Walnut Creek, California
Walnut Creek is an upscale community located in the East Bay in Contra Costa County.
Residents of Walnut Creek enjoy some of the most scenic views of the Bay and Mount Diablo and the close proximity of San Francisco, Lake Tahoe and the wine country. Prospective homebuyers who like outdoor activities will be pleased to know that Walnut Creek owns more open space per capita than any other community in the state of California. Apart from beautiful landscape the town also offers a number of state parks, boutiques, galleries, and excellent restaurants and bars.
Walnut Creek Real Estate
Due to its great setting and the high quality of life the town offers, Walnut Creek is one of the most desirable addresses in the Bay Area.
In April 2008, the average home sales price for a single family home or condo in Walnut Creek, CA was $741,155. While this data is collected from the MLS and deemed reliable, it is not guaranteed.
Walnut Creek Schools
There are 3,300 students attending high school in Walnut Creek with a student-teacher ratio of 1:20. The town also boasts an impressive number of high school graduates at 90%.
Points of Interest in Walnut Creek, California:- Mount Diablo - a mountain measuring 3,849 feet with the peak being the centerpiece of Mount Diablo State Park. According to myth, the mountain was the point of creation where the creator, Coyote, and his assistant Eagle-man, made Indian people and the world.
- Civic Arts Program - an educational program organized by the city offering graphic arts, sculpture, pottery, and performance arts like dancing for children and adults.
Walnut Creek Facts:
- Area - 19.5 sq mi
- Population - 63,986
- Median income - $83,794
- Median age of residents - 45 years old