Most Expensive Norwalk Neighborhoods
Norwalk is a larger medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 88,145 people and 22 constituent neighborhoods, Norwalk is the sixth largest community in Connecticut.
Norwalk home prices are not only among the most expensive in Connecticut, but Norwalk real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Norwalk is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.36% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Norwalk is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Norwalk who work in office and administrative support (13.99%), sales jobs (12.14%) and management occupations (9.53%).
Also of interest is that Norwalk has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One thing noticeable about Norwalk, although not a huge city, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Norwalk is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Norwalk a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
One of the nice things about Norwalk is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
For the size of the city, public transportation in Norwalk is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the train. For Norwalk, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
The citizens of Norwalk are among the most well-educated in the nation: 41.11% of adults in Norwalk have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Norwalk in 2010 was $43,778, which is upper middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $175,112 for a family of four. However, Norwalk contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Norwalk is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Norwalk home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Norwalk residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Norwalk also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 21.91% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Norwalk include Italian, Irish, English, German, Polish and Haitian.
In addition, Norwalk has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (24.42%).
The most common language spoken in Norwalk is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||35,450|
|NORWALK HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||61.55%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||38.45%|
|TYPE OF NORWALK HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||47.44%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||5.50%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||22.34%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||24.51%|
|SIZE OF NORWALK HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||4.14%|
|AGE OF NORWALK HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||6.35%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||28.56%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||42.99%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||22.10%|
|NORWALK REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$423,415|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,629|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $50,000||1.57%|
|$50,001 - $100,000||1.12%|
|$100,001 - $200,000||5.92%|
|$200,001 - $299,000||13.21%|
|$299,001 - $399,000||26.97%|
|$399,001 - $499,000||18.38%|
|$499,001 - $749,000||22.27%|
|$749,001 - $998,000||5.37%|
|PEOPLE OF NORWALK||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.58%|
|5 TO 17||13.63%|
|18 TO 24||7.69%|
|25 TO 34||15.24%|
|35 TO 54||30.30%|
|55 TO 64||13.29%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||14.27%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||89.26%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$76,051|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$43,778|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||8.09%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (11.89%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (10.35%)
Information Technology (3.75%)
Public Service (2.12%)
Real estate (2.04%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||15.35%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.34%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.08%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||3.79%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.34%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||21.91%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (16.86%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (66.94%)
French Creole (2.36%)
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