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Walnut, Illinois - Basic Facts

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The Village of Walnut had a population of 1,462 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Walnut is located at latitude 41.557 and longitude -89.5908 in Bureau County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Walnut (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bureau County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 705 feet.

The Village of Walnut (GNIS ID: 2400087) 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 Village of Walnut is located within Township of Walnut, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bureau 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Walnut: Brewersville.

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Walnut, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,462
Daytime Population: Workers 422
Daytime Population: Residents 792
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,214
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 1,437
Population in Familes 1,202
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density2 1,772
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $55,943
Average Household Income $68,859
Per Capita Income $27,084


Total Housing Units 609 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 452 (74.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 105 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $102,232
Average Home Value $126,817


Total Households 557
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 397
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 0.44% -0.07%
Households 0.45% -0.04%
Families 0.35% -0.15%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   3.33%

Walnut, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walnut to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 593 57th
Population Density # 355 74th
Diversity Index # 804 41st
Median Household Income # 573 58th
Per Capita Income # 652 52nd

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