Norwalk, Iowa

Population 9,012

Norwalk is located in Polk County, IA. The population is 9,012, making Norwalk the 9th largest city in Polk County.

There are 4 public schools in Norwalk with an average Homefacts rating of A-. The total crime rate for Norwalk is very low , and there are 7 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Norwalk is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Norwalk property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Norwalk include Linn Township, Cumming and Bloomfield Township.

Norwalk Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 3.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 60.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 36.5%

Crime Rate

68.49% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 42
  • Violent Crimes: 34
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 101
  • Property Crime: 750
  • Larceny Theft: 607

Registered Offenders

50.99% Lower than national avg.
  • 7 offenders in Norwalk
  • 7.77 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

2 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 2
  • Tanks & Spills: 0


Moderate 5.0%
  • Iowa unemployment average: 4.6%
  • National unemployment average: 5.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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4 Public Schools view public schools

There are 4 K-12 public schools in Norwalk, IA and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Norwalk's schools as Excellent, with an overall A- rating.

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7 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Norwalk, IA

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$215,000 compared to July 2020
Median Sales Price
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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

265 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Norwalk, IA issued 265 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 265 permits, 85 were issued for single family homes and 180 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Norwalk, IA issued 107 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $628
  • 1 Bedroom: $760
  • 2 Bedrooms: $938
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,265
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,378

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Environmental Hazards

2 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (235/248)
    Norwalk, IA has 94.76% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Norwalk, IA is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.42 Average
    Norwalk, IA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 21.55°
  • February 25.88°
  • March 41.22°
  • April 52.37°
  • May 64.27°
  • June 70.48°
  • July 78.02°
  • August 74.7°
  • September 66.1°
  • October 52.75°
  • November 42°
  • December 25.73°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Norwalk, IA

Norwalk, IA has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Norwalk, IA has no risk of hurricanes.
Norwalk, IA has a very high risk of hail storms.
Norwalk, IA has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Norwalk, IA: $80,675


Unemployment in Norwalk is 5.0%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 4.6% and 5.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 23.77%
White Collar - 76.23%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Terry E. Branstad
  • Sen. Joni Ernst
  • Sen. Chuck Grassley

City Representatives

  • David Young

Neighborhood Info

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2 Cemeteries view all

11 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Norwalk, IA

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

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