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Walnut Creek Apartments
Last updated February 20 2024 at 1:56 AM

Walnut Creek, CA
163 Apartments for Rent

Walnut Creek Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 70,166
Population Density: 3,551.5 people/sq mile
Median Age: 45
Percentage of Family Households: 59%
Median Annual Income: $118,483 / year
Median Rent: $2,372 / month

What locals are saying

This song goes out to a good friend of mine /He lives life to the fullest, (yeah) every single day /Down in Oakland /I'm gonna find them /I'm gonna get them -- From "Down in Oakland" by the Transplants

Walnut Creek is in the East Bay part of the San Francisco Bay Area, just 15 minutes away from Oakland in Northern California

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Walnut Creek Demographics


How diverse is Walnut Creek?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Walnut Creek is lower than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Walnut Creek are White (64.1%), Asian (16.8%), Hispanic Or Latino (9.8%), Two Or More (7.6%), Black Or African American (1.6%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%), Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.1%), and Other (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Walnut Creek residents?

The median age in Walnut Creek is 45 while the most populous age group of residents is the over 65 group.

How diverse is Walnut Creek?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Walnut Creek is lower than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Walnut Creek are White (64.1%), Asian (16.8%), Hispanic Or Latino (9.8%), Two Or More (7.6%), Black Or African American (1.6%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%), Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.1%), and Other (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Walnut Creek residents?

The median age in Walnut Creek is 45 while the most populous age group of residents is the over 65 group.

Walnut Creek Crime


Overall Crime

Below Average
Overall crime in Walnut Creek is below average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Below Average
The level of violent crime in Walnut Creek is below average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Below Average
The level of property crime in Walnut Creek is below average compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Walnut Creek


Elementary Schools

9 /10
Alamo Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
359 Students
11 Reviews
359
Students
11 Reviews
9 /10
Walnut Heights Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
387 Students
13 Reviews
387
Students
13 Reviews
8 /10
Walnut Acres Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
634 Students
11 Reviews
634
Students
11 Reviews

Middle Schools

8 /10
Foothill Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
974 Students
14 Reviews
974
Students
14 Reviews
7 /10
Walnut Creek Intermediate School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
1,049 Students
21 Reviews
1,049
Students
21 Reviews
6 /10
Eagle Peak Montessori School
Charter
1-8
Charter
1-8
286 Students
15 Reviews
286
Students
15 Reviews

High Schools

9 /10
Las Lomas High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,601 Students
12 Reviews
1,601
Students
12 Reviews
9 /10
Northgate High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,490 Students
12 Reviews
1,490
Students
12 Reviews
5 /10
Contra Costa School Of Performing Arts
Charter
6-12
Charter
6-12
471 Students
3 Reviews
471
Students
3 Reviews

What Renters Say about Walnut Creek


Apartment List has released the results for Walnut Creek from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
90%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
80%
Public Transit
75%
Weather
67%
Safety and Crime Rate
65%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
65%
Social Life
55%
Commute Time
24%
State and Local Taxes
5%
Affordability
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Average rent in Walnut Creek, California

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Walnut Creek is $2,860, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $3,241. Rent rates updated 5 days ago
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Find an apartment for rent in Walnut Creek, CA


Searching for an apartment for rent in Walnut Creek, CA? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 163 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Walnut Creek. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Walnut Creek is $2,264 for a studio, $2,860 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $3,241 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Walnut Creek apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Walnut Creek, CA apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Walnut Creek?

In Walnut Creek, the average rent is $2,264 for a studio, $2,860 for a 1-bedroom, $3,241 for a 2-bedroom, and $5,482 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Walnut Creek, check out our monthly Walnut Creek Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Walnut Creek?

You can filter cheap apartments in Walnut Creek by price: under $2,000, under $2,200.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Walnut Creek?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Walnut Creek apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Walnut Creek?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Walnut Creek.

How can I find off-campus housing in Walnut Creek?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Walnut Creek. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include University of California-Hastings College of Law, California Institute of Integral Studies, Golden Gate University-San Francisco, California College of the Arts, and University of San Francisco.