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Norwalk, California - Basic Facts

The City of Norwalk had a population of 109,144 as of July 1, 2017. Norwalk ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Norwalk is located at latitude 33.9076 and longitude -118.0835 in Los Angeles County. The formal boundaries for the City of Norwalk (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 92 feet.

The City of Norwalk (GNIS ID: 2411281) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Norwalk is located within Downey-Norwalk CCD of Los Angeles County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Norwalk population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Norwalk: Corvallis.


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Norwalk, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 109,144
Daytime Population: Workers 28,435
Daytime Population: Residents 61,476
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 89,911
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 107,464
Population in Familes 95,781
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,680
Population Density2 11,242
Diversity Index3 85
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $59,825
Average Household Income $73,107
Per Capita Income $19,277

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 28,927 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,683 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,087 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,157 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $375,142
Average Home Value $403,711
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 27,770
Average Household Size 3.87
Family Households 23,130
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.46% 0.52%
Households 0.32% 0.44%
Families 0.33% 0.45%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

Norwalk, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Norwalk to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 65 96th
Population Density # 49 97th
Diversity Index # 171 89th
Median Household Income # 665 56th
Per Capita Income # 1213 20th

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