Walnut Creek, North Carolina

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Walnut Creek, North Carolina
Walnut Creek, North Carolina is located in North Carolina
Walnut Creek, North Carolina
Walnut Creek, North Carolina
Location within the state of North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°18′34″N 77°52′3″W / 35.30944°N 77.86750°W / 35.30944; -77.86750Coordinates: 35°18′34″N 77°52′3″W / 35.30944°N 77.86750°W / 35.30944; -77.86750
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Wayne
 • Mayor Darrell Horne
 • Total 1.9 sq mi (4.8 km2)
 • Land 1.5 sq mi (4.0 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation 98 ft (30 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 835
 • Density 556.1/sq mi (214.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 27534
Area code(s) 919
FIPS code 37-70820[1]
GNIS feature ID 1003765[2]

Walnut Creek is a village in Wayne County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 835 in 2010.[3] It is included in the Goldsboro, North Carolina Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The village is built around the Walnut Creek Country Club.[4]


Walnut Creek is located at 35°18′34″N 77°52′3″W / 35.30944°N 77.86750°W / 35.30944; -77.86750 (35.309358, -77.867517).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.8 km²), of which, 1.5 square miles (4.0 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.8 km²) of it (17.20%) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 343
1990 623 81.6%
2000 859 37.9%
2010 835 −2.8%
Est. 2015 861 [6] 3.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 859 people, 322 households, and 293 families residing in the village. The population density was 556.1 people per square mile (215.4/km²). There were 332 housing units at an average density of 214.9 per square mile (83.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 95.23% White, 1.63% African American, 0.12% Native American, 2.10% Asian, and 0.93% from two or more races.

There were 322 households out of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 87.6% were married couples living together, 3.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 8.7% were non-families. 7.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 2.80.

In the village, the population was spread out with 22.7% under the age of 18, 3.5% from 18 to 24, 18.2% from 25 to 44, 40.3% from 45 to 64, and 15.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 95.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $96,037, and the median income for a family was $98,071. Males had a median income of $80,000 versus $27,292 for females. The per capita income for the village was $45,070. None of the population or families were below the poverty line.


Education in Walnut Creek is administered by the Wayne County Public School system with children attending schools in nearby townships. Higher education is offered through Wayne Community College in Goldsboro.




  • The main highway in Walnut Creek is US 70.


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