Walker, Iowa Population 2024

659

Walker is a city located in Linn County Iowa. Walker has a 2024 population of 659. Walker is currently declining at a rate of -1.05% annually and its population has decreased by -3.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 686 in 2020.

The average household income in Walker is $87,769 with a poverty rate of 8.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Walker is 39.1 years, 39.2 years for males, and 39.1 years for females.

Walker Demographics

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

  • White: 96.47%
  • Two or more races: 2.44%
  • Asian: 0.95%
  • Black or African American: 0.14%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
870.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.94% (-27)
The current population of Walker, Iowa is 659 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 686.

Walker, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White71196.47%
Two or more races182.44%
Asian70.95%
Black or African American10.14%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Walker Population by Race

Walker Population Pyramid 2024

Walker Median Age

39.1

Total

39.2

Male

39.1

Female

Walker Adults

There are 555 adults, (117 of whom are seniors) in Walker.

Walker Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Walker Sex Ratio

Female39854%
Male33946%

Walker Population by Age

Walker Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2802.6389.310.7
Married1852.9298.91.1
Non Family631.5668.331.7
Female233.1365.234.8
Male931000
showing: 5 rows

2.89

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

89.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Walker Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Walker Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Walker Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.56%.

Walker Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,632

Average Earnings

$60,938

Average Male

$39,286

Average Female

Walker Earnings by Educational Attainment

Walker Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Walker Language

98.39% of Walker residents speak only English, while 1.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.03% of the population.

Walker Language

Walker Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White711527.31%
Multiple181477.78%
showing: 2 rows

8.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.26%

Male Poverty Rate

9.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walker

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walker is Multiple, with 77.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walker is White, with 7.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.84%.

Walker Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School7.14%
Less Than 9th Grade6.67%
Some College5.61%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Walker Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed77.78%
Female Employed8.06%
Male Employed4.95%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Walker Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Walker Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Walker Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

64.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.3%

Male Marriage Rate

60.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Walker Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Walker Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Walker Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Walker Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

36

Number of Veterans

28

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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Walker Veterans by War

count

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Walker Veterans by Age

count

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Walker Veterans by Race

Walker Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walker Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.9%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Walker Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Walker Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Walker Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

82.36%

Born in Walker

99.19%

Native Born

0.81%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.19% of Walker residents were born in the United States, with 82.36% having been born in Iowa. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Walker Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029624-7-1.11%
2028631-7-1.1%
2027638-7-1.09%
2026645-7-1.07%
2025652-7-1.06%
2024659-7-1.05%
2023666-7-1.04%
2022673-7-1.03%
2021680-6-0.87%
2020686-99-12.61%
201978510.13%
2018784-4-0.51%
201778830.38%
2016785-4-0.51%
2015789-1-0.13%
2014790
2013790-1-0.13%
201279130.38%
201178850.64%
2010783
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Walker Population by Year