Walker, Louisiana Population 2021

6,202
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Walker is a city located in Livingston Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 6,202, it is the 55th largest city in Louisiana and the 4241st largest city in the United States . Walker is currently declining at a rate of -0.37% annually but its population has increased by 1.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,138 in 2010. Walker reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 7 miles, Walker has a population density of 942 people per square mile.

The average household income in Walker is $74,380 with a poverty rate of 11.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $809 per month, and the median house value is $166,500. 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: 83.41%
  • Black or African American: 12.20%
  • Asian: 3.74%
  • Other race: 0.40%
  • Two or more races: 0.26%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Walker, Louisiana is 6,202 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,248.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,138.

Walker, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,22283.41%
Black or African American76412.20%
Asian2343.74%
Some Other Race250.40%
Two or More Races160.26%
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Walker Population by Race

Walker Population Pyramid $2021

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Walker Median Age

36.7


Total

32.4


Male

37.8


Female

Walker Adults

There are 4,479 adults, (965 of whom are seniors) in Walker.

Walker Age Dependency

78.2

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Walker Sex Ratio

Female

3,195

51.03%

Male

3,066

48.97%

Walker Population by Age

Walker Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Walker Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female62.7%37.3%
Non Family67.9%32.1%
All78.4%21.6%
Married89.5%10.5%
Male100%0%

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Walker Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4492.5678.4
Married1,1473.4589.5
Non Family8921.1267.9
Female3323.262.7
Male783.12100

3.33

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Walker Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1122.73%
9th to 12th Grade41610.12%
High School Graduate1,61039.18%
Some College83120.22%
Associates Degree2826.86%
Bachelors Degree62515.21%
Graduate Degree2335.67%
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Walker Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Walker Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,3263,070696
Black51529832
Asian156156130
Hispanic9641
2+ Races1616
Other Race1212

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 asian people with a rate of 83.33%.

Walker Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,389$63,344$32,067
Less Than 9th Grade$$33,057$14,318
High School Graduate$41,944$64,327$22,841
Some College$50,042$70,000$31,458
Bachelors Degree$51,010$107,766$40,888
Graduate Degree$117,426$121,077$86,103

$42,389

Average Earnings

$63,344

Average Male

$32,067

Average Female

Walker Earnings by Educational Attainment

Walker Language by Age

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Walker Language

92.66% of Walker residents speak only English, while 7.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.53% of the population.

Walker Language

Walker Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black76442355.37%
White4,8742284.68%
Hispanic373256.70%
Other2525100.00%
Asian234145.98%

11.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.83%

Male Poverty Rate

14.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walker

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walker is White, with 4.68% 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 28.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.49%.

Walker Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.64%
High School14.60%
Some College4.67%
Bachelors or Greater1.63%

Walker Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed76.12%
Male Employed1.66%
Female Employed0.97%

Walker Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Walker Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,485$74,380
Families$76,781$86,492
Married Families$101,587-
Non Families$26,304$51,897
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Income by Household Type

Walker Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

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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365

Number of Veterans

338

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War134
Second Gulf War93
Vietnam89
Korea17
World War II

Walker Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54146
75+69
55 to 6461
65 to 7455
18 to 3434

Walker Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3409.18%
2+ Races16100.00%
Black91.56%

Walker Veterans by Race

Walker Veterans by Education

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6.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walker Veterans by Education

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61.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

5.2%

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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79.67%

Born in Walker

93.42%

Native Born

6.58%

Foreign Born

3.50%

Non Citizen

3.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.42% of Walker residents were born in the United States, with 79.67% having been born in Louisiana. 3.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Walker Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,202-23-0.37%
20206,225-23-0.37%
20196,248-23-0.37%
20186,271590.95%
20176,212-117-1.85%
20166,329901.44%
20156,239691.12%
20146,170510.83%
20136,11980.13%
20126,111-4-0.07%
20116,11510.02%
20106,1141,3132.45%
20004,8011,0742.56%
19903,7277702.34%
19802,9570.00%

Walker Population by Year