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Walker, LA (Louisiana) Houses and Residents

Walker,LA index of house prices

Total population: 6,238 (Urban population: 4,927, Rural population: 223 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 2,837 (2,400 occupied: 1,768 owner occupied, 599 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

25%
State:

36%

Housing density: 493 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $159,063.

Median contract rent in 2016: $353 (lower quartile is $269, upper quartile is $461)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $176


Median gross rent in Walker, LA in 2016: $457

Housing units in Walker with a mortgage: 1,068 (84 second mortgage, 10 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 692

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $78,009

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $59,742

Median monthly housing costs: $789


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Walker, Louisiana Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $162,634 (it was $86,300 in 2000)
Walker:

$162,634
Louisiana:

$158,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $113,085 - $199,130
Median year house/condo built: 1996

Median year apartment built: 1987

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,449
  • In family households: 5,276 (680 male householders, 933 female householders)
    1,002 spouses, 1,709 children (1,677 natural, 15 adopted, 20 stepchildren), 115 grandchildren, 54 brothers or sisters, 82 parents, 340 other relatives, 402 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,169 (397 male householders (220 living alone)), 384 female householders (330 living alone)), 384 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 862 2-persons, 328 3-persons, 325 4-persons, 79 5-persons, 20 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 585 1-person, 155 2-persons, 41 3-persons.

667 married couples with children.
572 single-parent households (10 men, 562 women).

92.4% of residents of Walker speak English at home.
5.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
1.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 350 (5.4%)
(13.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.9
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.7
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Walker, Louisiana:

  • 45no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 1442 bedrooms
  • 1,3163 bedrooms
  • 2674 bedrooms
  • 135+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Walker population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Walker, Louisiana:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 2231 bedroom
  • 1332 bedrooms
  • 2713 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 225+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Walker population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Walker in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 19no vehicle
  • 5171 vehicle
  • 8182 vehicles
  • 3173 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 235+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Walker population

Cars and other vehicles available in Walker in renter-occupied apartments

  • 131no vehicle
  • 4401 vehicle
  • 982 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Walker population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Walker, Louisiana:

  • 431 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 2394 rooms
  • 4815 rooms
  • 3806 rooms
  • 3737 rooms
  • 1068 rooms
  • 1419+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Walker population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Walker, Louisiana:

  • 01 room
  • 212 rooms
  • 413 rooms
  • 1864 rooms
  • 2575 rooms
  • 216 rooms
  • 157 rooms
  • 388 rooms
  • 209+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Walker population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Walker, LA household income distribution

  • Walker, LA household income distribution
  • 158Less than $10,000
  • 63$10,000 to $14,999
  • 198$15,000 to $19,999
  • 42$20,000 to $24,999
  • 165$25,000 to $29,999
  • 161$30,000 to $34,999
  • 111$35,000 to $39,999
  • 95$40,000 to $44,999
  • 93$45,000 to $49,999
  • 200$50,000 to $59,999
  • 177$60,000 to $74,999
  • 314$75,000 to $99,999
  • 290$100,000 to $124,999
  • 186$125,000 to $149,999
  • 73$150,000 to $199,999
  • 25$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Walker, LA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Walker, LA
  • 50Less than $10,000
  • 11$10,000 to $14,999
  • 20$25,000 to $29,999
  • 37$40,000 to $49,999
  • 98$50,000 to $59,999
  • 43$60,000 to $69,999
  • 11$70,000 to $79,999
  • 14$80,000 to $89,999
  • 11$90,000 to $99,999
  • 204$100,000 to $124,999
  • 220$125,000 to $149,999
  • 318$150,000 to $174,999
  • 311$175,000 to $199,999
  • 270$200,000 to $249,999
  • 106$250,000 to $299,999
  • 42$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Walker, LA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Walker, LA
  • 53Less than $100
  • 16$150 to $199
  • 17$200 to $249
  • 73$300 to $349
  • 33$350 to $399
  • 79$400 to $449
  • 113$450 to $499
  • 23$500 to $549
  • 39$550 to $599
  • 71$650 to $699
  • 27$700 to $749
  • 13$900 to $999
  • 44$1,000 to $1,249
  • 31$1,250 to $1,499
  • 42No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 1622000 to 2009
  • 1281990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 27Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Walker population
Walker commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 13
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 138
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 192
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 189
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 403
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 139
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 590
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 259
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 108
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 454
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 161
  • 90 or more minutes: 61
Walker, LA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 33.5%
Number of people working at home: 80 (2.7% of all workers)

Walker mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,438 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 218 (8%)
  • Taxi: 68 (2%)
  • Walked: 97 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 80 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 694
 French (except Basque): 332
 Italian: 210
 Irish: 186
 German: 143
 English: 142
 French Canadian: 137
 Scotch-Irish: 80
 Swedish: 78
 Scottish: 36
 African: 24
 British: 18
 Cajun: 14
 Norwegian: 13

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 58%Honduras
  • 18%Philippines
  • 14%Mexico
  • 6%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 5%Other Western Africa
  • 4%Germany
  • 0%Denmark

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 4,868
  • Other state: 1,237
  • Northeast: 9
  • Midwest: 24
  • South: 1,165
  • West: 75

92% of Walker residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 96% lived in Louisiana.

Walker:

92.4%
State average:

86.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 18
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 70
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 17
  • 11th grade: 39
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 57
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 646
  • Less than 1 year of college: 168
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 390
  • Associate degree: 164
  • Bachelor's degree: 131
  • Master's degree: 66
  • Professional school degree: 54
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 130
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 22
  • 9th grade: 95
  • 10th grade: 52
  • 11th grade: 6
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 779
  • Less than 1 year of college: 147
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 419
  • Associate degree: 406
  • Bachelor's degree: 330
  • Master's degree: 139
  • Professional school degree: 17
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 12.3%Males
  • 6.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 62.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 29.9%Males
Walker marital status for males
Walker marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,815
  • One, attached: 98
  • 3 or 4: 135
  • 5 to 9: 32
  • 20 to 49: 5
  • Mobile homes: 662

Median worth of mobile homes: $55,117

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 4.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 6.2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 6 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Walker:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Walker
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (66.4%)
  • Utility gas (31.9%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)
  • Wood (0.7%)
  • Electricity (94.8%)
  • Utility gas (7.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Louisiana:

17.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Louisiana:

17.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 90
Here:

36.7%
Louisiana:

17.3%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)