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Walker, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The City of Walker had a population of 774 as of July 1, 2016. Walker ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Walker is located at latitude 42.2875 and longitude -91.7815 in Linn County. The formal boundaries for the City of Walker (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Linn County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 896 feet.

The City of Walker (GNIS ID: 2397175) 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 City of Walker is located within Township of Grant, a minor civil division (MCD) of Linn County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Walker population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Walker, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 774
Population in Households 774
Population in Familes 665
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,023
Diversity Index2 6
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 281
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 210
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 309 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 237 (76.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $157,609
Average Home Value $230,858
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $77,538
Average Household Income $94,070
Per Capita Income $34,146
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.35% -0.1%
Households -0.45% -0.07%
Families -0.38% -0.19%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.23%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Walker, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walker to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 367 64th
Population Density1 # 284 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 779 22nd
Median Household Income # 50 95th
Per Capita Income # 104 90th

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