Walkertown, North Carolina Population 2021

5,404
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Walkertown is a city located in Forsyth County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 5,404, it is the 131st largest city in North Carolina and the 4559th largest city in the United States . Walkertown is currently growing at a rate of 1.52% annually and its population has increased by 15.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,675 in 2010. Walkertown reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 7 miles, Walkertown has a population density of 807 people per square mile.

The average household income in Walkertown is $57,654 with a poverty rate of 13.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $756 per month, and the median house value is $137,700. The median age in Walkertown is 40 years, 37.7 years for males, and 42.1 years for females.

Walkertown Demographics

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

  • White: 74.70%
  • Black or African American: 22.93%
  • Other race: 1.26%
  • Two or more races: 0.69%
  • Asian: 0.25%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Walkertown, North Carolina is 5,404 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,242.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,675.

Walkertown, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,80974.70%
Black or African American1,16922.93%
Some Other Race641.26%
Two or More Races350.69%
Asian130.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.18%
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Walkertown Population by Race

Walkertown Population Pyramid $2021

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Walkertown Median Age

40


Total

37.7


Male

42.1


Female

Walkertown Adults

There are 3,789 adults, (896 of whom are seniors) in Walkertown.

Walkertown Age Dependency

76.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Walkertown Sex Ratio

Female

2,516

49.34%

Male

2,583

50.66%

Walkertown Population by Age

Walkertown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Walkertown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female33.2%66.8%
Non Family53.7%46.3%
Male57.5%42.5%
All68.6%31.4%
Married89.2%10.8%

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Walkertown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0522.4868.6
Married1,0103.0389.2
Non Family5661.0553.7
Female2952.9633.2
Male1813.1457.5

2.96

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Walkertown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1233.48%
9th to 12th Grade40311.41%
High School Graduate1,17633.31%
Some College69019.54%
Associates Degree2898.18%
Bachelors Degree66418.80%
Graduate Degree1865.27%
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Walkertown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Walkertown Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,7212,348573
Black694580263
Hispanic10768
2+ Races22227
Other Race1515
Asian13137
Native American99

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.85%.

Walkertown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,404$44,727$32,198
Less Than 9th Grade$20,417$23,824$9,952
High School Graduate$31,063$38,100$28,594
Some College$44,250$53,696$36,271
Bachelors Degree$38,491$47,321$35,625
Graduate Degree$45,469$44,728$45,859

$38,404

Average Earnings

$44,727

Average Male

$32,198

Average Female

Walkertown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Walkertown Language by Age

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Walkertown Language

95.27% of Walkertown residents speak only English, while 4.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.25% of the population.

Walkertown Language

Walkertown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,68946912.71%
Black1,16316013.76%
Hispanic31711736.91%

13.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.18%

Male Poverty Rate

17.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walkertown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walkertown is Hispanic, with 36.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walkertown is White, with 12.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.41%.

Walkertown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.52%
High School23.21%
Some College6.03%
Bachelors or Greater3.18%

Walkertown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed8.20%
Male Employed2.68%
Female Employed1.21%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Walkertown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Walkertown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,952$57,654
Families$56,500$66,747
Married Families$75,100-
Non Families$21,544$31,842
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Income by Household Type

Walkertown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Walkertown Married by Age and Sex

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Walkertown 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.

Walkertown Marital Status by Race

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Walkertown Marital Status

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301

Number of Veterans

288

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War91
Vietnam83
Second Gulf War44
Korea33
World War II

Walkertown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54108
65 to 74102
75+55
55 to 6436
18 to 34

Walkertown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2488.36%
Black536.96%

Walkertown Veterans by Race

Walkertown Veterans by Education

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11.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walkertown Veterans by Education

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57.7%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Walkertown Employment by Age

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Walkertown Employment by Race

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Walkertown 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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66.09%

Born in Walkertown

97.06%

Native Born

2.94%

Foreign Born

0.55%

Non Citizen

2.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.06% of Walkertown residents were born in the United States, with 66.09% having been born in North Carolina. 0.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Walkertown Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,404811.52%
20205,323811.55%
20195,242811.57%
20185,161400.78%
20175,121711.41%
20165,050651.30%
20154,985701.42%
20144,915410.84%
20134,874470.97%
20124,827400.84%
20114,787521.10%
20104,7357261.68%
20004,0090.00%

Walkertown Population by Year