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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    C
Norwood is a town in North Carolina with a population of 2,787. Norwood is in Stanly County. Living in Norwood offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Norwood and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Norwood are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$107,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$668
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%
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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
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    19%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    6%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    13%

Working in Norwood

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$38,485
National
$55,322
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Norwood Reviews

1 review
Norwood is a small but very inviting town...I have lived in Norwood for a very long time and it has always been the best spot to go for a run in the beautiful parks, it has always had the most cheerful parades, and it has always been very supportive of my high school, South Stanly.
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