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Living in Downtown Walnut Creek

Downtown is the most walkable neighborhood in Walnut Creek with 4,727 residents.

Downtown has some public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: The Keys, Lower Lakewood, Diablo Hills, San Marcos, Buena Vista Area, Lakewood Area and Larkey Park Area.

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84 Walk Score of Downtown, Walnut Creek, CA

Downtown is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

Photo of Nordstrom Ebar Artisan Coffee in Downtown, Walnut Creek

Nordstrom Ebar Artisan Coffee

Photo of Friends of Walnut Creek Library in Downtown, Walnut Creek

Friends of Walnut Creek Library

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Downtown Walnut Creek.

Downtown is the most walkable neighborhood in Walnut Creek with a Walk Score of 84.

Find apartments in Walnut Creek's most walkable neighborhoods: Downtown, The Keys and Lower Lakewood.

Downtown Walnut Creek Apartments for Rent

View all Downtown apartments on a map.

Rental info for Vaya in the Downtown area
from $2,475
Studio
Walk Score 79
Rental info for 1726 Lacassie Avenue in the Downtown area
from $1,950
1 bed
Walk Score 82
Rental info for The Arroyo in the Downtown area
from $2,715
1 bed
Walk Score 80
Rental info for Ivy Hill in the Downtown area
from $2,610
1 bed
Walk Score 89
Rental info for Lyric in the Downtown area
from $2,147
Studio
Walk Score 92
Rental info for AVE Walnut Creek in the Downtown area
from $2,893
Studio
Walk Score 80
Rental info for 15Fifty5 in the Downtown area
from $1,995
Studio
Walk Score 73
Rental info for The Windsor in the Downtown area
from $2,105
1 bed
Walk Score 74

Downtown Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Downtown to other 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

Eating & Drinking

There are about 176 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Downtown.

People in Downtown can walk to an average of 13 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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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

46 Transit Score of Downtown, Walnut Creek, CA

Downtown has Some Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

Downtown has some public transportation and about 11 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

66 Bike Score of Downtown, Walnut Creek, CA

Downtown is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Photo of Shell Ridge Open Space in Downtown, Walnut Creek

Shell Ridge Open Space

Photo of Neiman Marcus in Downtown, Walnut Creek

Neiman Marcus

Photo of Century Theatres / Cinemark USA in Downtown, Walnut Creek

Century Theatres / Cinemark USA

Photo of Windermere Bay Area Properties in Downtown, Walnut Creek

Windermere Bay Area Properties

Photo of The Atrium, Walnut Creek in Downtown, Walnut Creek

The Atrium, Walnut Creek

Photo of Broadway Plaza in Downtown, Walnut Creek

Broadway Plaza

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

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

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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