Norwalk, CT Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 33,753 housing units in Norwalk. This represents a 4.7% growth from 32,224 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 33,753 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Norwalk is about 62%. Norwalk's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.1%. Average household size is 2.51 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Norwalk were built after 1959.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.80%
One Bedroom18.20%
Two Bedrooms29.20%
Three Bedrooms32%
Four Bedrooms14.60%
Five Bedrooms or more3.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.61
Median year structure was built1958
Median Value of occupied units$270,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$285,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.34
Median year structure was built1961
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$707

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage6.60%
Home Equity Loan10.50%
Simple Mortgage54.80%
Debt Free27.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.8%