Walker is a medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 24,647 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Walker is the 58th largest community in Michigan.
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 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 (17.52%), sales jobs (9.94%), and management occupations (7.57%).
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 education level of Walker citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.46% of adults in Walker have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Walker in 2010 was $26,583, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,332 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, Polish, Irish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Walker is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.