Walker is a somewhat small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 6,248 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 professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Walker who work in office and administrative support (13.97%), sales jobs (13.12%), and management occupations (12.03%).
One downside of living in Walker, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 36.55 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small town, Walker doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Walker who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.17% of the adults in Walker have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Walker in 2018 was $29,327, which is wealthy relative to Louisiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $117,308 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 German, French, Italian, Irish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Walker is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.