Norway, Benton County, Iowa

Norway: City in Iowa, United States

About

Norway is a city located in the county of Benton in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its population at the 2010 census was 545 and a population density of 472 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 528 inhabitants.

The city was created 159 years ago in 1862.

Quick Facts about Norway

Population : 528 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
County : Benton County
Postal code : 52318
Area : 1.15 km2
Altitude : 810 feet / 247 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1863 (159 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 02:55:30 (27th November 2022)
Density : 457 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.22% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Norway is located at 41°54'10"N 91°55'18"W (41.9027800, -91.9215700).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Norway decreased by 3.22% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 545 - census
2011 545 0% estimation process
2012 537 -1.49% estimation process
2013 534 -0.56% estimation process
2014 530 -0.75% estimation process
2015 529 -0.19% estimation process
2016 527 -0.38% estimation process
2017 526 -0.19% estimation process
2018 528 0.38% estimation process
2019 528 0% estimation process
2020 528 0% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 58,877
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 60,563
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -2.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 58,662
April 1, 2010 Population : 60,608
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.3%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.2%
People over 65 (%) : 17.0%
Female persons, % : 52.6%
White only, percent : 74.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 17.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 0.9%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 6.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 4.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 71.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 4,137
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.6%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 48.7%

Norway zip code is 52318. County name: Benton, County fips: 19011

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 48.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $80,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $902
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $361
2015-2019 median gross rent : $730
2015-2019 Households : 23,846
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.36
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 74.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 79.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 84.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 15.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.9%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 149,729
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 818,733
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 793,391
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,118,818
2012 total retail sales per capita : $18,601
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $39,332
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $21,715
Percentage of people living in poverty : 23.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 3,487
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,677
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,297
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 567
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,632
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 382
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,784
2010 population per square mile : 2,396.1
2010 land area in square miles : 25.29

People born in Norway (1)

Major League Baseball first baseman Hal Trosky was born in Norway

Schools in Norway

College & universities near Norway, IA

Code Name City ZIP
153418 Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids Cedar Rapids (IA) 52404

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Norway, IA

Code Name Address Type
OTM Ottumwa station 210 West Main Street RAIL
MTP Mount Pleasant 418 North Adams Street RAIL
DVP Davenport, Iowa 304 West River Drive BUS

Post offices near Norway

Post Office Name City ZIP
Norway Post Office Norway (IA) 52318

Other places with the same name (7)

Other cities in Benton County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Benton County , IA.

City Name Population Title
Vinton 5,019 City in Iowa
Belle Plaine 2,417 City in Iowa, United States
Atkins 1,978 City in Benton County, Iowa, United States
Urbana 1,498 City in Benton County, Iowa, United States
Walford 1,436 City in Iowa, United States of America
Shellsburg 957 Human settlement in Benton County, Iowa, United States of America
Newhall 846 City in Iowa, United States
Blairstown 653 City in Benton County, Iowa, United States
Van Horne 646 Human settlement in Benton County, Iowa, United States of America
Keystone 615 Human settlement in Benton County, Iowa, United States of America
Garrison 355 City in Benton County, Iowa, United States
Geneva 154 City in Franklin County, Iowa, United States
Mount Auburn 144 Human settlement in Benton County, Iowa, United States of America
Luzerne 92 City in Benton County, Iowa, United States