Walnut Cove, North Carolina Population 2021

1,525
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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.

Walnut Cove Demographics

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

  • White: 77.70%
  • Black or African American: 15.80%
  • Two or more races: 5.29%
  • Other race: 0.95%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Walnut Cove, North Carolina is 1,525 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,533.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,425.

Walnut Cove, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,47077.70%
Black or African American29915.80%
Two or More Races1005.29%
Some Other Race180.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.26%
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Walnut Cove Population by Race

Walnut Cove Population Pyramid $2021

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Walnut Cove Median Age

44.2


Total

38.2


Male

45.4


Female

Walnut Cove Adults

There are 1,487 adults, (419 of whom are seniors) in Walnut Cove.

Walnut Cove Age Dependency

77.2

Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Walnut Cove Sex Ratio

Female

1,137

60.10%

Male

755

39.90%

Walnut Cove Population by Age

Walnut Cove Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Walnut Cove Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male12.5%87.5%
Non Family41.1%58.9%
Female45.5%54.5%
All49.6%50.4%
Married62.9%37.1%

49.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Walnut Cove Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8022.2549.6
Married3132.6462.9
Non Family3091.1741.1
Female1563.3245.5
Male24412.5

2.87

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Walnut Cove Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade322.42%
9th to 12th Grade1209.06%
High School Graduate52939.95%
Some College26720.17%
Associates Degree16612.54%
Bachelors Degree14611.03%
Graduate Degree644.83%
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Walnut Cove Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Walnut Cove Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,068969199
Black22817910
Other Race1414
2+ Races139
Hispanic4
Native American111

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Walnut Cove Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,456$28,021$35,811
Less Than 9th Grade$15,083$16,167$
High School Graduate$26,179$26,371$24,688
Some College$30,357$29,271$32,250
Bachelors Degree$47,188$$46,302
Graduate Degree$51,964$51,607$56,250

$33,456

Average Earnings

$28,021

Average Male

$35,811

Average Female

Walnut Cove Earnings by Educational Attainment

Walnut Cove Language by Age

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Walnut Cove Language

97.86% of Walnut Cove residents speak only English, while 2.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.91% of the population.

Walnut Cove Language

Walnut Cove Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,32928421.37%
Black2904515.52%
Multiple1003030.00%
Hispanic782228.21%
Other1818100.00%

22.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.66%

Male Poverty Rate

28.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walnut Cove

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walnut Cove is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walnut Cove is Black, with 15.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.75%.

Walnut Cove Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.57%
Some College14.61%
High School11.59%
Bachelors or Greater4.48%

Walnut Cove Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed42.86%
Female Employed15.31%
Male Employed3.05%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Walnut Cove Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Walnut Cove Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,100$48,370
Families$44,602$58,393
Married Families$76,875-
Non Families$22,679$31,721
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Income by Household Type

Walnut Cove Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

38.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Walnut Cove Married by Age and Sex

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Walnut Cove Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Walnut Cove Marital Status by Race

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Walnut Cove Marital Status

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116

Number of Veterans

106

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam36
Korea15
First Gulf War15
Second Gulf War10
World War II9

Walnut Cove Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+29
35 to 5429
55 to 6426
65 to 7422
18 to 3410

Walnut Cove Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White988.28%
Black114.35%
2+ Races726.92%

Walnut Cove Veterans by Race

Walnut Cove Veterans by Education

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2.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walnut Cove Veterans by Education

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51.3%

Labor Force Participation

48.9%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Walnut Cove Employment by Age

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Walnut Cove Employment by Race

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Walnut Cove 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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77.54%

Born in Walnut Cove

99.21%

Native Born

0.79%

Foreign Born

0.11%

Non Citizen

0.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.21% of Walnut Cove residents were born in the United States, with 77.54% having been born in North Carolina. 0.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Walnut Cove Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,525-4-0.26%
20201,529-4-0.26%
20191,533-4-0.26%
20181,537-15-0.97%
20171,552-5-0.32%
20161,557-16-1.02%
20151,573-9-0.57%
20141,582-8-0.50%
20131,59070.44%
20121,583-25-1.55%
20111,608-10-0.62%
20101,6180.00%

Walnut Cove Population by Year