In 2020, Walker County, TX had a population of 72.3k people with a median age of 35.3 and a median household income of $41,508. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Walker County, TX declined from 72,321 to 72,295, a −0.036% decrease and its median household income declined from $43,742 to $41,508, a −5.11% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Walker County, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (56.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (22.9%), White (Hispanic) (14.5%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.55%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.28%).
None of the households in Walker County, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
93.8% of the residents in Walker County, TX are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Walker County, TX are Sam Houston State University (5,257 degrees awarded in 2020) and Sebring Career Schools-Huntsville (12 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Walker County, TX was $160,100, and the homeownership rate was 51.9%.
Most people in Walker County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Walker County, TX was 2 cars per household.
Walker County, TX borders Grimes County, TX, Houston County, TX, Madison County, TX, Montgomery County, TX, San Jacinto County, TX, and Trinity County, TX.