Walnut Cove is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,363 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Walnut Cove is the 355th largest community in North Carolina.
Walnut Cove is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Walnut Cove is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Walnut Cove who work in office and administrative support (19.01%), teaching (8.98%), and sales jobs (6.51%).
Walnut Cove is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Walnut Cove with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.11% of adults in Walnut Cove have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Walnut Cove in 2010 was $21,639, which is middle income relative to North Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $86,556 for a family of four. However, Walnut Cove contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Walnut Cove is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Walnut Cove home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Walnut Cove residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Walnut Cove include English, German, Irish, Brazilian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Walnut Cove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.