Walnut, Illinois Population 2022

1,291
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Walnut is a city located in Bureau County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,291, it is the 613th largest city in Illinois and the 13444th largest city in the United States. Walnut is currently declining at a rate of -0.77% annually and its population has decreased by -1.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,311 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Walnut has a population density of 1,604 people per square mile.

The average household income in Walnut is $64,337 with a poverty rate of 8.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $599 per month, and the median house value is $95,500. The median age in Walnut is 40.8 years, 38.1 years for males, and 44.1 years for females.

Walnut Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Walnutwas:

  • White: 98.73%
  • Two or more races: 1.27%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Walnut, Illinois is 1,291 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,311.

Walnut, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,32398.73%
Two or More Races171.27%
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Walnut Population by Race

Walnut Population Pyramid 2022

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Walnut Median Age

42.3


Total

41


Male

43.6


Female

Walnut Adults

There are 1,054 adults, (315 of whom are seniors) in Walnut.

Walnut Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Walnut Sex Ratio

Female

680

50.75%

Male

660

49.25%

Walnut Population by Age

Walnut Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Walnut Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married91.6%8.4%
All82.6%17.4%
Female72.2%27.8%
Non Family69.5%30.5%

82.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Walnut Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5622.382.6
Married2633.1491.6
Male452.62100
Female542.572.2
Non Family2001.0869.5

2.88

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Walnut Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade282.93%
9th to 12th Grade293.03%
High School Graduate36137.76%
Some College26427.62%
Associates Degree858.89%
Bachelors Degree16317.05%
Graduate Degree262.72%
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Walnut Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Walnut Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races331
White942888188
Hispanic118

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 33.33%.

Walnut Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,343$42,232$21,989
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$30,056$31,536$17,917
Some College$30,069$40,227$21,797
Bachelors Degree$53,333$68,750$28,229
Graduate Degree$63,295$63,125$63,750

$31,343

Average Earnings

$42,232

Average Male

$21,989

Average Female

Walnut Earnings by Educational Attainment

Walnut Language by Age

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Walnut Language

98.74% of Walnut residents speak only English, while 1.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.86% of the population.

Walnut Language

Walnut Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,2511078.55%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic10440.00%

8.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.31%

Male Poverty Rate

9.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walnut

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walnut is White, with 8.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walnut is Hispanic, with 40.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.68%.

Walnut Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
High School10.03%
Some College12.61%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Walnut Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.57%
Male Unemployed60.87%
Female Employed4.31%
Female Unemployed47.83%

Walnut Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Walnut Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,382$58,866
Families$69,605$73,816
Married Families$77,969-
Non Families$22,935$31,044
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Income by Household Type

Walnut Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Walnut Married by Age and Sex

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Walnut Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Walnut Marital Status by Race

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Walnut Marital Status

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77

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War14
First Gulf War15
Vietnam35
Korea11
World War II3

Walnut Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3410
35 to 5415
55 to 64
65 to 7429
75+23

Walnut Veterans by Age

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Walnut Veterans by Race

Walnut Veterans by Education

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4.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walnut Veterans by Education

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64.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Walnut Employment by Age

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Walnut Employment by Race

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Walnut 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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85.90%

Born in Walnut

99.33%

Native Born

0.67%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.33% of Walnut residents were born in the United States, with 85.90% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Walnut Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,4160.00%
20111,406-10-0.71%
20121,396-10-0.71%
20131,386-10-0.72%
20141,376-10-0.72%
20151,366-10-0.73%
20161,356-10-0.73%
20171,346-10-0.74%
20181,336-10-0.74%
20191,326-10-0.75%
20201,311-15-1.13%
20211,301-10-0.76%
20221,291-10-0.77%

Walnut Population by Year