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Population in 2012: 230 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -23.1%
Males: 100  (43.7%)
Females: 130  (56.3%)

Median resident age:  47.5 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30821.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $15,895 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Norwood:

$15,895
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $9,598

Norwood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $56,138 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Norwood:

$56,138
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $63,019; Detached houses: $86,920; Mobile homes: $41,653

Median gross rent in 2012: $563.

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  • Black alone - 160 (66.9%)
  • White alone - 76 (31.8%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (0.8%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Norwood: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Subsaharan African (16.2%), Irish (8.6%), German (7.1%), United States (4.1%), English (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 609 feet

Land area: 0.82 square miles.

Population density: 279 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Norwood:

  • High school or higher: 51.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 22.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Norwood city:

  • Never married: 40.2%
  • Now married: 39.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.2%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Norwood, Georgia as of October 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Norwood to the number of sex offenders is 38 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $244 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $456 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Augusta-Richmond County, GA (39.5 miles , pop. 195,182).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (99.9 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (615.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Camak, GA (1.8 miles) , Warrenton, GA (2.1 miles ), Norris, GA (2.8 miles) , Sharon, GA (2.9 miles) , Thomson, GA (3.5 miles ), Mayfield, GA (3.5 miles) , Crawfordville, GA (3.6 miles ), Mitchell, GA (4.1 miles) .

Latitude: 33.46 N, Longitude: 82.71 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

Norwood household income distribution Norwood home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

15.5%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +53 (+21.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (50%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Public administration (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (31%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (17%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (15%)
  • Food processing workers (11%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Life and physical scientists (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)

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Tornado activity:

Norwood-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 43% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.7 miles away from the Norwood city center killed 5 people and injured 86 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/22/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.8 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Norwood-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 30.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 18.8 miles away from Norwood center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 43.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 36.1 miles away from Norwood center
On 8/8/1993 at 09:24:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Warren County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Norwood:

  • CSRA HOME HEALTH AGENCY COLUMBIA (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; THOMSON, GA)
  • FMC THOMSON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; THOMSON, GA)

Political contributions by individuals in Norwood, GA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Norwood:

  • Augusta Technical College (about 38 miles; Augusta, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,398)
  • Augusta State University (about 40 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 4,766)
  • Georgia College & State University (about 41 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 5,505)
  • Medical College of Georgia (about 42 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • University of Georgia (about 51 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 31,017)
  • Athens Technical College (about 52 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 2,099)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 55 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,476)

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Notable location: Warren County Fire Department Norwood Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Norwood include: Norwood Baptist Church (A), Norwood United Methodist Church (B), Saint Johns Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Scruggs Cemetery (1), Gospel Aid Society Cemetery (2), Norwood Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Warren County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 42.4. This is worse than average.
City:

42.4
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.491. This is about average. There were 16 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.491
U.S.:

0.464
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 19.1. This is significantly worse than average. There were 16 monitors within city limits.
City:

19.1
U.S.:

12.4
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.0. This is worse than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

13.0
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 37.0%
(30.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.3% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.0%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.8%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Norwood, GA

Norwood compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Norwood travel time to work - commute


Norwood mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (43%)
  • Utility gas (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Norwood city (based on Warren County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.60%
Here38.6%
USA50.2%

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Warren County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Warren County:

5.10 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Warren County:

5.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

14.2%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Warren County:

32.0%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.9%
State:

14.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$400
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$275
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$557
Totals for Government 0$0 8$1,232

Norwood government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $19,000 ($82.61)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($65.22)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($52.17)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($43.48)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($26.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($21.74)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $17,000 ($73.91)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $11,000 ($47.83)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($56.52)

Norwood government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $21,000 ($91.30)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $19,000 ($82.61)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($56.52)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $31,000 ($134.78)
  • Tax - Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $13,000 ($56.52)
    Other Selective Sales: $11,000 ($47.83)
    Property: $9,000 ($39.13)
    Public Utilities: $6,000 ($26.09)
    NEC: $3,000 ($13.04)

Norwood government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $270,000 ($1173.91)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $265,000 ($1152.17)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $5,000 ($21.74)

Norwood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $313,000 ($1360.87)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $58,000 ($252.17)

6.16% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,256 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
Georgia average:

10.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from McDuffie County, GA  2.27% ($25,633 average AGI)
from Richmond County, GA  0.79% ($30,824)


7.41% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,407 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.41%
Georgia average:

9.55%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to McDuffie County, GA  3.02% ($22,273 average AGI)
to Richmond County, GA  1.23% ($25,667)

Strongest AM radio stations in Norwood:

  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTWA (1240 AM; 1 kW; THOMSON, GA; Owner: CAMELLIA CITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGAC (580 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WRDW (1480 AM; 10 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WTEL (1630 AM; 10 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Norwood:

  • WRFN (93.1 FM; WARRENTON, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAKB (96.9 FM; WRENS, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WTHO-FM (101.7 FM; THOMSON, GA; Owner: CAMELLIA CITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCHZ (95.1 FM; HARLEM, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE,LLC)
  • WPRW-FM (107.7 FM; MARTINEZ, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAFJ (88.3 FM; BELVEDERE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WXKT (100.1 FM; WASHINGTON, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC.)
  • WMGZ (97.7 FM; EATONTON, GA; Owner: MIDDLE GEORGIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLRR (100.7 FM; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: PRESTON W. SMALL)

TV broadcast stations around Norwood:

  • WCES-TV (Channel 20; WRENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WJBF (Channel 6; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAGT (Channel 26; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WAGT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WRDW-TV (Channel 12; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WRDW LICENSEE CORP.)

Norwood fatal accident list:

Jun 14, 1991 06:30 AM, I20, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Oct 30, 1975 05:20 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Norwood)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • GE WARREN AK, 1485 Ridge Rd Ne (Lat: 33.490806 Lon: -82.668056), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQPF679
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/03/2012, Expiration Date: 05/03/2022, Certifier: Chris Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • HWY 278 & I-20, 6159 Atlanta Highway Nw (Lat: 33.500833 Lon: -82.806667), Type: Mast, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 81.4 m, Call Sign: WQQK659
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/15/2013, Expiration Date: 01/15/2023, Certifier: Charles Cleary
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 17

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Norwood, GA

Most common first names in Norwood, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1273.1 years
Annie1181.4 years
Robert1164.2 years
Willie1064.4 years
John877.8 years
William769.4 years
Charlie772.3 years
Mary683.0 years
George558.6 years
Charles572.4 years
Most common last names in Norwood, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1976.7 years
Jones1373.1 years
Heath1070.1 years
Burley969.5 years
Ivey878.3 years
Smith878.5 years
Ray879.4 years
Reese886.2 years
Swain780.4 years
Lucas775.0 years

Norwood on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Agricultural workers including supervisors"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Professional and related occupations:"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other sales and related workers including supervisors"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Protective service occupations:"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Construction and extraction occupations:"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very long commute times (90 or more minutes)"
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