Real Estate Market Update for Walnut Creek, CA
Welcome to July's Market Update. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of July. The number of active listings was down 48% from one year earlier, and down 11% from the previous month. This smaller inventory means that buyers who waited to buy may have had a smaller selection to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just over 630-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 12%. This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was 650-thousand dollars. The number of units sold increased 30% year-over-year, and increased 31% month-over-month. These figures may indicate that buyers have been taking advantage of opportunities in this market. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for Walnut Creek, CA
Area Information for Walnut Creek, CA
  • Population: 66,135
  • Median Age: 47.21 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 26.64 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 5
  • Sales Tax: 8.5%
  • Population Density: 3,347/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 3.19%
  • Closest Airport: Metropolitan Oakland International
  • Closest College: John F Kennedy University
  • Closest Jr. College: Carrington College-pleasant Hill
  • Median Household Income: $82,685
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 18.32%
  • Median Years in Residence: 3.68 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $416,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: A's
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 28%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Walnut Creek, CA
Median Age: 47.21 Married: 42% Number of Households: 30,925 Households with Children: 6,437
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Walnut Creek, CA

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Walnut Heights Elementary School 0.3 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Indian Valley Elementary School 0.7 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Las Lomas High School 0.8 mi Public 9-12 4-5 4
      Murwood Elementary School 1.0 mi Public K-5 4 4
      Parkmead Elementary School 1.0 mi Public K-5 4-5 5
      Walnut Creek Intermediate School 1.1 mi Public 6-8 4-5 4
      St. Mary Of The Immaculate Conception School 1.3 mi Catholic K-8 0 5
      Berean Christian High School 1.3 mi Private 9-12 0 4
      Dorris-eaton School, The 1.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Legacy Academy 1.8 mi Private 1-12 0 0
      Buena Vista Elementary School 1.8 mi Public K-5 4 4
      Seven Hills, The 1.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Walnut Acres Elementary School 2.0 mi Public K-5 5 5
      Northcreek Academy & Preschool 2.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Contra Costa Jewish Community Center 2.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Eagle Peak Montessori School 2.0 mi Public 1-7 4-5 5
      Palmer School For Boys And Girls 2.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Acalanes Center For Independent Study 2.1 mi Public 9-12 0 0
      Acalanes Adult Education Center 2.1 mi Public - 0 0
      Northgate High School 2.1 mi Public 9-12 4 4
      Spectrum Center-northgate Campus 2.1 mi Private K-12 0 0
      Bancroft Elementary School 2.3 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Foothill Middle School 2.3 mi Public 6-8 4-5 4
      Contra Costa Christian Schools 2.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 4
      Springfield Montessori School 2.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Alice's Montessori Learning Center 3.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Valle Verde Elementary School 3.0 mi Public K-5 4-5 5
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics © 2015
      Local Weather for Walnut Creek, CA
        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2015 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.