Norwalk, Connecticut Population 2019

Norwalk, Connecticut's estimated population is 89,047 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Norwalk, Connecticut is the 6th largest city in Connecticut based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 3890.86 people/mi² (1502.26 people/km²).

The overall median age is 39.2 years, 37.4 years for males, and 41.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.2 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.63 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Norwalk, Connecticut is $81,546, while the mean household income is $115,769.

Norwalk Ct Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Norwalk Ct was:

  • White: 73.17%
  • Black or African American: 15.62%
  • Asian: 5.23%
  • Other race: 3.39%
  • Two or more races: 2.05%
  • Native American: 0.47%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%

How Many People Live in Norwalk, Connecticut?

89,047
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201889,0476480.73%
201788,399-88-0.10%
201688,4872000.23%
201588,2872400.27%
201488,0473040.35%
201387,7434740.54%
201287,2696500.75%
201186,6196480.75%
201085,9713,0200.36%
200082,9514,6200.57%
199078,3315640.07%
198077,767-1,521-0.19%
197079,28811,5131.58%
196067,77518,3153.20%
195049,4609,6112.18%
194039,8493,8301.02%
193036,0198,2762.65%
192027,74320,78914.84%
19106,9548291.28%
19006,1252990.50%
18905,8265180.94%
18805,3080.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018943,8233660.04%
2017943,457-1,345-0.14%
2016944,802-499-0.05%
2015945,3019460.10%
2014944,3554,3640.46%
2013939,9914,8940.52%
2012935,0977,2000.77%
2011927,8978,5670.92%
2010919,3300.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White64,779
Black or African American13,827
Asian4,628
Some Other Race3,002
Two or More Races1,817
American Indian and Alaska Native420
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander64

Norwalk Ct Population Pyramid 2019

Norwalk Ct Median Age

39.2


Total

37.4


Male

41.2


Female

Norwalk Ct Adults

There are 69,913 adults, (12,557 of whom are seniors) in Norwalk Ct.

Norwalk Ct Age Dependency

54.4

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Norwalk Ct Sex Ratio

Female

46,318

52.31%

Male

42,219

47.69%

Norwalk Ct Households and Families

Norwalk Ct Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Norwalk Ct Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.5%25.5%
All59.6%40.4%
Male50.5%49.5%
Non Family47.5%52.5%
Female40%60%

59.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All33,3852.6359.6
Married16,0623.3174.5
Non Family11,1461.2647.5
Female4,6673.3140
Male1,5103.4550.5

3.23

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Norwalk Ct Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,8516.19%
9th to 12th Grade4,0306.48%
High School Graduate14,05122.58%
Some College10,35916.65%
Associates Degree4,3607.01%
Bachelors Degree15,14124.33%
Graduate Degree10,43516.77%

Norwalk Ct Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White35,31433,51018,694
Hispanic14,3059,5892,230
Black8,8287,7031,960
Asian3,4563,1582,351
Other Race2,1651,278407
Multiple Races825692346
Native American33927211
Islander645829

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.03%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,370$53,571$40,887
Less Than High School$23,972$30,099$16,300
High School Grad$31,658$34,142$26,769
Some College$39,113$44,635$35,192
Bachelors Degree$72,676$84,446$57,828
Graduate Degree$88,706$104,773$75,464

$48,370

Average Earnings

$53,571

Average Male

$40,887

Average Female

Norwalk Ct Language

Norwalk Ct Language by Age

Norwalk Ct Language

61.69% of Norwalk Ct residents speak only English, while 38.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 24.26% of the population.

Norwalk Ct Poverty

Norwalk Ct Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic23,7264,19817.69%
White45,6561,9234.21%
Black13,7601,83413.33%
Other2,96666822.52%
Asian4,6041874.06%
Multiple1,8171769.69%
Native420409.52%

9.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.17%

Male Poverty Rate

11.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Norwalk Ct

The race most likely to be in poverty in Norwalk Ct is Other, with 22.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Norwalk Ct is Asian, with 4.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.80%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.23%
High School10.43%
Some College7.83%
Bachelors or Greater3.32%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.65%
Male Unemployed13.43%
Female Employed4.15%
Male Employed3.50%

Norwalk Ct Income

Norwalk Ct Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$81,546$115,769
Families$94,902$129,307
Married Families$115,990-
Non Families$57,472$85,064

Norwalk Ct Marital Status

Norwalk Ct Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Norwalk Ct Married by Age and Sex

Norwalk Ct Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Norwalk Ct Marital Status by Race

Norwalk Ct Veterans

2,927

Number of Veterans

2,808

Male Veterans

119

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,030
Second Gulf War394
Korea303
World War II269
First Gulf War245

Norwalk Ct Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,4264.68%
Black3773.64%
Hispanic1550.91%
Indian4210.99%
Other371.47%
2 or More272.80%
Hawaiian1828.13%

Norwalk Ct Veterans by Education

4.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Norwalk Ct Employment Status

73%

Labor Force Participation

67.1%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Norwalk Ct Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

42.78%

Born in Connecticut

72.29%

Native Born

27.71%

Foreign Born

16.08%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

72.29% of Norwalk Ct residents were born in the United States, with 42.78% having been born in Connecticut. 16.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.