Walnut, IL Population

Population: 1,461. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,421 (-2.7% change)
Males: 678 (46.4%), Females: 783 (53.6%)

Zip code: 61376

Median resident age: 39.9 years
Median household income: $40,227
Median house value: $67,800

Races in Walnut:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (38.1%), Irish (13.4%), English (12.0%), Swedish (8.4%), United States (7.1%), Dutch (4.7%).

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Map of Walnut, IL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Walnut

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Walnut village

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 65.7%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -15 (-1.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Walnut:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Walnut:

  • WHITESIDE CO ARPT-JOS H BITTORF FLD (about 14 miles; STERLING/ROCKFALLS, IL; Abbreviation: SQI)
  • CLINTON MUNI (about 54 miles; CLINTON, IA; Abbreviation: CWI)
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 56 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: RFD)

Other public-use airports nearest to Walnut:

  • DIXON MUNI-CHARLES R. WALGREEN FIELD (about 22 miles; DIXON, IL; Abbreviation: C73)
  • GRANDPAS’ FARM MENDOTA (about 33 miles; MENDOTA, IL; Abbreviation: 0C7)
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY RGNL-WALTER A DUNCAN FIELD (about 34 miles; PERU, IL; Abbreviation: VYS)

Amtrak station near Walnut:

  • 15 miles: PRINCETON (107 BICENTENNIAL DR.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Walnut:

  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 42 miles; OGLESBY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 56 miles; MALTA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,289)
  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 57 miles; EAST PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,404)
  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,262)
  • BLACK HAWK COLLEGE (about 63 miles; MOLINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,891)
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 64 miles; DeKalb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,477)
  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 66 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)

Public primary/middle school in Walnut:

  • BUREAU VALLEY NORTH (Students: 319; Location: PO BOX 707; Grades: PK – 08)

Libraries

Library in Walnut:

  • WALNUT P.L.D. (Operating income: $56,037; Location: HEATON AND MAIN STREET; 23,978 books; 486 audio materials; 459 video materials; 62 serial subscriptions)