Walnut Cove is a city located in Stokes County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,525, it is the 287th largest city in North Carolina and the 8646th largest city in the United States . Walnut Cove is currently declining at a rate of -0.26% annually but its population has increased by 7.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,425 in 2010. Walnut Cove reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Walnut Cove has a population density of 611 people per square mile.
The average household income in Walnut Cove is $48,370 with a poverty rate of 22.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $640 per month, and the median house value is $121,700. The median age in Walnut Cove is 44.2 years, 38.2 years for males, and 45.4 years for females.