The small town of Walnut Creek, North Carolina is home to approximately 1,000 people. Families with young children will feel right at home, as kids under 5 make up an above-average percentage of the population, while young professionals account for a smaller percentage of the town. Overall, the town's population, at an average age of just under 36, skews decidedly younger than most cities in North Carolina. Renters tend to be in the minority in the town, and 86% of residents own their homes. Relatively high rent costs may be playing a role, as the average rent of $1,126 per month is substantially higher than the state average of $931.
With an average commute time of about 22 minutes, shorter than most cities in the state, Walnut Creek residents are well aware that getting to work isn't overly time-consuming. Driving a car or truck is the most common means of commuting to work, chosen by 47% of commuters, while public transportation is not used. Relatively few residents walk to work.
Many Walnut Creek residents work in one of three industries: retail, manufacturing, and education. Combined, these industries account for 24% of the labor force in the town. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 11% of the town's population works in management, which ranks as the top field in the town. Walnut Creek workers earn an average annual income of around $87K, around $20,000 more than the average North Carolina resident. Walnut Creek's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345). Compared to the national average (13%), Walnut Creek has a relatively large percentage of residents over the age of 25 who have Bachelor's degrees (16%). Furthermore, 7% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree.
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