Norwalk is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 16,827 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Norwalk is the 110th largest community in Ohio.
When you are in Norwalk, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.01% of Norwalk’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. 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 (15.81%), sales jobs (8.06%), and management occupations (7.43%).
The percentage of adults in Norwalk with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.62% of adults in Norwalk have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Norwalk in 2010 was $22,397, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $89,588 for a family of four. However, Norwalk contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Norwalk is a somewhat 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. Important ancestries of people in Norwalk include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Norwalk is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.