Walford, Iowa

Walford is located in east Iowa. Walford is part of Benton County. Walford has 1.11 square miles of land area. As of 2010, the total Walford population is 1,463, which has grown 19.53% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 4.10% and is much higher than the national average rate of 9.71%. Walford median household income is $94,750 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 39.68% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 21.52% and is much higher than the national average rate of 19.17%. Walford median house value is $211,400 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 35.08% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 49.58% and is lower than the national average rate of 50.42%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Walford is much better than the state average in quality. The Walford area code is 319.

Fast Facts:

Population: 1,463 (2010)
Population Growth: 19.53% since 2000
Population Density: 1,323.9/sq mi
Median Household Income: $94,750
Median House Price: $211,400
Land Area: 1.11 sq mi
Water Area: 0.00 sq mi
State: Iowa
Area: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
County: Benton County
Zip code: 52351
Area Code: 319

* Based on the U.S. 2010 Data


Walford is located at 41°52′41″N 91°50′6″W (41.877932, -91.834930).The city of Walford has a total area of 1.11 square miles (2.87 km2), all of it land.


As of the census of 2010, there were 1,463 people, 479 households, and 414 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,318.0 inhabitants per square mile (508.9 /km2). There were 492 housing units at an average density of 443.2 per square mile (171.1 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.6% White, 0.1% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 479 households of which 52.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.6% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 13.6% were non-families. 10.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.05 and the average family size was 3.29.

The median age in the city was 35.1 years. 33.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 30.4% were from 25 to 44; 25.3% were from 45 to 64; and 5.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.4% male and 48.6% female.

Smart Rural Community

Walford is a Smart Rural Community through our partnership with local telecommunications provider, South Slope Cooperative Communications. South Slope has deployed fiber optic technology throughout Walford town, and rural, allowing residents up to 220 Mbps and businesses up to 1 GB of high speed internet service. The Smart Rural Community initiative fosters the development of smart communities, like Walford, throughout rural America by encouraging innovative implementation of broadband solutions. To learn more about fiber optics contact South Slope at 319-626-2211 or info@southslope.com.