The City of Walnut Creek had a population of 69,284 as of July 1, 2018. Walnut Creek ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Walnut Creek is located at latitude 37.9027 and longitude -122.0405 in Contra Costa County. The formal boundaries for the City of Walnut Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 19.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Contra Costa County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 171 feet.
The City of Walnut Creek (GNIS ID: 2412174) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Walnut Creek is located within Central Contra Costa CCD of Contra Costa County.
|Population in Households||68,427|
|Population in Familes||49,512|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||857|
|Median Household Income||$94,314|
|Average Household Income||$138,163|
|Per Capita Income||$65,276|
|Total Housing Units||34,283 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||21,381 (62.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||11,387 (33.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,516 ( 4.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$764,238|
|Average Home Value||$800,234|
|Average Household Size||2.09|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.08%|
|Per Capita Income||3.25%|
The table below compares Walnut Creek to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 130||91st|
|Population Density||# 386||75th|
|Diversity Index||# 961||37th|
|Median Household Income||# 256||83rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 118||92nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.