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Overview

Introduction to Walnut, California

Walnut, California, in Los Angeles county, is 3 miles W of Diamond Bar, California (center to center) and 13 miles N of Anaheim, California. The city is located in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metropolitan area.

Walnut History

Walnut was originally inhabited by the Indians of Shoshone origin. The Spaniards arrived in this area during the early 1800s. They started the agricultural development of the area and also began building home sites. The city got its name from the land grant of Rancho De Los Nogales. Nogales is Spanish for Walnut.

Walnut and Nearby Attractions

  • Lesher Center for the Arts.
  • Bedford Gallery.
  • Lindsay Wildlife Museum.
  • Shadelands Ranch Historical Museum.
  • Walnut Creek Open Space Recreation Areas/ Old Borges Ranch.
  • Walnut Creek Skate Park.

Things To Do In Walnut

The city is famous for the Walnut Family Festival. A parade is held during the morning hours of the festival, followed by various entertaining games and activities that are held in Suzanne Park. Apart from that there is a center for performing and visual arts. The city also has several beautiful parks as well as a golf course.

Walnut Transportation

Air transportation can be found at the Ontario International Airport.

Walnut Higher Education

Mt. San Antonio College serves the area.

Demographics

People

Total Population30,062
Male Share of the Population49.9%
Female Share of the Population50.1%
Senior Citizens16.8%
Employed Population 16+13,974
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married60%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher52%
Median Earnings25+$49,357
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,547
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,202

Wealth

Median Family Income$107,261
% Above Poverty Level91.9%
% Below Poverty Level8.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time36 minutes
% Working from Home7.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation3.1%

Housing

People Living Alone12%
Median Gross Rent$2,163
Median House Value$703,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)83.6%
German2.4%
English1.4%
Irish1.2%
Italian1%
Dutch0.8%
Arab0.6%
Scottish0.6%
Polish0.6%
Swedish0.5%
French Except Basque0.4%
African0.2%
Iranian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Egyptian0.2%
Palestinian0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Slovak0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Welsh0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Walnut Almanac

CategoryValue
County Los Angeles County
Standard Zip Codes91789
P.O. Box Zip Codes91788
Company Zip Codes91795
Phone Area Codes909
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude34.01
Approximate Longitude-117.86

Walnut Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationPOMONA FAIRPLEX
Distance7.1 miles
Jan Temp42 to 68 F
Apr Temp47 to 74 F
Jul Temp59 to 89 F
Oct Temp53 to 80 F
Annual Precip16.9 inches
StationANAHEIM
Distance10.7 miles
Jan Temp45 to 69 F
Apr Temp51 to 73 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp56 to 80 F
Annual Precip11.2 inches
StationSAN GABRIEL FIRE DEPT
Distance14.6 miles
Jan Temp43 to 70 F
Apr Temp50 to 77 F
Jul Temp62 to 89 F
Oct Temp55 to 83 F
Annual Precip18.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brea41,921$109,227
Covina48,601$75,555
Diamond Bar56,600$103,110
Hacienda Heights54,155$87,309
La Puente40,451$60,088
West Covina107,786$81,323

Walnut Public Schools

Cyrus J. Morris Elementary
19875 E. Calle Baja
ZIP: 91789
Primary
Total Enrollment 444
Leonard G. Westhoff Elementary
1323 Country Hollow
ZIP: 91789
Primary
Total Enrollment 587
Ron Hockwalt Academies (continuation)
880 S. Lemon Ave.
ZIP: 91789
High
Total Enrollment 26
South Pointe Middle
20671 Larkstone Dr.
ZIP: 91789
Middle
Total Enrollment 982
Stanley G. Oswalt Academy
19501 Shadow Oak Dr.
ZIP: 91789
Primary
Total Enrollment 993
Suzanne Middle
525 Suzanne Rd.
ZIP: 91789
Middle
Total Enrollment 1347
Vejar Elementary
20222 Vejar Rd.
ZIP: 91789
Primary
Total Enrollment 563
Walnut Elementary
841 S. Glenwick
ZIP: 91789
Primary
Total Enrollment 556
Walnut High
400 N. Pierre Rd.
ZIP: 91789
High
Total Enrollment 2754
Ybarra Academy For The Arts And Technology
1300 S. Brea Canyon Cutoff Rd.
ZIP: 91789
Primary
Total Enrollment 635

Walnut Private Schools

International School Of Montessori
20781 Amar Rd Ste 1
ZIP: 91789
Elementary
Total Enrollment 13
Kid Junction
20704 San Jose Hills Rd
ZIP: 91789
Elementary
Total Enrollment 11
Southlands Christian Schools
1920 Brea Canyon Cut Off Rd
ZIP: 91789
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 406
The Cross Christian School
20675 La Puente Rd
ZIP: 91789
Elementary
Total Enrollment 20
Tutor Time
21639 Valley Blvd
ZIP: 91789
Elementary
Total Enrollment 18
Walnut United Methodist Preschool
20601 La Puente Rd
ZIP: 91789
Elementary
Total Enrollment 14
Walnut Valley Montessori School
650 Camino De Teodoro
ZIP: 91789
Elementary
Total Enrollment 24
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