Walnut Creek

Stands out as one of California's most desirable places to call home.

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Welcome to Walnut Creek

A Thriving Hub with Strong Community Bonds
 
Nestled in Costa Contra County, Walnut Creek stands out as one of California's most desirable places to call home. Balancing the classic California charm with stunning views and warm weather, this city offers a dynamic environment that appeals to those seeking the energy of metropolitan living.
 
The residences in Walnut Creek are nothing short of spectacular, featuring elaborate and breathtaking architecture. Eichler homes, a signature Californian style, grace the landscape with their extravagant glass windows and open floor plans, embodying the essence of quintessential California living. Queen Anne homes, known for their cross gables and asymmetrical front profiles, add a touch of timeless elegance to the Walnut Creek area. Ranch-style homes, a popular choice, evolve beyond the traditional one-floor ranch, often boasting multiple levels and expansive plots of land.
 
While Walnut Creek itself is a captivating city to explore, the allure extends further with the option of a quick trip to San Francisco for those craving an even larger urban environment. With a pulsating and upbeat community vibe, Walnut Creek stands as a highly coveted location for individuals in search of an exciting and dynamic living experience.
 

Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping

Walnut Creek boasts a diverse culinary scene, offering a plethora of restaurants for various occasions. Il Fornaio stands out as a delightful Italian restaurant, treating residents to an upscale dining experience with fresh pasta, artisanal bread, and delectable baked goods. For a unique dining adventure, Rooftop captures attention with its eclectic American fare, complete with a cocktail lounge and a vibrant rooftop terrace.
 
Va de Vi Bistro and Wine Bar is a fabulous choice for those seeking a romantic dining experience, offering small plates and drinks in an inviting outdoor patio adorned with illuminated trees. The Bounty Hunter provides a fine dining atmosphere, perfect for date nights or special occasions, while The Walnut Creek Yacht Club is a premier destination for seafood enthusiasts.
 

Activities

Walnut Creek offers a range of recreational activities to keep residents engaged and entertained. Golf enthusiasts can enjoy the fabulous courses at Bounty Oak Golf Course featuring a challenging layout, a tap house for adults, and a junior golf camp for young learners.
 
Outdoor experiences abound in Walnut Creek, with Arbolado Park being a favorite for barbecues, picnics, and exploration of over six acres of walnut groves. Civic Park features a traditional playground, walking trails, and the public library next door. Heather Farm Park provides an array of amenities, including two large playgrounds, a community center, equestrian center, nature and fishing pond, and sand volleyball court. Walnut Creek Art and Wine Festival is a community-driven event that appeals to all ages, showcasing live music performances and a variety of products from local vendors. This event contributes to Walnut Creek's reputation as one of the best communities for a good time.
 

Schools

Walnut Creek takes pride in its outstanding schools, including:
 

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

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