Walnut, California Population 2024

26,516

Walnut is a city located in Los Angeles County California. Walnut has a 2024 population of 26,516. Walnut is currently declining at a rate of -1.56% annually and its population has decreased by -6.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 28,347 in 2020.

The average household income in Walnut is $160,844 with a poverty rate of 7.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Walnut is 46.5 years, 44.2 years for males, and 48.3 years for females.

Walnut Demographics

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

  • Asian: 65.88%
  • White: 14.84%
  • Two or more races: 7.76%
  • Other race: 7.58%
  • Black or African American: 2.9%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.77%
  • Native American: 0.28%
Land Area (mi²)
9.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,949.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.46% (-1,831)
The current population of Walnut, California is 26,516 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 28,347.

Walnut, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Asian18,58665.88%
White4,18714.84%
Two or more races2,1897.76%
Other race2,1397.58%
Black or African American8172.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander2160.77%
Native American780.28%
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Asian

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Walnut Population by Race

Walnut Population Pyramid 2024

Walnut Median Age

46.5

Total

44.2

Male

48.3

Female

Walnut Adults

There are 22,899 adults, (6,510 of whom are seniors) in Walnut.

Walnut Age Dependency

72.1

Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Walnut Sex Ratio

Female14,06449.85%
Male14,14850.15%

Walnut Population by Age

Walnut Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,6163.2782.517.5
Married6,0323.586.613.4
Female1,0223.6774.725.3
Non Family1,0101.4777.822.2
Male5523.2761.838.2
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3.45

Average Family Size

3.27

Average Household Size

82.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Walnut 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

Walnut Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Walnut 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 95.79%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 64.66%.

Walnut Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$57,082

Average Earnings

$65,000

Average Male

$53,076

Average Female

Walnut Earnings by Educational Attainment

Walnut Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Walnut Language

35.22% of Walnut residents speak only English, while 64.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 52.42% of the population.

Walnut Language

Walnut Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Asian18,5691,6909.1%
Hispanic5,2274839.24%
Other2,13841719.5%
White2,695381.41%
Black816131.59%
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7.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.1%

Male Poverty Rate

8.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walnut

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walnut is Other, with 19.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walnut is White, with 1.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.7%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.29%.

Walnut Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.68%
Some College9.24%
High School7.82%
Bachelors or Greater5.2%
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Walnut Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed8.97%
Female Unemployed6.76%
Male Employed2.71%
Female Employed1.88%
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Walnut Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Walnut Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Walnut Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.4%

Male Marriage Rate

60.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Walnut Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Walnut Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Walnut Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

698

Number of Veterans

636

Male Veterans

62

Female Veterans

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Walnut Veterans by War

count

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Walnut Veterans by Age

count

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Walnut Veterans by Race

Walnut Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walnut Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.6%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Walnut Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Walnut Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Walnut 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

42.19%

Born in Walnut

50.59%

Native Born

49.41%

Foreign Born

12.94%

Non Citizen

36.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

50.59% of Walnut residents were born in the United States, with 42.19% having been born in California. 12.94% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202924,416-420-1.69%
202824,836-420-1.66%
202725,256-420-1.64%
202625,676-420-1.61%
202526,096-420-1.58%
202426,516-420-1.56%
202326,936-420-1.54%
202227,356-420-1.51%
202127,776-571-2.01%
202028,347-1,276-4.31%
201929,623-259-0.87%
201829,882-86-0.29%
201729,968-13-0.04%
201629,981-61-0.2%
201530,042350.12%
201430,007390.13%
201329,9681470.49%
201229,8212760.93%
201129,5453231.11%
201029,222-782-2.61%
200030,0048993.09%
199029,10516,627133.25%
198012,4786,486108.24%
19705,9925,058541.54%
1960934
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Walnut Population by Year