Norwich is a medium-sized city located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 40,014 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Norwich is the 25th largest community in Connecticut. Norwich has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Unlike some cities, Norwich isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Norwich are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Norwich is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Norwich who work in office and administrative support (9.80%), personal care services (9.41%), and sales jobs (9.06%).
The education level of Norwich citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.42% of adults in Norwich have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Norwich in 2018 was $31,459, which is low income relative to Connecticut, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $125,836 for a family of four. However, Norwich contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Norwich is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Norwich home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Norwich residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Norwich also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.75% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Norwich include Irish, Italian, English, German, and French.
The most common language spoken in Norwich is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.