Norwood, Missouri

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Norwood, Missouri

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Norwood Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Norwood Affordability of Rents
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Norwood Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Norwood, Missouri

Comparing Norwood to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Missouri (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Female Share of the Population 6 4
Male Share of the Population 5 7
Senior Citizens 4 4
Age of the Population 2 2
Racial Diversity 1 1
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 9
Portion of People Married 6 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 1 2
College Educated Adults 1 1
People Above Poverty 1 1
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Working at Home 5 5
Short Commute Times 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
Housing Recently Built 7 7
People Living Alone 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 4 4
Low Violent Crime 3 4

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Norwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 49 miles E of Springfield, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 157 miles SW of St. Louis, Missouri
County Wright
Standard Zip Codes 65717
Phone Area Codes 417
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.108
Longitude -92.414

Norwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.5 inches
Distance 9.3 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 41 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 43.6 inches
Station WASOLA
Distance 22.9 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 43 F
Apr Temp 44 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 41.9 inches
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Norwood Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 552 100%
Male 265 48%
Female 287 52%
Under 18 169 30.6%
18+ 383 69.4%
65+ 75 13.6%
Median Age 32.4
Average Family Size 3.21
White 541 98%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.9%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 6 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.5%

Estimated Norwood Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 576
Growth 24
Growth % 4.3%

Norwood 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
US/American 45.8%
German 17.1%
English 13.9%
Irish 10.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.2%
Dutch 2.2%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Swiss 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Scottish 0.5%
Italian 0.5%
Polish 0.5%
Swedish 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Norwood 552 $27,500
Ava 3,021 $28,228
Cabool 2,168 $29,154
Hartville 607 $27,115
Mansfield 1,349 $27,734
Mountain Grove 4,574 $25,927
Seymour 1,834 $30,048
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Norwood High Schools (2004)

Serves 150 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.6

Norwood Colleges

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