Walker Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Walker, MI

General Walker Information

State: Michigan

County: Kent County

Close cities: Wyoming, MI, Grandville, MI, East Grand Rapids, MI, Conklin, MI, Comstock Park, MI, Northview, MI, Jenison, MI, Grand Rapids, MI, Marne, MI

Walker Population (census data)
Total 23,709 (+8.0% since 2000)
Male 11,718 (49.4%)
Female 11,991 (50.6%)

Population Density: 943 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 81.5 (US Avg is 100)

Walker Elevation: 742 feet above sea level

Land Area: 25.2 square miles

Median Household Income: $48,107

Zip Codes: 49544, and 49534.

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Walker Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (93.2%)
  • Hispanic (2.8%)
  • Black (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Dutch (25.0%)
  • German (22.5%)
  • Polish (15.4%)
  • Irish (12.1%)
  • English (8.1%)
  • French (4.7%)
Foriegn Born: 696 people (2.9%)
  • Asia (50.0%)
  • Europe (28.6%)
  • Latin America (21.4%)

Local Walker Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Detroit Tigers, Milwaukee Brewers
NFL Football: Detroit Lions, Chicago Bears
NBA Basketball: Milwaukee Bucks, Detroit Pistons
NHL Hockey: Detroit Red Wings
NCAA Sports: Western Michigan University, Central Michigan University

Walker School Information

Other/Private Schools
Walker Charter Academy (1801 3 Mile Road NW, Walker, MI, 49544 - Walker Charter Academy District)
West MI Academy Of Environmental Science (4463 Leonard Street NW, Walker, MI, 49534 - West MI Academy Of Environmental Science District)

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