There are 5 nursing homes in Walnut Creek, California, providing for a population of 82,557 people. Despite not having a ton of nursing homes, this city received a top-notch city grade of A-. In fact, this place's city grade even surpassed the city grade of facilities in the local city of Oakland. This is particularly impressive in light of the fact that we gave those facilities in Oakland a city grade of B, which is actually a good grade in its own right. We were so impressed with Walnut Creek that we rated it as one of the top 500 cities in the United States.
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this city performed extremely well in our short-term care category. Walnut Creek received one of our highest grades in that category with a grade of A-. Strong scores in this category typically mean the city's facilities have impressive physical therapy staffing levels. In addition, Walnut Creek also really excelled in the category of inspections, where it received an A-. Few cities performed better in this category. Wrapping up its phenomenal profile, we awarded the city grades of A- and B+ for our nursing and long-term care categories respectively.