Walnut Creek, CA

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Walnut Creek boasts the perfect balance of urban and suburban life in the Trivalley, CA, Area. As one of the finest residential hotspots in Contra Costa County, Walnut Creek is home to various schools, business establishments, and open spaces that draw movers from all over the state. 

More than its urban-suburban vibe, the city’s residents are some of the most welcoming and pleasant in the Trivalley Area. Experience Walnut Creek in its beauty and hospitality!

Walnut Creek’s Population 

Due to its large population, Walnut Creek is home to enclaves of various sizes. Walnut Creek is home to a culturally diverse population of 70,000 residents, with foreign-born residents comprising more than 20% of the city’s population. The unique blend of ethnic backgrounds within the city speaks volumes of Walnut Creek’s vibrance and inclusiveness. 

Walnut Creek’s population consists of middle-aged and elderly adults. As of 2021, the elderly population made up around 30% of the residential population. The rate for those aged 25 to 44 wasn’t far behind at 27.5%. 

Fun Things To Do in Walnut Creek

Anyone who moves in will be in awe at the number of fun things to do in Walnut Creek. 

The city has various shopping establishments in the downtown area. The most popular shopping mall in Walnut Creek is the Broadway Plaza, an outdoor mall lined with high-end brands like Nordstrom and Pottery Barn. 

For those who prefer the allure of the great outdoors, Walnut Creek offers several options for hiking. You’ll see Walnut Creek’s famous hills and trails when you venture just beyond the city center. 

Luckily, you don’t need to go far out of your home in Walnut Creek for some fun with the family. The city has parks that are perfect for days out with the family. 

With museums, art centers, and wildlife preserves in Walnut Creek, you’re never out of options. 

Dining in Walnut Creek

Whatever cuisine you’re into, Walnut Creek has a place for you. The city is home to a plethora of restaurants, cafes, and breweries that’ll satisfy every culinary craving. 

You’ll find many of the city’s high-end restaurants downtown. If you’re in the mood for fine wine and craft beer, you can’t go wrong with OL Beer Cafe, Bierhaus, and Bourbon Highway.

Do you have a sweet tooth? No problem! 

Despite its small size, Walnut Creek has several dessert spots, including San Francisco Creamery Co, Love+Chocolate, and Lottie’s Creamery, to name a few. 

Schools in Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek has a total of 25 schools distributed across three school districts in the city. Most of these schools offer K-12 education. There are private and public schools in the city, meaning you’re free to choose which schools you want your kids to attend. 

Some of the top-rated schools in the area include Berean Christian High School, Las Lomas High School, and Acalanes Center for Independent Study. 



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