Walnut Creek, North Carolina Population 2024

1,094

Walnut Creek is a city located in Wayne County North Carolina. Walnut Creek has a 2024 population of 1,094. Walnut Creek is currently growing at a rate of 0.46% annually and its population has increased by 1.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,083 in 2020.

The average household income in Walnut Creek is $232,960 with a poverty rate of 5.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Walnut Creek is 44.2 years, 40 years for males, and 51 years for females.

Walnut Creek Demographics

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

  • White: 95.03%
  • Two or more races: 2.74%
  • Black or African American: 1.53%
  • Asian: 0.45%
  • Other race: 0.25%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
514.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.02% (11)
The current population of Walnut Creek, North Carolina is 1,094 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,083.

Walnut Creek, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,49295.03%
Two or more races432.74%
Black or African American241.53%
Asian70.45%
Other race40.25%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Walnut Creek Population by Race

Walnut Creek Population Pyramid 2024

Walnut Creek Median Age

44.2

Total

40

Male

51

Female

Walnut Creek Adults

There are 1,155 adults, (257 of whom are seniors) in Walnut Creek.

Walnut Creek Age Dependency

74.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Walnut Creek Sex Ratio

Female62940.06%
Male94159.94%

Walnut Creek Population by Age

Walnut Creek Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5572.8288.311.7
Married4553.0287.912.1
Non Family571.121000
Male423.0276.223.8
Female32.331000
showing: 5 rows

3.01

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

88.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Walnut Creek 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 Creek Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Walnut Creek Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Walnut Creek Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$79,698

Average Earnings

$111,979

Average Male

$67,841

Average Female

Walnut Creek Earnings by Educational Attainment

Walnut Creek Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Walnut Creek Language

92.99% of Walnut Creek residents speak only English, while 7.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.16% of the population.

Walnut Creek Language

Walnut Creek Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,490865.77%
Black24312.5%
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5.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.68%

Male Poverty Rate

7.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walnut Creek

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walnut Creek is Black, with 12.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walnut Creek is White, with 5.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 9.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.45%.

Walnut Creek Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.17%
High School14.29%
Some College5.08%
Bachelors or Greater1.99%
showing: 4 rows

Walnut Creek Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
showing: 4 rows

Walnut Creek Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Walnut Creek Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Walnut Creek Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

72.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.8%

Male Marriage Rate

85.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Walnut Creek Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Walnut Creek 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 35-44.

Walnut Creek Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Walnut Creek Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

189

Number of Veterans

168

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

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Walnut Creek Veterans by War

count

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Walnut Creek Veterans by Age

count

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Walnut Creek Veterans by Race

Walnut Creek Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.7%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walnut Creek Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Walnut Creek Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Walnut Creek Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Walnut Creek 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

54.97%

Born in Walnut Creek

95.73%

Native Born

4.27%

Foreign Born

3.12%

Non Citizen

1.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.73% of Walnut Creek residents were born in the United States, with 54.97% having been born in North Carolina. 3.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Walnut Creek Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,11950.45%
20281,11450.45%
20271,10950.45%
20261,10450.45%
20251,09950.46%
20241,09450.46%
20231,08950.46%
20221,08450.46%
20211,079-4-0.37%
20201,08321925.35%
201986410.12%
201886310.12%
2017862-2-0.23%
2016864-1-0.12%
2015865
201486510.12%
201386420.23%
201286240.47%
201185870.82%
2010851
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Walnut Creek Population by Year