In Downtown Walnut Creek, great shopping is just around the corner at places like Mephisto and Clarks. More apartments are available for rent in surrounding areas. Widen your search into other neighborhoods like Saranap and Parkmead.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation
We make it easier to carve out your next neighborhood nook with ratings and reviews of apartments online. Home to a host of everyday essentials and specialized shops, the convenience of living in Downtown Walnut Creek can't be beat. N Main St. and Locust St. are two particularly busy streets well-suited for those who prefer living in the thick of things. Have a little fun finding your next place in Downtown Walnut Creek with help from our apartment finder tool.
Enjoy drinks after work with coworkers and friends in Downtown Walnut Creek at Wpl J's. Residents can choose from either pizza or deli snacks. Swing by Vice Ultra Lounge for a quick beer or head to Spin Ultra Lounge & Gourmet for a round of cocktails, and experience a couple of the neighborhood's best bars. On top of that, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Jamba Juice and McDonald's. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
For a more inclusive list of places to hang, drink and chill in Downtown Walnut Creek, browse the Yelp page.
Sugar Foods Corp is only one of the many places to shop for groceries in the Downtown Walnut Creek area. Treat yourself to a taste of the best baked goods in town. Head to Kreme on Broadway Ln. or try out Walnut Creek Baking Co, which is also in the area. On top of that, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Trader Joe's and Safeway.
The Downtown Walnut Creek area provides residents with numerous retail options, such as Decors De France and David M Brian, where shoppers can quickly and easily find what they're looking for. Stay current on the latest fashion trends with the many malls and shopping centers in the neighborhood, too, at stores and shopping centers like Broadway Plaza Shopping Ctr and Swarovski. There are great popular retails and shopping malls in the area, such as Papyrus and Tuesday Morning. Area shopping malls are Broadway Plaza and Plaza Escuela.
Cost of Living and Demographics
Downtown Walnut Creek's cost of living is about 44% lower than in nearby Saranap. On average a household in Downtown Walnut Creek spends $58.8K/year in total expenditures. Compare these expenses to those of Saranap, which come to around $104.7K/year.
Downtown Walnut Creek is distinct from neighboring Saranap by average household size and the percentage of households in the neighborhood that have children. There are 1.79 people per household in Downtown Walnut Creek and 2.41 people per household in Saranap. With respect to the percentage of households with children, 13% have children in Downtown Walnut Creek and in Saranap it's 28% of households with children.