Walker, Louisiana

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Population in 2017: 6,269 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +30.6%
Males: 2,868  (45.7%)
Females: 3,401  (54.3%)
Median resident age:

35.1 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 70785.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,847 (it was $38,298 in 2000)
Walker:

$55,847
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,662 (it was $16,056 in 2000)

Walker town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $166,866 (it was $86,300 in 2000)
Walker:

$166,866
LA:

$162,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $191,862; detached houses: $224,401; townhouses or other attached units: $207,908; in 2-unit structures: $127,126; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $105,437; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $197,184; mobile homes: $81,303; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $41,631

Median gross rent in 2017: $727.

March 2019 cost of living index in Walker: 88.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.7%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.2% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Walker, LA (2017)
    • 4,96578.9%White alone
    • 92114.6%Black alone
    • 2223.5%Hispanic
    • 751.2%Asian alone
    • 460.7%American Indian alone
    • 290.5%Two or more races

Races in Walker detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 47 registered sex offenders living in Walker, Louisiana as of August 12, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Walker is 134 to 1.


Crime rates in Walker by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(32.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(60.9)
4
(64.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.2)
2
(32.3)
2
(32.0)
6
(94.5)
5
(77.6)
1
(15.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(108.9)
13
(198.0)
8
(129.2)
9
(143.3)
10
(162.0)
10
(161.6)
8
(127.8)
6
(94.5)
4
(62.0)
4
(63.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
67
(1,042)
28
(426.4)
42
(678.1)
35
(557.4)
27
(437.5)
31
(501.1)
34
(543.2)
21
(330.7)
43
(667.0)
54
(859.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
55
(855.8)
77
(1,173)
61
(984.8)
54
(860.0)
42
(680.5)
31
(501.1)
31
(495.3)
17
(267.7)
48
(744.5)
40
(636.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
332
(5,166)
285
(4,340)
269
(4,343)
322
(5,128)
294
(4,763)
236
(3,814)
227
(3,627)
198
(3,118)
306
(4,746)
384
(6,109)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(140.0)
6
(91.4)
10
(161.4)
13
(207.0)
5
(81.0)
3
(48.5)
9
(143.8)
8
(126.0)
14
(217.2)
8
(127.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(31.1)
3
(45.7)
1
(16.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A2
(32.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)518.9456.4481.6436.4393.7430.7363.8323.6473.4502.7

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City-data.com crime index in Walker, LA

Crime rate in Walker detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 21 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.70
Louisiana average:

3.01
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Ancestries: American (15.9%), Italian (12.9%), French (8.1%), French Canadian (5.5%), German (5.2%), Irish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1909

Land area: 5.75 square miles.

Population density: 1,090 people per square mile   (low).

Walker, Louisiana map

254 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America).

This town:

4.0%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $868 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (16.7 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (275.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Denham Springs, LA (2.3 miles ),
Livingston, LA (2.6 miles ),
Watson, LA (2.8 miles ),
Shenandoah, LA (3.2 miles ),
Port Vincent, LA (3.3 miles ),
Monticello, LA (3.3 miles ),
Old Jefferson, LA (3.4 miles ),
French Settlement, LA (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 30.49 N, Longitude: 90.86 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 225

Distribution of median household income in Walker, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Walker, LA in 2017
Walker satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 92 buildings, average cost: $68,900
  • 1998: 113 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 1999: 63 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2000: 37 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 36 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 60 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2003: 63 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2004: 64 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2005: 75 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2006: 44 buildings, average cost: $157,000
  • 2007: 77 buildings, average cost: $187,100
  • 2008: 30 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 2009: 18 buildings, average cost: $213,300
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $255,400
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $229,400
  • 2013: 26 buildings, average cost: $122,200
  • 2014: 27 buildings, average cost: $174,000
  • 2015: 26 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2016: 26 buildings, average cost: $163,100
  • 2017: 20 buildings, average cost: $237,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Walker, LA residents
Average permit cost in Walker, LA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Historical population in Walker, LA
Historical housing units in Walker, LA

Population change in the 1990s: +940 (+24.3%).
Most common industries in Walker, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (18.6%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Chemicals (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (30.3%)
  • Chemicals (8.9%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.3%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.7%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Walker, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Registered nurses (3.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (14.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Cashiers (7.9%)
  • Registered nurses (7.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.4%)

Average climate in Walker, Louisiana

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Walker, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 82.4. This is about average.

City:

82.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.204. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.204
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.83. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.83
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.572. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.572
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 26.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.56
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Walker-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/6/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.7 miles away from the Walker town center killed 2 people and injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/16/1971, a category F3 tornado 10.3 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Walker-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 188.3 miles away from Walker center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 390.2 miles away from Walker center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 217.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 175.4 miles away from Walker center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 292.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 183.1 miles away from Walker center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Livingston Parish (29) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 23
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Tropical Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Walker topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Walker:

  • LA TROUVE (30334 MILTON RD)
  • LIVINGSTON HOSPICE ASSOCIATES (9788 FLORIDA BLVD, SUITE B)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Walker:

  • HARVEST MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA)
  • SUMMER HOUSE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA)
  • HERITAGE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; LIVINGSTON, LA)
  • DSI - DENHAM SPRINGS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA)
  • GULF STATES LONG TERM ACUTE CARE OF DENHAM SPRINGS (Hospital, about 8 miles away; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA)
  • ABUNDANCE HOME (Hospital, about 9 miles away; BATON ROUGE, LA)
  • DAVITA - EAST BATON ROUGE (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; BATON ROUGE, LA)

Airports and heliports located in Walker:

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Amtrak station near Walker:

  • 19 miles: BATON ROUGE (1253 FLORIDA ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Walker:

  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 17 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; Full-time enrollment: 5,744)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 20 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 21 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 24 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 12,713)
  • Nicholls State University (about 49 miles; Thibodaux, LA; FT enrollment: 5,997)
  • University of New Orleans (about 58 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,201)
  • Delgado Community College (about 58 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 12,843)

Public high schools in Walker:

  • WALKER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 997, Location: 12646 BURGESS AVENUE, Grades: 10-12)
  • PINE RIDGE SCHOOL (Students: 343, Location: 30228 TRAVIS STREET, Grades: 5-12)
  • WALKER FRESHMAN HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 13443 BURGESS AVENUE, Grades: 9)
  • LIVINGSTON PARISH LITERACY & TECHNOLOGY CENTER (Location: 9261 FLORIDA BLVD., Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Walker:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Walker: Walker Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Walker Municipal Building (B), Walker Police Department (C), Livingston Parish Fire Protection District 4 Central Station 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Walker include: Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (A), Christian Freedom Center (B), Glory Land Church (C), Unity Church of God in Christ (D), Walker United Methodist Church (E), Walker Baptist Church (F), Saint Mark Baptist Church (G), Holy Ghost Crusade for Walker (H), Gloryland Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Palmetto Cemetery (1), Saint Mark Baptist Cemetery (2), Minton Cemetery (3), Walker Baptist Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Beaver Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Single Films & Photo (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 29805 Gaylord Road), Denham Springs Bingo (Amusement & Theme Parks; 9075 Florida Boulevard), Eastside Storage (Amusement & Theme Parks; 9075 Florida Boulevard).

Birthplace of: Chris Hawkins (American football) - National Football League player.

Livingston Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

73.7%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.4%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Banks with branches in Walker (2011 data):

  • Whitney Bank: Walker Branch at 29500 Walker South Road, branch established on 1983/05/05. Info updated 2011/06/14: Bank assets: $14,882.3 mil, Deposits: $11,630.0 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 189 total offices, Holding Company: Hancock Holding Company
  • Regions Bank: Walker Branch at 10082 Florida Blvd., branch established on 1985/06/03. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Capital One, National Association: Walker Branch at 29741 Walker Road South, branch established on 1966/02/26. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • First Guaranty Bank: Walker South Road Branch at 29815 Walker South Road, branch established on 2001/06/25. Info updated 2011/07/11: Bank assets: $1,353.3 mil, Deposits: $1,208.9 mil, headquarters in Hammond, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Walker:

Marital status in Walker, LA
  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

For population 25 years and over in Walker:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Louisiana average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Walker
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Walker, LA (based on Livingston Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant39,79198
Catholic16,1544
Mainline Protestant5,42314
Other1,2863
Black Protestant4844
None64,888-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 20
Livingston Parish:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Livingston Parish:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
This county:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 70
This county:

6.01 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 39
Livingston Parish:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.1%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Livingston Parish:

29.3%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.8%
State:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.2%
Louisiana:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.3%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Walker:

29.5
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Walker:

21.2%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.0%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Walker:

6.8
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

41.4%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Walker:

56.0%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.4%
State:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Walker, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 18$47,063$31,3750$0
Police Protection - Officers 17$71,185$50,2484$5,568
Solid Waste Management 15$38,480$30,7840$0
Gas Supply 10$27,836$33,4030$0
Other and Unallocable 9$21,556$28,7411$587
Water Supply 5$19,546$46,9100$0
Sewerage 4$10,939$32,8170$0
Police - Other 4$12,323$36,9693$2,635
Financial Administration 4$16,060$48,1800$0
Judicial and Legal 3$12,579$50,3160$0
Parks and Recreation 3$7,130$28,5200$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 92$284,697$37,1348$8,790

Walker government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $231,000 ($36.85)
    General - Other: $38,000 ($6.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($3.35)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $2,738,000 ($436.75)
    Police Protection: $2,289,000 ($365.13)
    Central Staff Services: $1,625,000 ($259.21)
    Regular Highways: $1,241,000 ($197.96)
    Water Utilities: $1,118,000 ($178.34)
    Sewerage: $1,099,000 ($175.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $370,000 ($59.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $281,000 ($44.82)
    General - Other: $237,000 ($37.81)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $129,000 ($20.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $102,000 ($16.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $154,000 ($24.57)
    Regular Highways: $113,000 ($18.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000 ($4.31)
    Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($2.71)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($2.55)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,643,000 ($900.14)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $34,000 ($5.42)

Walker government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $877,000 ($139.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $357,000 ($56.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $91,000 ($14.52)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($0.80)
    Other: $2,000 ($0.32)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $70,000 ($11.17)
    Gas Utilities: $53,000 ($8.45)
    Water Utilities: $36,000 ($5.74)
    Highways: $17,000 ($2.71)
    Other: $4,000 ($0.64)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $200,000 ($31.90)
    Gas Utilities: $119,000 ($18.98)
    Other: $106,000 ($16.91)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $937,000 ($149.47)
    General Revenue - Other: $253,000 ($40.36)
    Donations From Private Sources: $84,000 ($13.40)
    Interest Earnings: $43,000 ($6.86)
    Sale of Property: $31,000 ($4.94)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $5,228,000 ($833.94)
    Water Utilities: $1,468,000 ($234.17)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,806,000 ($607.11)
    Public Utilities Sales: $392,000 ($62.53)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $377,000 ($60.14)
    Other License: $173,000 ($27.60)
    Property: $113,000 ($18.03)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $15,000 ($2.39)

Walker government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,541,000 ($1202.90)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,078,000 ($1129.05)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $463,000 ($73.86)

Walker government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,856,000 ($1412.67)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $377,000 ($60.14)

7.56% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,521 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.56%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  2.84% ($47,690 average AGI)
from Tangipahoa Parish, LA  0.75% ($44,765)
from Ascension Parish, LA  0.70% ($52,257)


6.29% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,704 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  1.86% ($49,489 average AGI)
to Tangipahoa Parish, LA  0.77% ($42,063)
to Ascension Parish, LA  0.62% ($55,257)
Businesses in Walker, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Papa John's Pizza1
AutoZone1Penske1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Popeyes1
CVS1Quiznos1
Circle K2SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
FedEx1T-Mobile1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Jack In The Box1UPS1
La Quinta1Waffle House1
MasterBrand Cabinets3Walgreens1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Nike2Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Walker:

  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGLH (960 AM; 1 kW; LA FOLLETTE, TN; Owner: LAFOLLETTE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WIBR (1300 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXOK (1460 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYNK (1380 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBRH (1260 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD)
  • WPFC (1550 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: VICTORY & POWER MINISTRIES,INC.)
  • WJBO (1150 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KTIB (640 AM; 5 kW; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: LA TERR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Walker:

  • WBBE (103.3 FM; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRVE (96.1 FM; BRUSLY, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDGL (98.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WFMF (102.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYPY (100.7 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WYNK-FM (101.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKF (89.3 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • KQXL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW ROADS, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBRH (90.3 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD)
  • WEMX (94.1 FM; KENTWOOD, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHMD (107.1 FM; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF NEW ORLEANS, LLC)
  • WJFM (88.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KOOJ (93.7 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQCK (92.7 FM; CLINTON, LA; Owner: BETHANY WORLD PRAYER CENTER, INC.)
  • WJNH (107.3 FM; BAKER, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING CO. OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WNXX (104.5 FM; JACKSON, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • KNXX (104.9 FM; DONALDSONVILLE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Walker:

  • WAFB (Channel 9; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: WAFB, L.L.C)
  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLPB-TV (Channel 27; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • WLFT-CA (Channel 52; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: BETHANY WORLD PRAYER CENTER, INC.)
  • K13VE (Channel 13; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: DAVID M. LOFLIN)
  • KZUP-CA (Channel 19; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBRL-CA (Channel 21; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • K58GB (Channel 58; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KBTR-CA (Channel 65; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GREAT OAKS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K07WE (Channel 7; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPBN-LP (Channel 11; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: PELICAN BROADCASTING NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • WSTY-LP (Channel 23; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: AMERICAN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBXH-CA (Channel 46; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WTNO-LP (Channel 36; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Walker fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Walker fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 51Number of bridges
  • 299ft / 91.3mTotal length
  • $4,961,000Total costs
  • 682,562Total average daily traffic
  • 63,269Total average daily truck traffic
  • 449,712Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Walker, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 91960-1969
  • 121970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 92000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Walker, LA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Walker)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

110 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Walker, LA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

81 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Walker)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: LOUIS RASTANIS/CRAIG MCPHERSON AUTOGYRO MTO SPORT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 133AL , Serial Number: M01247, Year manufactured: 2015, Airworthiness Date: 07/09/2015, Certificate Issue Date: 06/10/2015
    Registrant (LLC): Autogyro Of Louisiana LLC, 33813 Natures Way, Walker, LA 70785
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 65-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 23935 , Serial Number: C5939, Year manufactured: 1939, Airworthiness Date: 04/17/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 06/08/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Prentice D Moore, 13599 Springfield Rd, Walker, LA 70785
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6348P , Serial Number: 24-1458, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 12/22/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 01/04/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Shannon B Roddy, 19657 Lod Stafford Rd, Walker, LA 70785
  • Aircraft: TAGUE LARRY PIONEER 200 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 68AA , Serial Number: NC27, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 01/08/2003, Certificate Issue Date: 07/26/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Glenn Charles Luzier, 33134 Weiss Rd, Walker, LA 70785
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6925X , Serial Number: 17247825, Airworthiness Date: 10/31/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 01/14/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Michael P Buvens, 36375 N Corbin Rd, Walker, LA 70785
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 3 PROFESSION (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 754DC , Serial Number: P76DC027011333, Certificate Issue Date: 08/17/2016
    Registrant (Corporation): Cbi Walker Facility, 30103 Sunland Dr, Walker, LA 70785
  • Aircraft: POWRACHUTE PC 2000 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 582K , Serial Number: A105POW, Certificate Issue Date: 09/07/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Kendall J Ducote, 30591 Oak Crest Dr, Walker, LA 70785

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24$156,81711$122,22844$132,8575$28,0286$106,1077$65,726
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$154,0902$59,5856$161,7350$00$02$78,485
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$189,5646$86,36022$128,9757$26,0471$52,5506$52,132
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$149,3602$70,42012$160,1591$117,3201$90,3602$39,645
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$145,2151$115,9405$106,7220$00$02$35,035

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0404.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$166,6502$163,540
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$208,6001$199,150
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$233,960
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0404.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Walker, LA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Walker, LA - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 137. The highest number of fires - 267 took place in 2011, and the least - 1 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Walker, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (63.0%), and Structure Fires (22.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Walker, LA
    • 1,38663.0%Outside Fires
    • 48522.0%Structure Fires
    • 30113.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 281.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Walker, LA
Most common first names in Walker, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5568.2 years
James4366.5 years
William3571.8 years
Robert3366.0 years
Charles2965.6 years
Joseph2768.5 years
Mary2474.3 years
George1973.1 years
Willie1570.4 years
Edward1374.7 years
Most common last names in Walker, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sibley5376.0 years
Graham3476.9 years
Jones2973.8 years
Stafford2776.6 years
Williams2461.8 years
Wascom2174.2 years
Johnson1872.8 years
Covington1771.8 years
Hall1571.5 years
Ballard1476.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Walker, LA
  • 63.9%Electricity
  • 35.3%Utility gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Walker, LA
  • 93.0%Electricity
  • 7.0%Utility gas


Walker compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.

Walker on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 17 pilots and 16 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Douglas W. Luther (11)
  • Yates W. Hayman (4)
  • Johnny Curtis (2)
  • Kelly Frederick (2)
  • Yates Wesley Hayman (1)
  • Kenneth Don Lafferty (1)
  • James Patrick Stewart (1)
  • Daniel C. Allgood (1)
  • John Paul Cox, Jr. (1)
  • John Daniel Archibald, Jr. (1)

Total of 26 patent applications in 2008-2020.