Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek is a city in Contra Costa County, although not as large as neighboring Concord, Walnut Creek serves as a hub for the neighboring cities.

The Broadway Plaza shopping center has anchor tenants and is part of the downtown retail and restaurant district. Roads are bicycle and pedestrian friendly, so local residents can travel from places to place by foot. In 2012, the city was listed among the 10 best places to retire in the U.S. by CBS Money Watch and U.S. News.

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  • Distance to UC Davis Campus: 55 miles
  • Distance to UC Davis Health, Sacramento Campus: 73 miles

Employees in Walnut Creek

(based on 2015 payroll records of full-time employees)

Employees Number Who Live in Walnut Creek
UC Davis Campus 16
UC Davis Health, Sacramento Campus 5