Walkertown, NC Demographics


Population (year 2000): 4,009. Estimated population in July 2005: 4,294 (+7.1% change)
Males: 1,951 (48.7%), Females: 2,058 (51.3%)

Zip code: 27051

Median resident age: 40.6 years
Median household income: $43,454 (year 2000)
Median house value: $94,900 (year 2000)

Races in Walkertown:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.2%)
  • Black (10.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (19.9%), German (11.6%), English (9.5%), Irish (6.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%), Polish (2.0%).

Land area: 5.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Walkertown

  • High school or higher: 78.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Walkertown town

  • Never married: 16.9%
  • Now married: 65.2%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +98 (+2.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Walkertown:

  • NORTH CAROLINA BAPTIST HOSPITALS (about 10 miles; WINSTON-SALEM, NC)
  • AMOS COTTAGE REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC)
  • FORSYTH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; WINSTON-SALEM, NC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Walkertown:

  • SMITH REYNOLDS (about 4 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; ID: INT)
  • PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL (about 18 miles; GREENSBORO, NC; ID: GSO)
  • DANVILLE REGIONAL (about 65 miles; DANVILLE, VA; ID: DAN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Walkertown:

  • MEADOW BROOK FIELD (about 10 miles; WALNUT COVE, NC; ID: N63)
  • DS BUTLER FARM AND AIRFIELD (about 12 miles; OAK RIDGE, NC; ID: N83)
  • HIATT (about 24 miles; THOMASVILLE, NC; ID: N97)
Amtrak stations near Walkertown:

  • 8 miles: WINSTON-SALEM (127 S. CHERRY ST.) – Bus Station. Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 18 miles: HIGH POINT (100 W. HIGH ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Walkertown:

  • WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,944)
  • WINSTON-SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; FT enrollment: 2,508)
  • NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL AND TECHNICAL ST UNIV (about 12 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 6,970)
  • FORSYTH TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; FT enrollment: 3,271)
  • HIGH POINT UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; HIGH POINT, NC; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • GUILFORD TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; JAMESTOWN, NC; FT enrollment: 4,810)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT GREENSBORO (about 27 miles; GREENSBORO, NC; FT enrollment: 10,868)
Private high school in Walkertown:

  • GOSPEL LIGHT CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 622; Location: PO BOX 70; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Walkertown:

  • WALKERTOWN ELEMENTARY (Students: 985; Location: 2971 MAIN STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WALKERTOWN MIDDLE (Students: 643; Location: 3175 RUXTON DRIVE; Grades: 06 – 08)