Walker is a somewhat small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 6,318 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Walker is the 78th largest community in Louisiana.
Walker real estate is some of the most expensive in Louisiana, although Walker house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Walker is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Walker is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Walker who work in office and administrative support (19.35%), management occupations (16.95%), and business and financial occupations (9.55%).
In Walker, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.22 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Walker does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Walker citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.38% of adults 25 and older in Walker have a college degree.
The per capita income in Walker in 2010 was $26,476, which is wealthy relative to Louisiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $105,904 for a family of four. However, Walker contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Walker is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Walker home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Walker residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Walker include Irish, Italian, English, and German.
The most common language spoken in Walker is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.