An interesting fact about Norwalk, California, is that the city is 9.71 square miles. The City of Norwalk formally incorporated on August 26, 1957, but residents settled the Norwalk area as early as the 1800s.
Norwalk's municipal code regulates building and construction, vehicles and traffic, animals, public safety and other issues. The city offers free public concerts in the months of July and August. Norwalk boasts a number of historical homes, including the D.D. Johnston-Hargitt House Museum.
The average household in Norwalk earned $58,973 in 2013. Norwalk is primarily Hispanic, but many other ethnic groups comprise a minority population. A Superior Court for the County of Los Angeles sits in the city.