Walker, Michigan Population 2019

Walker, Michigan's estimated population is 24,880 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Walker, Michigan is the 45th largest city in Michigan based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 999.12 people/mi² (385.76 people/km²).

The overall median age is 35.1 years, 34.8 years for males, and 35.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.0 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 10,429 households in the city, with an average size of 2.41 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0%, with a median rent of $759/month. The median house has 5.8 rooms, and has a value of $157,900.

The median income for households in Walker, Michigan is $55,781, while the mean household income is $67,298.

Walker Mi Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Walker Mi was:

  • White: 89.76%
  • Two or more races: 3.50%
  • Black or African American: 3.35%
  • Asian: 2.61%
  • Other race: 0.65%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
  • Native American: 0.06%
LatLng(43.0014, -85.7681)
Rank in State45th
StateMichigan
CountyKent County
Time Zone
Land Area (km²)64.50 (24.90 mi²)
Water Area (km²)1.47 (0.57 mi²)
TypeCity
GEOID2682960
Density (km²)385.76
Density (mi²)999.12
Area Code(s)616
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201824,880310.12%
201724,849140.06%
201624,8351580.64%
201524,6771340.55%
201424,5432040.84%
201324,3392881.20%
201224,0512851.20%
201123,7662130.90%
201023,5531,7110.76%
200021,8424,5632.37%
199017,2792,1911.37%
198015,0883,5962.76%
197011,4922,9923.06%
19608,5000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White22,096
Two or More Races861
Black or African American825
Asian642
Some Other Race160
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander19
American Indian and Alaska Native15

Walker Mi Population Pyramid 2019

Walker Mi Median Age

35.1


Total

34.8


Male

35.6


Female

Walker Mi Adults

There are 19,245 adults, (3,307 of whom are seniors) in Walker Mi.

Walker Mi Age Dependency

54.5

Age Dependency Ratio

20.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Walker Mi Sex Ratio

Female

13,022

52.90%

Male

11,596

47.10%

Walker Mi Households and Families

Walker Mi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Walker Mi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.8%17.2%
Male76.2%23.8%
All60.9%39.1%
Female46.8%53.2%
Non Family37.1%62.9%

60.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,0782.4160.9
Married4,8083.1882.8
Non Family4,0291.2837.1
Female9723.2146.8
Male2692.8276.2

3.07

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

8.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Walker Mi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2601.61%
9th to 12th Grade7134.42%
High School Graduate4,46527.65%
Some College3,93824.39%
Associates Degree1,6129.98%
Bachelors Degree3,76123.29%
Graduate Degree1,3978.65%

Walker Mi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,43213,6924,545
Hispanic662577162
Black536420158
Asian395363251
Multiple Races13213287
Other Race11910830
Islander1919
Native American1515

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 65.91%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,814$45,364$29,818
Less Than High School$27,445$28,968$25,781
High School Grad$30,214$37,141$19,798
Some College$33,829$41,314$28,665
Bachelors Degree$44,720$55,189$38,671
Graduate Degree$58,333$73,164$56,332

$36,814

Average Earnings

$45,364

Average Male

$29,818

Average Female

Walker Mi Language

Walker Mi Language by Age

Walker Mi Language

94.94% of Walker Mi residents speak only English, while 5.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.31% of the population.

Walker Mi Poverty

Walker Mi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,0471,7668.39%
Multiple85522826.67%
Black79818823.56%
Asian64213220.56%
Hispanic1,165736.27%
Other1605232.50%
Islander1919100.00%
Native15853.33%

9.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.45%

Male Poverty Rate

11.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walker Mi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walker Mi is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walker Mi is Hispanic, with 6.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.00%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.10%
High School11.85%
Some College7.72%
Bachelors or Greater3.86%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.50%
Male Unemployed28.77%
Female Employed7.94%
Male Employed3.79%

Walker Mi Income

Walker Mi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,781$67,298
Families$70,631$84,640
Married Families$75,512-
Non Families$29,130$37,781

Walker Mi Marital Status

Walker Mi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Walker Mi Married by Age and Sex

Walker Mi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Walker Mi Marital Status by Race

Walker Mi Veterans

1,351

Number of Veterans

1,198

Male Veterans

153

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam522
Second Gulf War204
First Gulf War165
Korea110
World War II49

Walker Mi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3517.68%
Hispanic343.98%

Walker Mi Veterans by Education

5.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walker Mi Employment Status

69.2%

Labor Force Participation

66.9%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Walker Mi Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

83.00%

Born in Michigan

95.31%

Native Born

4.69%

Foreign Born

2.93%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.31% of Walker Mi residents were born in the United States, with 83.00% having been born in Michigan. 2.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.