Most Expensive Walnut Creek Neighborhoods
Walnut Creek is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 67,673 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Walnut Creek is the 128th largest community in California.
Walnut Creek home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Walnut Creek real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Walnut Creek is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 92.02% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Walnut Creek is a city of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Walnut Creek who work in management occupations (17.67%), sales jobs (11.61%) and office and administrative support (10.18%).
Also of interest is that Walnut Creek has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Walnut Creek telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.22% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
One downside of living in Walnut Creek, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.53 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Walnut Creek use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Walnut Creek‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the subway. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
If knowledge is power, Walnut Creek is a pretty powerful place. 61.91% of the adults in Walnut Creek have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Walnut Creek in 2010 was $51,998, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $207,992 for a family of four. However, Walnut Creek contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Walnut Creek is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Walnut Creek home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Walnut Creek residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Walnut Creek also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.13% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Walnut Creek include German, English, Irish, Italian, European and Scottish.
In addition, Walnut Creek has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (22.43%).
The languages spoken by people in Walnut Creek are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Walnut Creek is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese, Russian and Persian.
|WALNUT CREEK INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||30,328|
|WALNUT CREEK HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||63.65%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||36.35%|
|TYPE OF WALNUT CREEK HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||38.11%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||14.25%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||12.42%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||35.06%|
|SIZE OF WALNUT CREEK HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||5.08%|
|AGE OF WALNUT CREEK HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||5.95%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||51.33%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||41.23%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||1.49%|
|WALNUT CREEK REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$906,486|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,918|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $77,000||1.71%|
|$77,001 - $155,000||1.94%|
|$155,001 - $310,000||9.08%|
|$310,001 - $465,000||7.82%|
|$465,001 - $620,000||10.73%|
|$620,001 - $775,000||8.18%|
|$775,001 - $1,162,000||28.75%|
|$1,162,001 - $1,550,000||24.73%|
|PEOPLE OF WALNUT CREEK||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.31%|
|5 TO 17||12.28%|
|18 TO 24||5.96%|
|25 TO 34||10.90%|
|35 TO 54||26.70%|
|55 TO 64||12.69%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||27.16%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||97.29%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$80,399|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$51,998|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||5.98%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (14.42%)
Public Service (3.68%)
Real estate (3.48%)
Information Technology (3.38%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.78%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.32%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.15%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.31%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.50%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||10.13%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (15.26%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (76.00%)
Indic languages (1.18%)
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