Walkertown, NC

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Walkertown profile

Living in Walkertown

Walkertown is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 5,120 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Walkertown is the 164th largest community in North Carolina.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Walkertown is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Walkertown is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Walkertown who work in office and administrative support (17.37%), sales jobs (9.59%), and management occupations (8.84%).

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Walkertown has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Walkertown has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Walkertown than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Walkertown may be for you.

The education level of Walkertown citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.46% of adults 25 and older in Walkertown have a college degree.

The per capita income in Walkertown in 2010 was $25,459, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $101,836 for a family of four. However, Walkertown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Walkertown is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Walkertown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Walkertown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Walkertown include Irish, English, German, Italian, and Polish.

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