Norwalk is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 16,867 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Norwalk is the 110th largest community in Ohio.
When you are in Norwalk, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 38.70% of Norwalk’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Norwalk is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Norwalk who work in office and administrative support (10.36%), sales jobs (9.36%), and management occupations (6.44%).
The citizens of Norwalk are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.24% of adults in Norwalk have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Norwalk in 2018 was $24,414, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $97,656 for a family of four. However, Norwalk contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Norwalk is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Norwalk home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Norwalk residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Norwalk include German, Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Norwalk is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.