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Apartments for Rent in Walnut Creek, CA - 223 Rentals available

  • 1905 Concord Blvd., Concord, CA 94520
    $1,899 - $5,844
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-3 Baths
    Legacy Partners, Inc.
    Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (855) 219-6723
  • 1011 Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek, CA 94598
    See current rent specials
    $1,895 - $2,199
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Decron Properties Corp
    Available Today! Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (844) 484-0296
  • 1435 Creekside Drive, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    See current rent specials
    $2,091 - $2,678
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Decron Properties Corp
    Available Today! Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (844) 426-4590
  • 101 Hogan Court #1, Walnut Creek, CA 94598
    $2,035 - $2,855
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    FPI Management
    Available Today! Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (925) 526-7390
  • (1)
    1960 N. Main Street, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    $2,270 - $4,337
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
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    Available Today! Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (877) 283-9420
  • 141 Flora Ave, Walnut Creek, CA 94595
    $1,899 - $2,600
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    FPI Management
    Available Today! Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (925) 302-2878
  • (5)
    1160 Lincoln Ave, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
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    $1,775 - $2,725
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Cambridge Management
    Available Today! Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (925) 937-5973
  • 1905 Concord Blvd., Concord, CA 94520
    $1,899 - $5,844
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-3 Baths
    Legacy Partners, Inc.
    Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (855) 219-6723
  • 1459 Creekside Dr, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    $1,728 - $3,574
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    First Pointe Management Group
    Available Today! Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (866) 820-1237
  • (6)
    1440-50 Creekside Dr, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
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    $1,805 - $2,405
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-1.5 Baths
    Cambridge Management
    Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (925) 930-9625
  • (1)
    1500 North California Blvd, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    $2,147 - $7,322
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Berkshire Communities
    Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (844) 498-0635
  • 3128 Oak Road, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
    $1,767 - $2,811
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Domino Realty Management Company Inc.
    Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (925) 937-7275
  • 1011 Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek, CA 94598
    See current rent specials
    $1,895 - $2,199
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Decron Properties Corp
    Available Today! Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (844) 484-0296
  • 260 Park Lake Circle, Walnut Creek, CA 94598
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    $2,596 - $5,414
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Pinnacle
    Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (844) 826-4006
  • (2)
    1390 Creekside Dr, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    $1,850 - $2,550
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    FPI Management
    Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (925) 939-1850
  • (4)
    114 Sharene Ln., Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    $1,865 - $2,536
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC
    Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (833) 431-5621
  • (8)
    1700 Botelho Drive, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    $2,211 - $6,414
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Pinnacle
    Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (866) 997-5658
  • 1435 Creekside Drive, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    See current rent specials
    $2,091 - $2,678
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Decron Properties Corp
    Available Today! Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (844) 426-4590
  • 1200 Newell Hill Place, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    $1,800
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    FPI Management
    Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (925) 934-1117
  • 1756 Carmel Dr., Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    $2,075 - $2,275
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Pinnacle
    Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (833) 582-3990
  • 3040 Stonegate Dr., Alamo, CA 94507
    • 3 Beds
    • 3.5 Baths
    Physicians Realty Fund, LLC
    Last updated 3 Aug 2020
    (925) 494-3434
  • 1038 Second St, Lafayette, CA 94549
    See current rent specials
    $2,465 - $2,550
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Cambridge Management
    Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (925) 900-8508
  • 203 Coggins Drive, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
    $2,110 - $3,228
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Windsor Property Management Co.
    Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (833) 619-4578
  • 1220 Monument Blvd, Concord, CA 94520
    $1,475 - $1,975
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Fuller Enterprises
    Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (925) 319-6590
  • 400 Longbrook Way, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
    $2,050 - $2,125
    • 1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    FPI Management
    Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (925) 378-4307

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Frequently Asked Questions

When were prices and availability in Walnut Creek, CA last updated?

Prices and availability in Walnut Creek, CA were last updated on 13 Apr 2021.

What are the best apartments in Walnut Creek, CA?

The best apartments in Walnut Creek, CA are: Reserve at Walnut Creek, The Bridge at Walnut Creek, STONERIDGE LUXURY APARTMENTS, AVE Walnut Creek and THE MERIDIAN.

What is the average rent in Walnut Creek, CA?

The average rent in Walnut Creek, CA is $2,280. Start your search for apartments in Walnut Creek, CA now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Walnut Creek, CA?

The price range for a studio apartment in Walnut Creek, CA is between $1,752 and $2,866. View all studio apartments in Walnut Creek, CA.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Walnut Creek, CA?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Walnut Creek, CA is between $1,800 and $5,414. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Walnut Creek, CA now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Walnut Creek, CA?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Walnut Creek, CA is between $1,800 and $6,414. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Walnut Creek, CA.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Walnut Creek, CA?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Walnut Creek, CA is between $1,865 and $2,600. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Walnut Creek, CA.

Renter's Guide to Walnut Creek

Located in the beautiful East Bay region of California, Walnut Creek is a delightful mixture of historical buildings, high-end retail shops, hiking trails and fine dining establishments. From regional art to high-end office jobs, you’ll quickly find that this is a small city with big opportunities. 

Walnut Creek, CA is 25 miles northeast of San Francisco (and all of its tourist destinations), yet also only half the size and roughly 12 times less populated. Heading in the opposite direction, Walnut Creek is 71 miles southwest of Sacramento, which is 7 times more populated and 5 times bigger. Finally, if you don’t mind a longer drive, Walnut Creek is 364 miles southeast of Los Angeles, which is about 60 times more populated and 25 times larger.

Walnut Creek’s climate is milder than almost anywhere else in California; as such, the Walnut Creek weather does not greatly vary from season to season. Winters average 48°F and can have periodic rains, but still tend to generally feel more like autumn. Spring temperatures are 58°F on average, and will often incur steady rains. Summers average 70°F and can get very hot, but nowhere near the rest of the state. Autumns are 61°F and are generally much warmer and more pleasant than elsewhere in the country.

Walnut Creek, CA Demographics

  • Total Population69,567
  • Female 32,210
    Male 37,357
  • Median Age47.8

Cost of Living in Walnut Creek, CA

With 11 routes serving the city in total, County Connection handles all of Walnut Creek’s public transportation. The average cost for a bus ticket in Walnut Creek is $2.00, and bus passes start at $20 for 12 rides. Walnut Creek has an average commute time of 30 minutes, which is 5 minutes longer than the national average.

The cost of living in Walnut Creek is much higher than the national average as well. The average inexpensive meal in Walnut Creek costs $42, which is three times the normal price. A gallon of milk costs $4.50 (when $2.97 is the country’s average), and $4.00 for a dozen eggs (whereas the average price elsewhere is $2.33). Fortunately, this high cost of living in Walnut Creek, California somewhat offset by its low utility rates. The average cost of utilities for a 915-square-foot apartment is only about $65 per month, which is nearly $100 less than the national average.

Average Rent in Walnut Creek, CA

  • Walnut Creek, CA Average Rental Price, March 2021 $2,280 /mo

Walnut Creek, CA Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $1,001-$1,5001%
  • $1,501-$2,00038%
  • > $2,00062%

Walnut Creek, CA Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021
Walnut Creek, CA $2,369 $2,375 $2,440 $2,430 $2,481 $2,524 $2,459 $2,379 $2,354 $2,280
National $1,317 $1,348 $1,357 $1,361 $1,393 $1,400 $1,401 $1,391 $1,393 $1,399
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Living in Walnut Creek, CA

If you want to know what it’s like living in Walnut Creek, imagine a wholesome and friendly family environment with well-formed communities. You can also expect to enjoy a healthy smattering of diversity while living in Walnut Creek, too. In 2016 urbanist Richard Florida and renowned New York University professor Steven Pedigo officially declared Walnut Creek one of “The Best Places to Live” out of the entire country.

With that said, if you were expecting to wear shorts most of the year (like other places in California), a milder climate could be one of the cons of living in Walnut Creek. One of the many pros of living in Walnut Creek, however, is never having to endure freezing temperatures or heavy snow.

Things to do in Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek, California is filled with fresh activities and fun things to do. For family attractions, Arbolado Park is one of the most beautiful places in Walnut Creek, offering a children’s playground and a wide range of sports facilities. Be sure to also check out the swimming complex, dog park and skateboarding facilities at Heather Farm Park.

Other attractions and points of interest include the Lindsay Wildlife Experience (Lindsay Wildlife Museum), where you can watch wild animals become rehabilitated, and the twice-a-year “Movies and Music Under the Stars” event featuring live music and movies at Civic Park. For free things to do, why not check out the YMCA or volunteer at the Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF)?

The best restaurants in Walnut Creek (CA) are arguably also the best in the entire state; these cultural establishments include Va de Vi (a small eatery serving dishes and wines from around the world), Sasa (contemporary Japanese cuisine), Maria Maria (a local Mexican chain restaurant with live music), Fleming’s (an upscale steakhouse that makes for the ultimate couples’ attraction), 1515 Restaurant & Lounge (another great spot for date nights), Le Cheval (for Vietnamese flavors), and Lark Creek (American food served in both indoor and sidewalk seating).

For shopping, downtown Walnut Creek (CA) has dozens of trendy boutiques, and the Walnut Creek Mall provides you with larger designer retailers such as Ross, Nordstrom, and the Apple Store. Otherwise, Target and CVS covers your more basic needs.

Employment and Economy

Thanks to no payroll taxes, Walnut Creek’s economy flourishes. In total, three major business districts (BART Transit Hub, the Shadelands, and Downtown) each contain ample employment opportunities. Between the John Muir Medical Center and Kaiser Permanente, Walnut Creek has a strong presence in the healthcare industry as well. Del Monte Foods recently moved its headquarters to Walnut Creek from San Francisco, and the Heffernan Insurance Brokers is also headquartered in Walnut Creek.

Walnut Creek, CA Households

  • Total Number of Households31,390
  • Family 18,093
    Non-family 13,297
  • Children 6,943
    No Children 24,447
  • Average People Per Household2.18
  • Median Household Income$105,948
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$2,003

Education in Walnut Creek

The Brandman campus in Walnut Creek, CA provides a wide selection of on-campus and online bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Meanwhile, Northgate High School has demonstrated consistently solid performance marks and even offers high-end athletic activities such as water polo.

Walnut Creek, CA Education Statistics

  • No High School1%
  • Some High School11%
  • Some College20%
  • Associate Degree7%
  • Bachelor Degree34%
  • Graduate Degree27%

Tips for Renting in Walnut Creek

If you are moving from Los Angeles to Walnut Creek, don’t get a new wardrobe. Winter aside, a light shirt and jeans will do for most of the year. Also, you’ll need to keep your car. 

Walnut Creek is not the friendliest city for smokers. If you live in a multiunit residence, tenants’ rights do not include smoking. You’re allowed to smoke on allotted downtown sidewalks, in single-family homes, and on golf courses, but everywhere else is off limits according to local ordinances. The fines start at $100 for the first offense and go all the way up to $500 for multiple infractions.

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