Walnut Cove, North Carolina Population 2020

1,347

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.

Walnut Cove Demographics

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

  • White: 78.80%
  • Black or African American: 14.88%
  • Two or more races: 3.06%
  • Asian: 1.88%
  • Other race: 1.13%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Walnut Cove, North Carolina is 1,347, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,355.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,425.

Walnut Cove, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,26078.80%
Black or African American23814.88%
Two or More Races493.06%
Asian301.88%
Some Other Race181.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.25%

Walnut Cove Population Pyramid 2020

Walnut Cove Median Age

48.9


Total

43.9


Male

50.1


Female

Walnut Cove Adults

There are 1,363 adults, (395 of whom are seniors) in Walnut Cove.

Walnut Cove Age Dependency

65.2

Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Walnut Cove Sex Ratio

Female

901

56.35%

Male

698

43.65%

Walnut Cove Households and Families

Walnut Cove Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Walnut Cove Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married60.1%39.9%
Female53.2%46.8%
All44.2%55.8%
Non Family30.3%69.7%
Male26%74%

44.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7182.144.2
Non Family3101.230.3
Married2812.6160.1
Female772.8653.2
Male503.626

2.67

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Walnut Cove Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade514.23%
9th to 12th Grade15012.45%
High School Graduate46838.84%
Some College22919.00%
Associates Degree14812.28%
Bachelors Degree1088.96%
Graduate Degree514.23%

Walnut Cove Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White967828147
Black1781218
Hispanic1919
Other Race1414
Multiple Races1212
Asian116
Native American444

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,144$34,375$35,217
Less Than High School$16,563$16,953$
High School Grad$26,844$26,571$34,583
Some College$34,643$44,625$
Bachelors Degree$45,795$50,417$45,000
Graduate Degree$57,083$$56,250

$35,144

Average Earnings

$34,375

Average Male

$35,217

Average Female

Walnut Cove Language

Walnut Cove Language by Age

Walnut Cove Language

94.93% of Walnut Cove residents speak only English, while 5.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.80% of the population.

Walnut Cove Poverty

Walnut Cove Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,07320218.83%
Black2294921.40%
Multiple493163.27%
Hispanic982323.47%
Other1818100.00%

21.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.75%

Male Poverty Rate

27.18%

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 White, with 18.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.82%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School43.75%
Some College14.61%
High School10.69%
Bachelors or Greater4.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed66.67%
Female Employed14.29%
Male Employed6.30%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Walnut Cove Income

Walnut Cove Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,741$48,136
Families$46,354$62,243
Married Families$79,432-
Non Families$16,154$28,787

Walnut Cove Marital Status

Walnut Cove Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

37.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Walnut Cove Married by Age and Sex

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

Walnut Cove Veterans

124

Number of Veterans

103

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam30
World War II19
Korea13
Second Gulf War13
First Gulf War10
Age Group Veterans
75+38
55 to 6432
35 to 5427
65 to 7414
18 to 3413
Name Veterans % of Total
White1019.10%
Black157.21%
2 or More857.14%

$Walnut Cove Veterans by Education

2.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walnut Cove Employment Status

45.6%

Labor Force Participation

43.6%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Walnut Cove Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

77.80%

Born in North Carolina

98.19%

Native Born

1.81%

Foreign Born

0.13%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.19% of Walnut Cove residents were born in the United States, with 77.80% having been born in North Carolina. 0.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,347-4-0.30%
20191,351-4-0.30%
20181,355-9-0.66%
20171,364-4-0.29%
20161,368-16-1.16%
20151,384-9-0.65%
20141,393-5-0.36%
20131,39880.58%
20121,390-24-1.70%
20111,414-8-0.56%
20101,4220.00%