Walkertown, NC Profile: Facts & Data

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Walkertown, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Walkertown had a population of 5,281 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Walkertown is located at latitude 36.1575 and longitude -80.1645 in Forsyth County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Walkertown (see map below) 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 (GNIS ID: 2406821) 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 Middle Fork II, a minor civil division (MCD) of Forsyth County.


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Walkertown, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,281
Population in Households 5,242
Population in Familes 4,430
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density2 801
Diversity Index3 50
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,717
Average Household Income $63,317
Per Capita Income $25,074

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,364 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,660 (70.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 481 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 223 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $138,079
Average Home Value $159,151
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,141
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 1,521
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 race 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.49% 1.25%
Households 1.36% 1.18%
Families 1.35% 1.13%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

Walkertown, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walkertown to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 147 80th
Population Density # 310 58th
Diversity Index # 341 54th
Median Household Income # 210 72nd
Per Capita Income # 312 58th

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