Official Zip Code NameWalnut Creek
Zip Code StateCalifornia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code925
Current Population:20277
Racial Majority:White 68.10%
Public School Racial Majority:White 59%
Unemployment Rate:3.41%
Median Household Income$82242
Average Adjusted Gross Income$90615
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time28 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
PDT
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Primary County: Contra Costa
Elevation Range197 - 253 ft.
Area4 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.91730118, -122.07282257

Zip Code 94597 Description

Zip Code 94597 is located in the state of California in the San Francisco - Oakland - San Jose metro area. Zip code 94597 is primarily located in Contra Costa County. The official US Postal Service name for 94597 is WALNUT CREEK, California. Portions of zip code 94597 are contained within or border the city limits of Walnut Creek, CA, Waldon, CA, Pleasant Hill, CA, Lafayette, CA, and Concord, CA. The area code for zip code 94597 is 925. 94597 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in California.

The current unemployment level in 94597 is 3.41% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 8.5% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 9.8% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.9%.

The majority ethnicity residing in 94597 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 94597 public schools is White. 11.4% of students in 94597 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 13916 67.41% 13802 +1%
 Black Or African American 394 1.91% 465 -15%
 Hispanic 2102 10.18% 2174 -3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 50 -100%
 Asian 3324 16.1% 2864 +16%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 53 0.26% 43 +23%
 Other Race 66 0.15% 66 -53%
 Two Or More Races 813 4% 813 +1%

Zip Code 94597 Race/Ethnicity

 White 59%
 Black Or African American 3.7%
 Hispanic 14.8%
 Asian 16.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 4.7%

Zip Code 94597 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population202770
Male Population48.10%
Female Population51.90%
Total Households9541
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
11.4%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
50.0%
Median Household Income$82242
Income Under $50K Per Year25.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year38.40%
114 US Congressional DistrictCalifornia 11
RepresentativeMark DeSaulnier
PartyDemocrat
Average Real Estate Asking Price$471651
Average Real Estate Sale Price$407833
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)3.41%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.63%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.25%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9b: 25F to 30F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 9b: 25F to 30F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCsb - Warm-Summer Mediterranean Climate
Ecoregion
Average First Frost DatesDecember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 1 - 10

Zip Code 94597 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)36394143475254545247423745
Avg Max Temp (°F)54606469758186868375635571
Avg Precip (In.)4.764.223.191.64.89.13.05.08.281.42.563.0822.28
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA
CBSA Type94597
CBSA Population4394426
Time ZonePacific Standard Time (PST)
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours