Norwood, North Carolina Population 2024

2,520

Norwood is a city located in Stanly County North Carolina. Norwood has a 2024 population of 2,520. Norwood is currently growing at a rate of 1.57% annually and its population has increased by 6.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,371 in 2020.

The average household income in Norwood is $67,071 with a poverty rate of 10.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Norwood is 40.8 years, 36.5 years for males, and 46 years for females.

Norwood Demographics

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

  • White: 67.83%
  • Black or African American: 24.4%
  • Asian: 5.4%
  • Other race: 1.55%
  • Two or more races: 0.83%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
4.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
555.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.28% (149)
The current population of Norwood, North Carolina is 2,520 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,371.

Norwood, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,97167.83%
Black or African American70924.4%
Asian1575.4%
Other race451.55%
Two or more races240.83%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Norwood Population by Race

Norwood Population Pyramid 2024

Norwood Median Age

40.8

Total

36.5

Male

46

Female

Norwood Adults

There are 2,408 adults, (384 of whom are seniors) in Norwood.

Norwood Age Dependency

43.6

Age Dependency Ratio

19

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Norwood Sex Ratio

Female1,29244.46%
Male1,61455.54%

Norwood Population by Age

Norwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0372.864.135.9
Non Family4641.2260.839.2
Married4154.1468.231.8
Male1023.9757.842.2
Female563.8673.226.8
showing: 5 rows

4.01

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

64.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Norwood Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Norwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Norwood Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 45.83%.

Norwood Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,240

Average Earnings

$36,714

Average Male

$34,470

Average Female

Norwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Norwood Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Norwood Language

93.47% of Norwood residents speak only English, while 6.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.21% of the population.

Norwood Language

Norwood Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black70818325.85%
White1,9711206.09%
Multiple24312.5%
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10.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.11%

Male Poverty Rate

11.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Norwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Norwood is Black, with 25.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Norwood is White, with 6.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.8%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.76%.

Norwood Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College16.86%
Less Than 9th Grade11.34%
Bachelors or Greater5.49%
High School5.06%
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Norwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed35.71%
Female Employed3.05%
Male Employed2.09%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Norwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Norwood Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Norwood Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.6%

Male Marriage Rate

40.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Norwood Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Norwood Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Norwood Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Norwood Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

193

Number of Veterans

178

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

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Norwood Veterans by War

count

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Norwood Veterans by Age

count

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Norwood Veterans by Race

Norwood Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Norwood Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.6%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Norwood Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Norwood Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Norwood Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

70.1%

Born in Norwood

95.46%

Native Born

4.54%

Foreign Born

4.37%

Non Citizen

0.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.46% of Norwood residents were born in the United States, with 70.1% having been born in North Carolina. 4.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Norwood Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,715391.46%
20282,676391.48%
20272,637391.5%
20262,598391.52%
20252,559391.55%
20242,520391.57%
20232,481391.6%
20222,442391.62%
20212,403321.35%
20202,371-73-2.99%
20192,444210.87%
20182,423190.79%
20172,404220.92%
20162,38270.29%
20152,37510.04%
20142,374-3-0.13%
20132,37760.25%
20122,371-3-0.13%
20112,374-1-0.04%
20102,375
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Norwood Population by Year