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Norwalk, CT Population and Races

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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Norwalk is 87,214, which is 5.14% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 5.48% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Norwalk population density is 2,399.05 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 647.99 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Norwalk is white, which represent 72.83% of the total population. The average Norwalk education level is about the same as the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 87,214. #6

Population Growth Since 2000, #50

Norwalk, CT

Population Density, #32

Norwalk, CT
2,399.05 per square mile
647.99 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:63,515 (72.83%, #127)
Black:13,386 (15.35%, #9)
Hispanic:19,109 (21.91%, #15)
Asian:4,606 (5.28%, #32)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):363 (0.42%, #32)
One Race, Other:3,305 (3.79%, see rank)
Two or More Races:2,039 (2.34%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:3,033 (15.87%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:4,098 (21.45%, see rank)
Cuban:312 (1.63%, see rank)
Central American:4,551 (23.82%, see rank)
South American:4,653 (24.35%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:1,795 (38.97%, see rank)
Chinese:807 (17.52%, see rank)
Filipino:617 (13.40%, see rank)
Japanese:195 (4.23%, see rank)
Korean:168 (3.65%, see rank)
Vietnamese:52 (1.13%, see rank)
Asian, Other:972 (21.10%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

80,883 (92.74%) out of the total population of 87,214 reported first ancestry.

 Norwalk, CT% of the Total PopulationConnecticutU.S.
Arab3980.46%, see rank0.61%0.56%
Czech3060.35%, see rank0.37%0.47%
Danish4150.48%, see rank0.33%0.42%
Dutch6110.70%, see rank0.74%1.40%
English6,3107.24%, see rank8.94%8.02%
French2,2542.58%, see rank8.47%3.34%
German5,7306.57%, see rank9.34%15.03%
Greek2,0102.30%, see rank0.87%0.41%
Hungarian1,7832.04%, see rank1.03%0.46%
Irish10,34311.86%, see rank16.03%10.80%
Italian14,70416.86%, see rank18.43%5.52%
Norwegian5290.61%, see rank0.54%1.42%
Polish3,5874.11%, see rank7.96%3.01%
Portuguese1790.21%, see rank1.39%0.44%
Russian1,4391.65%, see rank1.82%0.92%
Scotch-Irish4090.47%, see rank0.53%0.99%
Scottish1,3611.56%, see rank1.84%1.72%
Subsaharan African5120.59%, see rank0.92%0.95%
Swedish9161.05%, see rank1.71%1.27%
Swiss3150.36%, see rank0.23%0.30%
Ukrainian4020.46%, see rank0.55%0.31%
American5,3326.11%, see rank3.92%7.12%
Welsh2830.32%, see rank0.41%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 42,768 (49.04%, see rank)
Females: 44,446 (50.96%, see rank)

Norwalk, CT
Male: 49.04%
Female: 50.96%
Male: 48.74%
Female: 51.26%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Norwalk, CT
40.80 years old
40.30 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Norwalk, CT
38.90 years old
38.70 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Norwalk, CT
42.10 years old
41.60 years old
38.80 years old

 Norwalk, CT% of the Total PopulationConnecticutU.S.
Under 5 years4,8685.58%, see rank5.41%6.36%
5 to 9 years4,6445.32%, see rank6.05%6.51%
10 to 14 years4,7185.41%, see rank6.53%6.59%
15 to 19 years4,2864.91%, see rank7.11%6.85%
20 to 24 years4,9425.67%, see rank6.53%7.13%
25 to 34 years13,29315.24%, see rank12.06%13.47%
35 to 44 years13,00914.92%, see rank12.78%12.96%
45 to 54 years13,41615.38%, see rank15.69%14.09%
55 to 64 years11,59413.29%, see rank13.04%12.29%
65 to 74 years6,5627.52%, see rank7.81%7.64%
75 to 84 4,1394.75%, see rank4.54%4.25%
85 years and over1,7432.00%, see rank2.44%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Norwalk, CTConnecticutU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population63,756, 100%2,455,577209,056,129
Less Than High School6,850, 10.74%, see rank10.47%13.67%
High School Graduate15,754, 24.71%, see rank27.61%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree14,944, 23.44%, see rank24.93%29.09%
Bachelor Degree16,132, 25.30%, see rank20.63%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree10,076, 15.80%, see rank16.37%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#14.16, see rank14.0513.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Norwalk, CT ConnecticutU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten2,47453.76%46.24%66.72%33.28%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)7,35487.44%, see rank12.56%, see rank90.31%9.69%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)3,88786.00%, see rank14.00%, see rank89.29%10.71%90.60%9.40%
College4,34076.15%, see rank23.85%, see rank66.48%33.52%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School1,44344.70%, see rank55.30%, see rank45.69%54.31%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Norwalk, CTConnecticutU.S.
Total Households35,450, 100%1,356,206116,211,092
Average Household Size2.44, see rank2.562.63
1 Person Households11,986, 33.81%, see rank27.92%27.57%
2 or More Person Households23,464, 66.19%, see rank72.08%72.43%
Family Households (Families)21,473, 60.57%, see rank66.33%66.22%
Average Family Size3.25, see rank3.233.32
Married-Couple Family15,931, 44.94%, see rank48.98%48.42%
Nonfamily Households13,977, 39.43%, see rank33.67%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Norwalk, CT%ConnecticutU.S.
15 Years and Over Total72,984see rank2,945,558252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over35,699100%, see rank1,420,207123,281,364
Never Married13,44337.66%, see rank36.80%35.77%
Married18,24851.12%, see rank51.58%52.04%
Widowed8932.50%, see rank2.63%2.57%
Divorced3,1158.73%, see rank8.98%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over37,285100%, see rank1,525,351129,692,771
Never Married10,91429.27%, see rank30.51%29.48%
Married17,79147.72%, see rank48.05%49.19%
Widowed3,2738.78%, see rank9.10%9.16%
Divorced5,30714.23%, see rank12.33%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Norwalk, CT%ConnecticutU.S.
Native65,91675.58%, see rank86.35%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence38,79144.48%, see rank55.22%58.73%
Born in Different State24,83228.47%, see rank27.55%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
2,2932.63%, see rank3.58%1.42%
Foreign Born21,29824.42%, see rank13.65%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship9,14510.49%, see rank6.56%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship12,15313.93%, see rank7.10%7.09%
Born In Europe3,9544.53%, see rank3.66%1.53%
Born In Asia4,0834.68%, see rank3.23%3.82%
Born In Africa2610.30%, see rank0.55%0.55%
Born In Oceania770.09%, see rank0.04%0.07%
Born In Latin America12,62014.47%, see rank5.74%6.83%
Born In Northern America3030.35%, see rank0.43%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Norwalk, CT%ConnecticutU.S.
English24,12968.06%, see rank76.03%79.39%
Spanish5,98316.88%, see rank11.42%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages4,18311.80%, see rank9.32%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages9202.60%, see rank2.38%3.36%
Other2350.66%, see rank0.85%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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