Walker, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 932 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.8%
Males: 483  (51.9%)
Females: 449  (48.1%)
Median resident age:

49.1 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 56484.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,085 (it was $33,125 in 2000)
Walker:

$48,085
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,619 (it was $17,079 in 2000)

Walker city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $171,082 (it was $90,200 in 2000)
Walker:

$171,082
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $277,540; detached houses: $295,755; townhouses or other attached units: $307,398; in 2-unit structures: $156,339; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $201,609; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $243,757; mobile homes: $103,872; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $161,401

Median gross rent in 2017: $717.

March 2019 cost of living index in Walker: 87.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 28.9%
(20.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 70.4% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Walker, MN (2017)
    • 76777.9%White alone
    • 17417.7%American Indian alone
    • 90.9%Black alone
    • 70.7%Asian alone
    • 70.7%Two or more races
    • 70.7%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Walker, Minnesota as of October 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Walker is 974 to 1.


Crime rates in Walker by year

Type

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(107.4)
1
(107.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(107.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
13
(1,405)
11
(1,182)
39
(4,194)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(432.4)
1
(107.4)
6
(645.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)0.090.877.3248.4

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City-data.com crime index in Walker, MN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.23
Minnesota average:

1.67
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Ancestries: Norwegian (18.9%), German (18.7%), Irish (6.2%), Scandinavian (4.3%), American (3.5%), Dutch (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1300 feet

Land area: 1.46 square miles.

Population density: 640 people per square mile   (low).

Walker, Minnesota map

35 residents are foreign born (0.7% Latin America).

This city:

3.6%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,394 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,605 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (106.3 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (160.6 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (498.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Akeley, MN (3.1 miles ),
Whipholt, MN (3.3 miles),
Laporte, MN (3.4 miles),
Hackensack, MN (3.5 miles ),
Nevis, MN (3.9 miles ),
Longville, MN (4.4 miles),
Cass Lake, MN (4.4 miles ),
Backus, MN (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 47.10 N, Longitude: 94.58 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,617 (+164.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 259 (61.1%)

Area code: 218

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

Walker tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $166,200
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 2006: 29 buildings, average cost: $158,100
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $62,400
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $99,500
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $230,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $192,500
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Walker, MN residents
Average permit cost in Walker, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

8.1%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Most common industries in Walker, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.4%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (8.5%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.8%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (16.3%)
  • Educational services (13.8%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Social assistance (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
Most common occupations in Walker, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (12.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Top executives (4.0%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (4.0%)
  • Religious workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.0%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.2%)

Average climate in Walker, Minnesota

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Walker, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.8. This is better than average.

City:

59.8
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.70. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.70
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Tornado activity:

Walker-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 53% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.9 miles away from the Walker city center killed 12 people and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/11/1966, a category F4 tornado 34.0 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Walker-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 121.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 128.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 141.7 miles away from Walker center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 307.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 146.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 296.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cass County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Walker topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Walker:

  • CASS CO PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES (BOX 40, 400 MICHIGAN AVENUE)
  • AH GWAH CHING NURSING HOME (7232 AH GWAH CHING ROAD NW)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - WALKER (209 BIRCHWOOD AVENUE WEST PO BOX 700)

Airports located in Walker:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Walker:

  • Bemidji State University (about 30 miles; Bemidji, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,316)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 55 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 3,371)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 92 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 94 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 103 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 105 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 105 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)

Public high schools in Walker:

  • WALKER-HACKENSACK-AKELEY SEC. (Location: 301 4TH ST, Grades: 7-12)
  • W. H. A . ALTERNATIVE PROGRAM (Location: 301 4TH ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • WALKER-HACKENSACK-AKELEY ALC (Location: 301 4TH ST, Grades: 6-9)

Public elementary/middle school in Walker:

  • W.H.A. ELEMENTARY (Location: 301 4TH ST, Grades: PK-6)

Private elementary/middle school in Walker:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Walker: Tianna Country Club (A), Walker Museum of Natural History and Indian Life (B), Walker Public Library (C), Walker City Hall (D), Walker Volunteer Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Walker include: Saint Agnes Church (A), Assembly of God Church (B), Community Church (C), Hope Lutheran Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Walker: Walker City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Minnesota Fishing Hall of Fame (Museums; 522 Minnesota Avenue West), Outlet Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 522 Minnesota Avenue West), Acorn Hill Family Resort and Lodge (Recreation Areas; 4691 Acorn Hill Ln Nw), Dittos Copy & Design (Arcades & Amusements; 816 Minnesota Avenue West P.O. Box 1560), Leech Lake Guide Coalition (Tours & Charters; 6534 North Kabekona Road Northwest).

Hotels: Chase Motor Inn & Cottages (500 Cleveland Boulevard West), Country Inn & Suites by Carlson-Walker (442 Walker Bay Boulevard), Forest Inn (6615 State 371 Northwest), Country Inn-Suites Walker (442 Walker Bay Boulevard), Americinn (Highway 371 North), May Creek Lodge (303 10th Street South), Pioneer Inn Motel Restaurant & Banquets (8098 Hawthorn Trail Northwest).

Cass County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

1.9 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

45.4%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.9%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

People in group quarters in Walker in 2010:

  • 42 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 15 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 9 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Walker in 2000:

  • 53 people in nursing homes
  • 43 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Walker (2011 data):

  • American National Bank of Minnesota: Walker Branch at 100 Highland Avenue Northwest, branch established on 1993/03/15. Info updated 2006/05/05: Bank assets: $278.8 mil, Deposits: $227.6 mil, headquarters in Baxter, MN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: American Bancorporation Of Minnesota, Inc.
  • The First National Bank of Walker: The First National Bank Of Walker at 600 Minnesota Ave. W, branch established on 1902/12/01. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $293.3 mil, Deposits: $251.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Walker Ban Co.
  • RiverWood Bank: 527 Minnesota Avenue Branch at 527 Minnesota Avenue, branch established on 1987/06/30. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $158.6 mil, Deposits: $132.1 mil, headquarters in Bemidji, MN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • Bank Forward: Walker Branch at 106 6th Street South, branch established on 1997/02/10. Info updated 2010/08/27: Bank assets: $472.4 mil, Deposits: $374.8 mil, headquarters in Hannaford, ND, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Security State Bank Holding Company

For population 15 years and over in Walker:

Marital status in Walker, MN
  • Never married: 34.9%
  • Now married: 39.4%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

For population 25 years and over in Walker:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Minnesota average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Walker
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Religion statistics for Walker, MN (based on Cass County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,80719
Evangelical Protestant3,01726
Catholic2,8208
Other13-
None17,910-
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: 12
Cass County:

4.19 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Cass County:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Cass County:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
This county:

13.97 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.8%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.9%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cass County:

15.7%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Walker:

51.0%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Walker:

48.0%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Walker:

28.8
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Walker:

20.5%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Walker:

9.8%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Walker:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Walker:

35.7%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

56.7%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Walker:

76.7%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Walker, MN 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
Police Protection - Officers 3$11,134$44,5361$323
Financial Administration 3$9,197$36,7880$0
Other and Unallocable 2$5,223$31,3384$3,934
Other Government Administration 2$8,672$52,0325$2,130
Streets and Highways 1$4,424$53,0880$0
Sewerage 1$3,215$38,5800$0
Water Supply 1$3,866$46,3920$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 13$45,731$42,21310$6,387

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,372,000 ($2545.06)
    Liquor Stores: $872,000 ($935.62)
    Financial Administration: $322,000 ($345.49)
    Sewerage: $281,000 ($301.50)
    Regular Highways: $270,000 ($289.70)
    Water Utilities: $231,000 ($247.85)
    Police Protection: $222,000 ($238.20)
    Central Staff Services: $86,000 ($92.27)
    Local Fire Protection: $66,000 ($70.82)
    Air Transportation: $62,000 ($66.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000 ($56.87)
    Health - Other: $35,000 ($37.55)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $32,000 ($34.33)
    Libraries: $27,000 ($28.97)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $32,000 ($34.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $86,000 ($92.27)
    Regular Highways: $38,000 ($40.77)
    Air Transportation: $32,000 ($34.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($15.02)
    Liquor Stores: $11,000 ($11.80)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($3.22)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($10.73)

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

  • Charges - Other: $2,011,000 ($2157.73)
    Sewerage: $353,000 ($378.76)
    Air Transportation: $65,000 ($69.74)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $16,000 ($17.17)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($16.09)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $409,000 ($438.84)
    Special Assessments: $52,000 ($55.79)
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000 ($8.58)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $1,084,000 ($1163.09)
    Water Utilities: $409,000 ($438.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $110,000 ($118.03)
    General Local Government Support: $70,000 ($75.11)
  • Tax - Property: $1,031,000 ($1106.22)
    Public Utilities Sales: $26,000 ($27.90)
    Other License: $16,000 ($17.17)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $941,000 ($1009.66)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $570,000 ($611.59)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $371,000 ($398.07)

8.11% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($70,658 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.11%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

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 Crow Wing County, MN  1.82% ($69,052 average AGI)
from Hubbard County, MN  0.66% ($35,013)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.65% ($72,303)


7.01% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,938 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

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 Crow Wing County, MN  2.01% ($47,082 average AGI)
to Beltrami County, MN  0.60% ($37,217)
to Hubbard County, MN  0.47% ($42,870)
Businesses in Walker, MN
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS1
La-Z-Boy1

Strongest AM radio stations in Walker:

  • KAKK (1570 AM; 1 kW; WALKER, MN)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KKBJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: R.P. BROADCASTING)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KOZY (1320 AM; 5 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; Owner: ITASCA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • WWWI (1270 AM; 5 kW; BAXTER, MN; Owner: TOWER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Walker:

  • KLLZ-FM (99.1 FM; WALKER, MN; Owner: BG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K224AN (92.7 FM; WALKER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, IN)
  • KBLB (93.3 FM; NISSWA, MN; Owner: BL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQKK (101.9 FM; WALKER, MN; Owner: CAROL J. DELAHUNT)
  • KDKK (97.5 FM; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DELAHUNT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXKK (92.5 FM; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: BERNADINE A. SCHUMACHER)
  • KKZY (95.5 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: BG BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KBHP (101.1 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: PAUL BUNYAN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KCRB-FM (88.5 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KNBJ (91.3 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Walker:

  • K65DT (Channel 65; WALKER, MN; Owner: LEECH LAKE TV CORPORATION)
  • K67BZ (Channel 67; WALKER, MN; Owner: LEECH LAKE TV CORP.)
  • K69CP (Channel 69; WALKER, MN; Owner: LEECH LAKE TV CORP.)
  • KCCW-TV (Channel 12; WALKER, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • K49CU (Channel 49; WALKER, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K32FY (Channel 32; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAWE (Channel 9; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: NORTHERN MINNESOTA PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K05IV (Channel 5; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)

Walker fatal accident list:

Apr 23, 2005 02:40 AM, 13, Lat: 47.120840, Lon: -94.541880, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 8, 2003 02:56 AM, Sr-371, Lat: 47.095146, Lon: -94.569824, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 5, 2002 03:25 PM, Sr-371, Lat: 47.101577, Lon: -94.587039, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 5, 2001 02:10 AM, Sr-371, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 8, 1998 03:37 PM, Sr-34, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 62ft / 18.9mTotal length
  • 24,546Total average daily traffic
  • 2,014Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,685Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Walker)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Walker, MN)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (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 Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Walker)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Walker)

2007 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2007 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 14. The highest number of fire incidents - 23 took place in 2009, and the least - 7 in 2012. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Walker, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (49.1%), and Outside Fires (26.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Walker, MN
    • 8349.1%Structure Fires
    • 4526.6%Outside Fires
    • 3118.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 105.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Walker, MN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Walker, Minnesota:

  • Country Inn, 442 Walker Bay Blvd, Walker, Minnesota 56484 , Phone: (218) 547-1400, Fax: (218) 547-3912
  • Chase On The Lake, 502 Cleveland Blvd, Walker, Minnesota 56484 , Phone: (218) 547-7777, Fax: (218) 547-7776
  • WALKER HOTEL, 907 Minnesota ,Ave, Walker, Minnesota 56484 , Phone: (218) 547-2200, Fax: (218) 547-2176
  • Hiawatha Beach Resort, 10904 Steamboat Loop NW, Walker, Minnesota 56484 , Phone: (218) 547-1510, Fax: (218) 547-3447
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Walker, Minnesota
Most common first names in Walker, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3674.6 years
James3070.9 years
Robert2876.2 years
William2175.6 years
Mary2182.8 years
Charles1673.9 years
Harold1576.0 years
Harry1477.6 years
Ruth1478.5 years
Richard1467.4 years
Most common last names in Walker, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3475.7 years
Hanson1574.5 years
Smith1570.9 years
Olson1475.3 years
Anderson1474.9 years
Nelson1179.8 years
Ellis1070.2 years
Peterson1080.9 years
Taylor1069.6 years
Jones875.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Walker, MN
  • 54.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 28.8%Electricity
  • 14.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.8%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Walker, MN
  • 53.6%Electricity
  • 28.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.3%Other fuel
  • 1.9%Utility gas


Walker compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Walker on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Western Asia (population 500+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
There are 9 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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  • Timothy Martin Gack (5)
  • Ryan Dietrich Bruns (3)
  • David Alan Kellogg (3)
  • Leslie M. Spitzack (1)
  • Thomas J. Beriou (1)
  • Carelyn P. Fylling (1)

Total of 11 patent applications in 2008-2020.