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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    D+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    C-
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    A
Norwood is a neighborhood in Birmingham, Alabama with a population of 3,665. Norwood is in Jefferson County. Living in Norwood offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Norwood there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and retirees live in Norwood and residents tend to be liberal.
About Norwood...
Population
3,665

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$109,302
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$659
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    51%
  • Own
    49%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$31,103
National
$55,322
Families with Children
19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    28%
    13%
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Norwood Reviews

1 review
It's a quiet neighborhood overall and very slow pace. Every once awhile small crimes do occur, but overall residents of this area take care of each other and strive to improve the community.
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