Walton is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 3,995 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Walton is the 112th largest community in Kentucky. Much of the housing stock in Walton was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Walton economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Walton, where the median household income is $66,250.00.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Walton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (20.58%), sales jobs (8.20%), and management occupations (8.14%).
Also of interest is that Walton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The population of Walton overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Walton, 21.13% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Walton in 2010 was $25,869, 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 $103,476 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Walton include German, Irish, English, European, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Walton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.