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Walnut Creek is a city in Contra Costa County, California, located in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area

With a total estimated population of 69,122, Walnut Creek serves as a hub for its neighboring cities because of its location at the junction of the highways from Sacramento and San Jose (I-680) and San Francisco/Oakland (SR-24) and its accessibility by BART. Its active downtown neighborhood features hundred-year-old buildings and extensive high-end retail establishments, restaurants and entertainment venues.


The unemployment rate in Walnut Creek is 2.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Walnut Creek jobs have increased by 1.4%.


Compared to the rest of the country, Walnut Creek's cost of living is 95.1% higher than the U.S. average.


June, September, and May are the most pleasant months in Walnut Creek, while January and December are the least comfortable months.


Walnut Creek's population is 68,516 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 7.4%.


Walnut Creek public schools spend $8,949 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 23.5 students per teacher in Walnut Creek.


Average Commute time is 33.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes.


The median home cost in Walnut Creek is $873,800. Home appreciation in the last 10 years has been 3.6%.

*Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed*

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