Walkerton is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 2,264 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Walkerton is the 206th largest community in Indiana.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Walkerton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Walkerton is a town of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Walkerton who work in office and administrative support (13.51%), sales jobs (11.05%), and management occupations (8.93%).
The citizens of Walkerton are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.13% of adults in Walkerton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Walkerton in 2010 was $22,256, which is upper middle income relative to Indiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $89,024 for a family of four. However, Walkerton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Walkerton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Walkerton residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Walkerton include Irish, English, Polish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Walkerton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.