NORWALK

The city embodies a diverse community and a vibrant lifestyle with a strong emphasis on outdoor activities

Welcome to Norwalk

A waterfront city with an idyllic New England lifestyle.
 
Norwalk, Connecticut, located in Fairfield County, is a dynamic and vibrant place to call home. The city has a long and exciting history that is evident in its architecture. Norwalk was founded in 1640 and was incorporated as a town in 1808. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Norwalk underwent a period of rapid growth and economic prosperity, which resulted in an explosion of architectural styles. The downtown area is home to the city's oldest buildings, the Colonial-style Town House and the 19th-century Greek Revival-style seen in Norwalk City Hall. The city also showcases examples of Italianate and Queen-Anne styles and post-modern and contemporary architecture.
 
The city is home to various shops, restaurants, and plenty of recreational activities. Long Island Sound is just a few blocks away, providing residents with multiple water activities, including fishing, sailing, and kayaking. The city is a popular destination for golfers, with many courses in the area. The city's parks and open spaces are popular places for walking, jogging, biking, picnicking, and other outdoor activities.
 
Norwalk is the perfect choice for those seeking the ultimate luxury of living. With its history, diverse architecture, and vibrant community, Norwalk offers the ideal combination of modern amenities and classic charm. Whether you're looking for a quiet place to call home, or a lively city to explore, Norwalk is the perfect place to live.
 

What to Love

  • Tranquil waterfront lifestyle
  • Access to ample luxury amenities
  • Idyllic scenery and New England calm

Local Lifestyle

Norwalk is a city of luxury and convenience. This idyllic slice of New England is close to extensive city amenities but still provides a sense of small-town charm. Residents enjoy a peaceful atmosphere with stunning scenery along the Long Island Sound. Its vibrant waterfront, luxurious real estate, and diverse amenities make it the perfect place to live a lavish lifestyle.
 
Downtown Norwalk has various luxury dining options, from fine Italian cuisine to gourmet seafood. There are also plenty of upscale shops to explore, including antique stores, art galleries, and chic boutiques. After a day of shopping, you can enjoy a night out at one of the many bars and nightclubs in the area. From its bustling downtown to its stunning beachfront, Norwalk offers many upscale amenities without the hustle and bustle of the big city.
 

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

Find your joy at Tablao SoNo, a lively nook serving signature tapas, cocktails, and a great wine list. For those looking for upscale dining and sophisticated plates, look no further than Washington Prime, Norwalk’s most talked about American-style restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating. Hip and inventive, Match is the answer for New American cooking and a relaxing dining experience.
 
The SoNo Collection is Norwalk’s chic shopping mall home to luxury brands and unique art installations. Decorate your home or yourself at this unique New England shopping center. Whether you’re looking to shop till you drop, indulge in the city’s vibrant nightlife, or simply take in the stunning views, Norwalk is perfect for settling down.
 

Things to Do

Norwalk is also an excellent place for outdoor enthusiasts. There are plenty of parks, trails, and waterfront areas to explore. Kayaking, fishing, sailing, and other water sports are popular activities. There are also several golf courses for golfers of all skill levels, such as the Shorehaven Golf Club by the coast and the Silvermine Golf Club in the heart of town.
 
The city is also home to many institutions and organizations, such as the highly regarded Norwalk Symphony Orchestra, and the region's upscale gallery, The Norwalk Art Space. Residents can enjoy stunning views of the Long Island Sound from their homes and easy access to the city’s many amenities.
 

Schools

Norwalk is home to several well-regarded schools. The area’s most notable institutions include:
 

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Overview for NORWALK, CT

19,158 people live in NORWALK, where the median age is 40.9 and the average individual income is $59,082. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

19,158

Total Population

40.9 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$59,082

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for NORWALK, CT

NORWALK has 8,013 households, with an average household size of 2.37. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in NORWALK do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 19,158 people call NORWALK home. The population density is 2,825.07 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

19,158

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

40.9

Median Age

50.55 / 49.45%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
8,013

Total Households

2.37

Average Household Size

$59,082

Average individual Income

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in NORWALK, CT

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The following schools are within or nearby NORWALK. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Kendall College & Career Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Silvermine Dual Language Magnet School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Concord Magnet School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
Fox Run Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Jefferson Marine Science Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Ponus Ridge STEAM Academy
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5

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