Walton, Kentucky Population 2022

5,824
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Walton is a city located in Boone County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 5,824, it is the 79th largest city in Kentucky and the 6002nd largest city in the United States. Walton is currently growing at a rate of 3.23% annually and its population has increased by 6.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,460 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Walton has a population density of 1,229 people per square mile.

The average household income in Walton is $77,600 with a poverty rate of 8.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $882 per month, and the median house value is $165,500. The median age in Walton is 31.2 years, 33.1 years for males, and 30 years for females.

Walton Demographics

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

  • White: 95.74%
  • Asian: 2.49%
  • Two or more races: 1.31%
  • Black or African American: 0.30%
  • Other race: 0.16%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Walton, Kentucky is 5,824 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,460.

Walton, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,15895.74%
Black or African American130.30%
Asian1082.49%
Some Other Race70.16%
Two or More Races571.31%
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Walton Population by Race

Walton Population Pyramid 2022

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Walton Median Age

29.6


Total

29.9


Male

29.3


Female

Walton Adults

There are 2,864 adults, (425 of whom are seniors) in Walton.

Walton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

17.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Walton Sex Ratio

Female

2,380

54.80%

Male

1,963

45.20%

Walton Population by Age

Walton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Walton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married83.9%16.1%
All71.3%28.7%
Non Family55.4%44.6%
Female32.5%67.5%

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Walton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3663.1771.3
Married8713.5683.9
Male344.06100
Female2033.4932.5
Non Family2581.5155.4

3.5

Average Family Size

3.17

Average Household Size

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Walton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade511.92%
9th to 12th Grade983.70%
High School Graduate91934.65%
Some College79630.02%
Associates Degree29010.94%
Bachelors Degree2629.88%
Graduate Degree2368.90%
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Walton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Walton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian282828
White2,5782,429470
Black1313
Other Race77
2+ Races66
Hispanic2727

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Walton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,940$50,000$32,760
Less Than 9th Grade$31,012$41,563$30,417
High School Graduate$37,614$40,170$34,712
Some College$37,527$56,500$31,520
Bachelors Degree$52,313$62,353$46,094
Graduate Degree$59,219$80,750$50,074

$38,940

Average Earnings

$50,000

Average Male

$32,760

Average Female

Walton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Walton Language by Age

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Walton Language

99.41% of Walton residents speak only English, while 0.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.41% of the population.

Walton Language

Walton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,1333428.27%
Other7NaN%
Multiple572340.35%
Hispanic321237.50%

8.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.21%

Male Poverty Rate

10.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walton is White, with 8.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walton is Hispanic, with 37.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.83%.

Walton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.49%
High School10.23%
Some College4.51%
Bachelors or Greater2.81%

Walton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.94%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed5.67%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Walton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Walton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$73,750$78,028
Families$81,395$79,927
Married Families$87,019-
Non Families$28,214$61,670
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Income by Household Type

Walton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.9%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Walton Married by Age and Sex

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Walton 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 20-34.

Walton Marital Status by Race

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Walton Marital Status

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245

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War73
First Gulf War103
Vietnam34
Korea10
World War II

Walton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3452
35 to 54101
55 to 6446
65 to 74
75+46

Walton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2318.32%
Asian1433.33%

Walton Veterans by Race

Walton Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walton Veterans by Education

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69.5%

Labor Force Participation

66.7%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Walton Employment by Age

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Walton Employment by Race

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Walton 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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68.59%

Born in Walton

98.85%

Native Born

1.15%

Foreign Born

0.53%

Non Citizen

0.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.85% of Walton residents were born in the United States, with 68.59% having been born in Kentucky. 0.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Walton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20103,6350.00%
20113,8171825.01%
20123,9991824.77%
20134,1811824.55%
20144,3631824.35%
20154,5451824.17%
20164,7271824.00%
20174,9091823.85%
20185,0911823.71%
20195,2731823.57%
20205,4601873.55%
20215,6421823.33%
20225,8241823.23%

Walton Population by Year