Norwood Young America, Minnesota

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Norwood Young America, Minnesota

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High Points

Norwood Young America strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Minnesota):

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Norwood Young America Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Norwood Young America People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Norwood Young America, Minnesota

Comparing Norwood Young America to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Minnesota (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 9 7
Well-Paid Single Men 9 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 7
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Racial Diversity 6 7
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Senior Citizens 3 3
Age of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 8
Portion of People Married 8 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
People Above Poverty 9 7
College Educated Adults 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 8
Walking and Biking to Work 8 7
Public Transportation Use 6 5
Short Commute Times 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 7 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
People Living Alone 4 3
Affordability of Rents 3 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3

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Norwood Young America Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles SW of Minnetonka, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 35 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Carver
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55368, 55397
Phone Area Codes 952
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.773
Longitude -93.921

Norwood Young America Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CHASKA
Distance 16.7 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 30.4 inches
Station JORDAN 1 S
Distance 17.2 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.1 inches
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 29 inches
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Norwood Young America Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,108 100%
Male 1,505 48.4%
Female 1,603 51.6%
Under 18 913 29.4%
18+ 2,195 70.6%
65+ 365 11.7%
Median Age 33.1
Average Family Size 3.19
White 3,049 98.1%
African-American 4 0.1%
Asian 13 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 14 0.5%
Other 16 0.5%
Mixed Race 12 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 82 2.6%

Estimated Norwood Young America Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,317
Growth 209
Growth % 6.7%

Norwood Young America Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 64.9%
Norwegian 5.9%
Irish 5.4%
US/American 5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.5%
Swedish 4%
Dutch 2%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
English 1.4%
Italian 1.3%
Czech 0.6%
Polish 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.6%
Scottish 0.5%
British 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
French Canadian 0.3%
Slavic 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
Luxemburger 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Norwood Young America, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Norwood (55368, 55383, 55554, 55583)
Nya (55368, 55397)
Young America (55394, 55397, 55399, 55550, 55551, 55552, 55553, 55555, 55556, 55557, 55559, 55560, 55562, 55564, 55566, 55567, 55568, 55573, 55594)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Norwood Young America 3,108 $54,792
Cologne 1,012 $61,471
Green Isle 334 $51,964
Hamburg 538 $50,673
Mayer 554 $55,000
New Germany 346 $45,625
Plato 336 $62,917
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Norwood Young America High Schools (2004)

Serves 366 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.7

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