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People

Total Population 6,205
Male Share of the Population 47.1%
Female Share of the Population 52.9%
Senior Citizens 12%
Employed Population 16+ 2,962
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 41.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $65,335
% Above Poverty Level 88.9%
% Below Poverty Level 11.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 4.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 23.7%
Median Gross Rent $687
Median House Value $156,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.8%
US/American 0%
English 6.4%
Irish 9.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Walker Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles E of Baton Rouge, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 59 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Livingston
Metro Area Baton Rouge
Standard Zip Codes 70785
Phone Area Codes 225
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.487
Longitude -90.861

Walker Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BATON ROUGE RYAN AP
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 60 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 73 to 91 F
Oct Temp 56 to 80 F
Annual Precip 63 inches
Station LSU BEN HUR FARM
Distance 20 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 60 F
Apr Temp 55 to 78 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 56 to 80 F
Annual Precip 61.4 inches
Station CLINTON 5 SE
Distance 23.6 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 59 F
Apr Temp 54 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 55 to 79 F
Annual Precip 63.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Baton Rouge 229,186 $50,939
Denham Springs 10,126 $62,598
French Settlement 1,349 $51,250
Gonzales 10,319 $67,848
Livingston 2,035 $69,479
Port Vincent 871 $81,591

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Walker High Schools

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WALKER HIGH SCHOOL
12646 BURGESS AVENUE
225-664-4825
Serves 1,161 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.7

PINE RIDGE SCHOOL
30228 TRAVIS STREET
225-664-4223
A Special Education School
Serves 88 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 4.2

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