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Living in Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek has an average Walk Score of 41 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, Lower Lakewood and The Keys.

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41 Walk Score of Walnut Creek, CA

Walnut Creek is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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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

Walnut Creek Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Downtown 83 44 65 4,727
2 Lower Lakewood 57 39 64 2,414
3 The Keys 56 44 65 1,033
4 Bancroft Village 53 33 83 1,037
5 Larkey Park Area 53 28 55 2,403
6 Rancho San Miguel 52 22 76 1,407
7 Diablo Shadows 50 22 66 764
8 Carriage Square 50 34 73 1,868
9 Palos Verde Area 48 6 27 1,506
10 Woodlands 46 25 64 2,358
11 Estate of Walnut Creek 46 31 77 720
12 Scottsdale 45 24 78 1,610
13 San Marcos 40 24 36 676
14 Diablo Hills 40 28 46 2,197
15 Buena Vista Area 37 40 32 2,225
16 Northgate 32 13 61 3,618
17 Lakewood Area 24 25 28 1,679
18 Carriage Hills 23 5 63 750
19 Brooktree North 22 10 56 974
20 Phesant Run 16 - 50 805
21 Walnut Walk 14 2 50 976
22 Livorna Estates 10 14 9 860
23 Rudgear Estates 9 0 8 699
24 Rudgear Meadows 7 0 7 1,083

Eating & Drinking

There are about 277 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.

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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

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25 Transit Score of Walnut Creek, CA

Walnut Creek has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Walnut Creek apartments for rent on Redfin.

Public Transit Routes

Walnut Creek has some public transportation and about 15 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.

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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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Shell Ridge Open Space

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Neiman Marcus

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California Pizza Kitchen

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Windermere Bay Area Properties

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Alexander Kat Furniture & Hardwood Flooring

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

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on Civic Park, Civic Drive, Walnut Creek, CA

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Thurman Casey Memorial Library

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Bagel St Cafe

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The Atrium, Walnut Creek

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Broadway Plaza

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

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Applebee’s Grill + Bar

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Mr. Pickle's Sandwich Shop

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Morucci's of Walnut Creek

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Home of Chicken and Waffles

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

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