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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Walnutwas:
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Walnut
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.