Walker, Iowa

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Walker, Iowa

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High Points

Walker strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):

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Low Rate of Poverty
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Top 18% Walker Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Walker, Iowa

Comparing Walker to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 10
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Well-Paid Single Men 5 2
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Senior Citizens 3 2
Age of the Population 2 1
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 9 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 8
Median Family Income 8 9
People in Middle Class or Better 8 8
College Educated Adults 5 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Short Commute Times 3 1
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 6
Affordability of Rents 6 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 6
Housing Recently Built 3 4
People Living Alone 2 1

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Walker Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles N of Cedar Rapids, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 195 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Linn
Metro Area Cedar Rapids
Standard Zip Codes 52352
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.286
Longitude -91.78

Walker Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station VINTON
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 26 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 34.2 inches
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 28 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.6 inches
Distance 27.3 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.3 inches
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Walker Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 750 100%
Male 364 48.5%
Female 386 51.5%
Under 18 230 30.7%
18+ 520 69.3%
65+ 89 11.9%
Median Age 32.6
Average Family Size 3.23
White 740 98.7%
African-American 2 0.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.5%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Walker Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 727
Growth -23
Growth % -3.1%

Walker 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
German 42.4%
English 11.8%
Irish 11.5%
Czech 9.8%
US/American 9.3%
Norwegian 2.4%
Czechoslovakian 2.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.7%
Pennsylvania German 1.4%
Italian 1.4%
Dutch 1.2%
Danish 1%
French (except Basque) 1%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
French Canadian 0.7%
Scottish 0.7%
Polish 0.5%
Swedish 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Walker 750 $50,556
Alburnett 559 $61,094
Brandon 311 $45,893
Center Point 2,007 $55,677
Quasqueton 574 $45,417
Rowley 290 $41,875
Urbana 1,019 $54,327
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