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
  • County: Knox County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.891, Longitude -83.668
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 3
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 119
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 119

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Walker, KY 40997 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 189
Population in Households 189
Population in Familes 158
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 13
Diversity Index2 4


Median Household Income $16,444
Average Household Income $25,023
Per Capita Income $10,857


Total Housing Units 113 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 53 (46.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (27.4%)
Median Home Value $47,321
Average Home Value $86,792


Total Households 82
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 56
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.73% 0.63%
Households 0.77% 0.48%
Families 0.67% 0.35%
Median Household Income   -0.93%
Per Capita Income   1.62%

Walker, KY 40997 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 40997 to the other 754 ZIP Codes 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 # 693 8th
Population Density # 727 4th
Diversity Index # 645 15th
Median Household Income # 740 2nd
Per Capita Income # 741 2nd

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