Norwood, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 2,409 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.7%
Males: 1,298  (53.9%)
Females: 1,111  (46.1%)
Median resident age:

39.1 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28128.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,345 (it was $31,563 in 2000)
Norwood:

$40,345
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,287 (it was $15,117 in 2000)

Norwood town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $113,779 (it was $71,100 in 2000)
Norwood:

$113,779
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $174,752; detached houses: $189,934; townhouses or other attached units: $152,635; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $90,380; mobile homes: $62,993

Median gross rent in 2017: $681.

March 2019 cost of living index in Norwood: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.5%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.4% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Norwood, NC (2010)
    • 1,67770.5%White alone
    • 52121.9%Black alone
    • 1215.1%Hispanic
    • 251.1%Two or more races
    • 200.8%American Indian alone
    • 120.5%Asian alone
    • 30.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Norwood, North Carolina as of November 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Norwood is 168 to 1.


Crime rates in Norwood by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(139.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(45.2)
4
(181.6)
1
(46.5)
1
(46.9)
1
(41.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(271.5)
9
(408.5)
9
(418.6)
4
(187.7)
3
(124.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
17
(769.2)
40
(1,816)
24
(1,116)
51
(2,393)
38
(1,581)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
74
(3,348)
49
(2,224)
54
(2,512)
63
(2,956)
53
(2,206)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(271.5)
2
(90.8)
5
(232.6)
6
(281.6)
4
(166.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(136.2)
1
(46.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(166.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)277.4359.5406.5359.9249.7

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City-data.com crime index in Norwood, NC

Crime rate in Norwood detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.32
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (22.4%), English (12.9%), German (7.3%), Scottish (3.3%), African (3.3%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 400 feet

Land area: 2.40 square miles.

Population density: 1,006 people per square mile   (low).

Norwood, North Carolina map

8 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.3%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,429 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $802 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Concord, NC (29.8 miles , pop. 55,977).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (40.1 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (427.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Aquadale, NC (2.4 miles ),
Mount Gilead, NC (2.6 miles ),
Ansonville, NC (2.9 miles ),
Albemarle, NC (3.2 miles ),
Oakboro, NC (3.5 miles ),
Badin, NC (3.5 miles ),
Red Cross, NC (3.7 miles ),
Millingport, NC (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 35.23 N, Longitude: 80.12 W

Area code: 704

Distribution of median household income in Norwood, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Norwood, NC in 2017
Norwood satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in Norwood, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (12.5%)
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.8%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (10.0%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (7.0%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.0%)
  • Wood products (3.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (15.2%)
  • Educational services (15.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Norwood, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.1%)
  • Cashiers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (13.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Cashiers (6.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.6%)

Average climate in Norwood, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Norwood, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.9. This is better than average.

City:

56.9
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.74. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.74
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Norwood-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.8 miles away from the Norwood town center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 10/18/1990, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.5 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Norwood-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 86% 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 164.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 160.9 miles away from Norwood center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 295.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 46.9 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 150.5 miles away from Norwood center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 219.9 miles away from Norwood center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Stanly County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Norwood topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Norwood:

  • MT GILEAD CHILDREN'S HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; MOUNT GILEAD, NC)
  • MYRTLEWOOD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; MOUNT GILEAD, NC)
  • FORREST OAKES HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ALBEMARLE, NC)
  • ROBERT W THOMPSON GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 10 miles away; ALBEMARLE, NC)
  • MARIE G. SMITH GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 10 miles away; ALBEMARLE, NC)
  • A JACK WALL GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 11 miles away; ALBEMARLE, NC)
  • STANLY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; ALBEMARLE, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Norwood:

  • Stanly Community College (about 11 miles; Albemarle, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,307)
  • Wingate University (about 26 miles; Wingate, NC; FT enrollment: 2,125)
  • Richmond Community College (about 33 miles; Hamlet, NC; FT enrollment: 2,106)
  • Randolph Community College (about 36 miles; Asheboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,528)
  • Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (about 36 miles; Salisbury, NC; FT enrollment: 5,749)
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte (about 36 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 22,807)
  • Sandhills Community College (about 40 miles; Pinehurst, NC; FT enrollment: 3,434)

Public high school in Norwood:

Public elementary/middle schools in Norwood:

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Points of interest:

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Birthplace of: Eleanor Ross Taylor - Poet.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Norwood and their reported violations in the past:

NORWOOD CAMPING RESORT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-24-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2010)
PINEY POINT GOLF CLUB (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

67.6%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.3%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households
11 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Norwood (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: Norwood Branch 676 at 212 South Main Street, branch established on 1946/10/04. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Bank of Stanly: Norwood Branch at 107 South Main Street, branch established on 1987/04/13. Info updated 2009/01/28: Bank assets: $342.6 mil, Deposits: $285.0 mil, headquarters in Albemarle, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Uwharrie Capital Corp

For population 15 years and over in Norwood:

Marital status in Norwood, NC
  • Never married: 33.0%
  • Now married: 47.9%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

For population 25 years and over in Norwood:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Norwood
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Norwood, NC (based on Stanly County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant26,18298
Mainline Protestant12,30742
Black Protestant9556
Catholic6361
Other6283
None20,138-
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: 12
Stanly County:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Stanly County:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Stanly County:

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
This county:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Stanly County:

9.9%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Stanly County:

27.1%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Stanly County:

11.6%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.2%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.4%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Norwood:

22.0%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Norwood:

11.7%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Norwood:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Norwood:

35.1%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Norwood:

51.7%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Norwood:

76.9%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Norwood, NC Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 6$17,406$34,8125$6,643
Streets and Highways 3$9,478$37,9120$0
Solid Waste Management 3$6,111$24,4441$1,063
Financial Administration 2$7,561$45,3662$1,107
Water Supply 2$5,092$30,5520$0
Police - Other 1$1,948$23,3760$0
Sewerage 1$6,545$78,5401$221
Other and Unallocable 1$13,284$159,4083$5,935
Parks and Recreation 1$1,043$12,5160$0
Firefighters 0$0 3$5,314
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$625
Totals for Government 20$68,468$41,08121$20,908

Norwood government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $415,000 ($172.27)
    Police Protection: $398,000 ($165.21)
    Liquor Stores: $347,000 ($144.04)
    Water Utilities: $276,000 ($114.57)
    Regular Highways: $253,000 ($105.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $235,000 ($97.55)
    Central Staff Services: $216,000 ($89.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $108,000 ($44.83)
    Financial Administration: $96,000 ($39.85)
    Natural Resources - Other: $78,000 ($32.38)
    General Public Buildings: $75,000 ($31.13)
    Local Fire Protection: $68,000 ($28.23)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $38,000 ($15.77)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $30,000 ($12.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $68,000 ($28.23)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.83)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $220,000 ($91.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $23,000 ($9.55)
    Police Protection: $22,000 ($9.13)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $96,000 ($39.85)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($8.30)

Norwood government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $435,000 ($180.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($2.91)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $73,000 ($30.30)
    General Revenue - Other: $64,000 ($26.57)
    Rents: $10,000 ($4.15)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($0.83)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $344,000 ($142.80)
    Water Utilities: $290,000 ($120.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $143,000 ($59.36)
    Highways: $107,000 ($44.42)
    Other: $82,000 ($34.04)
  • Tax - Property: $873,000 ($362.39)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $524,000 ($217.52)
    Other License: $2,000 ($0.83)

Norwood government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,314,000 ($545.45)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,168,000 ($484.85)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $146,000 ($60.61)

Norwood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,438,000 ($1012.04)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $371,000 ($154.01)

4.93% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,442 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.93%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cabarrus County, NC  0.79% ($49,860 average AGI)
from Mecklenburg County, NC  0.70% ($52,662)
from Union County, NC  0.40% ($47,736)


4.68% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,647 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.68%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cabarrus County, NC  0.87% ($42,711 average AGI)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.49% ($35,210)
to Montgomery County, NC  0.28% ($30,148)

Businesses in Norwood, NC

  • Advance Auto Parts: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Norwood:

  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNOW (1030 AM; daytime; 9 kW; MINT HILL, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WLWL (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ROCKINGHAM, NC; Owner: SANDHILLS BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSPC (1010 AM; 1 kW; ALBEMARLE, NC; Owner: NORMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WZKY (1580 AM; 1 kW; ALBEMARLE, NC; Owner: NORMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Norwood:

  • WYFQ-FM (93.5 FM; WADESBORO, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WABZ-FM (100.9 FM; ALBEMARLE, NC; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WKRR (92.3 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRFX-FM (99.7 FM; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTJY (89.5 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Norwood:

  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WSOC-TV (Channel 9; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • W25BR (Channel 25; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WGHP (Channel 8; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: WGHP LICENSE, INC.)
  • W52CW (Channel 52; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W24AY (Channel 24; LILESVILLE/WADESBORO, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • W29BC (Channel 29; BISCOE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
Norwood fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Norwood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 217ft / 66.1mTotal length
  • 34,610Total average daily traffic
  • 2,641Total average daily truck traffic
  • 69,220Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Norwood, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 41980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Norwood, NC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Norwood)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • S Stanly School Rd (Lat: 35.233194 Lon: -80.160611), Call Sign: WNKN777, Licensee ID: L00113182,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.850 MHz, Grant Date: 03/19/2002, Expiration Date: 04/20/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/25/2008, Registrant: Michelin Aircraft Tire Corporation, 40589 South Stanly School Road, Norwood, NC 28128, Phone: (704) 474-7634
  • 1 Mi E Sr 1746 (Lat: 35.244583 Lon: -80.135889), Call Sign: KCH967,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.6000 MHz, Grant Date: 12/01/2001, Expiration Date: 02/05/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2005, Registrant: Piedmont Natural Gas Co, 1925 Rexford Road, Charlotte, NC 28173, Phone: (704) 363-3120, Email:
  • 2 Km E Sr 1746 Int Of Hwy 52 (Lat: 35.244583 Lon: -80.135889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 98 m, Call Sign: WPHR496, Grant Date: 06/23/2005, Expiration Date: 06/26/2015, Cancellation Date: 04/24/2008, Certifier: Terre Woodall, Registrant: Skitronics Management, Cowen, WV 26206, Phone: (919) 740-0069, Fax: (304) 226-8630
  • S Stanly School Rd (Lat: 35.233194 Lon: -80.160611), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQIQ585,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.850 MHz, Grant Date: 04/15/2008, Expiration Date: 04/15/2018, Cancellation Date: 06/16/2018, Certifier: Kathie Yigdall, Registrant: Michelin North America Inc, One Parkway South, Greenville, SC 29615, Phone: (864) 458-6147, Fax: (864) 458-6110, Email:
  • S Stanly School Rd (Lat: 35.233194 Lon: -80.160611), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQJA391, Licensee ID: L00005888,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.850 MHz, Grant Date: 07/03/2008, Expiration Date: 07/03/2018, Cancellation Date: 07/25/2008, Certifier: Kathie Yigdall, Registrant: Michelin North America, Greenville, NC 29602, Phone: (864) 458-6759
  • 4539 Gaddys Ferry Rd (Lat: 35.186250 Lon: -80.199778), Type: Bant, Structure height: 23 m, Overall height: 24 m, Call Sign: WQRC229,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.762 MHz, Grant Date: 04/12/2013, Expiration Date: 04/12/2023, Certifier: Terry L Blalock, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STANLY HS, 40488 South Stanly School Rd (Lat: 35.230833 Lon: -80.165194), Type: Pole, Structure height: 42.6 m, Call Sign: WQDV775,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/09/2005, Expiration Date: 11/09/2015, Cancellation Date: 07/07/2014, Certifier: Christopher L Harris, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1777, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • NORWOOD, 11354 Brickyard Road (Lat: 35.227194 Lon: -80.134500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQPW652,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10995.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/31/2012, Expiration Date: 08/31/2022, 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:
  • NORWOOD, Lefler Rd. (Lat: 35.240944 Lon: -80.138583), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 99.1 m, Call Sign: WQUU968, Licensee ID: L00008845,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6825.00 MHz, 6755.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/21/2014, Expiration Date: 10/21/2024, Certifier: Karen Mcdaniel, Registrant: County Of Stanly, 201 South 2nd Street, Albemarle, NC 28001, Phone: (704) 986-3709, Fax: (704) 983-5911, Email:
  • NORWOOD, U.S. Hwy 52 (Lat: 35.226806 Lon: -80.122833), Overall height: 33.2 m, Call Sign: KJK89,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6049.00 MHz, 6167.60 MHz, Grant Date: 04/11/1990, Expiration Date: 08/10/1998, Cancellation Date: 08/10/1998, Registrant: Mid Carolina Telephone Company, 131 Matthews St, Matthews, NC 28105

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Norwood)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Norwood)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 31. The highest number of reported fires - 47 took place in 2008, and the least - 3 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Norwood, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (54.5%), and Outside Fires (29.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Norwood, NC
    • 25054.5%Structure Fires
    • 13629.6%Outside Fires
    • 439.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 306.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Norwood, NC
Most common first names in Norwood, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8571.2 years
Robert5674.3 years
William5573.3 years
Mary5377.3 years
John4376.5 years
Thomas3168.2 years
Charles2570.9 years
Walter2474.0 years
Henry2273.4 years
Willie2070.2 years
Most common last names in Norwood, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Thompson6076.9 years
Blalock5273.6 years
Watkins4171.1 years
Smith3877.0 years
Poplin3873.0 years
Mabry3778.0 years
Morton3672.5 years
Lee3272.5 years
Turner3074.3 years
Lowder2478.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Norwood, NC
  • 79.1%Electricity
  • 10.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.9%Utility gas
  • 3.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Norwood, NC
  • 79.7%Electricity
  • 10.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.0%Utility gas


Norwood compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below 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.
There are 8 pilots and 10 other airmen in this city.
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