Walker Lake, Nevada Population 2024

462

Walker Lake is a city located in Mineral County Nevada. Walker Lake has a 2024 population of 462. Walker Lake is currently growing at a rate of 9.22% annually and its population has increased by 50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 308 in 2020.

The average household income in Walker Lake is $40,066 with a poverty rate of 31.17%. The median age in Walker Lake is 66.4 years: 67.1 years for males, and 66.1 years for females.

Walker Lake Demographics

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

  • White: 87.53%
  • Two or more races: 12.47%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Nevada
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
365.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
50% (154)
The current population of Walker Lake, Nevada is 462 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 308.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White33787.53%
Two or more races4812.47%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Walker Lake Population by Race

Walker Lake Population Pyramid 2024

Walker Lake Median Age

66.4

Total

67.1

Male

66.1

Female

Walker Lake Adults

There are 335 adults, (207 of whom are seniors) in Walker Lake.

Walker Lake Age Dependency

200.8

Age Dependency Ratio

161.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Walker Lake Sex Ratio

Female21455.58%
Male17144.42%

Walker Lake Population by Age

Walker Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2371.6281.418.6
Non Family1651.0483.616.4
Married643.0385.914.1
Male82.50100
Female0000

2.72

Average Family Size

1.62

Average Household Size

81.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Walker Lake Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade3811.76%
Associates Degree51.55%
Bachelors Degree206.19%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate17554.18%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College8526.32%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Walker Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Walker Lake Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White27523720
2+ Races48480
Hispanic48480

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 7.27%.

Walker Lake Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$38,971$0$0
Overall$37,721$38,750$32,143
Some College$0$0$0

$37,721

Average Earnings

$38,750

Average Male

$32,143

Average Female

Walker Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Walker Lake Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Walker Lake Language

100% of Walker Lake residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Walker Lake Language

Walker Lake Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White33712035.61%

31.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.26%

Male Poverty Rate

27.1%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walker Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walker Lake is White, with 35.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walker Lake is White, with 35.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12%. Among those working part-time, it was 100%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.24%.

Walker Lake Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School33.71%
Less Than 9th Grade15.79%
Some College14.44%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Walker Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed26.15%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed0%

Walker Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Walker Lake Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$46,471$50,740
Households$40,481$40,066
Married Families$47,059$-999,999,999
Non Families-$35,299

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Walker Lake Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.7%

Male Marriage Rate

36.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Walker Lake Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Walker Lake 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 55-64.

Walker Lake Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Walker Lake Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

51

Number of Veterans

51

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Korea23
Vietnam15
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Walker Lake Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+29
65 to 7415
55 to 647
18 to 340
35 to 540

Walker Lake Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5117.77%

Walker Lake Veterans by Race

Walker Lake Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

45.1%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.1%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walker Lake Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

28.4%

Labor Force Participation

24.8%

Employment Rate

12.6%

Unemployment Rate

Walker Lake Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Walker Lake Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Walker Lake 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

25.45%

Born in Walker Lake

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Walker Lake residents were born in the United States, with 25.45% having been born in Nevada. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Walker Lake Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024462399.22%
2023423389.87%
20223857223%
202131351.62%
2020308-2-0.65%
2019310-103-24.94%
2018413-30-6.77%
2017443368.85%
20164075214.65%
2015355288.56%
20143276223.4%
201326510.38%
2012264-38-12.58%
201130200%

Walker Lake Population by Year