Walker County, Texas Population 2022

Walker County, Texas's estimated population is 72,476 with a growth rate of -0.23% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Walker County, Texas is the 51st largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 68,241 and has seen a growth of 6.21% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18503,9640.00%
18608,1914,227106.63%
18709,7761,58519.35%
188012,0242,24823.00%
189012,8748507.07%
190015,8132,93922.83%
191016,0612481.57%
192018,5562,49515.53%
193018,528-28-0.15%
194019,8681,3407.23%
195020,1632951.48%
196021,4751,3126.51%
197027,6806,20528.89%
198041,78914,10950.97%
199050,9179,12821.84%
201068,24117,32434.02%
201168,4091680.25%
201268,6092000.29%
201369,4047951.16%
201470,0766720.97%
201570,8367601.08%
201671,8451,0091.42%
201772,8169711.35%
201873,1363200.44%
201972,971-165-0.23%
202072,806-165-0.23%
202172,641-165-0.23%
202272,476-165-0.23%
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Walker County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White51,09670.68%
Black or African American16,68623.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native1830.25%
Asian9231.28%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1820.25%
Some Other Race6270.87%
Two or More Races2,5983.59%
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Walker County, Texas Population by Race

Walker County, Texas Population Pyramid 2022

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Walker County, Texas Median Age

35.3


Total

36.7


Male

31.4


Female

Walker County, Texas Adults

There are 61,615 adults, (9,315 of whom are seniors) in Walker County, Texas.

Walker County, Texas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Walker County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

30,026

41.53%

Male

42,269

58.47%

Walker County, Texas Population by Age

Walker County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Walker County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75%25%
Male54.3%45.7%
All51.9%48.1%
Female37.2%62.8%
Non Family33.2%66.8%

51.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Walker County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,5152.4551.9
Married9,4963.2975
Male5993.254.3
Female2,7313.0637.2
Non Family9,6891.4233.2

3.18

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Walker County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,8016.00%
9th to 12th Grade3,7508.03%
High School Graduate18,64239.92%
Some College9,81921.02%
Associates Degree2,8106.02%
Bachelors Degree6,13513.14%
Graduate Degree2,7475.88%
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Walker County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Walker County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian429379191
Islander15515553
White27,92325,8576,955
Black10,5278,9861,311
Hispanic7,1414,285345
2+ Races1,29587638
Other Race3231681
Native American143120

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.52%.

Walker County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,887$39,318$30,687
Less Than 9th Grade$24,588$34,306$22,047
High School Graduate$30,223$32,155$24,629
Some College$36,265$39,894$30,584
Bachelors Degree$41,977$46,128$40,958
Graduate Degree$51,767$48,854$55,216

$35,887

Average Earnings

$39,318

Average Male

$30,687

Average Female

Walker County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Walker County, Texas Language by Age

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Walker County, Texas Language

82.65% of Walker County, Texas residents speak only English, while 17.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.61% of the population.

Walker County, Texas Language

Walker County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian80452164.80%
Hispanic8,2932,53930.62%
Black12,0283,61030.01%
Multiple1,73444525.66%
White33,4474,82214.42%
Islander182168.79%
Other109NaN%

20.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.22%

Male Poverty Rate

25.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walker County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walker County, Texas is Asian, with 64.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walker County, Texas is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.12%.

Walker County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.34%
High School16.97%
Some College10.20%
Bachelors or Greater5.04%

Walker County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed11.67%
Male Unemployed49.89%
Female Employed19.07%
Female Unemployed37.77%

Walker County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Walker County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,508$55,759
Families$58,428$73,619
Married Families$72,000-
Non Families$26,444$31,164
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Income by Household Type

Walker County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Walker County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Walker County, Texas 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 55-64.

Walker County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Walker County, Texas Marital Status

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4,693

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,243
First Gulf War818
Vietnam1,436
Korea111
World War II79

Walker County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34824
35 to 541,204
55 to 64919
65 to 74895
75+851

Walker County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,5198.07%
Black9196.45%
Native American117.05%
Islander9360.00%
Other Race184.07%
2+ Races1336.27%
Hispanic2142.11%

Walker County, Texas Veterans by Race

Walker County, Texas Veterans by Education

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9.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walker County, Texas Veterans by Education

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43.3%

Labor Force Participation

41.8%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Walker County, Texas Employment by Age

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Walker County, Texas Employment by Race

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Walker County, Texas 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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74.10%

Born in Walker County, Texas

92.22%

Native Born

7.78%

Foreign Born

6.18%

Non Citizen

1.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.22% of Walker County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 74.10% having been born in Texas. 6.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Walker County, Texas Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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