Walker County TX Information


Walker County Subdivisions

Walker County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 72,244
Daytime Population: Workers 25,746
Daytime Population: Residents 34,351
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 60,097
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 54,908
Population in Familes 39,814
Population in Group Qrtrs 17,336
Population Density2 92
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $42,674
Average Household Income $58,778
Per Capita Income $19,736


Total Housing Units 25,718 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,954 (46.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,432 (40.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,332 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $136,116
Average Home Value $177,183


Total Households 22,386
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 13,095
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.87% 0.74%
Households 0.91% 0.92%
Families 0.81% 0.84%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   1.92%


Walker County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walker County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 50 81st
Population Density # 50 81st
Diversity Index # 79 69th
Median Household Income # 188 26th
Per Capita Income # 225 12th

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