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Apartments for rent in Norwalk, IA

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Norwalk Local Guide

See what Norwalk, IA has to offer.

What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Norwalk

Sense of community and the schools are great. The town is growing and bringing in more businesses which is making it better to live here

the people are friendly and social. it is a neighborhood that pet and kid friendly and people seem to look out for each other.

Who Lives Here

Norwalk Demographics

Education

High School

27%

Associate's

33%

Bachelor's

30%

Master's

8%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

38%

3 people

21%

4 people

26%

5 people

13%

6+ people

1%

Household Income

0-50k

27%

50-100k

35%

100-150k

17%

150-200k

11%

200k+

9%

Age

0-10

14%

10-20

14%

20-45

33%

45-65

25%

65+

13%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Norwalk?

Percentage: 4/54/5

Renters gave this area a 4 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Jul '24-$1045$1140$1350
Jun '24-$1040$1140$1350
May '24-$1035$1130$1355
Apr '24-$1025$1130$1362
Mar '24-$1029$1179$1389
Feb '24-$1150$1290$1372
Jan '24-$1025$1145$1356
Dec '23-$1150$1290$1340
Nov '23-$1150$1135$1340
Oct '23-$1150$1290$1380
Sep '23-$1150$1290$1366
Aug '23-$1150$1290$1352
Jul '23-$1020$1290$1325

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Norwalk

Norwalk Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

24%

15-30 Mins

51%

30-40 Mins

19%

40-60 Mins

3%

60+ Mins

3%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 3333

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 5 of 7 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 6 of 7 renters

Percentage: 4444

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

Top Scores: Restaurant, Health, Pet

Things To Do In Norwalk

Top Score

Restaurants

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Better stock your pantry because the restaurant scene is paltry.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. 82% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 7% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Do you even lift, bro? Norwalk is weak on fitness.

  1. A high number of gyms per resident
  2. 49% fewer gyms than average
  3. 67% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We're not mutts about Norwalk.

  1. A high number of pet facilities per resident
  2. 63% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 67% more pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The lack of medical care round here is a little hard to swallow

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. 37% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. Significantly more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

1/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Got a hunch you'll be dialing for lunch.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 91% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 62% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Coffee

1/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not a latte coffee shops in Norwalk.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 100% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 100% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

1/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Finding a bar around here is no small feat.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 85% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 25% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

1/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Norwalk isn't on the top of our shopping list.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 100% fewer shops than average
  3. 100% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

1/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The gas stations here are few and far between.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 100% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 100% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Norwalk Features

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 7 of 7 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 7 of 7 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 7 of 7 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 7 of 7 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 7 of 7 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 6 of 7 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 6 of 7 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 6 of 7 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 6 of 7 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

Near Highways

Yes

Say 4 of 7 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 4 of 7 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 5 of 7 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 6 of 7 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 7 of 7 renters

Norwalk Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Norwalk

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What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Norwalk, IA

Norwalk, a town in Iowa, has a population of approximately 10,000. The city's population, with an average age of just over 36, is decidedly younger than most cities in Iowa. Most Norwalk residents own their homes, and 29% of residents rent. Relatively high rent costs could be playing a role, as the average rent of $917/month is substantially higher than the state average of $810.

Norwalk residents have an average commute of about 23 minutes. Many residents (51%) drive to work, while public transit isn't used extensively. Not many residents walk to work.

Many Norwalk residents work in one of four industries: finance, retail, healthcare, and education. Together, these industries make up 33% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the city's workers are in management, making it the top career path in the city. With an average annual income of just over $91,000, Norwalk workers bring in around $23,000 more than their peers elsewhere in the state. The city's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345. Compared to the national average (13%), Norwalk has a large concentration of college graduates, as 19% of the city's residents over the age of 25 possess either a BA, BS, or BFA. In addition, 5% possess a Master's degree or Doctorate.