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Norwalk
  • Suburb of Los Angeles, CA

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade C+
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade C
  8. Weather
    grade A+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade D
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Norwalk is a suburb of Los Angeles with a population of 105,304. Norwalk is in Los Angeles County. Living in Norwalk offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Norwalk there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families live in Norwalk and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Norwalk are above average.

About

About Norwalk...
Population
105,304

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$440,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,592
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    255.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    20
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    131.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    326.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    877.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    291.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    24%
    national  12%

Working in Norwalk

Jobs
grade C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$70,667
National
$62,843

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