Walton, KY

Walton profile

Living in Walton

Walton is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 4,058 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Walton is the 112th largest community in Kentucky. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Walton, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Walton, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Walton’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Walton does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $68,854.00.

Walton real estate is some of the most expensive in Kentucky, although Walton house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Walton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Walton is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Walton who work in office and administrative support (16.93%), management occupations (8.51%), and sales jobs (7.51%).

The percentage of adults in Walton who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.27% of the adults in Walton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Walton in 2018 was $26,339, which is upper middle income relative to Kentucky, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $105,356 for a family of four. However, Walton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Walton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Walton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Walton include German, Irish, English, European, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Walton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Russian and African languages.