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Walnut Park, California - Basic Facts

The Walnut Park Census Designated Place had a population of 16,689 as of July 1, 2016. Walnut Park ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Walnut Park is located at latitude 33.9682 and longitude -118.222 in Los Angeles County. The formal boundaries for the Walnut Park Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 148 feet.

The Walnut Park Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409528) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Walnut Park Census Designated Place is located within South Gate-East Los Angeles CCD of Los Angeles County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Walnut Park population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Walnut Park, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,689
Population in Households 16,674
Population in Familes 14,911
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density1 22,318
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 3,745
Average Household Size 4.45
Family Households 3,282
Average Family Size 5


Total Housing Units 3,882 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,913 (49.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,832 (47.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 137 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $346,243
Average Home Value $362,193


Median Household Income $38,918
Average Household Income $50,876
Per Capita Income $11,455
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.71% 0.83%
Households 0.58% 0.74%
Families 0.6% 0.76%
Median Household Income   0.71%
Per Capita Income   1.19%
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.

Walnut Park, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walnut Park to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California 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 # 381 75th
Population Density1 # 2 100th
Diversity Index2 # 644 58th
Median Household Income # 1220 20th
Per Capita Income # 1438 5th

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