Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek earned a spot on our Top 10 Foodie Cities list for its Art and Wine Festival and diverse restaurants.

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Overview for Walnut Creek, CA

69,876 people live in Walnut Creek, where the median age is 47.8 and the average individual income is $72,869. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

69,876

Total Population

47.8 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$72,869

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Walnut Creek, CA

Walnut Creek has 32,126 households, with an average household size of 2.15. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Walnut Creek do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 69,876 people call Walnut Creek home. The population density is 3,536.18 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

69,876

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

47.8

Median Age

47.58 / 52.42%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
32,126

Total Households

2.15

Average Household Size

$72,869

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Walnut Creek, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Walnut Creek. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Alice's Montessori Learning Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Northcreek Academy & Preschool
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St Mary Elementary School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Berean Christian High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Wellspring Educational Services Inc
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Contra Costa Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Walnut Creek Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Kla Schools Of Walnut Creek
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
1st - 8th
4/5
Indian Valley Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Walnut Acres Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Walnut Creek Intermediate
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Buena Vista Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Walnut Heights Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Acalanes Center for Independent Study
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Contra Costa School of Performing Arts
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5

Around Walnut Creek, CA

There's plenty to do around Walnut Creek, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

19
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
11
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
19
Minimal Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Reasonable Books, Carolina Barton, Living By Design, and Gillham Fitness.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 4.8 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.94 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.89 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.91 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 1.29 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.01 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars

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About Walnut Creek, CA Real Estate

As the business and entertainment center for neighboring cities within central Contra Costa County, the city of Walnut Creek provides residents with a rich assortment of amenities that range from shopping centers and farmers markets to great schools and parks. Healthcare and biotechnology lead the economy in Walnut Creek, but the city has a strong collection of small businesses. Walnut Creek earned a spot on our Top 10 Foodie Cities list for its Art and Wine Festival and diverse restaurants. Art galleries, live entertainment, and the Gardens at Heather Farm are other top attractions.

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