Walnut is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 1,361 people and just one neighborhood, Walnut is the 564th largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages, Walnut isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Walnut are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Walnut is a village of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Walnut who work in sales jobs (9.47%), management occupations (9.47%) and office and administrative support (8.99%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Walnut is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Walnut a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Walnut has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Walnut’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
As is often the case in a small village, Walnut doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.