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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    A-
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    C+
Walnut is a town in Illinois with a population of 1,601. Walnut is in Bureau County. Living in Walnut offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families, young professionals, and retirees live in Walnut and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Walnut are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$93,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$608
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    0
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    151
    500
  • Theft
    226
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$56,750
National
$55,322
Children
26%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    41%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%
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