 80.11% having been born in North Carolina. 1.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,475220.90%
20192,453220.90%
20182,431230.96%
20172,408220.92%
20162,38680.34%
20152,37810.04%
20142,377-1-0.04%
20132,37840.17%
20122,374-3-0.13%
20112,377-2-0.08%
20102,3790.00%