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Walnut Grove is a township in Knox County, in the Galesburg metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Walnut Grove. For links to other places called Walnut Grove, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Walnut Grove is 41.108N. The longitude is -90.154W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 735 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 864.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Walnut Grove demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Knox County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61414 ZIP code.
17% of Walnut Grove residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Walnut Grove ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Walnut Grove was $16,401, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Walnut Grove residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Walnut Grove, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $242. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $563.
Knox County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Walnut Grove political report.
The average commute time for Walnut Grove workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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