Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$40,313$28,872$29,829
Median household income$83,241$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$93,275$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$40,804$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$55,723$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$40,242$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate3.0%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level4.7%12.3%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Norwalk is 35% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Norwalk is 50% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Norwalk is 35% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Norwalk is 69% lower than the national average

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      $55,488 $83,241 $166,482
      $36,376 $54,570 $109,140
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Norwalk median earnings by income bracket

      Norwalk employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.7%8.7%
      Manufacturing sector10.4%10.4%
      Financial & insurance services14.4%14.4%
      Wholesale & retail services18.1%18.1%
      Public administration5.3%5.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.8%10.8%
      Education, health & social services8.5%8.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Bevington, IA27$123,750123.7%
      Van Meter, IA1,386$111,736102.0%
      Clive, IA17,246$107,26893.9%
      Cumming, IA536$99,58380.0%
      Urbandale, IA43,879$95,96173.5%
      Norwalk, IA11,467$83,24150.5%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Georgian Bluffs, ON11,464n/a 
      Milford, DE11,463$45,94816.9%
      Piedmont, CA11,454$250,001351.9%
      Lyndon, KY11,451$58,5385.8%
      Madison Heights, VA11,447$50,1379.4%
      Norwalk, IA11,467$83,24150.5%
      Source: The Norwalk, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).