Norwood, KY Profile: Facts & Data


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Norwood, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Norwood had a population of 386 as of July 1, 2018. Norwood ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Norwood is located at latitude 38.2522 and longitude -85.6109 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Norwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 551 feet.

The City of Norwood (GNIS ID: 2404403) 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.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Norwood is located within East Jefferson Division of Jefferson County.

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


Total Population 386
Population in Households 386
Population in Familes 232
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,280
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $53,542
Average Household Income $76,821
Per Capita Income $41,143


Total Housing Units 168 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 62 (36.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 99 (58.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $181,579
Average Home Value $203,629


Total Households 161
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 66
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.51% 0.56%
Households 0.46% 0.49%
Families -5.58% 0.3%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

Norwood, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Norwood to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky 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 # 387 29th
Population Density # 66 88th
Diversity Index # 29 95th
Median Household Income # 161 70th
Per Capita Income # 59 89th

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