Norwood, Kentucky

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Norwood, Kentucky
Location of Norwood in Jefferson County, Kentucky
Location of Norwood in Jefferson County, Kentucky
Norwood is located in Kentucky
Location within the state of Kentucky
Norwood is located in the United States
Norwood (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°15′7″N 85°36′45″W / 38.25194°N 85.61250°W / 38.25194; -85.61250Coordinates: 38°15′7″N 85°36′45″W / 38.25194°N 85.61250°W / 38.25194; -85.61250
CountryUnited States
 • Total0.12 sq mi (0.30 km2)
 • Land0.12 sq mi (0.30 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
551 ft (168 m)
 • Total370
 • Estimate 
 • Density3,145/sq mi (1,214.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Code
FIPS code21-56928
GNIS feature ID1669514

Norwood is a home rule-class city in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States.[1] The population was 370 at the 2010 census.[3]


Norwood is located 8 miles (13 km) east of downtown Louisville at 38°15′07″N 85°36′45″W / 38.251871°N 85.612567°W / 38.251871; -85.612567.[4] It is bordered to the west by St. Matthews, to the north and east by Lyndon, and otherwise by consolidated Louisville/Jefferson County. U.S. Route 60 (Shelbyville Road) forms the southern boundary of Norwood.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.12 square miles (0.30 km2), all land.[3]


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016383[2]3.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 395 people, 156 households, and 114 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,362.7 people per square mile (1,270.9/km²). There were 165 housing units at an average density of 1,404.7 per square mile (530.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.46% White, 1.01% African American, 0.76% Asian, 0.25% from other races, and 1.52% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.76% of the population.

There were 156 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.8% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.9% were non-families. 22.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the city, the population was spread out with 27.1% under the age of 18, 4.8% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 27.3% from 45 to 64, and 14.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 107.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $65,833, and the median income for a family was $71,250. Males had a median income of $61,406 versus $31,923 for females. The per capita income for the city was $29,092. About 5.5% of families and 4.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.8% of those under age 18 and 14.7% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b Commonwealth of Kentucky. Office of the Secretary of State. Land Office. "Norwood, Kentucky". Accessed 15 September 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Norwood city, Kentucky". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved June 15, 2018.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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