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Walker is a city in Linn County, in the Cedar Rapids metro area.
The community was named for W.W. Walker, railroad official
The latitude of Walker is 42.286N. The longitude is -91.78W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 899 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 731.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Walker demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Linn County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Cedar Rapids area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 52352 ZIP code.
39% of Walker residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Walker ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Walker was $16,258, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Walker residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Walker, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $318. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $733.
Linn County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Walker political report.
The average commute time for Walker workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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