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Overview

Introduction to Norwalk, California

Incorporated in 1957, Norwalk is a city in southeastern Los Angeles County, in Southern California. Norwalk is approximately 20 minutes southeast of Los Angeles, 15 minutes northwest of Anaheim and an hour and forty five minutes northwest of San Diego.

The area now known as Norwalk was first settled by the Shoshonean Indian tribe. The first European settlers were Spanish settlers who arrived in the late 1760s.

Norwalk is located only 25 minutes west of Los Angeles International (LAX) airport. Norwalk provides easy access to the Santa Ana Freeway (I-5), the San Gabriel River Freeway (I-605), the Century Freeway (I-105, the Artesia Freeway (CA/SR-91), the Imperial Highway (CA/SR-90) and Firestone Boulevard (CA/SR-42).

Norwalk Arts, Culture, and Entertainment

Norwalk residents have easy access to all of the cultural and entertainment attractions of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County and Anaheim. Some of the items of note in and around the City of Norwalk include:

  • The Hargitt House Museum.
  • The major theme park attractions of nearby Anaheim including Disneyland.
  • Norwalk Park.

Southern California is rich in professional sports offerings. Norwalk's location provides residents with easy access to the following professional sports teams:

  • Baseball:
    • Major League Baseball (MLB) - the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and the Los Angeles Dodgers. A road trip south adds the San Diego Padres to this list.
    • Minor League Baseball (MiLB) - the Inland Empire 66ers, the Lake Elsinore Storm, and the Lancaster JetHawks. The 66ers are a Class A Advanced affiliate of the Seattle Mariners, the storm are a Class A Advanced affiliate of the San Diego Padres, and the JetHawks are a Class A Advanced affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.
  • Basketball:
    • NBA - the Los Angeles Clippers and the Los Angeles Lakers.
    • WNBA - the Los Angeles Sparks.
  • Football:
    • The Arena Football League (AFL) - Los Angeles Avengers.
    • The National Football League (NFL) - San Diego Chargers in San Diego to the south.
  • Lacrosse:
    • Major League Lacrosse (MLL) - The Los Angeles Riptide.
  • Soccer:
    • Major League Soccer (MLS) - Club Deportivo Chivas USA and the Los Angeles Galaxy.
    • The United Soccer League (USL) Los Angeles Storm, and Southern California Seahorses who play in the USL Premier Development League. Also to the south, the United Soccer League (USL) USL Premier Development League San Diego Gauchos and the USL W-League San Diego Gauchos Women.
  • Hockey:
    • The ECHL Sand Diego Gulls in San Diego to the south.
    • The National Hockey League (NHL) - Anaheim Mighty Ducks and the Los Angeles Kings.

Demographics

People

Total Population106,360
Male Share of the Population49.7%
Female Share of the Population50.3%
Senior Citizens11.9%
Employed Population 16+45,850
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married44.5%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16%
Median Earnings25+$33,068
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,615
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,700

Wealth

Median Family Income$64,504
% Above Poverty Level85.2%
% Below Poverty Level14.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.2%
% Using Public Transportation3%

Housing

People Living Alone13.9%
Median Gross Rent$1,384
Median House Value$350,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)83.3%
German2%
English1.7%
Irish1.6%
Italian0.7%
African0.5%
Dutch0.4%
French Except Basque0.4%
Arab0.4%
Scottish0.3%
Portuguese0.3%
Polish0.3%
Nigerian0.2%
Swedish0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Russian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Greek0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
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Norwalk Almanac

CategoryValue
County Los Angeles County
Standard Zip Codes90650
P.O. Box Zip Codes90651, 90652
Phone Area Codes562
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude33.9
Approximate Longitude-118.07

Norwalk Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationLONG BEACH AP
Distance7.1 miles
Jan Temp46 to 68 F
Apr Temp53 to 73 F
Jul Temp65 to 83 F
Oct Temp58 to 79 F
Annual Precip12.9 inches
StationANAHEIM
Distance13.5 miles
Jan Temp45 to 69 F
Apr Temp51 to 73 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp56 to 80 F
Annual Precip11.2 inches
StationSANTA ANA FIRE STATION
Distance16.2 miles
Jan Temp47 to 69 F
Apr Temp52 to 74 F
Jul Temp63 to 83 F
Oct Temp58 to 80 F
Annual Precip13.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Artesia16,789$62,626
Bellflower77,687$55,814
Cerritos49,797$102,958
Downey113,223$69,247
Lakewood81,054$91,152
Santa Fe Springs17,436$71,165

Norwalk Hospitals

Norwalk Community Hospital
(Non-profit)
13222 Bloomfield Avenue
Department Of State Hospital-metropolitan
(Government - State)
11401 Bloomfield Avenue
(562) 863-7011
Coast Plaza Doctors Hospital
(Proprietary)
13100 South Studebaker Road

Norwalk Public Schools

Anna M. Glazier Elementary
10932 E. Excelsior Dr.
ZIP: 90650
Primary
Total Enrollment 523
Arturo Sanchez Elementary
11960 E. 162nd St.
ZIP: 90650
Primary
Total Enrollment 362
Cesar Chavez Elementary
12110 E. Walnut St.
ZIP: 90650
Primary
Total Enrollment 428
Corvallis Middle
11032 E. Leffingwell Rd.
ZIP: 90650
Middle
Total Enrollment 770
Cresson Elementary
11650 E. Cresson St.
ZIP: 90650
Primary
Total Enrollment 301
D. D. Johnston Elementary
13421 S. Fairford Ave.
ZIP: 90650
Primary
Total Enrollment 403
Earl E. Edmondson Elementary
15121 S. Grayland Ave.
ZIP: 90650
Primary
Total Enrollment 484
John Dolland Elementary
15021 S. Bloomfield Ave.
ZIP: 90650
Primary
Total Enrollment 617
John H. Glenn High
13520 Shoemaker Ave.
ZIP: 90650
High
Total Enrollment 1553
John H. Nuffer Elementary
14821 S. Jersey Ave.
ZIP: 90650
Primary
Total Enrollment 385
Julia B. Morrison Elementary
13510 S. Maidstone
ZIP: 90650
Primary
Total Enrollment 789
Lakeland Elementary
11224 Bombardier Ave.
ZIP: 90650
Primary
Total Enrollment 278
Lakeside Middle
11000 E. Kenney St.
ZIP: 90650
Middle
Total Enrollment 655
Loretta Lampton Elementary
14716 Elmcroft Ave.
ZIP: 90650
Primary
Total Enrollment 657
Los Alisos Middle
14800 S. Jersey Ave.
ZIP: 90650
Middle
Total Enrollment 1256
Nettie L. Waite Middle
14320 S. Norwalk Blvd.
ZIP: 90650
Middle
Total Enrollment 697
New River Elementary
13432 S. Halct. Ave.
ZIP: 90650
Primary
Total Enrollment 441
Norwalk High
11356 E. Leffingwell Rd.
ZIP: 90650
High
Total Enrollment 1989
Paddison Elementary
12100 Crewe St.
ZIP: 90650
Primary
Total Enrollment 414
Ramona Head Start/state Preschool
14616 Dinard Ave.
ZIP: 90650
Southeast Rop
12940 E. Foster Rd.
ZIP: 90650
High
Studebaker Elementary
11800 Halct. Ave.
ZIP: 90650
Primary
Total Enrollment 497
Thomas B. Moffitt Elementary
13323 S. Goller Ave.
ZIP: 90650
Primary
Total Enrollment 469
William W. Orr Elementary
12130 S. Jersey Ave.
ZIP: 90650
Primary
Total Enrollment 381

Norwalk Private Schools

Joyland Pre School
12645 Pioneer Blvd
ZIP: 90650
Elementary
Total Enrollment 12
New Harvest Christian School
11364 Imperial Hwy
ZIP: 90650
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 111
Norwalk Christian Academy
11005 Foster Rd
ZIP: 90650
Elementary
Total Enrollment 90
Norwalk Christian School
11129 Pioneer Blvd
ZIP: 90650
Elementary
Total Enrollment 53
Pioneer Baptist School
11717 Pioneer Blvd
ZIP: 90650
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 22
St John Of God School
13817 Pioneer Blvd
ZIP: 90650
Elementary
Total Enrollment 207
St Linus Catholic Elementary School
13913 Shoemaker Ave
ZIP: 90650
Elementary
Total Enrollment 237
Three In One Christian Academy
11242 Ferina St
ZIP: 90650
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 7
Trinity Christian School
11507 Studebaker Rd
ZIP: 90650
Elementary
Total Enrollment 144
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