Norwalk

About

Norwalk

Community Details

Norwalk is a safe, family-friendly, economically strong community in Central Iowa. The southernmost suburb of the Greater Des Moines Metropolitan Area, Norwalk is known for offering the convenience and excitement of city living, along with an inviting, small-town atmosphere. It’s location near the Des Moines International Airport and major roadways makes commuting to Downtown Des Moines, West Des Moines or elsewhere a breeze.

  • County: Warren, Polk
  • Total Area: 11.91 square miles
  • Population: 8,945 (2019 estimate of 11,938)

Recreation

Norwalk boasts 75 acres of public parkland. This, along with three golf courses (two public and one private), a large sports complex and miles of bike trails, makes Norwalk a great place for outdoor recreation.

Culture

Education

Norwalk is served by the Norwalk Community School District. The district currently maintains five top-rated schools (PreK-12).

Notable

Norwalk

Neighborhoods

  • Lakewood
  • Echo Valley
  • The Legacy
  • Rolling Green & Warrior Run