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People

Total Population 1,554
Male Share of the Population 51.6%
Female Share of the Population 48.4%
Senior Citizens 19%
Employed Population 16+ 615
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 59.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,577
% Above Poverty Level 85.3%
% Below Poverty Level 14.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.7%
Median Gross Rent $600
Median House Value $88,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.5%
US/American 0%
English 5.5%
Irish 13%

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

Walnut Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles E of Davenport, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 102 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Bureau
Standard Zip Codes 61376
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.556
Longitude -89.593

Walnut 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 WALNUT
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 28 F
Apr Temp 39 to 59 F
Jul Temp 64 to 83 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Station PRINCETON
Distance 13.7 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Station KEWANEE 1 E
Distance 26.5 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Normandy (61376)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dover 146 $61,000
Harmon 122 $57,708

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

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HEATON AND MAIN ST.
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