|Walnut Creek is located in the County of Contra Costa on the North East of San Francisco at a distance of 14.7 miles from Auckland.
Walnut Creek's population is 65,345 (2002 census)
Median Age: 45.1 years
Median household income: $63,238 (year 2000)
80.6% of Walnut Creek's inhabitants are White, 8% are asians, 6% are Latino, 0.9% are American-Indians.
Elevation: 131 feet above sea level.
The climate is semi-arid.
The average detached single-family home price was $771,464 in august 2004 according to the California Association of Realtors.
NUMBER OF HOMES (Source: U.S. Census 2000)
31,425 housing units
Owner-occupied housing units: 68 %
Renter-occupied housing units: 32%
Home of the Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts, Bedford Gallery.
Parks: 19 totaling over 240 acres
Open spaces: 2,704 acres
Employers providing jobs: TOP EMPLOYERS IN WALNUT CREEK* Contra Costa Newspapers Verizon Macy's ManorCare Health Services Target PMI Long's Drug Stores John Muir Medical Center Kaiser Permanent Medical Center Bank of the West Safeway, Inc.
Unemployement rate: 2%