Norwalk, Connecticut Population 2024

91,874

Norwalk is a city located in Connecticut. Norwalk has a 2024 population of 91,874. Norwalk is currently growing at a rate of 0.26% annually and its population has increased by 1.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 90,928 in 2020.

The average household income in Norwalk is $144,892 with a poverty rate of 10.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Norwalk is 40 years, 37.5 years for males, and 42 years for females.

Norwalk Demographics

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

  • White: 54.95%
  • Black or African American: 17.93%
  • Two or more races: 12.21%
  • Other race: 10.5%
  • Asian: 4.01%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
Land Area (mi²)
22.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,014.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.04% (946)
The current population of Norwalk, Connecticut is 91,874 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 90,928.

Norwalk, Connecticut Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White50,02854.95%
Black or African American16,32417.93%
Two or more races11,11412.21%
Other race9,56110.5%
Asian3,6514.01%
Native American2940.32%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander780.09%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Norwalk Population by Race

Norwalk Population Pyramid 2024

Norwalk Median Age

40

Total

37.5

Male

42

Female

Norwalk Adults

There are 73,383 adults, (14,373 of whom are seniors) in Norwalk.

Norwalk Age Dependency

54.3

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Norwalk Sex Ratio

Female45,37049.83%
Male45,68050.17%

Norwalk Population by Age

Norwalk Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All35,2722.5654.845.2
Married16,3753.257129
Non Family12,6581.2740.159.9
Female4,3423.2342.557.5
Male1,8973.7742.657.4

3.19

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

54.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Norwalk Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,8227.3%
9th to 12th Grade2,7044.09%
High School Graduate14,85422.49%
Some College10,66816.15%
Associates Degree4,8457.34%
Bachelors Degree16,13024.42%
Graduate Degree12,03018.21%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Norwalk Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Norwalk Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White32,11530,92318,280
Hispanic17,70112,6333,128
Black11,78810,8753,924
2+ Races6,7455,8001,833
Other Race5,9744,023948
Asian2,9352,6262,114
Native American18316347
Islander575722

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 72.03%.

Norwalk Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$55,471$61,268$49,532
Less Than 9th Grade$29,501$31,841$24,487
High School Graduate$39,321$45,781$26,275
Some College$42,767$50,182$38,316
Bachelors Degree$81,025$93,195$68,600
Graduate Degree$95,448$116,899$78,800

$55,471

Average Earnings

$61,268

Average Male

$49,532

Average Female

Norwalk Earnings by Educational Attainment

Norwalk Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Norwalk Language

62.9% of Norwalk residents speak only English, while 37.1% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.47% of the population.

Norwalk Language

Norwalk Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic27,6865,02918.16%
White40,4692,5076.19%
Other9,3172,41325.9%
Black16,2412,15413.26%
Multiple11,1071,41212.71%
Asian3,6471804.94%

10.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.43%

Male Poverty Rate

12.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Norwalk

The race most likely to be in poverty in Norwalk is Other, with 25.9% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Norwalk is Asian, with 4.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.45%.

Norwalk Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.58%
High School13.03%
Some College9.8%
Bachelors or Greater3.59%

Norwalk Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed36.27%
Male Unemployed30.16%
Female Employed7.22%
Male Employed3.72%

Norwalk Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Norwalk Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$97,879$144,892
Families$115,631$169,144
Married Families$132,151$-999,999,999
Non Families$67,648$96,020

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Norwalk Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

45.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Norwalk Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Norwalk Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,968

Number of Veterans

1,888

Male Veterans

80

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam729
Second Gulf War347
First Gulf War152
Korea146
World War II86

Norwalk Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+848
65 to 74452
35 to 54350
18 to 34161
55 to 64157

Norwalk Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,4633.48%
Black4012.97%
Hispanic1410.7%
2+ Races510.66%
Other Race270.4%
Asian260.82%

Norwalk Veterans by Race

Norwalk Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Norwalk Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.7%

Labor Force Participation

66.5%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Norwalk Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Norwalk Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Norwalk Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

42.09%

Born in Norwalk

70.06%

Native Born

29.94%

Foreign Born

15.37%

Non Citizen

14.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

70.06% of Norwalk residents were born in the United States, with 42.09% having been born in Connecticut. 15.37% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202993,0562360.25%
202892,8202370.26%
202792,5832360.26%
202692,3472370.26%
202592,1102360.26%
202491,8742370.26%
202391,6372360.26%
202291,401-74-0.08%
202191,4755470.6%
202090,9282,0122.26%
201988,916-292-0.33%
201889,2087510.85%
201788,457-51-0.06%
201688,5082280.26%
201588,2802270.26%
201488,0533040.35%
201387,7494780.55%
201287,2716520.75%
201186,6196640.77%
201085,9553,0043.62%
200082,9514,6205.9%
199078,3315640.73%
198077,767-1,521-1.92%
197079,28811,51316.99%
196067,77518,31537.03%
195049,4609,61124.12%
194039,8493,83010.63%
193036,0198,27629.83%
192027,74320,789298.95%
19106,95482913.53%
19006,1252995.13%
18905,8265189.76%
18805,30800%
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Norwalk Population by Year