Walnut Creek is a thriving, safe and premier city in the heart of the East Bay. It is a safe, attractive community with quality neighborhoods, a vibrant economy, diverse cultural and recreational opportunities, including parks and trails, programs and services that meet the community’s needs and an efficient transportation system. BART has a stop close to downtown.
Top employers are John Muir Medical Center, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Bank of the West, ManorCare Health Services and Target.
Walnut Creek offers a desirable balance of opportunities for living, working and playing. Incorporated in October 1914, its population is over 66,000 spread over approximately 19.45 square miles of incorporated area.