Norwalk, Ohio Population 2020

16,975

Norwalk is a city located in Ohio. With a 2020 population of 16,975, it is the 107th largest city in Ohio and the 2102nd largest city in the United States. Norwalk is currently growing at a rate of 0.15% annually but its population has decreased by -0.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,012 in 2010. Norwalk reached it's highest population of 17,086 in 2010. Spanning over 9 miles, Norwalk has a population density of 1,915 people per square mile.

The average household income in Norwalk is $58,115 with a poverty rate of 16.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $676 per month, and the median house value is $121,600. The median age in Norwalk is 39 years, 36.3 years for males, and 41 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.8 males.

Norwalk Demographics

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

  • White: 92.51%
  • Two or more races: 2.74%
  • Black or African American: 2.59%
  • Other race: 2.04%
  • Asian: 0.12%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Norwalk, Ohio is 16,975, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,923.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,012.

Norwalk, Ohio Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202058,588420.07%
201958,546420.07%
201858,504420.07%
201758,462710.12%
201658,391710.12%
201558,320-290-0.50%
201458,610-212-0.36%
201358,822-377-0.64%
201259,199-212-0.36%
201159,411-150-0.25%
201059,5610.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,61792.51%
Two or More Races4622.74%
Black or African American4372.59%
Some Other Race3452.04%
Asian200.12%

Norwalk Population Pyramid 2020

Norwalk Median Age

39


Total

36.3


Male

41


Female

Norwalk Adults

There are 12,918 adults, (3,132 of whom are seniors) in Norwalk.

Norwalk Age Dependency

72.5

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Norwalk Sex Ratio

Female

8,895

52.69%

Male

7,986

47.31%

Norwalk Households and Families

Norwalk Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Norwalk Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80%20%
All60.4%39.6%
Male55.6%44.4%
Non Family47.3%52.7%
Female41.2%58.8%

60.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,9522.3760.4
Married2,9153.1280
Non Family2,6191.2247.3
Female1,1252.9241.2
Male2933.1555.6

2.95

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

7.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Norwalk Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4634.06%
9th to 12th Grade1,0479.19%
High School Graduate5,04744.28%
Some College1,96617.25%
Associates Degree1,1049.69%
Bachelors Degree1,0349.07%
Graduate Degree7376.47%

Norwalk Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,0989,0511,666
Hispanic87250220
Black31519771
Other Race265201
Multiple Races17513234
Asian2020

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 22.54%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,401$32,293$27,324
Less Than High School$20,635$25,057$17,672
High School Grad$27,652$34,340$22,808
Some College$35,085$39,926$31,644
Bachelors Degree$35,025$33,125$35,686
Graduate Degree$51,075$52,738$50,625

$30,401

Average Earnings

$32,293

Average Male

$27,324

Average Female

Norwalk Language

Norwalk Language by Age

Norwalk Language

92.52% of Norwalk residents speak only English, while 7.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.79% of the population.

Norwalk Poverty

Norwalk Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,0682,14415.24%
Hispanic1,70455332.45%
Black4236715.84%
Multiple4625010.82%
Other341195.57%

16.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.75%

Male Poverty Rate

17.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Norwalk

The race most likely to be in poverty in Norwalk is Hispanic, with 32.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Norwalk is Other, with 5.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.60%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.56%
High School14.60%
Some College10.83%
Bachelors or Greater2.21%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.56%
Male Unemployed44.81%
Female Employed7.99%
Male Employed6.22%

Norwalk Income

Norwalk Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,565$58,115
Families$54,134$68,055
Married Families$69,256-
Non Families$31,447$36,267

Norwalk Marital Status

Norwalk Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Norwalk Married by Age and Sex

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

Norwalk Veterans

1,161

Number of Veterans

1,095

Male Veterans

66

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam502
First Gulf War204
Second Gulf War115
Korea93
World War II22
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74382
35 to 54301
75+222
55 to 64158
18 to 3498
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0168.41%
Black13139.94%
2 or More146.45%
Hispanic131.34%

$Norwalk Veterans by Education

9.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Norwalk Employment Status

62.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Norwalk 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

81.88%

Born in Ohio

96.80%

Native Born

3.20%

Foreign Born

2.42%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.80% of Norwalk residents were born in the United States, with 81.88% having been born in Ohio. 2.42% 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
202016,975260.15%
201916,949260.15%
201816,923200.12%
201716,903260.15%
201616,877310.18%
201516,846-84-0.50%
201416,930490.29%
201316,881-106-0.62%
201216,987-59-0.35%
201117,046-40-0.23%
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%