Walnut Creek, California Population 2019

Walnut Creek, California's estimated population is 69,825 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Walnut Creek, California is the 124th largest city in California based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 3534.34 people/mi² (1364.61 people/km²).

The overall median age is 48.6 years, 45.5 years for males, and 51.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.2 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 32,687 households in the city, with an average size of 2.18 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0.6%, with a median rent of $1803/month. The median house has 5.1 rooms, and has a value of $704,900.

The median income for households in Walnut Creek, California is $86,845, while the mean household income is $122,477.

How Many People Live in Walnut Creek, California?

69,825
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201869,8252180.31%
201769,6073720.54%
201669,2354700.68%
201568,7651,2271.82%
201467,5386981.04%
201366,8401,2921.97%
201265,5487121.10%
201164,8365130.80%
201064,323270.00%
200064,2963,7270.60%
199060,5696,5361.15%
198054,03314,1893.09%
197039,84429,94114.94%
19609,9037,48315.13%
19502,4208424.37%
19401,5785644.52%
19301,0144766.54%
19205384444.46%
1880940.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White52,621
Asian10,145
Two or More Races3,260
Some Other Race1,148
Black or African American1,017
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander228
American Indian and Alaska Native97

Walnut Creek Ca Population Pyramid 2019

Walnut Creek Ca Median Age

48.6


Total

45.5


Male

51.3


Female

Walnut Creek Ca Adults

There are 57,266 adults, (19,802 of whom are seniors) in Walnut Creek Ca.

Walnut Creek Ca Age Dependency

82.9

Age Dependency Ratio

52.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Walnut Creek Ca Sex Ratio

Female

36,596

53.41%

Male

31,920

46.59%

Walnut Creek Ca Households and Families

Walnut Creek Ca Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Walnut Creek Ca Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.4%24.6%
All63.8%36.2%
Non Family54.1%45.9%
Male51.5%48.5%
Female47.6%52.4%

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All31,0082.1863.8
Married14,8882.9375.4
Non Family13,4701.254.1
Female2,0112.8947.6
Male6392.9551.5

2.88

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Walnut Creek Ca Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5601.05%
9th to 12th Grade7851.48%
High School Graduate5,36310.09%
Some College9,03417.00%
Associates Degree3,9687.47%
Bachelors Degree19,81137.28%
Graduate Degree13,61425.62%

Walnut Creek Ca Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White39,26538,62124,879
Asian7,8567,6915,555
Hispanic3,9033,5121,814
Multiple Races1,3991,357890
Other Race861758301
Black760651340
Islander16814733
Native American757534

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 70.71%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$64,427$83,476$52,197
Less Than High School$21,386$22,717$17,006
High School Grad$30,799$29,817$30,959
Some College$40,385$41,770$37,551
Bachelors Degree$73,597$98,102$60,627
Graduate Degree$93,693$125,774$73,225

$64,427

Average Earnings

$83,476

Average Male

$52,197

Average Female

Walnut Creek Ca Language

Walnut Creek Ca Language by Age

Walnut Creek Ca Language

73.73% of Walnut Creek Ca residents speak only English, while 26.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 11.06% of the population.

Walnut Creek Ca Poverty

Walnut Creek Ca Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White47,4482,9636.24%
Hispanic6,20081813.19%
Asian10,1175375.31%
Multiple3,2563159.67%
Other1,08518717.24%
Black90212213.53%
Native9677.29%

6.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.62%

Male Poverty Rate

7.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walnut Creek Ca

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walnut Creek Ca is Other, with 17.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walnut Creek Ca is Asian, with 5.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.40%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.23%
High School14.82%
Some College6.37%
Bachelors or Greater3.55%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed32.57%
Female Unemployed18.37%
Male Employed3.54%
Female Employed3.29%

Walnut Creek Ca Income

Walnut Creek Ca Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$86,845$122,477
Families$125,355$158,150
Married Families$141,043-
Non Families$55,417$74,514

Walnut Creek Ca Marital Status

Walnut Creek Ca Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Walnut Creek Ca Married by Age and Sex

Walnut Creek Ca Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Walnut Creek Ca Marital Status by Race

Walnut Creek Ca Veterans

4,617

Number of Veterans

4,260

Male Veterans

357

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,094
Korea1,039
World War II1,035
First Gulf War374
Second Gulf War258

Walnut Creek Ca Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,2209.33%
Hispanic1663.81%
Asian1481.78%
Black13515.39%
2 or More865.08%
Hawaiian147.14%
Indian1418.67%

Walnut Creek Ca Veterans by Education

3.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walnut Creek Ca Employment Status

55.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Walnut Creek Ca Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

46.81%

Born in California

76.93%

Native Born

23.07%

Foreign Born

7.72%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

76.93% of Walnut Creek Ca residents were born in the United States, with 46.81% having been born in California. 7.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.