Walker County, TX Demographic Data

Walker County, TX Summary

Walker County is located in Texas
  • Population: 68,408
  • Area: 801.50 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 784.17 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 17.34 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 85.34 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 359.25 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Walker County, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
27,240
39%
50.8
Male
43,459
62%
49.2
Total Population
70,699
 
321,419,000

Walker County, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
2,937
4.2% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
3,454
4.9% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
3,224
4.6% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
5,377
7.6% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
10,749
15.2% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
8,143
11.5% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
9,876
14.0% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
10,825
15.3% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
4,775
6.8% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
3,472
4.9% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
5,114
7.2% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
1,315
1.9% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
1,438
2.0% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
59,701
84.4%
77.1
Female
22,940
38.4%
51.4
Male
36,761
61.6%
48.6
21 Years and over
53,027
75.0%
72.9
62 Years and over
9,836
13.9%
18.3
65 Years and over
7,867
11.1%
14.9
Female
3,987
50.7%
55.9
Male
3,880
49.3%
44.1
Median Age (years)
36
NR
NR

Walker County, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
68,684
97.1% 
96.9
White
50,476
71.4% 
73.1
Black or African American
15,418
21.8% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
555
0.8% 
0.8
Asian
675
1.0% 
5.4
Asian Indian
NR
NR 
1.2
Chinese
NR
NR 
1.3
Filipino
NR
NR 
0.9
Japanese
NR
NR 
0.2
Korean
NR
NR 
0.5
Vietnamese
NR
NR 
0.5
Other Asian
NR
NR 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
48
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
NR
NR 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
NR
NR 
0.0
Samoan
NR
NR 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
NR
NR 
0.1
Some Other Race
1,512
2.1% 
4.8
Two or More Races
2,015
2.9% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
12,896
18.2% 
17.6
Mexican
NR
NR 
11.1
Puerto Rican
NR
NR 
1.7
Cuban
NR
NR 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
NR
NR 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
57,803
81.8% 
82.4

Walker County, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
3,435
7.6% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
4,004
8.9% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
16,530
36.8% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
8,574
19.1% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
2,173
4.8% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
7,784
17.3% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
2,458
5.5% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
7,439
16.5%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
37,519
83.5%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
10,242
22.8%
30.6

Walker County, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
24,470
40.1%
33.5%
Now Married
24,183
39.6%
47.5
Divorced
8,148
13.3%
11.0%
Separated
1,179
1.9%
2.1
Widowed
3,104
5.1
5.8%

Walker County, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
54,416
80.3%
78.5%
Languages other than english
13,346
19.7%
21.5%
Spanish
NR
NR
13.3
Other indo-european languages
NR
NR
3.7
Asian and Pacific islander languages
NR
NR
3.5
Other Languages
NR
NR
1

Walker County, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
3,482
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
1,187
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
1,318
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
3,273
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
2,734
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
4,324
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
2,913
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
976
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
760
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
328
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
40,448
 
55,775
Per capita income
16,403
 
29,979

Walker County, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
NR
NR
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
NR
NR
9.8
Construction
NR
NR
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
NR
NR
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
NR
NR
6.5
Information
NR
NR
2.1
Manufacturing
NR
NR
10.3
Other services except public administration
NR
NR
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
NR
NR
11.3
Public administration
NR
NR
4.6
Retail trade
NR
NR
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
NR
NR
5.1
Wholesale trade
NR
NR
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
1,487
6.1%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
8,898
36.5%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
1,774
7.3%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
5,736
23.5%
23.6%
Service occupations
6,464
26.5%
18.0%

Walker County, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
NR
NR
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
NR
NR
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
NR
NR
5.2
Walked
NR
NR
2.8
Other means
NR
NR
1.8
Worked at home
NR
NR
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
28.0
 
26.0

Walker County, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
1,029
4.8%
8.9
1 vehicles
8,852
41.6%
33.5
2 vehicles
6,864
32.2%
37.2
3 or more
4,550
21.4%
20.3

Walker County, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
21,295
84.3%
87.7
Owner Occupied
11,120
52.2%
63.0
Renter Occupied
10,175
47.8%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
3,965
15.7%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
3
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
5
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0

Walker County, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
25,260
1 room
923
3.7%
2.3
2 rooms
714
2.8%
2.5
3 rooms
2,218
8.8%
9.0
4 rooms
4,642
18.4%
16.6
5 rooms
7,283
28.8%
20.0
6 rooms
3,908
15.5%
17.9
7 rooms
3,064
12.1%
12.1
8 rooms
1,263
5.0%
8.5
9 rooms or more
1,245
4.9%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Walker County, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
25,260
 
 
1-unit, detached
11,571
45.8%
61.4
1-unit, attached
237
0.9%
5.8
2-units
1,214
4.8%
3.7
3 or 4 units
1,193
4.7%
4.5
5 to 9 units
1,482
5.9%
4.8
10 to 19 units
2,073
8.2%
4.6
20 or more units
1,355
5.4%
8.8
Mobile home
6,135
24.3%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Walker County, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
480
1.9%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
161
0.6%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
970
3.8%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
590
2.3%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
4,712
18.7%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
6,884
27.3%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
5,611
22.2%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
4,741
18.8%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
745
2.9%
2.5%
2014 or later
366
1.4%
0.5%

Walker County, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
NR
NR
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
NR
NR
4.7
Electricity
NR
NR
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
NR
NR
5.1
Coal or coke
NR
NR
0.1
Wood
NR
NR
2.0
Solar energy
NR
NR
0.1
Other fuel
NR
NR
0.5
No fuel used
NR
NR
1.2

Walker County, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
NR
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
NR
NR
1.5%
$500 to $999
NR
NR
20.5%
$3,000 or more
NR
NR
9.9%
$1,500 to 1,999
NR
NR
20.3%
$2,000 to $2,499
NR
NR
11.8%
$2,500 to $2,999
NR
NR
6.8%
$1,000 to 1,499
NR
NR
29.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
2,191
48.2%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
293
6.4%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
809
17.8%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
745
16.4%
7.3%
35.0% or more
509
11.2%
22.3%
Not Computed
0
NR
NR

Walker County, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
9,730 
 
41,410,200 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.5%
$1,500 to $1,999
389
4.0%
11.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
643
6.6%
4.1%
Less than $500
986
10.1%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
1,397
14.4%
27.9%
$500 to $999
6,315
64.9%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
445
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
797
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
1,389
16.0%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
1,396
16.1%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
881
10.2%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
618
7.1%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
759
8.8%
9.2%
35.0% or more
3,614
41.7%
41.4%
Not Computed
1,518
NR
NR

Walker County, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
11,120
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
3,036
27.3%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
2,512
22.6%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
1,518
13.7%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
1,786
16.1%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
1,513
13.6%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
637
5.7%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
118
1.1%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
0
0.0%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
100,500
 
194,500
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