Walnut, California Population 2022

28,282
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Walnut is a city located in Los Angeles County California. With a 2020 population of 28,282, it is the 276th largest city in California and the 1619th largest city in the United States. Walnut is currently declining at a rate of -0.26% annually and its population has decreased by -4.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,764 in 2020. Spanning over 9 miles, Walnut has a population density of 3,145 people per square mile.

The average household income in Walnut is $130,171 with a poverty rate of 6.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,518 per month, and the median house value is $806,900. The median age in Walnut is 45.9 years, 44 years for males, and 47.3 years for females.

Walnut Demographics

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

  • Asian: 65.44%
  • White: 18.17%
  • Other race: 7.05%
  • Black or African American: 4.25%
  • Two or more races: 4.21%
  • Native American: 0.50%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.37%
The current population of Walnut, California is 28,282 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 29,764.

Walnut, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Walnut Population by Race

Walnut Population Pyramid 2022

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Walnut Median Age

46.1


Total

44.2


Male

47.4


Female

Walnut Adults

There are 24,279 adults, (6,277 of whom are seniors) in Walnut.

Walnut Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Walnut Sex Ratio

Female

15,307

51.43%

Male

14,457

48.57%

Walnut Population by Age

Walnut Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Walnut Household Types

83.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Walnut Households and Families

3.48

Average Family Size

3.26

Average Household Size

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Walnut Households by Type

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Walnut Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Walnut Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 64.39%.

Walnut Educational Attainment by Race

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$50,170

Average Earnings

$54,915

Average Male

$43,640

Average Female

Walnut Earnings by Educational Attainment

Walnut Language by Age

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Walnut Language

34.12% of Walnut residents speak only English, while 65.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 52.35% of the population.

Walnut Language

Walnut Poverty by Race

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6.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.46%

Male Poverty Rate

6.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walnut

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walnut is Asian, with 8.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walnut is Multiple, with 0.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.97%.

Walnut Poverty

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Walnut Poverty Rate by Education

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Walnut Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Walnut Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Walnut Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.0%

Male Marriage Rate

56.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Walnut Married by Age and Sex

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Walnut 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.

Walnut Marital Status by Race

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Walnut Marital Status

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784

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Walnut Veterans by War

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Walnut Veterans by Age

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Walnut Veterans by Race

Walnut Veterans by Education

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3.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walnut Veterans by Education

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58.6%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Walnut Employment by Age

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Walnut Employment by Race

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Walnut 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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41.27%

Born in Walnut

49.51%

Native Born

50.49%

Foreign Born

12.46%

Non Citizen

38.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

49.51% of Walnut residents were born in the United States, with 41.27% having been born in California. 12.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Walnut Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Walnut Population by Year