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Walnut, California - Basic Facts

The City of Walnut had a population of 29,944 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Walnut is located at latitude 34.0372 and longitude -117.8556 in Los Angeles County. The formal boundaries for the City of Walnut (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 561 feet.

The City of Walnut (GNIS ID: 2412173) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Walnut is located within East San Gabriel Valley CCD of Los Angeles County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Walnut: Lemon.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 29,944
Population in Households 29,903
Population in Familes 28,003
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density1 3,330
Diversity Index2 67
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 8,675
Average Household Size 3.45
Family Households 7,820
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 8,997 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,596 (84.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,080 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 322 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $660,802
Average Home Value $706,094
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $103,955
Average Household Income $132,153
Per Capita Income $38,327
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.42% 0.51%
Households 0.26% 0.41%
Families 0.3% 0.43%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
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, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walnut 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 # 266 83rd
Population Density1 # 406 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 695 54th
Median Household Income # 123 92nd
Per Capita Income # 349 77th

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