Walker County AL Information


Walker County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 66,054
Daytime Population: Workers 21,350
Daytime Population: Residents 41,183
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 62,533
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 65,203
Population in Familes 54,458
Population in Group Qrtrs 851
Population Density2 84
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $40,439
Average Household Income $55,199
Per Capita Income $22,270


Total Housing Units 30,816 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,341 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,017 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,458 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $93,353
Average Home Value $136,225


Total Households 26,358
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 18,322
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 -0.2% -0.41%
Households -0.11% -0.36%
Families -0.31% -0.48%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   2.95%


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, 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 # 21 70th
Population Density # 26 63rd
Diversity Index # 62 9th
Median Household Income # 25 64th
Per Capita Income # 25 64th

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