Fair Oaks, California 

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Population

30,704

0.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.8%

Median Income

$73,295

Median Home Price

$435,900

Best Places to Live in Fair Oaks, California

Capital city / suburban complex - Northern California, northern Central Valley at the base of the Sierra Nevada
Pros
-Mild winters
-Nearby recreation
-Central location
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Rising cost of living
-Summer heat

Local Listings in Fair, Oaks, CA
 $490,000 
5220 Kauai Way
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 | 1852 SqFt
 $490,000 
5220 Kauai Way
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 | 1852 SqFt
 $489,000 
8291 Sunset Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1924 SqFt
 $455,000 
3961 Bannister Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 2004 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade Metro Area

Sacramento, the capital of California, has been a leading agricultural and transportation center for most of its history. In the past 15 years, as costs have escalated in California’s coastal cities, thousands have migrated to the area for its reduced cost of living and proximity to San Francisco and Lake Tahoe. Now, as a result, growth and traffic issues have become top-of-mind issues for the area. Downtown Sacramento is pleasant and attractive but somewhat lacking in entertainment and activities (aside from restored historic “Old Sacramento” riverfront downtown area). Most recent growth has occurred to the north, northeast, and south as typical California sprawl- freeways, strip malls, and endless developments of tightly packed homes. Job growth projections remain strong.


QUICK FACTS

City: Fair Oaks
Zip Codes: 95628
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 25 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Fair Oaks is 3.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fair Oaks jobs have increased by 1.40%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Fair Oaks's cost of living is 47.30% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Fair Oaks's Cost of Living

VOTING
Sacramento county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Fair Oaks's population is 30,704 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 0.04%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Fair Oaks is $435,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.93%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Fair Oaks

SCHOOLS
Fair Oaks public schools spend $9,182 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 25.5 students per teacher in Fair Oaks. More Education


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Housing Market in Fair Oaks

It's a good time to buy in Fair Oaks. Home Appreciation is up 4.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Fair Oaks Real Estate or Find top agents in Fair Oaks

The median home price in Fair Oaks is $435,900. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Fair Oaks   7 Reviews
Hometown - 10/11/2016
I grew up in the little section nestled near the hospital, It's more citrus heights than it is fair oaks but i get in on a technicality. I loved growing up here, hella... Read More

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Think before you move here - 8/24/2012
Moved here in June and am leaving in September. Not an ideal place. Sacramento county is one of the worst. Move to Placer county, much better amenities. There are NO... Read More

Love this city :) - 8/3/2009
I've lived in Orangevale, CA for about 10 years. Fair Oaks is right next door and ever since I've lived in the area I have LOVED Fair Oaks. The homes off of Winding Way... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN FAIR OAKS CA
$490,000
5220 Kauai Way
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

$489,000
8291 Sunset Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$455,000
3961 Bannister Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$434,900
8929 Cedarvillage Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$425,000
4420 Plantation Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$425,000
4412 Walali Way
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

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