Norwood, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Norwood, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Norwood had a population of 5,783 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Norwood is located at latitude 40.9982 and longitude -73.9618 in Bergen County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Norwood 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.

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Norwood, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,783
Population in Households 5,545
Population in Familes 5,056
Population in Group Qrtrs 238
Population Density2 2,120
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $120,463
Average Household Income $164,339
Per Capita Income $56,247


Total Housing Units 2,010 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,574 (78.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 351 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $721,605
Average Home Value $768,504


Total Households 1,925
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 1,540
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.15% 0.19%
Households -0.01% 0.09%
Families -0.02% 0.1%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   1.85%

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, 2018 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 # 244 55th
Population Density # 322 41st
Diversity Index # 184 66th
Median Household Income # 88 84th
Per Capita Income # 110 80th

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