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.


The Basics

Population: 66,135
Median household income: $82,685

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Median Travel Time To Work: 27 Minutes
Closest Airport: 16 Miles

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