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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
      City
      $36,376 $54,570 $109,140
      State
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      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%
      Other21.9%21.9%

      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).