Norwalk, OH

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
58,518
0.111% 1-year decline
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
J. D. Vance
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.1
0.501% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11%
10.8% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$64,144
8.63% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$151,600
13.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Norwalk, OH had a population of 58.5k people with a median age of 40.1 and a median household income of $64,144. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Norwalk, OH declined from 58,583 to 58,518, a −0.111% decrease and its median household income grew from $59,049 to $64,144, a 8.63% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Norwalk, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.8%), White (Hispanic) (4.18%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.88%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.71%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.889%).

None of the households in Norwalk, OH reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99% of the residents in Norwalk, OH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Norwalk, OH are Elite School of Cosmetology (114 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Norwalk, OH was $151,600, and the homeownership rate was 73.4%.

Most people in Norwalk, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Norwalk, OH was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Norwalk, OH is home to a population of 58.5k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.47% of Norwalk, OH residents were born outside of the country (862 people).

In 2022, there were 21.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (52k people) in Norwalk, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.45k White (Hispanic) and 1.69k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99%
2022 Citizenship
99.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99% of Norwalk, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Norwalk, OH was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Norwalk, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    52k ± 278
  2. White (Hispanic)
    2.45k ± 317
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.69k ± 276
6.95%
Hispanic Population
4.07k people

In 2022, there were 21.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (52k people) in Norwalk, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.45k White (Hispanic) and 1.69k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.95% of the people in Norwalk, OH are hispanic (4.07k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Norwalk, OH as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.47%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
862 people
1.19%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
698 people

As of 2022, 1.47% of Norwalk, OH residents (862 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Norwalk, OH was 1.19%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    966 ± 177
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    620 ± 200
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    376 ± 128

Norwalk, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.56 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Norwalk, OH employs 27.4k people. The largest industries in Norwalk, OH are Manufacturing (6,354 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,614 people), and Construction (2,823 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($80,260), Transportation & Warehousing ($60,441), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($59,126).

Occupations

27.4k
2022 Value
± 1,162
0.587%
1 Year growth
± 5.85%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Norwalk, OH grew at a rate of 0.587%, from 27.2k employees to 27.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Norwalk, OH, are Production Occupations (3,878 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,453 people), and Management Occupations (2,230 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Norwalk, OH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

27.4k
2022 Value
± 1,162
0.587%
1 Year growth
± 5.85%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Norwalk, OH grew at a rate of 0.587%, from 27.2k employees to 27.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Norwalk, OH, are Manufacturing (6,354 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,614 people), and Construction (2,823 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Norwalk, OH, though some of these residents may live in Norwalk, OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$46,285
Median earning men ± $1,420
$33,291
Median earning women ± $1,996

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($61,442), Construction ($56,263), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($55,699).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($45,290), Construction ($45,224), and Manufacturing ($42,341).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 5.51M people employed in Ohio. This represents a 1.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 15.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Ohio.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 363
    Manufacturing
  2. 355
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 290
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Ohio went to Donald J. Trump with 53.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (45.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.14%).

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing the state of Ohio. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Ohio

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Sherrod Brown
Senator from Ohio1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
J. D. Vance
Senator from Ohio3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing Ohio.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Ohio over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Ohio

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Ohio have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Norwalk, OH awarded 114 degrees. The student population of Norwalk, OH in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 10 male students and 158 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Norwalk, OH are White (77 and 67.5%), followed by Black or African American (27 and 23.7%), Hispanic or Latino (7 and 6.14%), and Asian (3 and 2.63%).

The largest universities in Norwalk, OH by number of degrees awarded are Elite School of Cosmetology (114 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Norwalk, OH are Nail Specialist & Manicurist (40 and 35.1%), Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (38 and 33.3%), and General Cosmetology (34 and 29.8%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.724% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.686% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.05M), Some college (1.98M), and Bachelors Degree (1.63M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Norwalk, OH was $151,600 in 2022, which is 0.538 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $133,600 to $151,600, a 13.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Norwalk, OH is 73.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Norwalk, OH have an average commute time of 22.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Norwalk, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Norwalk, OH is $64,144. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Norwalk, OH was Delaware County, OH with a value of $123,995, followed by Union County, OH and Warren County, OH, with respective values of $104,496 and $103,128.

Property

$151,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,445
$16,952
Median Property Taxes
±$859

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Norwalk, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Norwalk, OH compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

73.4%
Homeownership
2022
64%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 73.4% of the housing units in Norwalk, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Norwalk, OH was Delaware County, OH with a value of $123,995, followed by Union County, OH and Warren County, OH, with respective values of $104,496 and $103,128.

The following map shows all of the counties in Norwalk, OH colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$64,144
Median Household Income
± $2,599
23.1k
Number of Households
± 1,012

In 2022, the median household income of the 23.1k households in Norwalk, OH grew to $64,144 from the previous year's value of $59,049.

The following chart displays the households in Norwalk, OH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Norwalk, OH is from Ohio.
0.456
2022 Wage GINI in Ohio
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in Ohio

In 2022, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0361% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ohio in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (83.6%)
  2. Carpooled (8.43%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.07%)

In 2022, 83.6% of workers in Norwalk, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.43%) and those who worked at home (4.07%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

22.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Norwalk, OH have a shorter commute time (22.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.48% of the workforce in Norwalk, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Norwalk, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Norwalk, OH have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Norwalk, OH (6.35k out of 57.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Norwalk, OH is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

93.1% of the population of Norwalk, OH has health coverage, with 49.9% on employee plans, 15.1% on Medicaid, 14.8% on Medicare, 12.5% on non-group plans, and 0.757% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Ohio see 1291 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.921% decrease from the previous year (1303 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1566 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 346 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,291 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Ohio

Primary care physicians in Ohio see an average of 1,291 patients per year. This represents a 0.921% decrease from the previous year (1,303 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Ohio in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.6% under 18 years, 18.6% between 18 and 34 years, 38.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.88%
Uninsured
49.9%
Employer Coverage
15.1%
Medicaid
14.8%
Medicare
12.5%
Non-Group
0.757%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Norwalk, OH grew by 9.35% from 6.29% to 6.88%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Norwalk, OH changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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