Introduction to Norwood, Ohio

Norwood, Ohio, in Hamilton county, is 0 miles SW of Cincinnati, Ohio. The city is part of the Cincinnati metropolitan statistical area (MSA). About 21,675 people live in Norwood.

Norwood History

The present day Norwood was first settled in the early 1800s. At that time the area served as a coach stop along the Montgomery Road. Originally, it was named as the village of Sharpsburg and was named after John Sharpe, one of its early settlers. Later on, Sharpsburg was renamed Norwood. It was incorporated as a city in 1888.

Norwood and nearby Attractions

  • Devou Park
  • Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
  • Skirball Museum
  • Cincinnati Art Museum
  • Newport Aquarium
  • Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption

Things To Do In Norwood

At Norwood there are several swimming pools, parks and playgrounds. These include Dorl Park, Northwoods Park, Waterworks Park, Burwood Park, Victory Pool, and Millcrest Park. The city also includes numerous churches such as Grace Church of God, Norwood Church of the Nazarene, South Norwood Church of Christ, Korean First Methodist Church, and Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center. The Cincinnati Art Museum, Cinergy Children's Museum, and Cincinnati History Museum are also nearby.

Norwood Transportation

Cincinnati Municipal Airport Lunken Field is nearby.

Norwood Higher Education

Higher educational facilities are offered by ITT Technical Institute, University of Cincinnati - Raymond Walters College, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, Xavier University, and University of Cincinnati - Main Campus.


Total Population 19,170
Male Share of the Population 49.1%
Female Share of the Population 50.9%
Senior Citizens 11.7%
Employed Population 16+ 10,028
Age of the Population 35


% of people married 34.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25%
Median Earnings25+ $31,358
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,849
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,023


Median Family Income $47,274
% Above Poverty Level 79.4%
% Below Poverty Level 20.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.4%
% Using Public Transportation 2.5%


People Living Alone 41.2%
Median Gross Rent $647
Median House Value $118,800


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.3%
US/American 0%
English 7.7%
Irish 16.7%

Norwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 0 miles SW of Cincinnati, Ohio
County Hamilton
Standard Zip Codes 45207, 45212
Phone Area Codes 513
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.155
Longitude -84.459

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 3.1 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 46 to 67 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Distance 4.5 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 42.1 inches
Distance 8.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Evanston (45207)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Arlington Heights 985 $44,000
Cincinnati 297,117 $43,969
Golf Manor 3,601 $53,631
Mariemont 3,384 $133,882
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Student/teacher ratio: 17.4

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