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Norwood is a town in Norfolk County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
The community was named after Norwood, England
The latitude of Norwood is 42.194N. The longitude is -71.2W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 69 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 28,587.
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5% of Norwood residents report German ancestry, and 32% 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 $27,720, compared with $21,587 nationally.
39% of Norwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Norwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $820. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,395.
Libraries in Norwood include Morrill Memorial Library ... View libraries
Norwood restaurants taking online reservations include Bistro 712, Bon Caldo, One Bistro, Sky ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Norwood workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Norwood between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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