Walton, Kentucky Population 2024

5,676

Walton is a city located in Boone County Kentucky. Walton has a 2024 population of 5,676. Walton is currently growing at a rate of 0.89% annually and its population has increased by 3.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,477 in 2020.

The average household income in Walton is $89,226 with a poverty rate of 6.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Walton is 31.5 years, 32.7 years for males, and 29.8 years for females.

Walton Demographics

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

  • White: 88.71%
  • Two or more races: 7.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 3.7%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Other race: 0.16%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Black or African American:
Land Area (mi²)
4.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,197.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.63% (199)
The current population of Walton, Kentucky is 5,676 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,477.

Walton, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,87288.71%
Two or more races3937.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander2033.7%
Asian110.2%
Other race90.16%
Native American40.07%
Black or African American
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White

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Walton Population by Race

Walton Population Pyramid 2024

Walton Median Age

31.5

Total

32.7

Male

29.8

Female

Walton Adults

There are 3,572 adults, (403 of whom are seniors) in Walton.

Walton Age Dependency

73.3

Age Dependency Ratio

12.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Walton Sex Ratio

Female2,86452.15%
Male2,62847.85%

Walton Population by Age

Walton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,8003.0472.827.2
Married1,1013.6885.714.3
Non Family4441.1644.855.2
Female2023.3961.438.6
Male534.38317
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3.58

Average Family Size

3.04

Average Household Size

72.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Walton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Walton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Walton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

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

Walton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,841

Average Earnings

$57,042

Average Male

$36,189

Average Female

Walton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Walton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Walton Language

94.98% of Walton residents speak only English, while 5.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.09% of the population.

Walton Language

Walton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,8433597.41%
Other99100%
Native44100%
Hispanic6134.92%
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6.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.14%

Male Poverty Rate

8.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walton

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walton is Hispanic, with 4.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.36%.

Walton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.76%
High School8.11%
Some College6.49%
Bachelors or Greater0.33%
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Walton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed3.59%
Male Employed2.04%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Walton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Walton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Walton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

60.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Walton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Walton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Walton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

273

Number of Veterans

273

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Walton Veterans by War

count

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Walton Veterans by Age

count

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Walton Veterans by Race

Walton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

73.7%

Labor Force Participation

72.6%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Walton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Walton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Walton 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

54.66%

Born in Walton

95.65%

Native Born

4.35%

Foreign Born

3.75%

Non Citizen

0.6%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.65% of Walton residents were born in the United States, with 54.66% having been born in Kentucky. 3.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Oceania.

Walton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,926500.85%
20285,876500.86%
20275,826500.87%
20265,776500.87%
20255,726500.88%
20245,676500.89%
20235,626500.9%
20225,576500.9%
20215,526490.89%
20205,4771,41434.8%
20194,063501.25%
20184,013210.53%
20173,992421.06%
20163,950401.02%
20153,910421.09%
20143,868511.34%
20133,817471.25%
20123,770491.32%
20113,721691.89%
20103,652
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Walton Population by Year