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People

Total Population 1,036
Male Share of the Population 51.1%
Female Share of the Population 48.9%
Senior Citizens 22.9%
Employed Population 16+ 446
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 38.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $36,458
% Above Poverty Level 74%
% Below Poverty Level 26%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 12 minutes
% Working from Home 5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 21.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.6%
Median Gross Rent $493
Median House Value $148,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.7%
US/American 0%
English 10%
Irish 12.5%

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

Walker Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 105 miles E of Fargo, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 159 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Cass
Standard Zip Codes 56484
Phone Area Codes 218
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.101
Longitude -94.586

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 WALKER AH GWAH CHING
Distance 2.6 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 16 F
Apr Temp 31 to 52 F
Jul Temp 58 to 78 F
Oct Temp 35 to 53 F
Annual Precip 27.5 inches
Station DEEP PORTAGE
Distance 18.3 miles
Jan Temp -8 to 16 F
Apr Temp 30 to 52 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 54 F
Annual Precip 24.9 inches
Station CASS LAKE
Distance 19.6 miles
Jan Temp -9 to 16 F
Apr Temp 28 to 51 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 53 F
Annual Precip 26.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Walker, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Leech Lake (56484)

Onigum (56484)

Shingobee (56484)

Turtle Lake (56484)

Whipholt (56484)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Akeley 397 $44,732
Cass Lake 586 $39,444
Hackensack 360 $0
Laporte 178 $37,500
Longville 92 $51,250

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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Serves 319 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13

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Student/teacher ratio: 18

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