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Population (year 2000): 6,884. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,877 (+14.4% change)
Males: 3,281 (47.7%), Females: 3,603 (52.3%)

Warren County

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Median resident age: 32.8 years
Median household income: $58,933 (year 2000)
Median house value: $103,500 (year 2000)

Norwalk, IA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Norwalk:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (34.0%), Irish (14.6%), English (13.1%), United States (6.8%), Norwegian (5.5%), Dutch (3.8%).

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Elevation: 896 feet

Land area: 6.6 square miles

Norwalk,

For population 25 years and over in Norwalk

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Norwalk city

  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 63.8%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +1,103 (+19.1%).



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Moines, IA Des (8.4 miles pop. 198,682).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NE Omaha, (161.1 miles pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (412.9 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Spring Hill, IA (5.3 miles) , Cumming, IA (5.7 miles) , Des Moines, IA West (8.0 miles Moines, IA Des (8.4 miles Heights, IA (8.6 miles Windsor IA (8.7 miles Martensdale, IA Clive, (11.1 miles IA (11.3 miles Urbandale,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 32 buildings, average cost: $141,300
  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $103,600
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $120,300
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $125,400
  • 2001: 24 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2002: 24 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2003: 51 buildings, average cost: $187,000
  • 2004: 80 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2005: 140 buildings, average cost: $182,400

Latitude: 41.48 N, Longitude: 93.68 W

Area code: 515


Norwalk, Iowa business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.7%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (17.3%), Retail trade (10.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,793 (-40.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 612 (15.6%)

Crime in Norwalk (2001):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 2 rapes (29.1 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 4 assaults (58.2 per 100,000)
  • 7 burglaries (101.8 per 100,000)
  • 100 thefts (1454.1 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 88.5 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Crime in Norwalk (2002):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 12 assaults (173.7 per 100,000)
  • 10 burglaries (144.8 per 100,000)
  • 113 thefts (1635.8 per 100,000)
  • 4 auto thefts (57.9 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 115.3 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Average climate in Norwalk, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Norwalk,

Norwalk-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 114% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/1974, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.5 miles away from the Norwalk city center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.6 miles away from the city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Norwalk:
  • IOWA METHODIST MEDICAL CENTER (about 9 miles; DES MOINES, IA)
  • BROADLAWNS MEDICAL CENTER (about 9 miles; DES MOINES, IA)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER/MERCY CAPITOL (about 9 miles; DES MOINES, IA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Norwalk:
  • DES MOINES INTL (about 4 miles; DES MOINES, IA; ID: DSM)
  • FORT DODGE REGIONAL (about 82 miles; FORT DODGE, IA; ID: FOD)
  • OTTUMWA INDUSTRIAL (about 91 miles; OTTUMWA, IA; ID: OTM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Norwalk:
  • MORNINGSTAR FIELD (about 12 miles; DES MOINES, IA; ID: Y76)
  • ANKENY REGIONAL (about 17 miles; ANKENY, IA; ID: IKV)
  • WINTERSET-MADISON COUNTY (about 26 miles; WINTERSET, IA; ID: 3Y3)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 2 $5,327 $31,962 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 2 $6,421 $38,526 32 $17,579
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2 $8,798 $52,788 0 $0
Water Supply 2 $5,765 $34,590 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 2 $5,214 $31,284 0 $0
Local Libraries 2 $6,706 $40,236 5 $4,098
Other Government Administration 3 $12,088 $48,352 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 10 $35,021 $42,025 1 $1,844
Police - Other 3 $6,976 $27,904 0 $0
Firefighters 2 $8,577 $51,462 34 $29,103
Streets and Highways 6 $16,468 $32,936 0 $0
Totals for Government 36 $117,361 $39,120 72 $52,624


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Norwalk:
  • DRAKE UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; DES MOINES, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,227)
  • DES MOINES COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; ANKENY, IA; FT enrollment: 6,959)
  • IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; AMES, IA; FT enrollment: 24,473)
  • GRACELAND UNIVERSITY-LAMONI (about 62 miles; LAMONI, IA; FT enrollment: 2,026)
  • IOWA CENTRAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 79 miles; FT DODGE, IA; FT enrollment: 2,807)
  • INDIAN HILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 93 miles; OTTUMWA, IA; FT enrollment: 2,744)
  • HAWKEYE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 114 miles; WATERLOO, IA; FT enrollment: 3,292)
Public high school in Norwalk:
  • NORWALK SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 651; Location: 1201 NORTH AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Norwalk:
  • OVIATT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 647; Location: 713 SCHOOL AVE; Grades: KG - 03)
  • NORWALK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 540; Location: 200 CHERRY STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LAKEWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 284; Location: 9210 HAPPY HOLLOW DR; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • EAST ELEMENTARY (Students: 112; Location: 906 SCHOOL AVE; Grades: 01 - 05)
Library in Norwalk:
  • NORWALK EASTER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $189,870; Location: 1051 NORTH AVE; 32,634 books; 874 audio materials; 822 video materials; 107 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Norwalk: Norwalk Aquatic Center (A), The Legacy Golf Course (B), Countryside Golf Course (C), Norwalk Easter Public Library (D), Norwalk City Police Department (E), Norwalk City Hall (F).

Churches in Norwalk include: Fellowship Community Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Assumption Church (C), Norwalk United Methodist Church (D), Norwalk Foursquare Church (E), Norwalk Christian Church (F), New Life Lutheran Church (G), Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church (H).

Reservoir: Lake Colechester (A).

Parks in Norwalk include: Norwalk City Park (1), McDonald Woods Park (2), Brownie Park (3), Windflower Park (4).

Post office: (A).  


Norwalk compared to Iowa state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Norwalk:
  • KWKY (1150 AM; 1 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: PUTBRESE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KXLQ (1490 AM; 1 kW; INDIANOLA, IA; Owner: WARREN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Norwalk:
  • KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJMC (89.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: MINORITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K269EJ (101.7 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KJJY (92.5 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KHKI (97.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDFR (91.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KVJZ (106.3 FM; ANKENY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWDM (88.7 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: W. DES MOINES COMM. SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • KKDM (107.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRKQ (98.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZZQ (99.5 FM; WINTERSET, IA; Owner: POSITIVE IMPACT MEDIA, INC.)
  • KJJC (107.1 FM; OSCEOLA, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KSTM (88.9 FM; INDIANOLA, IA; Owner: SIMPSON COLLEGE)
  • KDPS (88.1 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES INDEP. COM.SCHOOL DIST.)

TV broadcast stations around Norwalk:
  • WBXF-CA (Channel 4; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KRPG-LP (Channel 43; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K41DD (Channel 41; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K29EA (Channel 29; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • K46EY (Channel 46; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)

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