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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A-
Norwood is a suburb of Philadelphia with a population of 5,900. Norwood is in Delaware County. Living in Norwood offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Norwood there are a lot of bars, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Norwood and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Norwood are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$165,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$909
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Norwood Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    68
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    17
    41
  • Robbery
    34
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    68
    500
  • Theft
    966
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    34
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$70,313
National
$55,322
Children
18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    42%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%
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There are some little pockets of residential areas where it's very quiet and peaceful. Kids feel free to run around on their bikes and whatnot. There are a few busier streets with all your basic stores and a few not so mainstream ones also- a cd store (who knew those still existed?), a bakery for pets, a surprisingly well-stocked dollar store, etc.
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Nice little town with great neighbors that look out for one another. Great school district and police department with very low volume of crime and other types of illegal activities.
Nice neighborhood! They have a huge park that hosts lots of soccer games and baseball games which is pretty cool