Walnut, Ohio Population 2024

6,749

Walnut is a city located in Fairfield County, Licking County, and Perry County Ohio. Walnut has a 2024 population of 6,749. Walnut is currently growing at a rate of 0.22% annually and its population has increased by 0.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,693 in 2020.

The average household income in Walnut is $87,638 with a poverty rate of 7.89%. The median age in Walnut is 50.2 years: 48 years for males, and 51.8 years for females.

Walnut Demographics

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

  • White: 94.33%
  • Two or more races: 3.35%
  • Other race: 1.3%
  • Black or African American: 0.66%
  • Asian: 0.25%
  • Native American: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
48.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
140.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.84% (56)
The current population of Walnut, Ohio is 6,749 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,693.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,30794.33%
Two or more races2243.35%
Other race871.3%
Black or African American440.66%
Asian170.25%
Native American70.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Walnut Population by Race

Walnut Population Pyramid 2024

Walnut Median Age

50.2

Total

48

Male

51.8

Female

Walnut Adults

There are 5,623 adults, (1,481 of whom are seniors) in Walnut.

Walnut Age Dependency

61.4

Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Walnut Sex Ratio

Female3,18547.64%
Male3,50152.36%

Walnut Population by Age

Walnut Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,8502.348218
Married1,4752.9190.59.5
Non Family1,0171.1974.525.5
Female2432.9981.118.9
Male1153.740.959.1

2.83

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

82.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Walnut Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade3547.07%
Associates Degree3917.81%
Bachelors Degree70214.03%
Graduate Degree2454.9%
High School Graduate2,16243.21%
Less Than 9th Grade340.68%
Some College1,11622.3%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Walnut Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Walnut Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,7104,385915
2+ Races1401138
Other Race87870
Hispanic80800
Black4040
Asian171717
Native American777

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

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

Walnut Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$59,659$77,604$52,096
Graduate Degree$50,104$0$51,563
High School Graduate$38,627$47,537$30,000
Less Than 9th Grade$42,581$43,629$12,292
Overall$44,381$55,298$33,381
Some College$46,726$59,857$27,165

$44,381

Average Earnings

$55,298

Average Male

$33,381

Average Female

Walnut Earnings by Educational Attainment

Walnut Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Walnut Language

98.86% of Walnut residents speak only English, while 1.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.44% of the population.

Walnut Language

Walnut Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,2814767.58%
Multiple2153717.21%
Native77100%
Black44511.36%

7.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.75%

Male Poverty Rate

10.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walnut

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walnut is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walnut is White, with 7.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.2%.

Walnut Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.86%
High School8%
Bachelors or Greater5.39%
Some College4.11%

Walnut Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed7.63%
Female Employed4.47%
Male Employed2.43%
Male Unemployed0%

Walnut Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Walnut Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$81,680$101,473
Households$63,974$87,638
Married Families$88,309$-999,999,999
Non Families$42,777$57,508

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Walnut Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Walnut Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Walnut Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Walnut Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

491

Number of Veterans

472

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam151
Korea150
First Gulf War103
Second Gulf War42
World War II10

Walnut Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+248
35 to 54106
65 to 7476
55 to 6453
18 to 348

Walnut Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4698.84%
Other Race1416.09%
Hispanic1414.43%
2+ Races84.88%

Walnut Veterans by Race

Walnut Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walnut Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.7%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Walnut Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Walnut Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Walnut 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

83.29%

Born in Walnut

99.7%

Native Born

0.3%

Foreign Born

0.04%

Non Citizen

0.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.7% of Walnut residents were born in the United States, with 83.29% having been born in Ohio. 0.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Walnut Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,824150.22%
20286,809150.22%
20276,794150.22%
20266,779150.22%
20256,764150.22%
20246,749150.22%
20236,734150.22%
20226,719150.22%
20216,704110.16%
20206,693-416-5.85%
20197,109220.31%
20187,087290.41%
20177,058590.84%
20166,999500.72%
20156,949250.36%
20146,924510.74%
20136,87330.04%
20126,870-4-0.06%
20116,874250.37%
20106,84900%

Walnut Population by Year