Norwalk Connecticut

A city of diversity Norwalk retains its many country suburban residential neighborhoods where stately homes of yesteryear are joined by compatible new construction and condominiums. Bordered by 22 miles of the Long Island Sound, its nautical history is reflected in the Maritime Center’s museum and aquarium. With its 4 commuter railroad stations and easy access to 1-95 and The Merritt Parkway, Norwalk is home for commuters to New York, City and Westchester County. In addition to Norwalk’s older research and manufacturing centers, corporate development has taken place along with a new tourist industry. All in all, Norwalk offers diversity in lifestyle to accommodate the tastes of its inhabitants.

Population:
80,000
Government:
Mayor Council
Area:
26.6 square miles
Mill Rate:
Dist 1,2,3
21.656
Dist 4,5 with sewer
21.724
Dist 5 w/o sewer 
21.153
Dist 6
20.199
Distance:
NYC – 55 minutes, White Plains – 45 minutes; Stamford – 15 minutes
Avg. Sold Price:
10/07/07 – CMLS, Single Family Residences
$701,586
Public Services:
Water, sewer, garbage collection, 4 public libraries -1 private.
Police Dept.:
Norwalk Police Department has special Marine Division and Bike Patrol
Fire Dept.:
Paid – 5 stations
Houses of Worship:
Most denominations are represented.
Recreation:
700 acres of parks and playgrounds; 53 public tennis courts; numerous public & private marinas, boat clubs – recreational clubs; 3 golf courses; beaches, Maritime Center; many art& community events; movie theatres. Norwalk Symphony; Youth Symphony; Norwalk Jazz Ensemble
Medical Facilities:
Norwalk Hospital
Shopping:
Local stores and Factory Outlet Center with 29 discount stores; Stew Leonard’s (world’s largest dairy store) 15 minutes to Stamford Town Center
Schools:
12 Elementary (Grades K-5); 4 Middle School (Grades 6-8); 2 High School (Grades 9-12); 1 Vocational Arts Center