Norwalk, Connecticut Population 2022

88,081
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Norwalk is a city located in Fairfield County Connecticut. Norwalk has a 2020 population of 88,081. Norwalk is currently declining at a rate of -0.28% annually but its population has increased by 2.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 85,956 in 2010.

The average household income in Norwalk is $126,441 with a poverty rate of 9.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,691 per month, and the median house value is $438,900. The median age in Norwalk is 40.4 years, 38.8 years for males, and 41.8 years for females.

Norwalk Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Norwalkwas:

  • White: 69.01%
  • Black or African American: 13.41%
  • Two or more races: 5.95%
  • Other race: 5.72%
  • Asian: 5.43%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.15%
The current population of Norwalk, Connecticut is 88,081 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 88,081.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 85,956.

Norwalk, Connecticut Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2010919,3550.00%
2011928,0008,6450.93%
2012935,0997,0990.76%
2013939,9244,8250.51%
2014944,1964,2720.45%
2015944,9437470.08%
2016944,347-596-0.06%
2017943,038-1,309-0.14%
2018943,9719330.10%
2019943,332-639-0.07%
2020942,693-639-0.07%
2021942,054-639-0.07%

Norwalk Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White61,25469.01%
Black or African American11,90213.41%
American Indian and Alaska Native2870.32%
Asian4,8225.43%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1360.15%
Some Other Race5,0755.72%
Two or More Races5,2795.95%
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Norwalk Population by Race

Norwalk Population Pyramid 2022

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Norwalk Median Age

40.1


Total

38.5


Male

41.7


Female

Norwalk Adults

There are 71,511 adults, (13,619 of whom are seniors) in Norwalk.

Norwalk Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Norwalk Sex Ratio

Female

45,195

50.92%

Male

43,560

49.08%

Norwalk Population by Age

Norwalk Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Norwalk Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.6%28.4%
All57.3%42.7%
Male45.4%54.6%
Female43.9%56.1%
Non Family43.4%56.6%

57.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Norwalk Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All34,4272.5657.3
Married16,6923.271.6
Male1,8283.5145.4
Female3,9903.3343.9
Non Family11,9171.2643.4

3.15

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Norwalk Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,4937.00%
9th to 12th Grade3,2064.99%
High School Graduate13,85521.58%
Some College10,08015.70%
Associates Degree4,5627.11%
Bachelors Degree16,06725.03%
Graduate Degree11,92918.58%
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Norwalk Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Norwalk Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian3,7393,2022,573
White35,61034,08619,573
Islander12110458
2+ Races3,2232,758945
Black8,1467,2282,362
Other Race3,1502,261898
Hispanic15,49710,8002,825
Native American2011238

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.72%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.82%.

Norwalk Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,308$57,181$45,537
Less Than 9th Grade$29,598$35,205$20,890
High School Graduate$36,678$42,263$25,159
Some College$38,393$40,898$35,771
Bachelors Degree$75,467$86,586$60,301
Graduate Degree$89,922$109,045$72,911

$51,308

Average Earnings

$57,181

Average Male

$45,537

Average Female

Norwalk Earnings by Educational Attainment

Norwalk Language by Age

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Norwalk Language

62.47% of Norwalk residents speak only English, while 37.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 24.86% of the population.

Norwalk Language

Norwalk Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic24,5023,60714.72%
Black11,8301,47812.49%
Multiple5,2793596.80%
Native282176.03%
White45,2292,5875.72%
Asian4,8222014.17%
Other1,120NaN%

9.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.30%

Male Poverty Rate

10.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Norwalk

The race most likely to be in poverty in Norwalk is Hispanic, with 14.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Norwalk is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.00%.

Norwalk Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.73%
High School11.42%
Some College8.87%
Bachelors or Greater2.84%

Norwalk Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.44%
Male Unemployed12.39%
Female Employed4.93%
Female Unemployed23.66%

Norwalk Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Norwalk Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$89,486$133,727
Families$102,314$152,765
Married Families$120,556-
Non Families$64,294$93,549
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Income by Household Type

Norwalk Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Norwalk Married by Age and Sex

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Norwalk Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Norwalk Marital Status by Race

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Norwalk Marital Status

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2,180

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War197
First Gulf War195
Vietnam887
Korea239
World War II176

Norwalk Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34104
35 to 54222
55 to 64308
65 to 74591
75+955

Norwalk Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8913.76%
Black2072.20%
Native American3013.82%
Asian130.32%
2+ Races391.06%
Hispanic1670.92%

Norwalk Veterans by Race

Norwalk Veterans by Education

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9.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Norwalk Veterans by Education

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71.2%

Labor Force Participation

66.6%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Norwalk Employment by Age

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Norwalk Employment by Race

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Norwalk Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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41.19%

Born in Norwalk

71.55%

Native Born

28.45%

Foreign Born

15.41%

Non Citizen

13.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

71.55% of Norwalk residents were born in the United States, with 41.19% having been born in Connecticut. 15.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Norwalk Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18805,3080.00%
18905,8265180.94%
19006,1252990.50%
19106,9548291.28%
192027,74320,78914.84%
193036,0198,2762.65%
194039,8493,8301.02%
195049,4609,6112.18%
196067,77518,3153.20%
197079,28811,5131.58%
198077,767-1,521-0.19%
199078,3315640.07%
200082,9514,6200.57%
201085,9563,0050.36%
201186,6116550.76%
201287,2576460.75%
201387,7284710.54%
201488,0232950.34%
201588,2482250.26%
201688,4411930.22%
201788,357-84-0.09%
201889,0617040.80%
201988,816-245-0.28%
202088,571-245-0.28%
202188,326-245-0.28%
202288,081-245-0.28%

Norwalk Population by Year