Norwalk, Connecticut Population 2020

88,871

Norwalk is a city located in Fairfield County, Connecticut. With a 2020 population of 88,871, it is the 6th largest city in Connecticut and the 382nd largest city in the United States. Norwalk is currently declining at a rate of -0.10% annually but its population has increased by 3.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 85,603 in 2010. Norwalk reached it's highest population of 89,047 in 2018. Spanning over 36 miles, Norwalk has a population density of 3,883 people per square mile.

The average household income in Norwalk is $120,522 with a poverty rate of 9.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,597 per month, and the median house value is $427,300. The median age in Norwalk is 39.7 years, 38.2 years for males, and 41.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.7 males.

Norwalk Ct Demographics

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

  • White: 73.66%
  • Black or African American: 14.30%
  • Asian: 5.18%
  • Other race: 4.01%
  • Two or more races: 2.14%
  • Native American: 0.57%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.14%
The current population of Norwalk, Connecticut is 88,871, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 89,047. The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 85,603.
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020944,5553660.04%
2019944,1893660.04%
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 Percentage
White65,13873.66%
Black or African American12,65014.30%
Asian4,5825.18%
Some Other Race3,5424.01%
Two or More Races1,8912.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native5080.57%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1250.14%

Norwalk Ct Population Pyramid 2020

Norwalk Ct Median Age

39.7


Total

38.2


Male

41.2


Female

Norwalk Ct Adults

There are 70,357 adults, (13,206 of whom are seniors) in Norwalk Ct.

Norwalk Ct Age Dependency

54.7

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Norwalk Ct Sex Ratio

Female

46,123

52.15%

Male

42,313

47.85%

Norwalk Ct Households and Families

Norwalk Ct Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Norwalk Ct Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75%25%
All59%41%
Male51.2%48.8%
Non Family46.8%53.2%
Female36.7%63.3%

59.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All33,9232.5959
Married15,9603.2775
Non Family11,8921.2546.8
Female4,3843.3936.7
Male1,6873.4451.2

3.22

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Norwalk Ct Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,1166.52%
9th to 12th Grade3,7815.99%
High School Graduate13,96822.14%
Some College10,31316.35%
Associates Degree4,5287.18%
Bachelors Degree15,47324.52%
Graduate Degree10,91617.30%

Norwalk Ct Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White35,50433,81119,106
Hispanic15,07510,2542,555
Black8,5327,5342,131
Asian3,4543,1392,355
Other Race2,4961,572514
Multiple Races832732340
Native American410324
Islander1049452

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.23%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.18%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,754$55,662$42,259
Less Than High School$25,959$30,935$16,759
High School Grad$32,337$36,034$26,867
Some College$39,125$41,835$37,061
Bachelors Degree$73,014$82,386$59,194
Graduate Degree$90,823$107,718$76,560

$49,754

Average Earnings

$55,662

Average Male

$42,259

Average Female

Norwalk Ct Language

Norwalk Ct Language by Age

Norwalk Ct Language

60.74% of Norwalk Ct residents speak only English, while 39.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.50% of the population.

Norwalk Ct Poverty

Norwalk Ct Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic24,5464,29417.49%
White45,4052,4645.43%
Black12,5711,57412.52%
Other3,49572520.74%
Multiple1,89124412.90%
Asian4,5821633.56%
Native508214.13%

9.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.65%

Male Poverty Rate

11.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Norwalk Ct

The race most likely to be in poverty in Norwalk Ct is Other, with 20.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Norwalk Ct is Asian, with 3.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.91%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.13%
High School10.97%
Some College8.58%
Bachelors or Greater3.62%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.26%
Male Unemployed16.28%
Female Employed4.68%
Male Employed3.57%

Norwalk Ct Income

Norwalk Ct Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$82,474$120,522
Families$95,743$134,490
Married Families$118,141-
Non Families$60,913$91,249

Norwalk Ct Marital Status

Norwalk Ct Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

45.7%

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 45-54.

Norwalk Ct Marital Status by Race

Norwalk Ct Veterans

2,645

Number of Veterans

2,533

Male Veterans

112

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam944
Second Gulf War318
First Gulf War272
World War II251
Korea244
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1624.12%
Black3673.75%
Hispanic1640.93%
Other471.67%
Indian429.70%
Hawaiian2322.12%
2 or More40.42%

$Norwalk Ct Veterans by Education

5.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Norwalk Ct Employment Status

72.1%

Labor Force Participation

66.8%

Employment Rate

7.2%

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

42.25%

Born in Connecticut

71.57%

Native Born

28.43%

Foreign Born

16.22%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

71.57% of Norwalk Ct residents were born in the United States, with 42.25% having been born in Connecticut. 16.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202088,871-88-0.10%
201988,959-88-0.10%
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%