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Walker, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Walker had a population of 6,673 as of July 1, 2017. Walker ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Walker is located at latitude 30.4828 and longitude -90.8669 in Livingston Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Walker (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Livingston Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 46 feet.

The Town of Walker (GNIS ID: 2406820) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Walker is located within Parish Governing Authority District 7, a minor civil division (MCD) of Livingston Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Walker population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Walker: Melton Old Field, Milton Old Field.

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Walker, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,673
Daytime Population: Workers 3,271
Daytime Population: Residents 3,330
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,601
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 6,673
Population in Familes 5,620
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,016
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $57,880
Average Household Income $71,683
Per Capita Income $26,924


Total Housing Units 2,679 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,812 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 717 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 149 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $184,620
Average Home Value $186,692


Total Households 2,530
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 1,835
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.07% 1.41%
Households 1.27% 1.49%
Families 1.04% 1.34%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.99%

Walker, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walker to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 93 81st
Population Density # 149 69th
Diversity Index # 372 22nd
Median Household Income # 57 88th
Per Capita Income # 90 81st

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