Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek combines the liveliness of a city with the safety and close-knit feeling of a small town. The local economy is filled with professional opportunities, reducing the need to commute to bigger cities in the Bay for work. Walnut Creek is perfect for young professionals, families ready to find their forever homes, and nature lovers alike.

Overview for Walnut Creek, CA

86,970 people live in Walnut Creek, where the median age is 49.4 and the average individual income is $72,488.55. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

86,970

Total Population

49.4 years

Median Age

High

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

$72,488.55

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Walnut Creek, CA

Walnut Creek has 38,690 households, with an average household size of 2. 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. 86,970 people call Walnut Creek home. The population density is 3,041.39 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

86,970

Total Population

High

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

49.4

Median Age

47.44 / 52.56%

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
38,690

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$72,488.55

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

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
Indian Valley Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Alice's Montessori Learning Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Halstrom Academy - Walnut Creek
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
1st - 8th
4/5
Walnut Creek Intermediate
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
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
Walnut Acres Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Buena Vista Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Walnut Heights Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Wellspring Educational Services Inc
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Contra Costa Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Walnut Creek Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Halstrom Academy - Walnut Creek
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Kla Schools Of Walnut Creek
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Acalanes Center for Independent Study
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Contra Costa School of Performing Arts
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5

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Walnut Creek

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 Amy Gluchowski - Personal Training, CrossFit Endzone, and East Bay Fitness.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 3.21 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.34 miles 35 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.25 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.65 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 1.87 miles 28 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.54 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars

Live

Walnut Creek combines the liveliness of a city with the safety and close-knit feeling of a small town. The local economy is filled with professional opportunities, reducing the need to commute to bigger cities in the Bay for work. Walnut Creek is perfect for young professionals, families ready to find their forever homes, and nature lovers alike. Plus, Oakland and San Francisco are only a quick train ride away!

 

Work 

Commute
Walnut Creek boasts easy walkability in its city center and offers BART access to get to San Francisco and Oakland. 

Schools K-5

Walnut Acres Elementary School (Public) - Rated 9/10 via GreatSchools.org

Schools K-8

Tice Creek (Public) - Rated 9/10 via GreatSchools.org

Schools 9-12

Northgate High School (Public) - Rated 9/10 via GreatSchools.org

 

Play

The walkable city center offers fun wine bars and an array of restaurants to appeal to any palate. Enjoy a family day of adventures or laid back picnics from any of the 15 parks in the area! Outdoor enthusiasts will appreciate nearby Mt Diablo for access to some of the best hikes and outdoor activities to be had in the Bay Area. 

Sources:

https://visitwalnutcreek.org/

https://www.greatschools.org/california/walnut-creek/

 


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