Norwood, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Norwood, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Norwood had a population of 5,704 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Norwood is located at latitude 40.9923 and longitude -73.9509 in Bergen County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Norwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Bergen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 98 feet.

The Borough of Norwood (GNIS ID: 885329) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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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Borough of Norwood, NJ Boundary Map



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

POPULATION

Total Population 5,704
Population in Households 5,466
Population in Familes 4,967
Population in Group Qrtrs 238
Population Density1 2,091
Diversity Index2 55
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,907
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 1,525
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,007 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,549 (77.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 358 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 100 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $743,644
Average Home Value $731,407
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $110,411
Average Household Income $146,651
Per Capita Income $50,594
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.02% 0.29%
Households -0.17% 0.2%
Families -0.18% 0.2%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   1.46%
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.

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Norwood, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Norwood to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey 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 # 245 55th
Population Density1 # 322 41st
Diversity Index2 # 181 67th
Median Household Income # 98 82nd
Per Capita Income # 118 79th

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