Walnut Creek, CA : What you need to know

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.


Walnut Creek, CA City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 66799
Latest Population Increase 99.75
Median age 47.9
Median Household Income $82120
Median Home Price $609000
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Walnut Creek, CA Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 46.3%
  Population Women 53.7%

 
TOTAL MILITARY : 0.1
In Walnut Creek

 
31% CIVILIAN VETERANS
In Walnut Creek

Median Population

Median age 47.9
Age 18 Over 83.1
Age 21 Over 80.9
Age 62 Over 31.2
Age 65 Over 27.5

Race

  Ethnicity White 78.4%
  Ethnicity Black 2.1%
  Ethnicity Asian 14.2%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 9.4%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Other 1.4%

Economics

  Median Household Income 82120
  Median Home Price 609000
  Homes Owned 36.2
  Homes Rent 63.8
  Median Property Rent 1577

Language

  English Only 75.2
  English Other 24.8
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME : 32.3 MINUTES
in Walnut Creek

 
CLOSEST AIRPORT
within 60 miles of Walnut Creek

Commute Types

  Walked 3.1
  Worked at Home 8.1
  Public Transportation 15.9
  Other Means 1.8
  Drove Alone 65.8
  Carpooled 5.2

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