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Norwood, Missouri - Basic Facts

Norwood is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Norwood.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Wright County at latitude 37.1084 and longitude -92.4149. Wright County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,489 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Norwood (see map) encompass a land area of 1.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Norwood, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 681
Population in Households 681
Population in Familes 576
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 425
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 247
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 181
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 286 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 172 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 75 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $123,684
Average Home Value $138,808


Median Household Income $33,854
Average Household Income $47,941
Per Capita Income $17,735
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.56% 0.18%
Households 0.58% 0.24%
Families 1.91% 0.22%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   2.59%
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, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Norwood to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 444 57th
Population Density1 # 774 25th
Diversity Index2 # 730 29th
Median Household Income # 792 23rd
Per Capita Income # 766 26th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.