Walton, KY

Walton profile

Living in Walton

Walton is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 4,058 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Walton is the 112th largest community in Kentucky. Much of the housing stock in Walton was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Walton economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Walton, where the median household income is $67,132.00.

Walton real estate is some of the most expensive in Kentucky, although Walton house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities, Walton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Walton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Walton is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Walton who work in office and administrative support (19.47%), sales jobs (10.35%), and healthcare (8.63%).

Because of many things, Walton is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Walton really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Walton perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

The education level of Walton citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.39% of adults 25 and older in Walton have a college degree.

The per capita income in Walton in 2018 was $26,896, which is upper middle income relative to Kentucky, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $107,584 for a family of four. However, Walton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Walton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Walton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Walton include German, Irish, English, European, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Walton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Russian and African languages.