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134%
Income/capita NAT. AVG.
96%
Household income NAT. AVG.
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Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexWalnut CreekCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$69,894$31,458$29,829
Median household income$108,689$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$122,952$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$92,258$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$89,572$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$54,493$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level5.3%15.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Walnut Creek is 134% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Walnut Creek is 96% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Walnut Creek is 38% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Walnut Creek is 65% lower than the national average

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      $72,452 $108,689 $217,378
      City
      $42,517 $63,783 $127,566
      State
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Walnut Creek median earnings by income bracket

      Walnut Creek employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.5%5.5%
      Manufacturing sector8.8%8.8%
      Financial & insurance services11.4%11.4%
      Wholesale & retail services9.3%9.3%
      Public administration2.9%2.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.9%3.9%
      Education, health & social services15.3%15.3%
      Other40.0%40.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Camino Tassajara, CA5,870$250,001351.9%
      Norris Canyon, CA790$250,001351.9%
      Castle Hill, CA1,164$250,001351.9%
      Diablo, CA834$250,001351.9%
      Piedmont, CA11,454$250,001351.9%
      Walnut Creek, CA69,836$108,68996.5%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Passaic, NJ69,789$44,77919.1%
      Glen Burnie, MD69,649$74,93235.4%
      Greenville, SC69,648$58,2595.3%
      Marysville, WA69,629$83,23950.5%
      Lynwood, CA69,625$57,0633.1%
      Walnut Creek, CA69,836$108,68996.5%
      Source: The Walnut Creek, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).