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Living In Walnut Creek, CA

The small city of Walnut Creek, California is home to just under 69,000 residents. Retirees should feel welcome, as they make up 28% of the population compared to 14% nationally, while young adults account for a smaller percentage of the city. Overall, the city's residents, at an average age of just over 46, skew older than most cities in California. Home ownership is more common than renting in Walnut Creek, and 35% of residents rent. With an average rent of $1,749 per month, exceeding the state average, relatively high rent costs may play a role in the higher levels of ownership.

Walnut Creek residents have an average commute of about 37 minutes, longer than the state average of about 32 minutes. Many residents (31%) drive themselves to work, while public transportation is used by only 7% of the population. Walking (2%) isn't a common method of commuting to work, though the number does exceed the national average.

Many Walnut Creek residents work in one of two industries: scientific and healthcare. Combined, these industries make up 14% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 11% of the city's population works in management, making it the top profession in the city. Walnut Creek workers take home an average annual income of just under $107K, around $21,000 more than the state average. Walnut Creek's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345. Walnut Creek has a high concentration of residents older than 25 with advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 15% possess a Master's or a Doctorate. In addition, 29% possess a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.

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