Walker, MI

Walker profile

Living in Walker

Walker is a medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 25,132 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Walker is the 58th largest community in Michigan.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Walker is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Walker is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Walker who work in office and administrative support (14.66%), sales jobs (11.23%), and management occupations (7.95%).

Also of interest is that Walker has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The overall education level of Walker citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.98% of adults in Walker have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Walker in 2018 was $30,597, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $122,388 for a family of four. However, Walker contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Walker is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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, Dutch, Polish, Irish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Walker is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.