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Walnut, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Walnut had a population of 219 as of July 1, 2016. Walnut ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Walnut is located at latitude 37.6004 and longitude -95.0751 in Crawford County. The formal boundaries for the City of Walnut (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Crawford County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 932 feet.

The City of Walnut (GNIS ID: 2397181) 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.

The City of Walnut is located within Township of Walnut, a minor civil division (MCD) of Crawford County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Walnut population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Walnut: Walnut Station.

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Walnut, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 219
Population in Households 219
Population in Familes 186
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 222
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 83
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 59
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 108 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (23.1%)
Median Home Value $62,500
Average Home Value $92,754


Median Household Income $39,681
Average Household Income $46,301
Per Capita Income $18,133
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.07% -0.18%
Households -0.19% -0.24%
Families 0.55% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Walnut, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walnut to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 426 37th
Population Density1 # 594 12th
Diversity Index2 # 514 24th
Median Household Income # 538 20th
Per Capita Income # 642 4th

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