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Norwood, Missouri - Basic Facts

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The City of Norwood had a population of 693 as of July 1, 2016. Norwood ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Norwood is located at latitude 37.1072 and longitude -92.4189 in Wright County. The formal boundaries for the City of Norwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wright County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,489 feet.

The City of Norwood (GNIS ID: 2395276) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Norwood is located within Township of Clark, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wright County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Norwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Norwood, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 693
Population in Households 693
Population in Familes 586
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 433
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 249
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 183
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 277 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 172 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 77 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $120,909
Average Home Value $125,291


Median Household Income $29,831
Average Household Income $39,240
Per Capita Income $14,265
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.66% 0.23%
Households 0.52% 0.16%
Families 1.47% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
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, 2016 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 # 439 58th
Population Density1 # 770 25th
Diversity Index2 # 715 31st
Median Household Income # 911 12th
Per Capita Income # 997 3rd

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