n December 2012, the unemployment rate in Norwalk was 10.8%. There are four employers in Norwalk that have over 1,000 employees: the school district, Metropolitan State Hospital, LA County Registrar, and Cerritos College. The cost of living in Norwalk is higher than average, at about 130 as opposed to the 100 national average. The most common industries for men in Norwalk is Construction, and for women, Health care, and Educational services. CC’s Career Services office offers counseling, job placement help, and other resources for students. Norwalk is a city of over 100,000 people, so there are lots of things to do, like bowling, mini golf, and parks to visit, movie theaters. There are bars with karaoke and dancing, plenty of restaurants, and the Norwalk Indoor Swap Meet Mall. Norwalk is 20 minutes from Anaheim, 25 minutes from Long Beach, and about 25 minutes from Los Angeles. Anaheim has a huge mall, and Soak City USA is about 6 miles from Norwalk. There are lots of local places to hang out and enjoy the outdoors.
We currently have apartments near Cerritos College available for rent. If you're not sure how much an apartment will cost, the table below shows the average price by size.