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Living in Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek has an average Walk Score of 39 with 64,173 residents.

Walnut Creek has some public transportation and does not have many bike lanes.

The most walkable Walnut Creek neighborhoods are Downtown, The Keys and Lower Lakewood.

Nearby Apartments

39 Walk Score of Walnut Creek, CA

Walnut Creek is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Photo of Bonanza Street, Walnut creek, CA in Walnut Creek

Bonanza Street, Walnut creek, CA

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Civic Park, Civic Drive, Walnut Creek, CA

Most errands require a car in Walnut Creek.

Walnut Creek Apartments for Rent

View all Walnut Creek apartments on a map.

Rental info for Reserve at Walnut Creek in the Walnut Creek area
from $1,950
Studio
Walk Score 60
Rental info for Vaya in the Walnut Creek area
from $2,500
Studio
Walk Score 79
Rental info for 2500 Lucy Lane in the Walnut Creek area
from $1,995
1 bed
Walk Score 56
Rental info for The Bridge at Walnut Creek in the Walnut Creek area
from $2,095
1 bed
Walk Score 48
Rental info for Lyric in the Walnut Creek area
from $2,467
Studio
Walk Score 92
Rental info for The Boulders in the Walnut Creek area
from $1,923
Studio
Walk Score 50
Rental info for Ivy Hill in the Walnut Creek area
from $2,537
1 bed
Walk Score 89
Rental info for The Arroyo in the Walnut Creek area
from $2,935
1 bed
Walk Score 80

Walnut Creek Neighborhoods

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

1 Downtown 84 46 66 4,727
2 The Keys 55 45 61 1,033
3 Lower Lakewood 52 41 63 2,414
4 Diablo Shadows 51 22 68 764
5 Larkey Park Area 50 28 57 2,403
6 Bancroft Village 45 34 80 1,037
7 Carriage Square 45 34 70 1,868
8 Woodlands 44 25 65 2,358
9 Rancho San Miguel 44 24 74 1,407
10 Palos Verde Area 42 7 30 1,506
11 Estate of Walnut Creek 42 31 75 720
12 Scottsdale 41 25 76 1,610
13 Buena Vista Area 38 40 34 2,225
14 Northgate 33 14 59 3,618
15 Diablo Hills 33 29 44 2,197
16 San Marcos 29 26 36 676
17 Carriage Hills 25 7 64 750
18 Lakewood Area 20 27 27 1,679
19 Brooktree North 20 10 55 974
20 Rudgear Estates 19 12 12 699
21 Walnut Walk 17 3 50 976
22 Phesant Run 13 - 50 805
23 Rudgear Meadows 12 13 10 1,083
24 Livorna Estates 11 18 11 860

Eating & Drinking

There are about 269 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Walnut Creek.

People in Walnut Creek can walk to an average of 2 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Nordstrom Ebar Artisan Coffee in Walnut Creek

Nordstrom Ebar Artisan Coffee

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The Cheesecake Factory

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thumbnail for Bonanza Street, Walnut creek, CAThis iconic fountain is located in downtown Walnut Creek, California. It is called 'Fountaim Head,' created by sculptor Seyed Alavi. #downtown

Evelyn Pang
on Bonanza Street, Walnut creek, CA

26 Transit Score of Walnut Creek, CA

Walnut Creek has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Walnut Creek apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Walnut Creek has some public transportation and about 18 bus and 2 subway lines.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Walnut Creek on public transit.

Neighborhood Guides

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Trish Moore

East Bay Realtor. I live here, I work here, I thrive here. I believe the East bay is a perfect place to live. I am out and about in the East Bay daily and know Walnut Creek, Alameda, Oakland and the surrounding areas very well. Everything from Chiropractors, Homes for sale, to Food and Drink...feel free to ask questions.

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Windermere Bay Area Properties

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Alexander Kat Furniture & Hardwood Flooring

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Thurman Casey Memorial Library

49 Bike Score of Walnut Creek, CA

Walnut Creek is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.

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Broadway Plaza

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Friends of Walnut Creek Library

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Shell Ridge Open Space

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Neiman Marcus

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California Pizza Kitchen

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Century Theatres / Cinemark USA

thumbnail for Civic Park, Civic Drive, Walnut Creek, CAThis small park is location right in the center of downtown Walnut Creek. It has a cute little gazebo and many trees. It is also the host for many organizations such as the Civic Arts organization. #downtown

Evelyn Pang
on Civic Park, Civic Drive, Walnut Creek, CA

Photo of Windermere Bay Area Properties in Walnut Creek

Windermere Bay Area Properties

Photo of Alexander Kat Furniture & Hardwood Flooring in Walnut Creek

Alexander Kat Furniture & Hardwood Flooring

Photo of Thurman Casey Memorial Library in Walnut Creek

Thurman Casey Memorial Library

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Bagel St Cafe

thumbnail for Broadway PlazaThe iconic fountain located in the center of Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek defines Walnut Creek. It's beautiful carvings and decorative flowers are what makes it stunning and impressionistic at the same time. #downtown

Evelyn Pang
on Broadway Plaza

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The Atrium, Walnut Creek

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Broadway Plaza

Photo of Applebee’s Grill + Bar in Walnut Creek

Applebee’s Grill + Bar

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Mr. Pickle's Sandwich Shop

thumbnail for Nordstrom Ebar Artisan CoffeeThe city of Walnut Creek provides a free bus that conveniently makes constant stops around downtown Walnut Creek. This line runs 7 days a week and ends at the local subway: BART. #downtown

Evelyn Pang
on Nordstrom Ebar Artisan Coffee

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