Sacramento, California 

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Population

512,838

+6.6% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.7%

Median Income

$50,013

Median Home Price

$435,600

Median Age

34.3

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.4 / 7.2

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Sacramento, California

Capital city / suburban complex - Northern California, northern Central Valley at the base of the Sierra Nevada. May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Sacramento, while January and December are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: 95823, 95822, 95831, 95833, 95835, 95838, 95820, 95824, 95834, 95815, 18 total
Cost of Living: 21.6% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 25 ft above sea level

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Sacramento, Ca Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Mild winters
Nearby recreation
Central location
Cons
Growth and sprawl
Rising cost of living
Summer heat

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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Sacramento is 7.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Sacramento jobs have increased by 1.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Sacramento's cost of living is 21.6% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Sacramento's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Sacramento, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Sacramento county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 61.4% to 36.1%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Sacramento's population is 512,838 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 6.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Sacramento is Real Estate: $435,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.6%.

SCHOOLS
Sacramento public schools spend $10,020 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 25.1 students per teacher in Sacramento. More Education



Best Places to Live in Sacramento Rankings


Housing Market in Sacramento

It's a good time to buy in Sacramento. Home Appreciation is up 22.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Sacramento is $435,600.
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Reviews for Sacramento   117 Reviews
Sacramento Is Flawed But Still Wonderful - 10/3/2021
It is easy to say negative things about Sacramento as we have many problems that are common throughout California. Crime & homelessness rates are high here. Housing is... Read More

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You don't want to live here - 5/15/2021
High, high crime rate and car theft capitol of the country. Everyone knows someone who’s had their car stolen or have had their own car stolen. Sacramento’s violent... Read More

is this the symbol of our state? - 1/30/2020
The city is very mixed. I will start off by saying it has some excellent historical and educational sites to look at. It is a contractual obligation that you look at the... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA
95823, 95822, 95831, 95833, 95835, 95838, 95820, 95824, 95834, 95815, 18 total

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