Norwalk Tourism, Connecticut

Visit Norwalk - Best of Norwalk

Norwalk (pronounced nôr′wôk′), is a city in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States, located in the New York metropolitan area. The estimated population of the city was 85,853 in 2012. Norwalk also ranks sixth on the List of municipalities of Connecticut by population.


Norwalk is just a few minutes away from New York and is home to many businesses. The community has developed tourist attractions in the historic areas of Norwalk. South Norwalk is a historic zone by the sea port. The Sheffield Island Lighthouse on an island close to the Norwalk Harbour is a popular picnic spot near the city. The City Hall now houses the Norwalk Museum that provides visitors with information about the city’s history. Also famous is the Lockwood Mathews Mansion Museum. Kids will like the Stepping Stones interactive museum. Do not forget to visit the Maritime Aquarium for an interesting journey about the sea. There are plenty of churches that also make an interesting sight on your trip. Take a holiday in Norwalk to experience its beauties for yourself.

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Facts and Stats for Norwalk*

  • Pollution Statistics in Norwalk

    Know the pollution level of Norwalk before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 33.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 8.33 (Very Low)
  • Norwalk: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Norwalk for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Norwalk.

    • Burglary and Theft 33.33 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 83.33 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Norwalk - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Norwalk is 221.3 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 82.81 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 73.71 (High)
    • Pollution Index 12.07 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 13.33 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 91.7 (High)
    • Health Care Index 86.11 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.15 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 122.28 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Norwalk

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Norwalk

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.82 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 78.87 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 51.6 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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