Walnut Cove is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,347, it is the 300th largest city in North Carolina and the 9120th largest city in the United States. Walnut Cove is currently declining at a rate of -0.30% annually and its population has decreased by -5.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,425 in 2010. Walnut Cove reached it's highest population of 1,422 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Walnut Cove has a population density of 540 people per square mile.
The average household income in Walnut Cove is $48,136 with a poverty rate of 21.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $633 per month, and the median house value is $127,400. The median age in Walnut Cove is 48.9 years, 43.9 years for males, and 50.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 77.5 males.