Norwalk, CT 06850 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 06850: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Norwalk, CT 06850

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 564
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,496
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,548
  • County: Fairfield County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.128, Longitude -73.442
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Norwalk, CT 06850 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 19,551
Daytime Population: Workers 13,133
Daytime Population: Residents 8,881
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 22,014
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.13
Population in Households 19,299
Population in Familes 15,253
Population in Group Qrtrs 252
Population Density2 3,032
Diversity Index3 71


Median Household Income $82,548
Average Household Income $114,650
Per Capita Income $44,788


Total Housing Units 8,069 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,774 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,812 (34.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 483 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $456,820
Average Home Value $515,186


Total Households 7,586
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 4,800
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.18% 0.88%
Households 0.99% 0.83%
Families 0.73% 0.68%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Norwalk, CT 06850 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06850 to the other 275 ZIP Codes in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 70 75th
Population Density # 46 84th
Diversity Index # 40 86th
Median Household Income # 127 54th
Per Capita Income # 103 63rd

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