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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    C
Walker County is located in Alabama with a population of 64,927. In Walker County, most residents own their homes. Many families and retirees live in Walker County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Walker County are above average.
Population
64,927

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$87,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$609
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
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Walker County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    400.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    9.4
    6.1
  • Rape
    51.8
    40.7
  • Robbery
    136.7
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    876.6
    500.1
  • Theft
    4,354.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    405.3
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    7%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    20%
    13%

Working in Walker County

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$38,872
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Walker County

Walker County Reviews

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Walker County is a very good place to reside and is very safe and fun place to be. It's a good place to have responsible fun and to raise a family.
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