Norwood, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 227 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -24.1%
Males: 98  (43.3%)
Females: 129  (56.7%)
Median resident age:  47.9 years
Georgia median age:  35.9 years

Zip codes: 30821.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $16,525 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Norwood:

$16,525
GA:

$47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $11,559 (it was $11,597 in 2000)

Norwood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $45,297 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Norwood:

$45,297
GA:

$141,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $55,565; Detached houses: $78,209; Mobile homes: $31,866

Median gross rent in 2013: $568.

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  • Races in Norwood, GA (2010)

    Norwood races chart
    • 16066.9%Black alone
    • 7631.8%White alone
    • 20.8%Hispanic
    • 10.4%Other race alone

Races in Norwood detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Norwood: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (7.3%), German (6.3%), English (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 609 feet

Land area: 0.82 square miles.

Population density: 275 people per square mile   (very low).

Norwood,GA real estate house value index trend

Norwood, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Norwood:

  • High school or higher: 38.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 18.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Norwood city:

  • Never married: 39.9%
  • Now married: 36.4%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.3%
Georgia:

9.7%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Norwood, Georgia as of September 02, 2015.
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 2013: $215 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $425 (0.9%)

Norwood satellite photo by USGS

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 June 2014:
Here:

10.3%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +53 (+21.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (51%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (42%)
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (51%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)
  • Community and social service occupations (3%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (42%)
  • Production occupations (28%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Norwood: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Norwood, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Norwood-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 4% smaller 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 near Georgia state average. It is 84% 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 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 182.2 miles away from Norwood center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 153.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 176.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 152.5 miles away from Norwood center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 176.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

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: Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Norwood topographic map

Hospitals and 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)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Norwood:

  • Augusta Technical College (about 39 miles; Augusta, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,494)
  • Georgia Military College-Distance Learning Campuses (about 41 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,438)
  • Georgia College and State University (about 41 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,271)
  • Georgia Regents University (about 42 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 6,862)
  • Aiken Technical College (about 51 miles; Graniteville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of Georgia (about 52 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 32,679)
  • Athens Technical College (about 52 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 3,204)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 24.7%
(25.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.4% 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

Norwood compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.6
Georgia average:

12.6

Norwood travel time to work - commute Norwood mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19%)
  • Utility gas (18%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,32511
Black Protestant1,2209
Mainline Protestant4595
None1,830-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

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 2012)
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$500
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$275
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$680
Sewerage 0$0 1$50
Water Supply 0$0 2$315
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$390
Totals for Government 0$0 13$2,210

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $19,000 ($83.70)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($66.08)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($52.86)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($44.05)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($26.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($22.03)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $17,000 ($74.89)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $11,000 ($48.46)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($57.27)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $21,000 ($92.51)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $19,000 ($83.70)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($57.27)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $31,000 ($136.56)
  • Tax - Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $13,000 ($57.27)
    Other Selective Sales: $11,000 ($48.46)
    Property: $9,000 ($39.65)
    Public Utilities: $6,000 ($26.43)
    NEC: $3,000 ($13.22)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $270,000 ($1189.43)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $265,000 ($1167.40)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $5,000 ($22.03)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $313,000 ($1378.85)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $58,000 ($255.51)

5.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,236 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
Georgia average:

9.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from McDuffie County, GA  1.91% ($33,395 average AGI)
from Richmond County, GA  0.55% ($32,000)


6.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,739 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
Georgia average:

9.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to McDuffie County, GA  2.33% ($30,170 average AGI)
to Richmond County, GA  0.89% ($25,444)

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:

Nov 7, 2012 06:40 AM, I-20, Lat: 33.49896, Lon: -82.80457, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
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

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  • #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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