Walnut Creek, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 31,480 housing units in Walnut Creek. This represents a 5% growth from 29,968 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 31,346 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 134 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Walnut Creek is about 68.1%. Walnut Creek's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.6%. Average household size is 2.1 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Walnut Creek were built after 1971.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.20%
One Bedroom15.80%
Two Bedrooms37.30%
Three Bedrooms21.80%
Four Bedrooms17.10%
Five Bedrooms or more4.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.15
Median year structure was built1971
Median Value of occupied units$391,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$297,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.98
Median year structure was built1972
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$1,257

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.50%
Second Mortgage8.70%
Home Equity Loan11.60%
Simple Mortgage55%
Debt Free24.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.4%