Norwalk, OH

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2020 Population
58,271
0.117% 1-year decline
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
Rob Portman
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
40.1
0.754% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
12%
9.01% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$55,041
4.72% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$131,600
5.62% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Norwalk, OH had a population of 58.3k people with a median age of 40.1 and a median household income of $55,041. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Norwalk, OH declined from 58,339 to 58,271, a −0.117% decrease and its median household income grew from $52,560 to $55,041, a 4.72% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Norwalk, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.8%), White (Hispanic) (5.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.66%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.26%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.558%).

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.

99.2% of the residents in Norwalk, OH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Norwalk, OH are Elite School of Cosmetology (25 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Norwalk, OH was $131,600, and the homeownership rate was 71.7%.

Most people in Norwalk, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Norwalk, OH was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Norwalk, OH is home to a population of 58.3k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.38% of Norwalk, OH residents were born outside of the country (803 people).

In 2020, there were 17.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (52.3k people) in Norwalk, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.97k White (Hispanic) and 967 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.2%
2020 Citizenship
99.1%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.2% of Norwalk, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Norwalk, OH was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Norwalk, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    52.3k ± 101
  2. White (Hispanic)
    2.97k ± 340
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    967 ± 162
6.7%
Hispanic Population
3.91k people

In 2020, there were 17.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (52.3k people) in Norwalk, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.97k White (Hispanic) and 967 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.7% of the people in Norwalk, OH are hispanic (3.91k 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

1.38%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
803 people
1.59%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
930 people

As of 2020, 1.38% of Norwalk, OH residents (803 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Norwalk, OH was 1.59%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,374 ± 181
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    456 ± 178
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    454 ± 121

Norwalk, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.01 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Norwalk, OH employs 27.3k people. The largest industries in Norwalk, OH are Manufacturing (6,461 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,984 people), and Retail Trade (2,878 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($57,386), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($54,051), and Construction ($46,978).

Occupations

27.3k
2020 Value
± 1,098
−0.742%
1 Year decline
± 5.48%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Norwalk, OH declined at a rate of −0.742%, from 27.5k employees to 27.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Norwalk, OH, are Production Occupations (3,980 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,584 people), and Management Occupations (2,182 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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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Ohio (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industries

27.3k
2020 Value
± 1,098
−0.742%
1 Year decline
± 5.48%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Norwalk, OH declined at a rate of −0.742%, from 27.5k employees to 27.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Norwalk, OH, are Manufacturing (6,461 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,984 people), and Retail Trade (2,878 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

$41,250
Median earning men ± $1,107
$27,413
Median earning women ± $1,573

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,682), Public Administration ($51,650), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($49,177).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($42,128), Wholesale Trade ($36,964), and Manufacturing ($35,621).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Ohio. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $57.8B
  2. $53.5B
  3. $52.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Ohio product (by dollars) was Machinery with $57.8B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($53.5B) and Mixed freight ($52.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Ohio products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$685B
2020 Value in Ohio
$1.25T
Projected 2050 Value in Ohio
81.7% growth

In 2020, total outbound Ohio trade was $685B. This is expected to increase 81.7% to $1.25T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Ohio trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $46.1B
  2. $39.9B
  3. $32.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Ohio domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Michigan with $46.1B, followed by Indiana with $39.9B and Pennsylvania and $32.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Ohio shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman 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 16 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
Rob Portman
Senator from Ohio3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman 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 16 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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In 2020, universities in Norwalk, OH awarded 25 degrees. The student population of Norwalk, OH in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 3 male students and 89 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Norwalk, OH are White (16 and 64%), followed by Black or African American (6 and 24%), Asian (3 and 12%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Norwalk, OH by number of degrees awarded are Elite School of Cosmetology (25 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Norwalk, OH are General Cosmetology (21 and 84%), Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (3 and 12%), and Nail Specialist & Manicurist (1 and 4%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.598% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.606% 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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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (3.02M), Some college (2.03M), and Bachelors Degree (1.54M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Norwalk, OH was $131,600 in 2020, which is 0.573 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $124,600 to $131,600, a 5.62% increase. The homeownership rate in Norwalk, OH is 71.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Norwalk, OH have an average commute time of 22.5 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 $55,041. In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Norwalk, OH was Delaware County, OH with a value of $111,411, followed by Warren County, OH and Union County, OH, with respective values of $89,410 and $88,565.

Property

$131,600
Median Property Value 2020
±$4,132
$16,529
Median Property Taxes
±$750

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

71.7%
Homeownership
2020
67.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 71.7% of the housing units in Norwalk, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Norwalk, OH was Delaware County, OH with a value of $111,411, followed by Warren County, OH and Union County, OH, with respective values of $89,410 and $88,565.

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.
$55,041
Median Household Income
± $2,233
23.1k
Number of Households
± 962

In 2020, the median household income of the 23.1k households in Norwalk, OH grew to $55,041 from the previous year's value of $52,560.

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.
0.457
2020 Wage GINI in Ohio
0.46
2019 Wage GINI in Ohio

In 2020, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.751% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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.

This chart shows the number of workers in Ohio across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (85.2%)
  2. Carpooled (8.48%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.99%)

In 2020, 85.2% of workers in Norwalk, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.48%) and those who worked at home (2.99%).

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

22.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Norwalk, OH have a shorter commute time (22.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.02% 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

12% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Norwalk, OH (6.9k out of 57.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 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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93.9% of the population of Norwalk, OH has health coverage, with 50.5% on employee plans, 16% on Medicaid, 14.4% on Medicare, 12.2% on non-group plans, and 0.721% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Ohio was $8,712 in 2014. This is a 5.14% increase from the previous year ($8,286).

Primary care physicians in Ohio see 1303 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.686% decrease from the previous year (1312 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1558 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 383 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Ohio, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,303 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Ohio

Primary care physicians in Ohio see an average of 1,303 patients per year. This represents a 0.686% decrease from the previous year (1,312 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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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Ohio across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.8% under 18 years, 18.7% between 18 and 34 years, 38.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

6.15%
Uninsured
50.5%
Employer Coverage
16%
Medicaid
14.4%
Medicare
12.2%
Non-Group
0.721%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Norwalk, OH declined by 12.7% from 7.04% to 6.15%.

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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