Walnut Park, California Population 2024

16,479

Walnut Park is a city located in Los Angeles County California. Walnut Park has a 2024 population of 16,479. Walnut Park is currently growing at a rate of 0.83% annually and its population has increased by 3.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,939 in 2020.

The average household income in Walnut Park is $86,008 with a poverty rate of 15.72%. The median age in Walnut Park is 35.9 years: 34.2 years for males, and 37.5 years for females.

Walnut Park Demographics

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

  • Other race: 39.98%
  • White: 35.22%
  • Two or more races: 21.98%
  • Native American: 2.04%
  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Black or African American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
21,989.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.39% (540)
The current population of Walnut Park, California is 16,479 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 15,939.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Other race6,48139.98%
White5,70935.22%
Two or more races3,56221.98%
Native American3312.04%
Asian1130.7%
Black or African American130.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Other race

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Walnut Park Population by Race

Walnut Park Population Pyramid 2024

Walnut Park Median Age

35.9

Total

34.2

Male

37.5

Female

Walnut Park Adults

There are 12,128 adults, (1,984 of whom are seniors) in Walnut Park.

Walnut Park Age Dependency

59.8

Age Dependency Ratio

19.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Walnut Park Sex Ratio

Female7,81848.23%
Male8,39151.77%

Walnut Park Population by Age

Walnut Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,8214.2452.247.8
Married2,1174.6959.540.5
Female7984.2945.554.5
Non Family4992.2937.962.1
Male4074.2145.254.8

4.3

Average Family Size

4.24

Average Household Size

52.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Walnut Park Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1,85017.27%
Associates Degree4764.44%
Bachelors Degree8157.61%
Graduate Degree2001.87%
High School Graduate2,81926.31%
Less Than 9th Grade3,08628.8%
Some College1,46813.7%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Walnut Park Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Walnut Park Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic10,4845,574930
Other Race4,3722,392374
2+ Races2,3231,326239
Native American26917434
White13210615
Asian989866
Black131313

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

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

Walnut Park Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$33,693$0$45,909
Graduate Degree$78,618$94,844$72,679
High School Graduate$35,156$40,871$26,898
Less Than 9th Grade$27,270$30,803$23,295
Overall$34,366$37,194$29,190
Some College$45,760$46,681$42,875

$34,366

Average Earnings

$37,194

Average Male

$29,190

Average Female

Walnut Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

Walnut Park Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Walnut Park Language

11.39% of Walnut Park residents speak only English, while 88.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 87.9% of the population.

Walnut Park Language

Walnut Park Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic15,7322,44415.54%
Other6,4231,15417.97%
Multiple3,55139311.07%
Native3318525.68%
Asian1133732.74%
White1652213.33%

15.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.74%

Male Poverty Rate

18.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walnut Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walnut Park is Asian, with 32.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walnut Park is Multiple, with 11.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.37%.

Walnut Park Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater19.7%
Less Than 9th Grade16.79%
Some College10.75%
High School3.81%

Walnut Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed27.43%
Male Unemployed15.94%
Female Employed10.27%
Male Employed7.2%

Walnut Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Walnut Park Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$67,412$79,770
Households$71,683$86,008
Married Families$72,757$-999,999,999
Non Families$40,179$75,247

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Walnut Park Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Walnut Park Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Walnut Park Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Walnut Park Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Walnut Park Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

79

Number of Veterans

79

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War47
Korea12
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
World War II0

Walnut Park Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 3430
55 to 6420
35 to 5417
75+12
65 to 740

Walnut Park Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Hispanic790.66%
2+ Races381.46%
Other Race220.44%
White190.46%

Walnut Park Veterans by Race

Walnut Park Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walnut Park Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.6%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Walnut Park Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Walnut Park Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Walnut Park 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

52.41%

Born in Walnut Park

55.05%

Native Born

44.95%

Foreign Born

26.17%

Non Citizen

18.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

55.05% of Walnut Park residents were born in the United States, with 52.41% having been born in California. 26.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Walnut Park Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202416,4791350.83%
202316,3441350.83%
202216,209-244-1.48%
202116,4535143.22%
202015,939430.27%
201915,896-138-0.86%
201816,0341190.75%
201715,9151240.79%
201615,791-263-1.64%
201516,054150.09%
201416,039-159-0.98%
201316,1981320.82%
201216,066-206-1.27%
201116,2723061.92%
201015,96600%

Walnut Park Population by Year