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People

Total Population 2,881
Male Share of the Population 52.3%
Female Share of the Population 47.7%
Senior Citizens 18.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,171
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 43.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,680
% Above Poverty Level 82.8%
% Below Poverty Level 17.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 22%
Median Gross Rent $681
Median House Value $96,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 35.5%
US/American 0%
English 9.8%
Irish 7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Norwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles SE of Concord, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 40 miles E of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Stanly
Standard Zip Codes 28128
Phone Area Codes 704
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.219
Longitude -80.119

Norwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ALBEMARLE
Distance 13.3 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 51 F
Apr Temp 44 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
Station JACKSON SPRINGS 5 WNW
Distance 21.8 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 48 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 50 to 72 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches
Station MONROE 4 SE
Distance 27.8 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Aquadale (28128)

Cottonville (28128)

Porter (28128)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Albemarle 15,969 $44,417
Ansonville 720 $30,938
Badin 1,895 $38,333
Mount Gilead 1,282 $40,875
Oakboro 1,924 $66,571
Polkton 3,372 $31,618

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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SOUTH STANLY HIGH
40488 S STANLY SCHOOL RD
704-474-3155
Serves 533 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.5

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