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People

Total Population 985
Male Share of the Population 51.5%
Female Share of the Population 48.5%
Senior Citizens 22.3%
Employed Population 16+ 388
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 41.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25.9%
Median Earnings25+ $30,625
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $11,563
Median Earnings With High School Degree $29,500

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,292
% Above Poverty Level 71%
% Below Poverty Level 29%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 9 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 26.3%
% Using Public Transportation 1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 39%
Median Gross Rent $464
Median House Value $150,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.7%
US/American 0%
English 9.9%
Irish 13.4%

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 376 $42,500
Cass Lake 645 $36,625
Hackensack 329 $21,875
Laporte 228 $39,500
Longville 103 $32,222
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Walker High Schools

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WALKER-HACKENSACK-AKELEY SEC.
BOX 4000
218-547-4208
Serves 319 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13

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BOX 4000
218-547-4377
A Non-traditional School
Serves 18 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18

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