Walnut Creek, CA

68,906 Population
19.8 square miles 3,424.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
Ranked 126th Highest in CA
Population Density
3,424.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
77.4%
was 66.9%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
19.8%
was 21.1%
Ranked 101st Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
19.1%
was 16.5%
Ranked 118th Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
27.8%
was 26.6%
Ranked 1st Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.8
was 3.4
Ranked 9th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
3.4%
was 8.5%
Ranked 2nd Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$91,812
was $75,759
Ranked 27th Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
44.6
48
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
1.5
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
132.8
was 117.9
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,706.4
was 3,266.9
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
32,127
was 32,269
Ranked 82nd Highest in CA
Median Rent
$1,835
was $1,553
Ranked 20th Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
36
was 339
 
Occupied Housing Units
30,572
was 30,189
 
Homeownership Rate
64.9%
was 65.2%
Ranked 50th Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
20
was 15
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,626.0
was 1,633.1
Ranked 71st Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
12.7%
was 16.5%
Ranked 43rd Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
16
was 324
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.2
was 2.2
Ranked 135th Highest in CA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.1
was 11.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.5
was 5.2
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.5%
was 96.8%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
95.2%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 99.5%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
98.1%
was 97.8%
Ranked 1st Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
66.5%
was 61.6%
Ranked 5th Highest in CA

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
96.1%
was 96.1%
 
Debt Service Ratio
1.2%
was 0.8%
 
Revenue
$95,976,524
was $82,479,463
 
Expenditure
$86,672,457
was $81,597,739
 
Revenue per Capita
$1,418
was $1,233
 
Expenditure per Capita
$1,281
was $1,220
 

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