Walker is a city in Livingston Church, Louisiana, United States. As of the 2010 demographics the populace was positioned at 6,138 (up 28% over the past decade), making Pedestrian and additionally Denham Springs the only church districts identified as cities.
The place now described as Pedestrian was founded by Michael Joseph Milton, Jr. (1795-1863) and also “a number of slaves” in 1825. Michael Milton joined in 1832 in Livingston Parish. He along with his better half, Martha Clark Milton (1803-1878) developed 343 acres from a Land Give for his service in the Fight of 1812. The Milton family was an introducing household from North Carolina that settled a location in Alabama, before establishing the brand-new community in the piney hardwoods east of the Amite River as well as Denham Springs. In this sensation, Pedestrian, Louisiana, by virtue of its facility, traces its origins to the beginning of the country in Jamestown, Virginia. The Federal federal government determined the growth of the negotiation as well as likewise opened a post office as Milton Old Area in 1856. Michael Milton was appointed as postmaster in 1858. In 1890, the post office was renamed after Dr. William Elliott Walker, M.D., a lawmaker from close-by Springfield, that had also functioned as a lieutenant colonel in the Confederate States of America.
Walker ended up being a city in 2011, by news of Louisiana Guv Bobby Jindal.
Pedestrian exists at 30 ° 29 ′ 22 ″ N 90 ° 51 ′ 46 ″ W(30.489423, -90.862872). According to the USA Demographics Bureau, the city has a total location of 5.8 square miles (14.9 km2), all land.
The city lies roughly 20 miles east of Baton Rouge, the Louisiana State Capitol.
According to the 2010 demographics, there were 6,138 people, 2,297 families, and also 1,693 family members living in the city. The racial makeup of the town was 85.2% White, 10.8% African American, 0.3% Indigenous American, 0.07% Asian, 1.6% from various other races, and also 1.4% from 2 or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any type of race were 2.9% of the population.
Since the demographics of 2000, the population density was 834.8 individuals per square mile (322.4/ km2). There were 1,905 property units at a typical thickness of 331.2 per square mile (127.9/ km2).
There were 1,758 residences, out of which 39.6% had kids under the age of 18 living with them, 59.4% were married pairs living together, 11.1% had a females proprietor without any spouse existing, as well as also 24.9% were non-families. 21.3% of all family members were comprised of people, and 8.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years old or older. The common residence size was 2.73 as well as the common family size was 3.18.
In the town the population was spread out, with 29.8% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 31.4% from 25 to 44, 19.5% from 45 to 64, and also 9.6% who were 65 years old or older. The typical age was 32 years. For each 100 females, there were 97.9 males. For each solitary 100 women age 18 as well as additionally over, there were 91.6 males.
The typical earnings for a house in the town was $38,298, along with the typical earnings for a member of the family was $43,750. Guy had a mean income of $32,907 versus $21,775 for women. The per capita income for the neighborhood was $16,056. Regarding 5.9% of households in addition to 9.6% of the population were below the poverty line, containing 5.8% of those under age 18 and also 20.6% of those age 65 or over.