Norwalk, Ohio Population 2022

16,822
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Norwalk is a city located in Huron County Ohio. Norwalk has a 2020 population of 16,822. It is also the county seat of Huron County. Norwalk is currently declining at a rate of -0.09% annually and its population has decreased by -1.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,086 in 2010.

The average household income in Norwalk is $58,677 with a poverty rate of 16.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $675 per month, and the median house value is $126,300. The median age in Norwalk is 38.7 years, 36.4 years for males, and 40.3 years for females.

Norwalk Demographics

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

  • White: 94.87%
  • Black or African American: 2.38%
  • Two or more races: 1.96%
  • Other race: 0.79%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Norwalk, Ohio is 16,822 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,822.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,086.

Norwalk, Ohio Population 2022

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

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202158,070-98-0.17%
202058,168-98-0.17%
201958,266-98-0.17%
201858,364-29-0.05%
201758,393260.04%
201658,367600.10%
201558,307-303-0.52%
201458,610-215-0.37%
201358,825-379-0.64%
201259,204-212-0.36%
201159,416-144-0.24%
201059,5600.00%

Norwalk Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,99294.87%
Black or African American4012.38%
Two or More Races3311.96%
Some Other Race1330.79%
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Norwalk Population by Race

Norwalk Population Pyramid $2022

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Norwalk Median Age

38.7


Total

36.4


Male

40.3


Female

Norwalk Adults

There are 12,894 adults, (3,256 of whom are seniors) in Norwalk.

Norwalk Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Norwalk Sex Ratio

Female

8,815

52.29%

Male

8,042

47.71%

Norwalk Population by Age

Norwalk Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Norwalk Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female43.6%56.4%
Non Family44.7%55.3%
All60.8%39.2%
Male64.5%35.5%
Married80.3%19.7%

60.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Norwalk Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,9242.3860.8
Married2,9903.1580.3
Non Family2,6631.2144.7
Female9702.8943.6
Male3013.4364.5

3.01

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Norwalk Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4934.31%
9th to 12th Grade1,1149.74%
High School Graduate4,94943.29%
Some College1,97817.30%
Associates Degree1,0429.11%
Bachelors Degree1,1119.72%
Graduate Degree7456.52%
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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
White10,2619,1911,767
Hispanic82240630
Black32021359
2+ Races1136230
Other Race8065

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.57%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 26.55%.

Norwalk Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,930$32,395$28,540
Less Than 9th Grade$23,031$24,688$18,945
High School Graduate$28,809$36,357$21,823
Some College$33,245$35,152$32,535
Bachelors Degree$39,297$45,089$36,971
Graduate Degree$53,247$54,792$52,813

$30,930

Average Earnings

$32,395

Average Male

$28,540

Average Female

Norwalk Earnings by Educational Attainment

Norwalk Language by Age

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Norwalk Language

93.31% of Norwalk residents speak only English, while 6.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.91% of the population.

Norwalk Language

Norwalk Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,2602,06714.50%
Hispanic1,65661937.38%
Black3757820.80%
Multiple3315817.52%
Other17NaN%

16.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.58%

Male Poverty Rate

16.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Norwalk

The race most likely to be in poverty in Norwalk is Hispanic, with 37.38% 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 3.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.66%.

Norwalk Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.49%
High School15.60%
Some College12.53%
Bachelors or Greater1.52%

Norwalk Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed46.74%
Male Unemployed46.73%
Female Employed8.29%
Male Employed7.57%

Norwalk Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Norwalk Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,752$58,677
Families$57,490$70,787
Married Families$68,358-
Non Families$30,548$35,026
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Income by Household Type

Norwalk Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.5%

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 Over 65, 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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1,101

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam480
First Gulf War195
Second Gulf War110
Korea92
World War II24

Norwalk Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74383
35 to 54248
75+218
55 to 64161
18 to 3491

Norwalk Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9817.96%
Black12036.25%
Hispanic181.93%

Norwalk Veterans by Race

Norwalk Veterans by Education

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10.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Norwalk Veterans by Education

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62.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

4.9%

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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82.32%

Born in Norwalk

97.69%

Native Born

2.31%

Foreign Born

1.76%

Non Citizen

0.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.69% of Norwalk residents were born in the United States, with 82.32% having been born in Ohio. 1.76% 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
202216,822-15-0.09%
202116,837-15-0.09%
202016,852-15-0.09%
201916,867-15-0.09%
201816,8820.00%
201716,882120.07%
201616,870290.17%
201516,841-89-0.53%
201416,930510.30%
201316,879-110-0.65%
201216,989-58-0.34%
201117,047-39-0.23%
201017,0868480.51%
200016,2381,5070.98%
199014,7313730.26%
198014,3589720.70%
197013,3864860.37%
196012,9003,1252.81%
19509,7751,5641.76%
19408,2114350.55%
19307,7763970.53%
19207,379-479-0.63%
19107,8587841.06%
19007,074-121-0.17%
18907,1951,4912.35%
18805,7041,2062.40%
18704,4981,6594.71%
18602,8390.00%

Norwalk Population by Year