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Income/capita 28%
Household income 23%
Unemployment 53%
IndexWalkertonIndianaNational
Income per capita$21,447$26,117$29,829
Median household income$42,847$50,433$55,322
Median income owner occupied$54,167$62,593$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,438$29,285$35,192
Median earnings male$36,818$36,194$36,919
Median earnings female$24,508$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate7.1%4.4%4.7%
Poverty level14.0%15.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Walkerton is 28% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Walkerton is 23% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Walkerton is 53% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Walkerton is 7% lower than the national average

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      $28,561$42,847$85,694
      City
      $33,618$50,433$100,866
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Walkerton median earnings by income bracket

      Walkerton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.2%2.6%
      Manufacturing sector40.2%1.7%
      Financial & insurance services1.0%9.4%
      Wholesale & retail services13.8%9.4%
      Public administration7.5%6.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.7%0.9%
      Education, health & social services6.5%22.6%
      Other13.8%23.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Rolling Prairie, IN657$77,46640%
      Kingsbury, IN253$66,25020%
      Fish Lake, IN1,346$54,0832%
      La Paz, IN563$50,9038%
      Koontz Lake, IN1,529$48,70512%
      Walkerton, IN2,087$42,84723%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Detroit Beach, MI2,087$58,3716%
      Vale, OR2,087$36,10335%
      Ocean View, DE2,087$72,07030%
      Carnegie, OK2,087$28,85948%
      Decatur, MS2,087$36,90833%
      Walkerton, IN2,087$42,84723%
      Source: The Walkerton, IN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).