Norwood, PA Population

Population: 5,985. Estimated population in July 2020: 5,852 (-2.2% change)
Males: 2,900 (48.5%), Females: 3,085 (51.5%)

Delaware County

Zip code: 19074

Median resident age: 36.2 years
Median household income: $47,043
Median house value: $99,000

Races in Norwood:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.0%)
  • Black (1.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)

Ancestries: Irish (40.0%), German (21.1%), Italian (20.2%), English (14.0%), Polish (7.2%), United States (5.1%).

Elevation: 79 feet

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Norwood

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Norwood borough

  • Never married: 30.8%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -182 (-3.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Norwood:

  • KINDRED HOSPITAL – DELAWARE COUNTY (about 3 miles; DARBY, PA)
  • MERCY FITZGERALD HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; DARBY, PA)
  • DELAWARE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; DREXEL HILL, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Norwood:

  • PHILADELPHIA INTL (about 5 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Abbreviation: PHL)
  • NEW CASTLE COUNTY (about 26 miles; WILMINGTON, DE; Abbreviation: ILG)
  • TRENTON MERCER (about 44 miles; TRENTON, NJ; Abbreviation: TTN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Norwood:

  • PHILADELPHIA (about 3 miles; ESSINGTON, PA; Abbreviation: 9N2)
  • PENN’S LANDING (about 12 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Abbreviation: P72)
  • SPITFIRE AERODROME (about 13 miles; PEDRICKTOWN, NJ; Abbreviation: 7N7)
Amtrak stations near Norwood:

  • 9 miles: ARDMORE (STATION RD. & LANCASTER AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: PHILADELPHIA (30TH & MARKET STS.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: NORTH PHILADELPHIA (PHILADELPHIA, 2900 N. BROAD ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Norwood:

  • WIDENER UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 7 miles; CHESTER, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,646)
  • DELAWARE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; MEDIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,248)
  • SAINT JOSEPHS UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,115)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 9 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 19,324)
  • DREXEL UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 10,823)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF PHILADELPHIA (about 10 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,138)
  • MCP HAHNEMANN UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,198)
Public primary/middle school in Norwood:

  • NORWOOD SCH (Students: 623; Grades: 01 – 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Norwood:

  • ST GABRIEL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 417; Location: 233 MOHAWK AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ARCHBISHOP RYAN SCHOOL FOR CHI (Students: 67; Location: 233 MOHAWK AVE; Grades: PK – KG)
  • INTERBORO KINDERSCHOOL (Students: 62; Location: 232 CHESTER PIKE; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Norwood:

  • NORWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $117,926; Location: 513 WELCOME AVE; 18,632 books; 53 audio materials; 297 video materials; 51 serial subscriptions)

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