Walnut Grove, Alabama

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Walnut Grove, Alabama

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High Points

Walnut Grove strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Alabama):

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Walnut Grove Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Walnut Grove Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Walnut Grove, Alabama

Comparing Walnut Grove to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Alabama (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 9
Male Share of the Population 6 8
Female Share of the Population 5 3
Age of the Population 2 2
Racial Diversity 2 1
Senior Citizens 2 1
Well-Paid Single Men 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 3 6
People in Middle Class or Better 3 4
College Educated Adults 2 3
Median Family Income 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 5 8
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Public Transportation Use 4 4
Short Commute Times 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 4
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Affordability of Rents 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 4
People Living Alone 3 2

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Walnut Grove Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles NE of Birmingham, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 112 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia
County Etowah
Metro Area Gadsden
P.O. Box Zip Codes 35990
Phone Area Codes 205
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.065
Longitude -86.306

Walnut Grove Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.2 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 47 to 71 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 58.1 inches
Distance 30 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 52 F
Apr Temp 45 to 75 F
Jul Temp 66 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 76 F
Annual Precip 59.9 inches
Distance 42.4 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 53 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 51.9 inches
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Walnut Grove Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 710 100%
Male 344 48.5%
Female 366 51.5%
Under 18 214 30.1%
18+ 496 69.9%
65+ 62 8.7%
Median Age 33.8
Average Family Size 3.02
White 698 98.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 10 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.4%

Estimated Walnut Grove Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 702
Growth -8
Growth % -1.1%

Walnut Grove Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 62.2%
Irish 9.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.1%
German 6.5%
French (except Basque) 4.7%
English 3.2%
Scotch-Irish 2.4%
Scottish 1.2%
Swedish 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Walnut Grove 710 $29,519
Altoona 984 $28,750
Boaz 7,411 $34,018
Douglas 530 $36,000
Ridgeville 158 $16,875
Snead 748 $33,000
Steele 1,093 $37,885

Walnut Grove Public Libraries

Westside Public Library
Walnut Grove, Alabama
(205) 589-6699

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Walnut Grove High Schools (2004)

4515 ELM ST
A Title I School.
Serves 395 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.9

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