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The Town of Walkertown had a population of 6,110 as of July 1, 2022.

The primary coordinate point for Walkertown is located at latitude 36.1754 and longitude -80.1531 in Forsyth County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Walkertown encompass a land area of 6.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Forsyth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 991 feet.

The Town of Walkertown has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Walkertown is located within Township of Salem Chapel, a minor civil division (MCD) of Forsyth County.

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Walkertown, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 6,110 (100%)
Population in Households 6,108 (100.0%)
Population in Families 5,174 (84.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 2 ( 0.0%)
Population Density 912
Diversity Index2 58


Median Household Income $59,062
Average Household Income $75,340
% of Income for Mortgage4 18%
Per Capita Income $30,054
Wealth Index5 57


Total HU (Housing Units) 2,819 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,996 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 607 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 216 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $203,230
Average Home Value $226,316
Housing Affordability Index3 147


Total Households 2,603
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 1,852
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 3.20% 0.53%
Households 3.43% 0.55%
Families   0.48%
Median Household Income   3.88%
Per Capita Income   4.31%
Owner Occupied HU   0.89%

Walkertown, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walkertown to the other 776 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 142 82nd
Population Density # 254 67th
Median Household Income # 278 64th
Housing Affordability Index # 383 49th
Per Capita Income # 350 55th
Diversity Index # 301 62nd

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