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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    D
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B-
Walnut is a suburb of Los Angeles with a population of 30,062. Walnut is in Los Angeles County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Walnut offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Walnut there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many young professionals live in Walnut and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Walnut are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$703,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$2,163
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    16%
  • Own
    84%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    76.2
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    39.7
    40.7
  • Robbery
    26.5
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    768.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    732.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    106
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    18%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    37%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

Working in Walnut

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$98,329
National
$55,322
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Walnut Reviews

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Walnut's really nice. I've lived here my entire life and it's also been peaceful. Not to mention that we have great fast food options that are so close to the surrounding area, such as Chipotle, In-n-Out, Chick-Fil-A, and more! Everyone you meet is pretty friendly and the school district here is amazing. The city is pretty clean and everybody loves Snow Creek Park whether if it's to go on a nice walk or take aesthetic photos with your friends and family. Definitely recommend!
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I love how friendly all the neighbors are! I have been living in Walnut since I was born and I have never seen such a friendly group of neighbors. Where I live, I am 3 minutes from a elementary and middle school, and 10 minutes away from a high school and another 15 from another high school. 20 minutes to take me to the college near which is Cal Poly Pomona and Mount Sac.
Walnut is a very friendly and diverse community. There are many great schools around the area in addition to the many establishments that provide for great food and events. It is family friendly in ways such as having many sporting clubs for children and adults. While the price of living may be a little more than other cities, it is affordable and safe. Living here for many years allowed for connections to numerous friends and connections. Walnut is a great place to live overall.