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Walton, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Walton had a population of 4,409 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Walton is located at latitude 38.8756 and longitude -84.6102 in Boone County. The formal boundaries for the City of Walton (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Boone County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 932 feet.

The City of Walton (GNIS ID: 2405669) 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.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Walton is located within Walton Division of Boone County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Walton: Gaines Croosroads.

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Walton, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,409
Population in Households 4,404
Population in Familes 3,722
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 939
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $60,679
Average Household Income $77,157
Per Capita Income $27,606


Total Housing Units 1,731 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,014 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 540 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 177 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $179,893
Average Home Value $203,304


Total Households 1,554
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 1,112
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.33% 1.71%
Households 2.24% 1.67%
Families 2.01% 1.53%
Median Household Income   4.21%
Per Capita Income   3.07%

Walton, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walton to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 99 82nd
Population Density # 261 52nd
Diversity Index # 270 51st
Median Household Income # 117 79th
Per Capita Income # 167 69th

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