Norwalk, Ohio

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Population in 2017: 16,824 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.6%
 
Males: 7,900  (47.0%)
Females: 8,924  (53.0%)
Median resident age:

39.0 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 44857.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,829 (it was $37,778 in 2000)
Norwalk:

$49,829
OH:

$54,021

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,485 (it was $18,519 in 2000)

Norwalk city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $135,878 (it was $94,700 in 2000)
Norwalk:

$135,878
OH:

$144,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $149,414; detached houses: $151,610; townhouses or other attached units: $174,042; in 2-unit structures: $215,763; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $209,508; mobile homes: $91,211

Median gross rent in 2017: $625.

March 2019 cost of living index in Norwalk: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.2%
(16.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.1% for Black residents, 18.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.5% for other race residents, 13.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Norwalk, OH (2010)
    • 15,10788.8%White alone
    • 1,2217.2%Hispanic
    • 2911.7%Black alone
    • 2721.6%Two or more races
    • 790.5%Asian alone
    • 310.2%American Indian alone
    • 90.05%Other race alone
    • 20.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Norwalk detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 31 registered sex offenders living in Norwalk, Ohio as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Norwalk is 545 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Norwalk by year

Type

2005

2007

2009

2013

2014

2015

2016

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.0)
1
(5.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
8
(48.2)
6
(36.0)
6
(35.5)
9
(53.6)
3
(17.8)
3
(17.9)
3
(17.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.0)
3
(18.0)
6
(35.5)
3
(17.9)
4
(23.7)
2
(11.9)
5
(29.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
5
(30.1)
1
(6.0)
7
(41.4)
8
(47.6)
5
(29.6)
5
(29.8)
6
(35.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
74
(449.5)
86
(518.5)
85
(510.4)
85
(502.8)
56
(333.5)
107
(634.3)
68
(405.0)
43
(256.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
277
(1,682)
334
(2,014)
327
(1,964)
454
(2,685)
348
(2,073)
404
(2,395)
365
(2,174)
255
(1,518)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(72.9)
10
(60.3)
8
(48.0)
3
(17.7)
5
(29.8)
6
(35.6)
7
(41.7)
13
(77.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.1)
1
(6.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.9)
1
(6.0)
1
(6.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)104.6180.2153.6191.4178.3182.2142.4115.2

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City-data.com crime index in Norwalk, OH

Crime rate in Norwalk detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 30 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Ohio average:

1.27
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Ancestries: German (29.6%), American (17.5%), English (7.4%), Irish (5.8%), Italian (2.9%), Polish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1972

Elevation: 731 feet

Land area: 8.33 square miles.

Population density: 2,021 people per square mile   (low).

Norwalk, Ohio map

781 residents are foreign born (3.5% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

This city:

4.6%
Ohio:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,468 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,425 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lorain, OH (27.0 miles , pop. 68,652).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Cleveland, OH (51.6 miles , pop. 478,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (265.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Milan, OH (1.9 miles ),
Monroeville, OH (2.1 miles ),
Collins, OH (2.5 miles ),
Berlin Heights, OH (2.9 miles ),
North Fairfield, OH (3.1 miles ),
Wakeman, OH (3.3 miles ),
Huron, OH (3.3 miles ),
Holiday Lakes, OH (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 41.24 N, Longitude: 82.61 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +875 (+5.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,082 (41.2%)

Area codes: 419, 567

Distribution of median household income in Norwalk, OH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Norwalk, OH in 2017
Norwalk satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 38 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 1998: 32 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2001: 21 buildings, average cost: $90,600
  • 2002: 17 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 2003: 42 buildings, average cost: $110,400
  • 2004: 41 buildings, average cost: $104,600
  • 2005: 35 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $114,600
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2010: 15 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $231,600
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $170,700
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $174,300
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $169,600
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $185,900
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $199,500
  • 2017: 11 buildings, average cost: $195,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Norwalk, OH residents
Average permit cost in Norwalk, OH
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.6%
Ohio:

4.1%
Historical population in Norwalk, OH
Historical housing units in Norwalk, OH

Population change in the 1990s: +1,252 (+8.4%).
Most common industries in Norwalk, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.5%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.7%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Truck transportation (4.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.3%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (6.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Norwalk, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)

Average climate in Norwalk, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Norwalk, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Norwalk-area historical tornado activity is near Ohio state average. It is 20% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.8 miles away from the Norwalk city center killed 18 people and injured 200 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/10/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused $13 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Norwalk-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 116.3 miles away from Norwalk center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 79.3 miles away from Norwalk center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 221.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 104.2 miles away from Norwalk center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 105.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 340.1 miles away from Norwalk center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Huron County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Norwalk topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Norwalk:

  • FISHER-TITUS HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 272 BENEDICT AVENUE)
  • GAYMONT NURSING CENTER (66 NORWOOD AVE)
  • NORWALK MEM HM (269 W MAIN ST)
  • TWILIGHT GARDENS HOME (196 W MAIN ST)
  • FMC - NORWALK (290 BENEDICT AVENUE)
  • HOME HEALTH CENTER (272 BENEDICT AVENUE)

Airports and heliports located in Norwalk:

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Amtrak station near Norwalk:

  • 15 miles: SANDUSKY (DEPOT ST. & HAYES AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

College/University in Norwalk:

  • Elite School of Cosmetology (Full-time enrollment: 28; Location: 175 Benedict Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: www.eliteschoolofcosmetology.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Norwalk:

  • Oberlin College (about 21 miles; Oberlin, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,795)
  • Terra State Community College (about 30 miles; Fremont, OH; FT enrollment: 2,119)
  • Lorain County Community College (about 31 miles; Elyria, OH; FT enrollment: 7,690)
  • Ashland University (about 31 miles; Ashland, OH; FT enrollment: 5,151)
  • Tiffin University (about 31 miles; Tiffin, OH; FT enrollment: 4,927)
  • Baldwin Wallace University (about 41 miles; Berea, OH; FT enrollment: 3,699)
  • The College of Wooster (about 47 miles; Wooster, OH; FT enrollment: 2,112)

Public high school in Norwalk:

Private high school in Norwalk:

  • NORWALK CATHOLIC SCHOOL / ST PAUL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 730, Location: 93 E MAIN ST, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Norwalk:

Private elementary/middle school in Norwalk:

  • TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 51, Location: 250 BENEDICT AVE, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Norwalk

Library in Norwalk:

  • NORWALK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $950,878; Location: 46 W. MAIN ST.; 84,641 books; 13 e-books; 5,939 audio materials; 5,229 video materials; 266 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 173 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Two Catholic schools in Norwalk have merged to become NCS. Your listing shows: ST PAUL ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 603; Location: 31 MILAN AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8) ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 275; Location: 77 STATE ST; Grades: PK - 8) Should read: Norwalk Catholic School Early Childhood Center (Students: xxx; Location: 77 STATE ST; Grades: Preschool - K) Norwalk Catholic School Elementary School (Students: xxx; Location: 31 MILAN AVENUE; Grades: 1 - 6) Norwalk Catholic School Junior High (Students: xxx; Location: 93 East Main Street; grades 7 - 8)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Norwalk: Huron Junction (A), Norwalk Sewage Treatment Plant (B), Norwalk Fire - Emergency Medical Services Station (C), Huron County Law Library (D), Firelands Museum (E), Huron County Courthouse (F), Norwalk City Hall (G), Huron County Home (H), Huron County Childrens Home (I), Norwalk Public Library (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Norwalk include: Second Methodist Church (A), Saint Peters Lutheran Church (B), Saint Pauls Roman Catholic Church (C), Saint Pauls Episcopal Church (D), Saint Marys Roman Catholic Church (E), First Universalist Church (F), First Presbyterian Church (G), First Methodist Church (H), First Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Pauls Cemetery (1), Saint Peter Catholic Cemetery (2), Woodlawn Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Upper Reservoir (A), Contractors Realty Corporation Pond (B), Memorial Reservoir (C), Norwalk Lower Reservoir (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Norwalk include: McGuan Park (1), Wayne Athletic Field (2), Memorial Lake Park (3), Whitney Park (4), West Main Street Historic District (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Firelands Historical Society Museum (4 Case Avenue) (1), Jehovah's Witnesses (Tours & Charters; 37 Cline Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Amerihost Inn Norwalk (351 Milan Ave) (1), Econo Lodge Norwalk (342 Milan Avenue) (2), Best Western Norwalk (351 Milan Avenue) (3), Dreamland Motel (704 US Highway 20 East) (4), Amerihost Inn & Suites Norwalk (415 Milan Ave) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: George W. Trendle - Radio producer, Charlie Frye - Football player, Dillon Burroughs - Spiritual writer, George Kennan (explorer) - Journalist, Richard E Dauch - Businessman, Stephen M. Young - Politician, Charles T. Fisher - Manufacturing businesspeople, Linn Sheldon - TV host, Paul Brown - (1908-1991), National Football League coach, Terry Boose - Politician.

Huron County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.8%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.9%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Norwalk in 2010:

  • 232 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 95 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 42 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 11 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Norwalk in 2000:

  • 218 people in nursing homes
  • 121 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 13 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Norwalk (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: North Side Branch, Norwalk Branch, Linwood-Monroe Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • The Citizens Banking Company: East Seminary Street Branch, Messenger Service Branch, Drive-In Branch. Info updated 2008/01/02: Bank assets: $1,108.0 mil, Deposits: $909.0 mil, headquarters in Sandusky, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Banc Corp
  • The Home Savings and Loan Company: Norwalk Branch at 50 West Main Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2009/06/25: Bank assets: $2,035.1 mil, Deposits: $1,617.8 mil, headquarters in Youngstown, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 35 total offices
  • The Croghan Colonial Bank: Norwalk Banking Center at 60 Whittlesey Avenue, branch established on 2005/06/21. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $628.6 mil, Deposits: $501.9 mil, headquarters in Fremont, OH, positive income, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Croghan Bancshares, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Norwalk Wal-Mart Branch at 340 West Wind Drive, branch established on 2006/10/02. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • KeyBank National Association: Norwalk Branch at 51 East Main Street, branch established on 1981/10/19. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp

For population 15 years and over in Norwalk:

Marital status in Norwalk, OH
  • Never married: 31.5%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

For population 25 years and over in Norwalk:

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Ohio average:

10.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Norwalk
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Neighborhoods in Norwalk:

(Norwalk, Ohio Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Norwalk, OH (based on Huron County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic13,9509
Mainline Protestant7,52226
Evangelical Protestant6,07949
Other13
Black Protestant-1
None32,074-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
Huron County:

2.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Huron County:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Huron County:

4.19 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Huron County:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Huron County:

9.7%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.0%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.5%
State:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.9%
Ohio:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.8%
Ohio:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Norwalk:

28.6
Ohio:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.6%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.4%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
Norwalk:

32.3%
Ohio:

34.2%

General health condition:
Norwalk:

53.4%
Ohio:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Norwalk:

77.1%
Ohio:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Norwalk, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 23$120,191$62,7084$2,334
Firefighters 18$99,207$66,1380$0
Judicial and Legal 16$59,409$44,5572$3,689
Streets and Highways 12$55,789$55,7893$4,216
Sewerage 9$42,421$56,5611$2,019
Solid Waste Management 8$31,837$47,7561$1,898
Water Supply 6$32,698$65,3960$0
Police - Other 6$17,367$34,7347$4,606
Parks and Recreation 5$19,486$46,76668$20,836
Financial Administration 5$20,721$49,7303$5,064
Other Government Administration 3$13,868$55,4729$3,647
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$10,456$62,7362$3,034
Other and Unallocable 1$4,778$57,3360$0
Electric Power 1$4,451$53,4120$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 115$532,679$55,584100$51,343

Norwalk government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $2,040,000 ($121.26)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,555,000 ($151.87)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,555,000 ($151.87)
    Central Staff Services: $2,335,000 ($138.79)
    Water Utilities: $1,907,000 ($113.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,685,000 ($100.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,049,000 ($62.35)
    Regular Highways: $930,000 ($55.28)
    General - Other: $691,000 ($41.07)
    Health - Other: $149,000 ($8.86)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $36,000 ($2.14)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $720,000 ($42.80)
    General - Other: $54,000 ($3.21)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $704,000 ($41.84)
    Water Utilities: $573,000 ($34.06)
    Sewerage: $181,000 ($10.76)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,871,000 ($170.65)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($0.53)

Norwalk government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,067,000 ($301.18)
    Other: $1,076,000 ($63.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($0.12)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,004,000 ($59.68)
    Fines and Forfeits: $815,000 ($48.44)
    Interest Earnings: $585,000 ($34.77)
    General Revenue - Other: $141,000 ($8.38)
    Donations From Private Sources: $64,000 ($3.80)
    Sale of Property: $17,000 ($1.01)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,356,000 ($199.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,662,000 ($98.79)
    General Local Government Support: $1,167,000 ($69.37)
    Sewerage: $86,000 ($5.11)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $5,984,000 ($355.68)
    Property: $1,165,000 ($69.25)
    Other License: $262,000 ($15.57)

Norwalk government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $729,000 ($43.33)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $386,000 ($22.94)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $343,000 ($20.39)

Norwalk government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,037,000 ($834.34)

5.76% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,351 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.76%
Ohio average:

5.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Erie County, OH  1.33% ($37,057 average AGI)
from Sandusky County, OH  0.65% ($36,019)
from Lorain County, OH  0.62% ($53,703)


5.98% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,031 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
Ohio average:

5.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Erie County, OH  1.15% ($35,596 average AGI)
to Sandusky County, OH  0.66% ($43,580)
to Richland County, OH  0.56% ($31,822)
Businesses in Norwalk, OH
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets7
Best Western1McDonald's2
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King2Penske1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid2
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
Econo Lodge1Subway3
FedEx2T-Mobile2
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS8
Hyundai1Walgreens1
Jones New York1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
Kmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Norwalk:

  • WLKR (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NORWALK, OH; Owner: ELYRIA-LORAIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WJTB (1040 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NORTH RIDGEVILLE, OH; Owner: TAYLOR BROADCASTING CO)
  • WLEC (1450 AM; 1 kW; SANDUSKY, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Norwalk:

  • WLKR-FM (95.3 FM; NORWALK, OH; Owner: ELYRIA-LORAIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKFM (96.1 FM; HURON, OH; Owner: ELYRIA-LORAIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGGN (97.7 FM; CASTALIA, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WNZN (89.1 FM; LORAIN, OH; Owner: THE SPANISH CULTURAL NETWORK)
  • WNRR (92.1 FM; BELLEVUE, OH; Owner: BELLEVUE COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WXKR (94.5 FM; PORT CLINTON, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W202AW (88.3 FM; SANDUSKY, OH; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNWV (107.3 FM; ELYRIA, OH; Owner: ELYRIA-LORAIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WFRO-FM (99.1 FM; FREMONT, OH; Owner: BAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMJK (100.9 FM; CLYDE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLRD (96.9 FM; WILLARD, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WCLV (104.9 FM; LORAIN, OH; Owner: RADIO SEAWAY, INC.)
  • WSWR (100.1 FM; SHELBY, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNCO-FM (101.3 FM; ASHLAND, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPZ (102.7 FM; SANDUSKY, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Norwalk:

  • WGGN-TV (Channel 52; SANDUSKY, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WMFD-TV (Channel 68; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: MID-STATE TELEVISION,INC.)
  • WNWO-TV (Channel 24; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • W54AF (Channel 54; BUCYRUS, OH; Owner: CRAWFORD BROADCASTING. COMPANY, INC.)
  • W33BW (Channel 33; ASHLAND, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • W41AP (Channel 41; SANDUSKY, OH; Owner: REGISTER TV NEWS)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Norwalk fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 75Number of bridges
  • 610ft / 186mTotal length
  • $1,357,000Total costs
  • 229,940Total average daily traffic
  • 46,566Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Norwalk, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 21900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 331960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 101990-1999
  • 152000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Norwalk, OH
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Norwalk)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 88 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Norwalk, OH)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 69 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Norwalk)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Norwalk)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 77. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 105 took place in 2003, and the least - 44 in 2013. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Norwalk, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (47.0%), and Outside Fires (38.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Norwalk, OH
    • 61647.0%Structure Fires
    • 50738.7%Outside Fires
    • 18714.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Norwalk, OH

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Norwalk, Ohio:

  • Best Western Norwalk, 351 Milan Ave, Norwalk, Ohio 44857 , Phone: (419) 663-3501, Fax: (419) 663-3601
  • Econo Lodge, 342 Milan Ave, Norwalk, Ohio 44857 , Phone: (419) 668-5656, Fax: (419) 668-5656
  • Comfort Inn, 415 Milan Ave, Norwalk, Ohio 44857 , Phone: (419) 663-1922, Fax: (419) 663-1853
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Norwalk, Ohio
Most common first names in Norwalk, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary16080.4 years
Robert15472.2 years
John13574.9 years
William12174.8 years
James8968.9 years
Charles8874.4 years
Dorothy8378.7 years
Helen8180.4 years
George8177.4 years
Ruth7177.9 years
Most common last names in Norwalk, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10276.0 years
Miller5379.1 years
Brown4378.0 years
Myers3072.7 years
Williams2579.5 years
Schaffer2574.4 years
Johnson2474.8 years
White2471.7 years
Ott2278.2 years
Hipp2276.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Norwalk, OH
  • 85.7%Utility gas
  • 11.9%Electricity
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Norwalk, OH
  • 52.7%Electricity
  • 47.0%Utility gas
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Norwalk compared to Ohio state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 13 pilots and 10 other airmen in this city.
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