Norwood, Pennsylvania

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Norwood is a borough in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 5,985 at the 2000 census.



Norwood is located at 39°53′18″N 75°17′50″W / 39.88833°N 75.29722°W / 39.88833; -75.29722 (39.888312, -75.297178)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km²), of which, 0.8 square miles (2.1 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (3.61%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 5,985 people, 2,286 households, and 1,536 families residing in the borough. The population density was 7,484.3 people per square mile (2,888.5/km²). There were 2,363 housing units at an average density of 2,955.0/sq mi (1,140.4/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 97.56% White, 1.10% African American, 0.05% Native American, 0.70% Asian, 0.18% from other races, and 0.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.74% of the population.

There were 2,286 households out of which 33.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.3% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.8% were non-families. 28.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.26.

In the borough the population was spread out with 26.3% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 32.5% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 12.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 94.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.8 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $47,043, and the median income for a family was $54,983. Males had a median income of $41,667 versus $28,315 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $20,513. About 4.6% of families and 7.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.5% of those under age 18 and 10.4% of those age 65 or over.

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