Walnut, Mississippi

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Walnut, Mississippi

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 7% Walnut Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Walnut, Mississippi

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 8
Racial Diversity 8 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 5
Senior Citizens 7 8
Age of the Population 4 8
Male Share of the Population 1 3
Well-Paid Single Men 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 2
Portion of People Married 2 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 1 5
Median Family Income 1 2
College Educated Adults 1 1
People in Middle Class or Better 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Public Transportation Use 3 2
Short Commute Times 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 9
Affordability of Rents 8 6
People Living Alone 8 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 7
Housing Recently Built 7 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 6

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Walnut Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 46 miles S of Jackson, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 66 miles E of Memphis, Tennessee
County Tippah
Standard Zip Codes 38683
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.946
Longitude -88.899

Walnut Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station RIPLEY
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 48 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 73 F
Annual Precip 58.2 inches
Distance 21.8 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 49 F
Apr Temp 51 to 74 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 75 F
Annual Precip 56.6 inches
Station SELMER
Distance 22.8 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 47 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 74 F
Annual Precip 57.4 inches
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Walnut Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 754 100%
Male 339 45%
Female 415 55%
Under 18 203 26.9%
18+ 551 73.1%
65+ 130 17.2%
Median Age 36
Average Family Size 3.06
White 637 84.5%
African-American 109 14.5%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.3%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 5 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.7%

Estimated Walnut Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 759
Growth 5
Growth % 0.7%

Walnut 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 45.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.2%
Irish 9.1%
African 5.2%
English 3.9%
European 3.3%
Italian 2.8%
German 1.5%
Scottish 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Dutch 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Brownfield (38683)
Camphill (38683)
Chalybeate (38683)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Walnut 754 $23,906
Ashland 577 $29,911
Blue Mountain 670 $40,833
Falkner 212 $38,036
Kossuth 170 $40,714
Ripley 5,478 $31,174
Snow Lake Shores 300 $33,750
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Walnut High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 469 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.9

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