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Walnut Park, California - Basic Facts

The Walnut Park Census Designated Place had a population of 16,848 as of July 1, 2018. 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 33.9681 and longitude -118.2251 in Los Angeles County. The formal boundaries for the Walnut Park Census Designated Place 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.

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Walnut Park, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 16,848
Population in Households 16,834
Population in Familes 15,125
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density2 22,530
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $43,384
Average Household Income $55,943
Per Capita Income $12,597


Total Housing Units 3,895 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,915 (49.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,868 (48.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 ( 2.9%)
Median Home Value $395,691
Average Home Value $417,232


Total Households 3,783
Average Household Size 4.45
Family Households 3,317
Average Family Size 5
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.65% 0.58%
Households 0.56% 0.49%
Families 0.59% 0.51%
Median Household Income   3.27%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

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, 2018 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 # 380 75th
Population Density # 2 100th
Diversity Index # 656 57th
Median Household Income # 1164 23rd
Per Capita Income # 1441 5th

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