The Town of Walnut Cove had a population of 1,591 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Walnut Cove is located at latitude 36.2954 and longitude -80.1417 in Stokes County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Walnut Cove encompass a land area of 2.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Stokes County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 656 feet.
The Town of Walnut Cove (GNIS ID: 2406826) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Walnut Cove: Lash.
|Total Population||1,591 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,552 (97.5%)|
|Population in Families||1,229 (77.2%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||39 ( 2.5%)|
|Median Household Income||$42,586|
|Average Household Income||$57,259|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||12%|
|Per Capita Income||$24,895|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||833 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||474 (56.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||278 (33.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||82 ( 9.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$125,238|
|Average Home Value||$137,025|
|Housing Affordability Index3||214|
|Average Household Size||2.07|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.65%|
|Per Capita Income||2.03%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.04%|
The table below compares Walnut Cove to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 365||51st|
|Population Density||# 393||47th|
|Median Household Income||# 458||38th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 456||62nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 365||51st|
|Diversity Index||# 497||33rd|
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