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Norwalk is a city in Fairfield County, in the Bridgeport-Stamford metro area.

The latitude of Norwalk is 41.117N. The longitude is -73.408W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 36 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 84,170.


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Median household income
Local
$59,839
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Norwalk demographic reports
Norwalk is on Long Island Sound
Once a resort known for its oyster industry

South Norwalk, declining by the 1970s from the loss of industry and other business, was the target of a major renovation effort. It is now an area of shops, restaurants and the Maritime Aquarium

Little League World Series champions, 1952
Public transportation: Norwalk Transit District (See the transit and travel sections below.)

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 355. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 4.2 per 1,000 people.
Norwalk received national attention for 2002 trial of Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel, who was convicted of murdering his Greenwich neighbor 27 years earlier
Filming location for:
· 1998 movie, "The Object of My Affection"
Well-known residents have included:
· Daniel T. Barry, astronaut
· Bruce Weitz, actor
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Oyster Festival - Sept. 7-9, 2007
Dates often change. Check Norwalk web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: American Classical Orchestra
Nearby parks & recreation: Calf Pasture Beach
Norwalk attractions: Maritime Aquarium
Historic sites and museums: Stepping Stones Museum for Children, Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, Norwalk Museum
Colleges and universities: Gibbs College, Norwalk Community-Technical College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 125

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Norwalk demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Fairfield County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 06850 ZIP code.

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7% of Norwalk residents report German ancestry, and 13% 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 $31,781, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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34% 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 $796.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,809.


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Libraries in Norwalk include East Norwalk Improvement, Norwalk Public Library, Rowayton Library, South Norwalk Branch Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Norwalk include Norwalk Hour

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The average commute time for Norwalk workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 18 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 2.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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