Walnut Creek is a tiny village located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 859 people and just one neighborhood, Walnut Creek is the 425th largest community in North Carolina.
Occupations and Workforce
Walnut Creek is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 91.40% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Walnut Creek is a village of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Walnut Creek who work in management occupations (21.13%), healthcare (19.90%) and sales jobs (15.97%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Walnut Creek is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Walnut Creek a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Walnut Creek has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Walnut Creek’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Residents will find that the village is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Walnut Creek is worth considering.
Being a small village, Walnut Creek does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.