Norwood, New York

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Norwood, New York

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Norwood Low Violent Crime
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Norwood Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 12% Norwood Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Norwood, New York

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 8 4
Well-Paid Single Men 8 4
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Age of the Population 6 6
Senior Citizens 4 4
Racial Diversity 4 2
Female Share of the Population 3 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 3
Portion of People Married 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 4
Median Family Income 6 3
People in Middle Class or Better 6 4
People Above Poverty 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Short Commute Times 7 7
Public Transportation Use 6 2
Working at Home 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
Affordability of Rents 6 10
People Living Alone 6 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 9
Housing Recently Built 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 6 5

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Norwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 114 miles N of Utica, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 232 miles NE of Buffalo, New York
County St Lawrence
Standard Zip Codes 13668
Phone Area Codes 315
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.751
Longitude -74.994

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 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 58 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches
Distance 22.4 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 24 F
Apr Temp 34 to 52 F
Jul Temp 60 to 80 F
Oct Temp 39 to 56 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station MALONE
Distance 34 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 23 F
Apr Temp 31 to 49 F
Jul Temp 57 to 76 F
Oct Temp 36 to 54 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
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Norwood Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,685 100%
Male 832 49.4%
Female 853 50.6%
Under 18 395 23.4%
18+ 1,290 76.6%
65+ 231 13.7%
Median Age 38.5
Average Family Size 2.93
White 1,659 98.5%
African-American 6 0.4%
Asian 9 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.4%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 2 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 0.7%

Estimated Norwood Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,627
Growth -58
Growth % -3.4%

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
Irish 21.7%
French (except Basque) 17.4%
English 10.4%
US/American 9.1%
French Canadian 7.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.9%
German 6.2%
Italian 5.6%
Scotch-Irish 3.5%
Scottish 3.2%
Polish 2%
Hungarian 1.8%
Dutch 0.8%
Norwegian 0.8%
Swedish 0.8%
Welsh 0.6%
Lebanese 0.4%
European 0.4%
Swiss 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
British 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Hewittville (13668)
Knapps Station (13668)
North Stockholm (13668)
Yaleville (13668)

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 1,685 $43,068
Canton 5,882 $59,211
Massena 11,209 $39,919
Norfolk 1,334 $31,307
Potsdam 9,425 $37,933
Rensselaer Falls 337 $33,125
Waddington 923 $46,389

Norwood Public Libraries

Norwood Library
Norwood, New York
(315) 353-6692
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Norwood High Schools (2004)

7852 STATE HWY 56
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 361 students.

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