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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Waltonwas:
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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Walton
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.