Walker County AL Information


Walker County Subdivisions

Walker County AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 66,865
Population in Households 66,014
Population in Familes 55,309
Population in Group Qrtrs 851
Population Density1 85
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 26,733
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 18,687
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 31,023 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,872 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,861 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,290 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $88,263
Average Home Value $129,479


Median Household Income $38,444
Average Household Income $52,024
Per Capita Income $21,040
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.04% -0.25%
Households 0.1% -0.17%
Families -0.05% -0.26%
Median Household Income   -0.17%
Per Capita Income   1.26%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Walker County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walker County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 21 70th
Population Density1 # 26 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 62 9th
Median Household Income # 27 61st
Per Capita Income # 28 60th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.