Norwalk is a tiny village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 640 people and just one neighborhood, Norwalk is the 407th largest community in Wisconsin. Much of the housing stock in Norwalk was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Norwalk, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 52.72% of Norwalk’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Norwalk is a village of farmers, fishers, or foresters, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Norwalk who work in farm management occupations (18.41%), office and administrative support (8.79%) and management occupations (7.95%).
In addition, many people in Norwalk have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Norwalk’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The village is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Norwalk has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Norwalk a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.