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Norwood is a borough in Delaware County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.

The community was named for Henry Ward Beecher's novel, "Norwood"

The latitude of Norwood is 39.891N. The longitude is -75.3W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 89 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,903.


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Median household income
Local
$47,043
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Norwood demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 16. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.7 per 1,000 people.
Historic sites and museums: Morton Morton House
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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16% of Norwood residents report German ancestry, and 31% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Norwood ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Norwood was $20,513, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of Norwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Norwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $487.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,094.


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Libraries in Norwood include Norwood Public Library ... View libraries

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Delaware County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Norwood political report.

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The average commute time for Norwood workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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