Norwood is a Statutory Town in San Miguel County, Colorado, United States. The population was 518 at the 2010 census. A post office called Norwood has been in operation since 1887. The community was named after Norwood, Missouri, the native home of a first settler.


Norwood is located at (38.131077, -108.291478). According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of , all land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 438 people, 195 households, and 112 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,709.7 people per square mile (650.4/km). There were 258 housing units at an average density of 1,007.1 per square mile (383.1/km). The racial makeup of the town was 97.49% White, 1.60% Native American, 0.23% from other races, and 0.68% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.48% of the population. There were 195 households, out of which 27.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.6% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.1% were non-families. 35.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.92. In the town, the population was spread out, with 24.4% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 32.0% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 8.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 105.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.9 males. The median income for a household in the town was $39,375, and the median income for a family was $50,313. Males had a median income of $33,750 versus $22,813 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,687. None of the families and 5.6% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 20.6% of those over 64.

Notable people

* Robert B. Duffield (1917-2000), radiochemist who headed the Argonne National Laboratory."Robert B. Duffield ’40"
''Princeton Alumni Weekly''. Accessed August 31, 2020. "Bob died at his home in Norwood, Colo., on Dec. 26, 2000, after a brief illness with acute leukemia. He prepared at Asbury Park H.S."

See also

*Outline of Colorado **Index of Colorado-related articles *State of Colorado **Colorado cities and towns ***Colorado municipalities **Colorado counties ***San Miguel County, Colorado *San Juan Mountains


External links

Town of Norwood websiteNorwood Chamber of CommerceCDOT map of the Town of NorwoodNorwood Post NewspaperThe Watch Newspaper
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