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Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut

Norwalk is a city located in Fairfield County, Connecticut. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 82,951.


\nAccording to the
United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 94.1 km² (36.3 mi²). 59.1 km² (22.8 mi²) of it is land and 35.0 km² (13.5 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 37.24% water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 82,951 people, 32,711 households, and 20,967 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,404.1/km² (3,637.3/mi²). There are 33,753 housing units at an average density of 571.3 persons/km² (1,480.0 persons/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 73.95% White, 15.27% African American, 0.21% Native American, 3.25% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 4.33% from other races, and 2.95% from two or more races. 15.63% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 32,711 households out of which 28.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.9% are married couples living together, 12.2% have a woman whose husband does not live with her, and 35.9% are non-families. 28.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.51 and the average family size is 3.10. In the city the population is spread out with 22.1% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 35.5% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 95.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.4 males. The median income for a household in the city is $59,839, and the median income for a family is $68,219. Males have a median income of $46,988 versus $38,312 for females. The per capita income for the city is $31,781. 7.2% of the population and 5.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 9.6% are under the age of 18 and 6.3% are 65 or older.