Norwood

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  2. Norwood Statistics
  3. Norwood Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Norwood Employment Information
  5. Norwood Family Information
  6. Norwood Education Information
  7. Norwood Business Information
  8. Norwood Public Benefits Information
  9. Norwood Criminal Information
  10. Norwood Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Norwood Zip Codes


Norwood Legal Resources

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Norwood Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 28,587
  • Land Area (2000): 27.151 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.170 square kilometers
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 781
  • Alias(es) (2003): NORWOOD

Norwood Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 28,955 2002 Not Available 2005 28,469
2000 29,543 2003 28,869 2006 28,649
2001 28,723 2004 28,654 2007 28,336

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Houses (2000): 11,945

Norwood Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 28,367 99.23%
 Rural, Farm 6 0.02%
 Rural, Non-farm 214 0.75%

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Norwood Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 23,016
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $1,098,114,000 / $253,936,000

Norwood Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 16,434 15,464 971 5.91% 59
1991 16,386 15,104 1,283 7.83% 78
1992 16,183 14,888 1,294 8.00% 80
1993 15,973 14,971 1,002 6.27% 63
1994 16,021 15,152 869 5.43% 54
1995 16,232 15,448 784 4.83% 48
1996 16,273 15,708 565 3.47% 35
1997 16,594 16,046 548 3.30% 33
1998 16,652 16,221 431 2.59% 26
1999 16,721 16,290 431 2.58% 26
2000 15,955 15,583 372 2.33% 23
2001 16,001 15,520 481 3.01% 30
2002 16,093 15,334 759 4.72% 47
2003 15,856 15,067 790 4.98% 50
2004 15,707 14,987 720 4.59% 46
2005 15,721 15,065 656 4.18% 42
2006 15,620 14,983 637 4.08% 41
2007 15,755 15,148 608 3.86% 39
2008 15,850 15,168 683 4.31% 43
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 15,790 15,128 662 4.19% 42
Feb 2008 15,767 15,096 671 4.26% 43
Mar 2008 15,790 15,154 636 4.03% 40
Apr 2008 15,749 15,185 564 3.58% 36
May 2008 15,651 15,003 648 4.14% 41
Jun 2008 15,998 15,234 764 4.78% 48
Jul 2008 16,106 15,362 744 4.62% 46
Aug 2008 16,027 15,319 708 4.42% 44
Sep 2008 15,774 15,027 747 4.74% 47
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Norwood Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 891 11.18%
2. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 868 10.89%
3. Finance and Insurance 859 10.78%
4. Public Administration 547 6.86%
5. Educational Services 449 5.64%
6. Health Care 375 4.71%
7. Accommodation and Food Services 365 4.58%
8. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 311 3.90%
9. Food and Beverage Stores 295 3.70%
10. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 224 2.81%
11. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 165 2.07%
12. Radio, Television, and Computer Stores 155 1.95%
13. Repair and Maintenance 143 1.79%
14. Metal Manufactuing 135 1.69%
15. U.S. Postal Service 135 1.69%
16. Info Services and Data Processing 129 1.62%
17. Other Transportation 128 1.61%
18. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 112 1.41%
19. Machinery Manufacturing 100 1.26%
20. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 99 1.24%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 1,435 20.13%
2. Educational Services 940 13.19%
3. Finance and Insurance 652 9.15%
4. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 562 7.89%
5. Social Assistance 295 4.14%
6. Accommodation and Food Services 291 4.08%
7. Public Administration 194 2.72%
8. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 182 2.55%
9. Food and Beverage Stores 177 2.48%
10. Info Services and Data Processing 161 2.26%
11. Department and Other General Stores 159 2.23%
12. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 143 2.01%
13. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 134 1.88%
14. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 131 1.84%
15. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 120 1.68%
16. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 108 1.52%
17. Radio, Television, and Computer Stores 103 1.45%
18. Construction 99 1.39%
19. Pharmacies and Drug Stores 86 1.21%
20. Personal and Laundry Services 82 1.15%

Norwood Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Computer Specialists 852 10.69%
2. Other Management Occupations 499 6.26%
3. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 445 5.58%
4. Other Sales and Related Occupations 286 3.59%
5. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 265 3.33%
6. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 263 3.30%
7. Engineers 249 3.12%
8. Accountants and Auditors 227 2.85%
9. Business Operations Specialists 216 2.71%
10. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 171 2.15%
11. Law Enforcement Workers 170 2.13%
12. Vehicle Mechanics 170 2.13%
13. Top Executives 167 2.10%
14. Operations Managers Non Finance 164 2.06%
15. Other Installation / Maintenance 164 2.06%
16. Other Financial Specialists 162 2.03%
17. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 147 1.84%
18. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 144 1.81%
19. Carpenters 138 1.73%
20. Other Construction Trades 134 1.68%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Secretaries and Admins 518 7.27%
2. Registered Nurses 514 7.21%
3. Other Office and Admin Support 436 6.12%
4. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 412 5.78%
5. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 353 4.95%
6. Other Management Occupations 300 4.21%
7. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 261 3.66%
8. Computer Specialists 257 3.61%
9. Other Sales and Related Occupations 246 3.45%
10. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 192 2.69%
11. Accountants and Auditors 191 2.68%
12. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 183 2.57%
13. Health Technologists and Technicians 158 2.22%
14. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 153 2.15%
15. Cashiers 149 2.09%
16. Customer Service Representatives 147 2.06%
17. Business Operations Specialists 143 2.01%
18. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 131 1.84%
19. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 129 1.81%
20. Waiters and Waitresses 120 1.68%

Norwood Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 12,756 54.94%
15-35 hours 3,139 13.52%
1-14 hours 861 3.71%
No regular hours 6,460 27.83%

Norwood Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 328 2.26%
5 AM-5:29 AM 262 1.81%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 430 2.96%
6 AM-6:29 AM 1,053 7.26%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 1,360 9.38%
7 AM-7:29 AM 2,710 18.68%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 2,657 18.32%
8 AM-8:29 AM 1,811 12.49%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 1,111 7.66%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 948 6.54%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 392 2.70%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 172 1.19%
Noon-3:59 PM 766 5.28%
4 PM-11:59 PM 505 3.48%

Norwood Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 416 2.87%
5-9 1,635 11.27%
10-14 1,818 12.53%
15-19 1,705 11.75%
20-24 1,552 10.70%
25-29 700 4.83%
30-34 1,807 12.46%
35-39 602 4.15%
40-44 939 6.47%
45-59 1,944 13.40%
60-89 1,102 7.60%
At least 90 285 1.96%

Norwood Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 135 0.93% 7,691 53.02%
30-44 432 2.98% 2,916 20.10%
45-59 631 4.35% 1,313 9.05%
At least 60 412 2.84% 975 6.72%

Norwood Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 6 0.04%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 1,081 7.30%
 Car / truck / van, solo 11,412 77.02%
 Motorcycle 0 0.00%
 Other 81 0.55%
 Public transportation 1,610 10.87%
 Walked 315 2.13%
 Worked at home 312 2.11%

Norwood Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Norwood Family Information

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Households (2000): 11,628 (28,021 people)
Families (2000): 7,441 (22,640 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 3,102
People at same address in 1995: 16,459

Norwood Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 581 5.00%
$10,000-$14,999 510 4.39%
$15,000-$19,999 595 5.12%
$20,000-$24,999 418 3.59%
$25,000-$29,999 584 5.02%
$30,000-$34,999 530 4.56%
$35,000-$39,999 575 4.94%
$40,000-$44,999 504 4.33%
$45,000-$49,999 562 4.83%
$50,000-$59,999 1,099 9.45%
$60,000-$74,999 1,678 14.43%
$75,000-$99,999 1,744 15.00%
$100,000-$124,999 986 8.48%
$125,000-$149,999 641 5.51%
$150,000-$199,999 399 3.43%
$200,000 or more 222 1.91%

Norwood Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 3,413 29.36%
 Family, 2 people 3,107 26.73%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 694 5.97%
 Family, 3 people 1,861 16.01%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 102 0.88%
 Family, 4 people 1,465 12.60%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 24 0.21%
 Family, 5 people 693 5.96%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 0 0.00%
 Family, 6 people 193 1.66%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 5 0.04%
 Family, 7 or more people 63 0.54%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 3 0.03%

Norwood Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 9,359 28.21%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 5,600 16.88%
Public Assistance 207 0.62%
Retirement 2,379 7.17%
Self Employment 1,238 3.73%
Social Security 3,399 10.25%
Supplemental Security 417 1.26%
Wage / Salary 9,111 27.47%
Other 1,462 4.41%

Norwood Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 3,259 54.22%
 With children under 18 2,752 45.78%

Norwood Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 691 6.34%
 Married 6,474 59.43%
 Never Married 3,428 31.47%
 Widowed 300 2.75%

Norwood Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,088 8.64%
 Married 6,368 50.57%
 Never Married 3,448 27.38%
 Widowed 1,688 13.41%

Norwood Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Norwood Education Information

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Norwood Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 568 2.50%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 1,413 6.23%
 High school diploma or equivalent 6,058 26.71%
 Some college, no degree 4,120 18.16%
 Associate degree 1,815 8.00%
 Bachelors degree 5,683 25.05%
 Graduate or professional degree 3,027 13.34%

Norwood Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 252 0.88% 364 1.27% 616 2.15%
Kindergarten 198 0.69% 88 0.31% 286 1.00%
Grades 1-4 1,247 4.36% 251 0.88% 1,498 5.24%
Grades 5-8 1,045 3.66% 163 0.57% 1,208 4.23%
Grades 9-12 956 3.34% 271 0.95% 1,227 4.29%
Undergrad college 577 2.02% 520 1.82% 1,097 3.84%
Graduate or professional school 240 0.84% 410 1.43% 650 2.27%
Total 4,515 15.79% 2,067 7.23% 6,582 23.02%

Norwood Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Norwood Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 1,219
Norwood Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Norwood Public Benefits Information

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Norwood Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 26,839 95.63%
 Below Poverty Level 1,227 4.37%

Norwood Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Norwood Criminal Information

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Norwood Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
1999 0.725 0.035 0.035 0.138 0.932 0.035 1.554 16.025 2.348 19.962
2000 0.372 0.068 0.000 0.237 0.677 0.000 1.794 12.084 1.591 15.469
2001 0.418 0.139 0.035 0.279 0.870 0.000 1.950 12.951 2.089 16.990
2002 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2003 1.316 0.104 0.000 0.381 1.801 0.035 2.078 10.842 2.598 15.518
2004 0.000 0.105 0.000 0.279 0.384 0.035 2.583 13.436 1.675 17.694
2005 0.281 0.176 0.000 0.492 0.948 0.035 2.389 13.207 2.002 17.598
2006 1.117 0.035 0.000 0.419 1.571 0.035 3.281 15.323 2.443 21.048
2007 0.529 0.035 0.000 0.176 0.741 0.106 3.176 14.010 1.306 18.492

Norwood Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 11 59
2005 11 58
2006 11 62
2007 11 58

Norwood Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 605
2000 477
2001 513

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Norwood Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Norwood Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 3,355 11.74%
10-19 Years 3,025 10.58%
20-29 Years 3,635 12.72%
30-39 Years 4,957 17.34%
40-49 Years 4,275 14.95%
50-59 Years 3,099 10.84%
60-69 Years 2,400 8.40%
70-79 Years 2,272 7.95%
80-89 Years 1,268 4.44%
90+ Years 301 1.05%

Norwood Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 13,517 47.28%
 Female 15,070 52.72%

Norwood Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 25,606 89.57%
 Asian 1,441 5.04%
 African-American 643 2.25%
 Hispanic/Latino 473 1.65%
 Multiracial 307 1.07%
 Other Race 90 0.31%
 Amerindian 23 0.08%
 Pacific Islander 4 0.01%

Norwood Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 10,680 34.69%
2. Italian 4,906 15.94%
3. English 2,561 8.32%
4. German 1,781 5.79%
5. United States Or American 1,370 4.45%
6. Polish 945 3.07%
7. French Non-Basque 814 2.64%
8. French Canadian 734 2.38%
9. Lebanese 725 2.36%
10. Scottish 595 1.93%

Norwood Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 22,720 84.72%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 533 1.99%
3. Italian 518 1.93%
4. Arabic 426 1.59%
5. Other Asian 395 1.47%
6. Chinese 257 0.96%
7. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 226 0.84%
8. Greek 210 0.78%
9. Other Indo European 209 0.78%
10. French 182 0.68%

Norwood Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 25,226 88.24%
 Naturalized immigrant 1,574 5.51%
 Not a citizen 1,787 6.25%

Norwood Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Norwood Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Norwood Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

02062