Walker, Louisiana Population 2022

6,422
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Walker is a city located in Livingston Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 6,422, it is the 90th largest city in Louisiana and the 5638th largest city in the United States. Walker is currently growing at a rate of 0.38% annually and its population has increased by 0.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,374 in 2020. Spanning over 7 miles, Walker has a population density of 975 people per square mile.

The average household income in Walker is $74,380 with a poverty rate of 8.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Walker is 36.7 years, 32.4 years for males, and 37.8 years for females.

Walker Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Walkerwas:

  • White: 79.20%
  • Black or African American: 13.20%
  • Asian: 6.85%
  • Two or more races: 0.62%
  • Other race: 0.13%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Walker, Louisiana is 6,422 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,374.

Walker, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

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Walker Population by Race

Walker Population Pyramid 2022

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Walker Median Age

35.7


Total

32.8


Male

36


Female

Walker Adults

There are 4,650 adults, (928 of whom are seniors) in Walker.

Walker Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Walker Sex Ratio

Female

3,081

49.08%

Male

3,197

50.92%

Walker Population by Age

Walker Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Walker Household Types

78.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Walker Households and Families

3.28

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Walker Households by Type

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Walker Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Walker Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 71.03%.

Walker Educational Attainment by Race

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$46,638

Average Earnings

$60,656

Average Male

$35,397

Average Female

Walker Earnings by Educational Attainment

Walker Language by Age

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Walker Language

91.96% of Walker residents speak only English, while 8.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.49% of the population.

Walker Language

Walker Poverty by Race

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8.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.38%

Male Poverty Rate

9.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walker

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walker is Black, with 50.06% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.86%.

Walker Poverty

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Walker Poverty Rate by Education

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Walker Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Walker Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Walker Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Walker Married by Age and Sex

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Walker 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 35-44.

Walker Marital Status by Race

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Walker Marital Status

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349

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Walker Veterans by War

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Walker Veterans by Age

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Walker Veterans by Race

Walker Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walker Veterans by Education

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64.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Walker Employment by Age

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Walker Employment by Race

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Walker Employment by Education

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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76.49%

Born in Walker

92.88%

Native Born

7.12%

Foreign Born

2.93%

Non Citizen

4.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.88% of Walker residents were born in the United States, with 76.49% having been born in Louisiana. 2.93% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Walker Population by Year