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Overview of Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek apartments for rent now occupy land that was once home to the Bolbones Indians. After the Spanish arrived in 1772, almost 100 years later, California soon became a possession of Mexico after the Mexican Revolution. California became an official state of the United States in 1850. The city of Walnut Creek quickly became known as "The Corners" as its prime location sits between Pacheco and Lafayette together. The Walnut Creek Historical Society has made many efforts to preserve the original buildings of the downtown business district as a means of continuing to educate residents and visitors about the cultural heritage and expansion of the city.

Living in Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek apartments for rent are the perfect place to call home for outdoor enthusiasts and those active in the arts. The Walnut Creek community as a whole supports many activities and places to visit through non-profit organizations so families and individuals of all lifestyles can enjoy the amenities Walnut Creek has to offer.

The Walnut Creek Civic Arts Education Center offers community members the opportunity to experiment with different mediums through classes such as glass and jewelry making, painting and ceramics. Fourteen outdoor parks offer residents the opportunity to enjoy walking, running and biking paths and picnic areas.

Walnut Creek offers a walkable downtown area for residents to enjoy local shops and places to eat. A free bus service is also available to those who need to get from one area to the next. The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system runs from the BART station to Broadway Plaza five days a week with intermediate stops at every other block.

Walnut Creek Apartments and Cost of Living

Walnut Creek apartments for rent can be found in an array of neighborhoods that are diverse in architecture styles. The Almond-Shuey Neighborhood is the oldest area in Walnut Creek and offers apartments, duplexes townhomes and senior living facilities in buildings that date back to the pre-World War II era. There are a total of 13 neighborhoods to choose from, which offer an array of different scenery and amenities.

For those Walnut Creek residents seeking apartments in Walnut Creek who are facing housing issues, including those who are in danger of becoming, or are already homeless, the Fresh Start Walnut Creek program is a service center that offers Walnut Creek community members help with financial and sustainable living programs. Through personalized case management systems, the Fresh Start program services include court and community service advocacy, independent living and budget and money management assistance among other programs.

The annual cost of living for Walnut Creek, Calif., is 16.8 percent greater than the state average and 53.3 percent greater than the national average. Residents typically pay $3.82 for a gallon of gas, $4.89 for coffee and $8.00 for a pizza, according to AreaVibes.

Apartments in Walnut Creek- Study

Walnut Creek is home to several college and university students who have access to both two-year and four-year public and private institutions in and around the city limits, making apartments in Walnut Creek popular with students. Diablo Valley College is conveniently located.

Apartments in Walnut Creek-Work

Students and new residents living in Walnut Creek apartments have access to the John F. Kennedy University in Pleasant Hill, which offers career counseling services to help community members find jobs. The top five employers of Walnut Creek include: the John Muir Medical Center, Bank of the West, the Central Garden and Pet and the City of Walnut Creek. Walnut Creek serves five school districts.

35

San Francisco, CA 94105

$3,625 and up

Studio-3 Beds1-3 Baths

San Francisco, CA (Rincon Hill, South Beach...)


$3,625 and up

Studio-3 Beds1-3 Baths

Pleasanton, CA 94566

$2,550 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Pleasanton, CA (Downtown Pleasanton)


$2,550 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
31

San Francisco, CA 94105

Contact for Pricing

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

San Francisco, CA (Rincon Hill, South Beach...)


Contact for Pricing

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
16

Pleasanton, CA 94566

$2,335 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Pleasanton, CA (Asco - Radum)

(16)

$2,335 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
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14

San Francisco, CA 94107

$2,725 and up

Loft-2 Beds1-2 Baths

San Francisco, CA (South Beach, Southeast San Francisco)

(14)

$2,725 and up

Loft-2 Beds1-2 Baths
26

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

$2,095 and up

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Pleasant Hill, CA


$2,095 and up

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
12
69

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

$1,867 and up

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Pleasant Hill, CA

(69)

$1,867 and up

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
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17

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

$1,990

2 Beds1 Bath

7
19

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

$1,390 and up

1-2 Beds1 Bath

19

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

$1,895 and up

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath

9

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

$2,295 and up

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Pleasant Hill, CA (Ellinwood)


$2,295 and up

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
22

Concord, CA 94520

$1,810 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Concord, CA (Meadow Homes)


$1,810 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
7

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

$1,725 and up

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Pleasant Hill, CA (Camelback)


$1,725 and up

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
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49

Concord, CA 94520

$2,066 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Concord, CA (Downtown Concord)

(49)

$2,066 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
24

San Ramon, CA 94583

$2,105 and up

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

San Ramon, CA (Crow Canyon)


$2,105 and up

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Pittsburg, CA 94565

$1,540 and up

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

9

Berkeley, CA 94704

$3,287 and up

1-2 Beds1 Bath

Berkeley, CA (Berkeley, University of California-Berkeley)


$3,287 and up

1-2 Beds1 Bath
6

Berkeley, CA 94704

$2,475 and up

1-2 Beds1 Bath

Berkeley, CA (Berkeley, Downtown)


$2,475 and up

1-2 Beds1 Bath
8

Berkeley, CA 94704

$2,259 and up

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath

Berkeley, CA (Berkeley, Downtown)


$2,259 and up

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath
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59

San Ramon, CA 94583

$1,772 and up

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

San Ramon, CA

(59)

$1,772 and up

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths