Walnut Creek, North Carolina

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Walnut Creek, North Carolina

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Walnut Creek Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Walnut Creek People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Walnut Creek College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Walnut Creek Median Family Income
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Walnut Creek Low Violent Crime
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Walnut Creek Low Property Crime

Comparative Profile of Walnut Creek, North Carolina

Comparing Walnut Creek to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):

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

The People

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
Median Family Income 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 6 6
Working at Home 6 7
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
People Living Alone 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 8 10

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Walnut Creek Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 34 miles SW of Greenville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 54 miles SE of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Wayne
Metro Area Goldsboro
Standard Zip Codes 27530
Phone Area Codes 919
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.306
Longitude -77.865

Walnut Creek Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.5 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 54 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 49.8 inches
Station KINSTON 5 SE
Distance 19.8 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 51.1 inches
Station CLINTON 2 NE
Distance 31 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 52 F
Apr Temp 48 to 73 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches
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Walnut Creek Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 859 100%
Male 420 48.9%
Female 439 51.1%
Under 18 195 22.7%
18+ 664 77.3%
65+ 132 15.4%
Median Age 47.7
Average Family Size 2.8
White 818 95.2%
African-American 14 1.6%
Asian 18 2.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 8 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Walnut Creek Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 854
Growth -5
Growth % -0.6%

Walnut Creek 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
English 23.1%
US/American 19.4%
German 10.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.6%
Irish 8%
Scotch-Irish 7.9%
British 2.5%
Scottish 2%
European 1.6%
Italian 1.4%
Swedish 1.3%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Czechoslovakian 1.3%
Dutch 1.3%
Armenian 1.1%
Polish 0.9%
Welsh 0.9%
French Canadian 0.9%
Portuguese 0.8%
Luxemburger 0.8%
Finnish 0.5%
Lebanese 0.5%
Austrian 0.5%
Canadian 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Patetown (27530)
Webtown (27530)

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 Creek 859 $98,071
Eureka 244 $36,250
Goldsboro 39,043 $34,844
La Grange 2,844 $38,068
Mount Olive 4,567 $31,176
Pikeville 719 $53,750
Snow Hill 1,514 $29,213
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