Walker, KY 40997 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 40997: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Walker, KY 40997

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 3
  • Single Family Addresses: 129
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Knox County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.891, Longitude -83.668
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Walker, KY 40997 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 241
Population in Households 241
Population in Familes 200
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 20
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 102
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 70
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 132 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 63 (47.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (22.7%)
Median Home Value $42,568
Average Home Value $81,349


Median Household Income $15,000
Average Household Income $24,507
Per Capita Income $10,372
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.38% 1.68%
Households 2.21% 1.71%
Families 1.96% 1.39%
Median Household Income   -1.55%
Per Capita Income   0.29%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Walker, KY 40997 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 40997 to the other 755 ZIP Codes in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 684 9th
Population Density1 # 686 9th
Diversity Index2 # 633 17th
Median Household Income # 739 2nd
Per Capita Income # 740 2nd

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