Walkerton is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 2,096 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Walkerton is the 237th largest community in Indiana.
When you are in Walkerton, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 40.07% of Walkerton’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Walkerton is a town of production and manufacturing workers, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Walkerton who work in office and administrative support (12.15%), teaching (7.52%), and maintenance occupations (6.89%).
As is often the case in a small town, Walkerton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Walkerton is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.41% of adults 25 and older in Walkerton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Walkerton in 2018 was $24,155, which is middle income relative to Indiana, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $96,620 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Walkerton include German, Irish, Polish, French, and English.
The most common language spoken in Walkerton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.