Walden, New York Population 2020

6,669
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Walden is a city located in New York. With a 2020 population of 6,669, it is the 131st largest city in New York and the 4045th largest city in the United States. Walden is currently declining at a rate of -0.19% annually and its population has decreased by -4.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,978 in 2010. Walden reached it's highest population of 6,898 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Walden has a population density of 3,389 people per square mile.

The average household income in Walden is $82,198 with a poverty rate of 8.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,121 per month, and the median house value is $197,200. The median age in Walden is 35 years, 34.4 years for males, and 37.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.1 males.

Walden Demographics

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

  • White: 78.98%
  • Black or African American: 13.25%
  • Other race: 5.14%
  • Two or more races: 1.69%
  • Asian: 0.65%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.28%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Walden, New York is 6,669, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,695.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,978.

Walden, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,31278.98%
Black or African American89113.25%
Some Other Race3465.14%
Two or More Races1141.69%
Asian440.65%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander190.28%
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Walden Population Pyramid 2020

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Walden Median Age

35


Total

34.4


Male

37.5


Female

Walden Adults

There are 4,903 adults, (582 of whom are seniors) in Walden.

Walden Age Dependency

55.7

Age Dependency Ratio

13.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Walden Sex Ratio

Female

3,361

49.97%

Male

3,365

50.03%

Walden Households and Families

Walden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Walden Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.5%12.5%
All68.2%31.8%
Male66%34%
Female51.7%48.3%
Non Family48.6%51.4%

68.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2103.0368.2
Married1,0133.7387.5
Non Family6501.4248.6
Female3853.9251.7
Male1622.9866

3.62

Average Family Size

3.03

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

3.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Walden Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade511.23%
9th to 12th Grade3568.57%
High School Graduate1,50336.17%
Some College85520.58%
Associates Degree43810.54%
Bachelors Degree51112.30%
Graduate Degree44110.61%
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Walden Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,1612,797677
Hispanic534501123
Black327311110
Other Race19618244
Multiple Races787832
Asian444410
Islander99

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 41.03%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,605$43,189$40,844
Less Than High School$31,154$45,153$
High School Grad$34,353$34,502$33,173
Some College$41,233$42,000$41,042
Bachelors Degree$48,708$$38,359
Graduate Degree$73,229$88,026$70,893

$41,605

Average Earnings

$43,189

Average Male

$40,844

Average Female

Walden Language

Walden Language by Age

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Walden Language

90.98% of Walden residents speak only English, while 9.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.41% of the population.

Walden Poverty

Walden Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,7254048.55%
Black89111112.46%
Hispanic848485.66%
Asian443477.27%
Other34641.16%

8.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.26%

Male Poverty Rate

13.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walden is Asian, with 77.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walden is Other, with 1.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.59%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.54%
High School9.85%
Some College6.57%
Bachelors or Greater5.67%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed16.67%
Female Employed4.73%
Male Employed0.54%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Walden Income

Walden Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$72,398$82,198
Families$82,639$90,678
Married Families$97,212-
Non Families$57,917$58,350
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Walden Marital Status

Walden Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.2%

Male Marriage Rate

39.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Walden Married by Age and Sex

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Walden Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Walden Marital Status by Race

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Walden Veterans

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323

Number of Veterans

286

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam82
Korea49
Second Gulf War44
First Gulf War31
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
75+88
55 to 6487
35 to 5480
18 to 3444
65 to 7424
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1975.08%
Hispanic7512.98%
Black6811.51%
Other5823.02%

Walden Veterans by Education

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3.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walden Employment Status

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69.1%

Labor Force Participation

64.7%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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82.35%

Born in New York

94.99%

Native Born

5.01%

Foreign Born

0.80%

Non Citizen

4.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.99% of Walden residents were born in the United States, with 82.35% having been born in New York. 0.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,669-13-0.19%
20196,682-13-0.19%
20186,695-12-0.18%
20176,707-13-0.19%
20166,720-26-0.39%
20156,746-21-0.31%
20146,767-22-0.32%
20136,789-33-0.48%
20126,822-48-0.70%
20116,870-28-0.41%
20106,8987341.13%
20006,1643280.55%
19905,8361770.31%
19805,6593820.70%
19705,2774260.85%
19604,8512920.62%
19504,5592970.68%
19404,262-21-0.05%
19304,283-1,210-2.46%
19205,4931,4893.21%
19104,0048572.44%
19003,1470.00%