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A Taste of Norwalk, Connecticut

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT NORWALK?

  1. Norwalk is a city in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of the city is 85,603, making Norwalk sixth in population in Connecticut, and third in Fairfield County. The city is part of the New York metropolitan area.

  2. The name "Norwalk" comes from the Algonquian word "noyank" meaning "point of land", or its Native American name, “Naramauke” (also spelled "Norwauke", "Norowake", or "Norwaake"), a Native American chief.

  3. The farming of oysters has long been important to Norwalk, which was once nicknamed "Oyster Town." Each September, Norwalk holds its Oyster Festival.

  4. Climate:  Norwalk experiences warm to hot and humid summers and cold snowy winters. The seasonal extremes are tempered by proximity to Long Island Sound, with daily high temperatures several degrees cooler in summer, and nightly lows higher in winter compared to locations further inland.

  5. According to a 2007 estimate, the median income for a household in the city was $70,672, and the median income for a family was $83,695. Males had a median income of $46,988 versus $38,312 for females. The per capita income for the city was $31,781. About 5.0% of families and 7.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.6% of those under 18 and 6.3% of those 65 or older.

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WSHR 91.9 FM Lake Ronkonkoma, NY Jazz
WXRK 92.3 FM New York, NY Top-40
WZMX 93.7 FM Hartford, CT Hip Hop
WIGX 94.3 FM Smithtown, NY Classic Hits
WYBC 94.3 FM New Haven, CT Urban Contemporary
WKSS 95.7 FM Hartford-Meriden, CT Top-40
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WHTZ 100.3 FM Newark, NJ Top-40
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WKCI 101.3 FM Hamden, CT Top-40
WKTU 103.5 FM Lake Success, NY Top-40
WSPK 104.7 FM Poughkeepsie, NY Top-40
WWPR 105.1 FM New York, NY Hip Hop
WHCN 105.9 FM Hartford, CT Classic Hits
WBLI 106.1 FM Patchogue, NY Top-40
WBLS 107.5 FM New York, NY Urban Contemporary
WICC 600 AM Bridgeport, CT News/Talk
WFAN 660 AM New York, NY Sports
WLIB 1190 AM New York, NY Gospel Music
WDJZ 1530 AM Bridgeport, CT Gospel Music

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Demographics of Norwalk, Connecticut

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

69%

14.2%

0.21%

4.8%

15.63%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Businesses in Norwalk, Connecticut


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Hair It Is Beauty Salon -  Category: Hair Salons -   33 Wall St Norwalk, CT 06850 (203) 831-8792

  2. New Image Hair Salon -  Category: Hair Salons -   81 North Main Street Norwalk, CT (203) 566-4539

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. In Touch News -  Category: African American Newspaper -   P.O. Box 82, Norwalk, CT 06852 (860) 590-1202

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Miss Barbara Jean’s Soul Food Kitchen -  Category: Soul Food, Barbeque, Seafood -   115 Main St Norwalk, CT 06851 (203) 939-9598   - (reviews)

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CHURCHES



  1. Bethel AME Church -  19 Academy Street, Norwalk, CT 06850 (203) 866-1042

  2. Holy Temple Church of God In Christ -  1 Quincy St, Norwalk, CT 06850 (203) 866-0532

  3. Miracle Temple COGIC -  2 Trinity Place, Norwalk, CT 06854 (203) 853-2744

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