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Overview

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). 

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population19,462
Male Share of the Population50.7%
Female Share of the Population49.3%
Senior Citizens10.6%
Employed Population 16+10,395
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married31.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28.3%
Median Earnings25+$33,333
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,917
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,490

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,682
% Above Poverty Level78%
% Below Poverty Level22%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.5%
% Using Public Transportation2.3%

Housing

People Living Alone39.4%
Median Gross Rent$706
Median House Value$118,700

Ancestry

German26.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.5%
Irish16.5%
English7.9%
Italian5.1%
French Except Basque2.3%
Scottish1.8%
Dutch1.6%
Welsh1%
Polish0.9%
Hungarian0.5%
African0.5%
Arab0.4%
Russian0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Swedish0.3%
Czech0.3%
Norwegian0.2%
Macedonian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Ghanaian0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Greek0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Moroccan0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
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Norwood Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hamilton County
Standard Zip Codes45212
Phone Area Codes513
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.16
Approximate Longitude-84.45

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)

StationCINCINNATI ABBE WSMO
Distance3.1 miles
Jan Temp23 to 39 F
Apr Temp43 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 87 F
Oct Temp46 to 67 F
Annual Precip39.5 inches
StationCINCINNATI LUNKEN AP
Distance4.5 miles
Jan Temp22 to 39 F
Apr Temp43 to 65 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip42.1 inches
StationCHEVIOT
Distance8.4 miles
Jan Temp17 to 36 F
Apr Temp40 to 64 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 66 F
Annual Precip44.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Arlington Heights923$41,563
Cincinnati298,011$45,832
Golf Manor3,588$53,954
Mariemont3,400$131,638
Silverton4,766$72,042
St. Bernard4,352$53,888

Norwood Public Schools

Norwood Conversion Community School
2132 Williams Ave
ZIP: 45212
(877) 644-6338
High
Total Enrollment 34
Norwood High School
2020 Sherman Ave
ZIP: 45212
(513) 924-2800
High
Total Enrollment 572
Norwood Middle School
2060 Sherman Ave
ZIP: 45212
(513) 924-2700
Middle
Total Enrollment 300
Norwood View Elementary School
5328 Carthage Ave
ZIP: 45212
(513) 924-2610
Primary
Total Enrollment 387
Sharpsburg Elementary School
4400 Smith Rd
ZIP: 45212
(513) 924-2600
Primary
Total Enrollment 256
Sharpsburg Primary
4321 Forest Ave
ZIP: 45212
(513) 924-2650
Primary
Total Enrollment 198
Williams Avenue Elementary School
2132 Williams Ave
ZIP: 45212
(513) 924-2520
Primary
Total Enrollment 280

Norwood Private Schools

Cornerstone Christian Academy
4255 Ashland Ave
ZIP: 45212
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 24
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