Vacaville, California 

10 Reviews | Review This Place | Photos and MapsHomes For Sale

Population

101,332

+5.4% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.4%

Median Income

$74,207

Median Home Price

$562,500

Median Age

37.4

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.2 / 7.2

summer / winter

Best Places to Live in Vacaville, California

Suburban complex - Northern California, 30 to 50 miles northeast of San Francisco. May, October and June are the most pleasant months in Vacaville, while January and December are the least comfortable months.
State: California
County: Solano County
Metro Area: Vallejo-Fairfield Metro Area
City: Vacaville
Zip Codes: 95687 95688
Cost of Living: 34.8% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 15 ft above sea level

New! Data for all 32,900 zip codes in one easy-to-use Excel file

Vacaville, CA Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Year-round climate
Strong economy
Close to San Francisco
Cons
Cost of living and housing
Growth and sprawl
Long commutes

What Bert Has To Say About Vallejo-Fairfield Metro Area

This area, known also as Solano County, is really a series of residential communities strung along I-80 as it heads east from the San Francisco Bay Area. The string starts with Vallejo (once a gritty port and navy town), which has transformed as a result of Bay Area crowding and high home prices into a fairly desirable commuter community. East across a narrow range of mountains, the land flattens again into the towns of Cordelia, Suisun City and the larger Fairfield and Vacaville.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Vacaville is 6.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Vacaville jobs have increased by 0.9%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Vacaville's cost of living is 34.8% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Vacaville's Cost of Living

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

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Solano county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 63.6% to 33.5%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Vacaville's population is 101,332 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 5.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 27.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Vacaville is Real Estate: $562,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.7%.

SCHOOLS
Vacaville public schools spend $7,613 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 24 students per teacher in Vacaville. More Education



Best Places to Live in Vacaville Rankings


Housing Market in Vacaville

It's a good time to buy in Vacaville. Home Appreciation is up 16.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Vacaville is $562,500.
Real Estate: See Homes

Reviews for Vacaville   10 Reviews
Depends on your perspective. - 9/23/2019
I am a former Bay Area resident who moved to Vacaville to escape the ridiculous cost of living in the Bay. Now, if you are coming from the Bay, this place can seem more... Read More

Start Your Review of Vacaville


Boring and hot - 3/3/2019
It’s not a bad or dangerous place to live but I believe it doesn’t deserve the 5 stars most people are giving it. I have no idea where these people lived before moving... Read More

It's not a cultural or intellectual hub - 5/16/2010
If you enjoy a sophisticated urban environment, if you're single, if you're highly educated and appreciate access to continuing higher education at the post-graduate... Read More


View More Data >

COMPARE COST OF LIVING
Compare Vacaville, California to any other place in the USA.

MAPS OF VACAVILLE, CALIFORNIA
Check out the latest Maps in a variety of categories including cost of living, population, and commute time. You can also use our New Interactive Map to explore places.Vacaville,California Map
ZIP CODES IN VACAVILLE, CALIFORNIA
95687 95688

PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP

Members receive 10 FREE city profile downloads a month, unlimited access to our detailed cost of living calculator and analysis, unlimited access to our DataEngine, and more.

Try Now
Join BestPlaces