Best Places to Live

Walnut Creek, CA

Population: 66,799
LIV
SCORE
636

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Close proximity to mountains and the Pacific Ocean make Walnut Creek a great place to live, and the city offers amenities like independent restaurants, a highly rated school system, numerous public parks, shopping centers and outdoor recreation opportunities. Walnut Creek has an active downtown with 100-year-old buildings and live-entertainment hotspots, and the economy is led by multiple healthcare and biotechnology companies.

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Walnut Creek, CA Ranking Data

Civic
61
Demographics
57
Economy
50
Education
46
Health
66
Housing
52
Infrastructure
58