Welcome to Walnut Creek
If you are looking for a vibrant city with a small-town feel yet live enough for shopping, movies, events, and some outdoor adventure, discover Walnut Creek. Walnut Creek’s location has makes it the hub of Contra Costa County as it sits on a junction between 680 and 24 Freeway as well as it’s access to BART. What looks like a small town, actually owns more open space per capita than any other community in California. Including the purchase of the 1,800 acres of park sites, ridge lines and hillsides.
There is an estimate of 69,825 people who reside in Walnut Creek and about 19 neighborhoods. The median home value is in the high $700,000. Walnut Creek is the 128th largest community in California and because of its location, neighbors to Concord, Pleasant Hill, Alamo, and Lafayette. Seniors are welcomed in Walnut Creek, with a private established active community called Rossmoor. With about 3500 residents, it has its own community with golf courses, event space, movie theatres, and shopping!
Get a feel of the history when strolling through the 100-year-old buildings and high-end establishments throughout the city. Fine amusement at the Lindsey Wildlife Museum, The Ruth Bancroft Garden, All-Outdoors California Whitewater Rafting, Mt Diablo and Briones Regional Park. Conveniently located amenities and attractions make it a great place to live, work, and strive for an active lifestyle community. For more information about living in Walnut Creek reach out to one of our experts here at The East Bay Group.