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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
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  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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Norwood is a suburb of Cincinnati with a population of 19,611. Norwood is in Hamilton County and is one of the best places to live in Ohio. Living in Norwood offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Norwood there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Norwood and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Norwood are above average.
About Norwood...
Population
19,611

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$122,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$738
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    55%
  • Own
    45%
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Norwood Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    125
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    75
    41
  • Robbery
    140
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    660
    500
  • Theft
    3,536
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    280
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    15%
  • 25-34 years
    20%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    13%

Working in Norwood

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$42,820
National
$55,322
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Norwood Reviews

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Centrally located, family friendly, beautiful architecture, great restaurants. Moved here 7 years ago, and don't see myself going anywhere else!
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Norwood is my home, no matter what. And when looking closely, anyone can find the cracks in their walls or the stains in the carpet. Norwood is a place that most people only see the negative of, and I used to be one of those people. Now, however, I can see so much more of the good. I am in wonderful programs, such as our orchestra, our show choir, our theatre department. This is what truly sways me to give my town a more positive spin than the usual reputation.
As a student in a nearby college, I do not feel safe living here. The violence, especially pertaining to guns and gangs, has increased tremendously. Reports of active shootings and alerts to stay inside and away from certain areas are frequent nowadays. There's also not much to do outside of the university setting. Hopefully Norwood gets it's act together soon.