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Walker County, Texas

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Walker County, Texas
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
78,870
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
76,402
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
3.2%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 76,400
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 67,861
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
3.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent
14.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
14.4%
Female persons, percent
41.6%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
72.9%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
23.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.8%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
18.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
55.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 4,396
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 7.3%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 30,542
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 54.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $187,200
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,437
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $508
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $976
Building permits, 2022 815
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 24,592
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.47
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 79.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 17.1%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 92.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 84.1%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 85.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 19.3%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 8.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
20.1%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 46.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 47.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 123,592
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 252,685
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 18,298
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 915,388
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $12,580
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 26.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $47,193
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $23,220
Persons in poverty, percent
20.0%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 1,033
Total employment, 2021 12,946
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 446,643
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -3.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2020 4,631
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 993
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 142
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 66
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 97.4
Population per square mile, 2010 86.5
Land area in square miles, 2020 784.22
Land area in square miles, 2010 784.17
FIPS Code 48471
Value Notes

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The vintage year (e.g., V2023) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2023). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

In Vintage 2022, as a result of the formal request from the state, Connecticut transitioned from eight counties to nine planning regions. For more details, please see the Vintage 2022 release notes available here: Release Notes.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2018-2022 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2022 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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