Walnut Springs, Texas

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Walnut Springs, Texas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Walnut Springs Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Walnut Springs, Texas

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 6
Senior Citizens 4 6
Age of the Population 2 4
Female Share of the Population 1 2
Well-Paid Single Men 1 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 8
Portion of People Married 7 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 3 4
People in Middle Class or Better 2 3
People Above Poverty 1 1
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Public Transportation Use 6 6
Short Commute Times 4 4
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Affordability of Rents 6 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
Housing Recently Built 5 2
People Living Alone 3 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 7 8
Low Property Crime 6 9

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Walnut Springs Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 49 miles NW of Waco, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 52 miles SW of Fort Worth, Texas
County Bosque
Standard Zip Codes 76690
Phone Area Codes 254
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.057
Longitude -97.749

Walnut Springs Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station GLEN ROSE 2 W
Distance 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 58 F
Apr Temp 50 to 80 F
Jul Temp 70 to 97 F
Oct Temp 51 to 81 F
Annual Precip 34.8 inches
Station HICO
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 57 F
Apr Temp 50 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 52 to 78 F
Annual Precip 33.3 inches
Distance 26.6 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 56 F
Apr Temp 53 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 96 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 35 inches
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Walnut Springs Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 755 100%
Male 384 50.9%
Female 371 49.1%
Under 18 249 33%
18+ 506 67%
65+ 106 14%
Median Age 32.9
Average Family Size 3.46
White 664 87.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 10 1.3%
Other 61 8.1%
Mixed Race 20 2.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 212 28.1%

Estimated Walnut Springs Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 805
Growth 50
Growth % 6.6%

Walnut Springs 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 46.3%
US/American 16.7%
Irish 12.3%
English 10.3%
German 8%
Norwegian 1.6%
Italian 1%
Scottish 0.8%
Czech 0.8%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.6%
Other Subsaharan African 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
Dutch 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Walnut Springs 755 $35,000
Cranfills Gap 335 $31,389
Glen Rose 2,122 $37,545
Hico 1,341 $34,688
Iredell 360 $27,917
Meridian 1,491 $40,625
Morgan 485 $25,441
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Walnut Springs High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 255 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.4

Walnut Springs Colleges

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