Walnut Creek is a city in Contra Costa County, California. It is located 16 miles east of the city of Oakland in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area. It serves as the business and entertainment hub for the neighboring cities within central Contra Costa County, due in part to its location at the junction of the highways from Sacramento and San Jose (I-680) and San Francisco/Oakland (SR-24), as well as its accessibility by BART.
The top employers in the city are John Muir Health, Kaiser Permanente, and Safeway.
The city’s total estimated population is 65,000. As of 2000, 25% of the poulation were 65 years of age or older. Of the 30,300 plus households, 19.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. In 2012, the city was listed among the 10 best places to retire in the U.S. by CBS Money Watch and U.S. News.
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2121 north California Blvd., Suite 290
Walnut Creek, California 94596
Tel: (925) 402-4411