Walnut Creek, CA (City Center)




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About Walnut Creek, CA (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Walnut Creek is $452,844, which is less expensive than 59.0% of California neighborhoods and 59.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Walnut Creek City Center is currently $2,405, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 79.0% of the neighborhoods in California.

Walnut Creek City Center is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Walnut Creek, California.

Real estate in the City Center of Walnut Creek, CA is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Walnut Creek City Center are 7.4%, which is lower than one will find in 60.7% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Walnut Creek City Center is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Walnut Creek, the City Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Walnut Creek City Center neighborhood has more Iranian and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry and 3.1% have Ukrainian ancestry.

Walnut Creek City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Persian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The Walnut Creek City Center neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 90.5% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

In addition, the real estate in the Walnut Creek City Center neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 78.6% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 97.1% of American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the most interesting things about the Walnut Creek City Center neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 50.0% of the households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 17.2% of the Walnut Creek City Center neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 96.0% of America's neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the City Center neighborhood in Walnut Creek are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 61.5% of the neighborhoods in America. With 24.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 63.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Walnut Creek City Center neighborhood, 52.0% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 26.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (14.1%), and 7.6% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the City Center neighborhood in Walnut Creek, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (14.6%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (12.8%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.0%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (8.5%), along with some English ancestry residents (8.1%), among others. In addition, 33.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Walnut Creek City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 65.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Russian, Persian and South Asian languages.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Walnut Creek City Center neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (29.2% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (63.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (17.2%) and 9.3% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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City Center 0.101011101001110
Walnut Creek 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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City Center 0.101011101001110
Walnut Creek 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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Walnut Creek 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Miramonte High
750 Moraga Way
Orinda, CA, 94563
09-12
Acalanes Center For Independent Study
1963 Tice Valley Blvd.
Walnut Creek, CA, 94595
09-12
Acalanes High
1200 Pleasant Hill Rd.
Lafayette, CA, 94549
09-12
Campolindo High
300 Moraga Rd.
Moraga, CA, 94556
09-12
Las Lomas High
1460 S. Main St.
Walnut Creek, CA, 94596
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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WALNUT CREEK ELEMENTARY


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District Quality Compared to California

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Better than of CA school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Buena Vista Elementary
2355 San Juan Ave.
Walnut Creek, CA, 94597
KG-05
Indian Valley Elementary
551 Marshall Dr.
Walnut Creek, CA, 94598
KG-05
Murwood Elementary
2050 Vanderslice Ave.
Walnut Creek, CA, 94596
KG-05
Walnut Creek Intermediate
2425 Walnut Blvd.
Walnut Creek, CA, 94597
06-08
Walnut Heights Elementary
4064 Walnut Blvd.
Walnut Creek, CA, 94596
KG-05
Parkmead Elementary
1920 Magnolia Way
Walnut Creek, CA, 94595
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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