Walkertown, North Carolina Population 2020

5,294

Walkertown is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 5,294, it is the 131st largest city in North Carolina and the 4591st largest city in the United States. Walkertown is currently growing at a rate of 1.38% annually and its population has increased by 13.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,675 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Walkertown has a population density of 791 people per square mile.

The average household income in Walkertown is $54,088 with a poverty rate of 12.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $725 per month, and the median house value is $130,300. The median age in Walkertown is 41.7 years, 39 years for males, and 46.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.0 males.

Walkertown Demographics

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

  • White: 73.65%
  • Black or African American: 23.10%
  • Other race: 2.08%
  • Asian: 0.54%
  • Two or more races: 0.46%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Walkertown, North Carolina is 5,294, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,150.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,675.

Walkertown, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,71473.65%
Black or African American1,16523.10%
Some Other Race1052.08%
Asian270.54%
Two or More Races230.46%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.18%

Walkertown Population Pyramid 2020

Walkertown Median Age

41.7


Total

39


Male

46.9


Female

Walkertown Adults

There are 3,759 adults, (1,069 of whom are seniors) in Walkertown.

Walkertown Age Dependency

87.5

Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Walkertown Sex Ratio

Female

2,627

52.09%

Male

2,416

47.91%

Walkertown Households and Families

Walkertown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Walkertown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.6%10.4%
All71.3%28.7%
Non Family66.9%33.1%
Male49.1%50.9%
Female34.3%65.7%

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0442.4771.3
Married9863.0889.6
Non Family5771.0566.9
Female3182.8434.3
Male1633.0849.1

2.95

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Walkertown Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1073.04%
9th to 12th Grade45713.00%
High School Graduate1,24135.30%
Some College66718.97%
Associates Degree3459.81%
Bachelors Degree53915.33%
Graduate Degree1604.55%

Walkertown Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,6672,235457
Black736618231
Hispanic9783
Other Race3737
Asian181811
Multiple Races1212
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 61.11%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,846$43,611$34,583
Less Than High School$20,833$$10,250
High School Grad$32,214$37,976$30,500
Some College$37,151$49,779$35,528
Bachelors Degree$37,368$55,739$35,362
Graduate Degree$46,125$41,648$47,738

$36,846

Average Earnings

$43,611

Average Male

$34,583

Average Female

Walkertown Language

Walkertown Language by Age

Walkertown Language

94.66% of Walkertown residents speak only English, while 5.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.68% of the population.

Walkertown Poverty

Walkertown Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,63953514.70%
Black1,156988.48%
Hispanic27741.44%

12.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.44%

Male Poverty Rate

17.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walkertown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walkertown is White, with 14.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walkertown is Hispanic, with 1.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.52%.

Name Poverty
High School24.01%
Less Than High School23.58%
Some College4.35%
Bachelors or Greater3.72%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed4.29%
Female Employed1.98%
Male Employed1.82%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Walkertown Income

Walkertown Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,375$54,088
Families$50,703$62,387
Married Families$69,196-
Non Families$22,036$30,764

Walkertown Marital Status

Walkertown Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Walkertown Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Walkertown Marital Status by Race

Walkertown Veterans

319

Number of Veterans

307

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam137
First Gulf War68
Second Gulf War28
Korea21
World War II
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74151
35 to 5477
75+49
55 to 6438
18 to 344
Name Veterans % of Total
White2318.03%
Black8810.89%

$Walkertown Veterans by Education

11.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walkertown Employment Status

55.4%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

10.3%

Unemployment Rate

Walkertown Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

66.61%

Born in North Carolina

96.89%

Native Born

3.11%

Foreign Born

0.56%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.89% of Walkertown residents were born in the United States, with 66.61% having been born in North Carolina. 0.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,294721.38%
20195,222721.40%
20185,150410.80%
20175,109721.43%
20165,037641.29%
20154,973691.41%
20144,904410.84%
20134,863470.98%
20124,816430.90%
20114,773511.08%
20104,7227131.65%
20004,0090.00%