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Norwalk is a city in Los Angeles County, in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area.

The community is believed named after Norwalk, CT

The latitude of Norwalk is 33.902N. The longitude is -118.08W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 92 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 107,155.


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Median household income
Local
$46,047
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Norwalk demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Corvallis
· New River
· Seven Sycamores
· Sycamore Grove
· Corazon de los Valles
Developed in the late 1800s as a railroad shipping point for area dairy farmers
Public transportation: Norwalk Transit System (See the transit and travel sections below.)

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 690. The number of murders and homicides was 9. The violent crime rate was 6.4 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Tiffany, singer
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Historic sites and museums: Hargitt House Museum
Colleges and universities: Cerritos College
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 113

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Ancestry & family history

4% of Norwalk residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Norwalk ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Norwalk was $14,022, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Norwalk residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Norwalk, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $706.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,296.


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Libraries in Norwalk include Alondra Library, Norwalk Library ... View libraries

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Los Angeles County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Norwalk political report.

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The average commute time for Norwalk workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 16 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Norwalk between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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