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.
Walkerton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Walkerton is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Walkerton who work in office and administrative support (13.38%), sales jobs (10.03%), and food service (7.36%).
The rate of college-level education in Walkerton is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.19% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Walkerton in 2010 was $24,192, 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 $96,768 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, Polish, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in Walkerton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.