Walnut Creek Contra Costa County, California

Walnut Creek: City in Contra Costa County, California, USA


Walnut Creek is a city located in the county of Contra Costa in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 64,173. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 69,936 inhabitants.

The city was created 173 years ago in 1848.

Walnut Creek Quick Facts

Population : 69,936 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : Contra Costa County
Twitter username : WalnutCreekGov
Postal code : 94597, 94596, 94598, 94595
Phone Area Codes : 925
Water as percent of area : 0.06%
Land as percent of area : 99.94%
Continent : North America
Altitude : 430 feet / 131 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1849 (173 years ago)
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone
Local time : 06:36:51 (6th October 2022)
Population growth : 8.24% (2010-2020)
Walnut Creek locator map
Location of Walnut Creek on California map.
Walnut Creek view from Acalanes Open Space image
Walnut Creek view from Acalanes Open Space
Walnut Creek view from Acalanes Open Space image


Walnut Creek is located at 37°54'23"N 122°3'54"W (37.9063100, -122.0649600). It has 3 neighbors: Todos Santos, Alamo and Pleasant Hill.

Walnut Creek map

Walnut Creek has 3 neighbours.

  • Todos Santos city in California, United States
  • Alamo census designated place in California, United States
  • Pleasant Hill City in Contra Costa County, California, USA


The population of Walnut Creek increased by 8.24% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 64,173 - census
2011 64,827 1.01% estimation process
2012 65,529 1.07% estimation process
2013 66,812 1.92% estimation process
2014 67,500 1.02% estimation process
2015 68,747 1.81% estimation process
2016 69,235 0.7% estimation process
2017 69,645 0.59% estimation process
2018 69,843 0.28% estimation process
2019 70,166 0.46% estimation process
2020 69,936 -0.33% estimation process

Walnut Creek zip code is 94595. County name: Contra Costa, County fips: 06013

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People born in Walnut Creek (102)

People born in Walnut Creek, including US baseball player Randy Johnson, actress Alice Greczyn, model Christy Turlington, .


  • Kyle Gass (American musician) he was born in 14/07/1960
  • Michael Gaston (American actor) he was born in 05/11/1962
  • Shoshannah Stern (American actress) she was born in 03/07/1980
  • Jessica Bowman (American actress) she was born in 26/11/1980
  • Matthew Wood (American sound editor and voice actor) he was born in 15/08/1972
  • Debbie Graham (US tennis player) she was born in 25/08/1970
  • Daron Rahlves (American alpine skier) he was born in 12/06/1973
  • Bryce Davison (American-Canadian pair skater) he was born in 29/01/1986
  • Kristian Ipsen (American diver) he was born in 20/10/1992
  • Mark Eitzel (American singer) he was born in 30/01/1959
  • Landon Curt Noll (American mathematician) he was born in 28/10/1960
  • Chelsea Chenault (American swimmer) she was born in 19/10/1994
  • Julia Hiller (German athletics competitor) she was born in 24/07/1987
  • Kristen Babb-Sprague (American synchronized swimmer) she was born in 29/07/1968
  • busbee (American songwriter, record producer, publisher, record label executive, and multi-instrumentalist) he was born in 18/06/1976
  • Mark Madsen (American basketball player/coach) he was born in 28/01/1976
  • Aaron Poreda (American professional baseball pitcher) he was born in 01/10/1986
  • Kara Kohler (American rower) she was born in 20/01/1991

Schools in Walnut Creek

College & universities near Walnut Creek, CA

Code Name City ZIP
459231 Paul Mitchell the School-East Bay Pleasant Hill (CA) 94523
116712 John F. Kennedy University Pleasant Hill (CA) 94523-4817
438258 Carrington College-Pleasant Hill Pleasant Hill (CA) 94523
113634 Diablo Valley College Pleasant Hill (CA) 94523
491756 Urban Barber College Concord (CA) 94520-2522

Stations (49)

Amtrak & bus stations near Walnut Creek, CA

Code Name Address Type
MTZ Martinez station 601 Marina Vista Ave. RAIL
OAC Oakland Coliseum station 700 73rd Avenue RAIL
EMY Emeryville station 5885 Horton Street RAIL
BKY Berkeley station University Ave. and Third St. RAIL
OKJ Oakland – Jack London Square station 245 Second Street RAIL

Post offices near Walnut Creek

Post Office Name City ZIP
Walnut Creek Post Office Walnut Creek (CA) 94596
Rossmoor Post Office Walnut Creek (CA) 94595
Lafayette Carrier Annex Post Office Lafayette (CA) 94549
Pleasant Hill Post Office Pleasant Hill (CA) 94523
Ygnacio Valley Post Office Walnut Creek (CA) 94598

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Contra Costa County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Contra Costa County , CA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Concord 128,544 Capital city of state of New Hampshire, United States; county seat of Merrimack County, New Hampshire
Antioch 111,605 City in California, United States of America
Richmond 110,038 City in Contra Costa County, California, United States
San Ramon 82,865 City in California, United States
Pittsburg 72,622 City in California
Brentwood 65,017 City in California, United States
Danville 44,883 Town in Contra Costa County, California
Oakley 42,710 City in California
Martinez 38,027 City in Contra Costa County, California, USA
Pleasant Hill 34,781 City in Contra Costa County, California, USA
San Pablo 30,779 City in Contra Costa County, California, United States
Hercules 26,221 City in western Contra Costa County, California
Lafayette 25,992 City in California
El Cerrito 25,403 City in Contra Costa County, California, United States
Bay Point 21,534 Census designated place in California
Orinda 19,557 City in California, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Walnut Creek distances to largest California cities