Walnut Cove is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,402 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Walnut Cove is the 355th largest community in North Carolina.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Walnut Cove is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Walnut Cove is a town of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Walnut Cove who work in office and administrative support (12.13%), personal care services (7.80%), and management occupations (6.76%).
Also of interest is that Walnut Cove has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
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.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Walnut Cove rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.44% of adults 25 and older in Walnut Cove have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Walnut Cove in 2010 was $18,919, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $75,676 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 German, Scottish, Irish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Walnut Cove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Vietnamese and Spanish.