Walkertown, North Carolina Population 2024

6,026

Walkertown is a city located in Forsyth County North Carolina. Walkertown has a 2024 population of 6,026. Walkertown is currently growing at a rate of 1.35% annually and its population has increased by 5.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,704 in 2020.

The average household income in Walkertown is $84,959 with a poverty rate of 9.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Walkertown is 43.6 years, 45.2 years for males, and 43 years for females.

Walkertown Demographics

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

  • White: 73.68%
  • Black or African American: 20.12%
  • Two or more races: 4%
  • Other race: 2.21%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
6.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
900.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.65% (322)
The current population of Walkertown, North Carolina is 6,026 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,704.

Walkertown, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,20473.68%
Black or African American1,14820.12%
Two or more races2284%
Other race1262.21%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Walkertown Population by Race

Walkertown Population Pyramid 2024

Walkertown Median Age

43.6

Total

45.2

Male

43

Female

Walkertown Adults

There are 4,550 adults, (1,122 of whom are seniors) in Walkertown.

Walkertown Age Dependency

66.5

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Walkertown Sex Ratio

Female2,92251.21%
Male2,78448.79%

Walkertown Population by Age

Walkertown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,3942.3872.127.9
Married1,1302.9494.45.6
Non Family7791.1356.643.4
Female2873.3132.867.2
Male1982.863.136.9
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2.88

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Walkertown 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

Walkertown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Walkertown Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.04%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 39.82%.

Walkertown Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,734

Average Earnings

$60,881

Average Male

$41,250

Average Female

Walkertown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Walkertown Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Walkertown Language

92.27% of Walkertown residents speak only English, while 7.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.7% of the population.

Walkertown Language

Walkertown Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,0883398.29%
Black1,14815613.59%
Hispanic46012226.52%
Multiple228208.77%
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9.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.37%

Male Poverty Rate

9.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walkertown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walkertown is Hispanic, with 26.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walkertown is White, with 8.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 7.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.01%.

Walkertown Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.74%
High School15.28%
Some College3.9%
Bachelors or Greater3.47%
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Walkertown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.31%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
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Walkertown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Walkertown Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Walkertown Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Walkertown Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Walkertown Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

353

Number of Veterans

318

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

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Walkertown Veterans by War

count

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Walkertown Veterans by Age

count

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Walkertown Veterans by Race

Walkertown Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walkertown Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Walkertown Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Walkertown Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Walkertown 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

62.11%

Born in Walkertown

96.37%

Native Born

3.63%

Foreign Born

1.03%

Non Citizen

2.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.37% of Walkertown residents were born in the United States, with 62.11% having been born in North Carolina. 1.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Walkertown Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,426801.26%
20286,346801.28%
20276,266801.29%
20266,186801.31%
20256,106801.33%
20246,026801.35%
20235,946801.36%
20225,866801.38%
20215,786821.44%
20205,7044658.88%
20195,239811.57%
20185,158390.76%
20175,119681.35%
20165,051661.32%
20154,985711.44%
20144,914410.84%
20134,873470.97%
20124,826410.86%
20114,785521.1%
20104,73372418.06%
20004,009
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Walkertown Population by Year