City At A Glance

Bolero sculpture by Robert Holmes

Quick Facts:

Population: 66,135
Median Household Income: $82,685
Average Work Commute: 27 Minutes
Median Home Price: $416,000

About Walnut Creek, CA

Walnut Creek is the business and entertainment center for neighboring cities within central Contra Costa County. Health care and biotechnology are the two top industries in the city, but Walnut Creek isn't just for big business. The city 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.