Norwalk, Iowa

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Norwalk is a city in Polk and Warren counties in the U.S. state of Iowa. The population was 6,884 at the 2000 census. The city is part of the Des MoinesWest Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area and is located just south of the Des Moines International Airport. It is the hometown of actors Brandon Routh, star of the film Superman Returns, and Jason Momoa, star of the television show Stargate: Atlantis. Norwalk's darker history includes two mass killings. Mrs. G.R. McAnich killed five of her seven children and then turned the gun on herself in 1937. In 1993, Rick Forsyth murdered Jolene Forsyth, three of her children and two children she was baby-sitting at her home.



Norwalk is located at 41°29′0″N 93°40′43″W / 41.483333°N 93.67861°W / 41.483333; -93.67861 (41.483403, -93.678515)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.8 square miles (17.6 km²), of which, 6.6 square miles (17.0 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²) of it (3.24%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 6,884 people, 2,344 households, and 1,903 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,049.2 people per square mile (405.2/km²). There were 2,382 housing units at an average density of 363.0/sq mi (140.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.75% White, 0.23% African American, 0.06% Native American, 0.57% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.41% from other races, and 0.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.34% of the population.

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