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Sacramento, CA vs Houston, TX

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Highlights
- The median age of a home in Houston is 7.0% older than the median age of a home in Sacramento.
- Homes are 2.7% more expensive likely to be rented in Houston than in Sacramento.

Housing
 Sacramento, CAHouston, TXUnited States
 434040
 $327,300$185,500$231,200
 5.6%6.6%6.7%
 53.7%42.3%35.6%
 60.1%48.7%27.4%
 $8.0$18.9$11.8
 44.1%38.5%56.0%
 6.8%11.1%12.2%
 49.1%50.5%31.8%
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 Avg Rent For Home Or Apartment
 Sacramento, CAHouston, TXUnited States
 $1,642$1,469$1,470
 $881$888$821
 $998$992$930
 $1,259$1,208$1,148
 $1,822$1,653$1,537
 $2,212$2,078$1,791
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 Vacant Housing
 Sacramento, CAHouston, TXUnited States
 2.3%4.7%2.1%
 0.5%0.9%0.5%
 0.6%0.7%1.0%
 0.4%0.5%0.5%
 0.4%0.7%4.0%
 2.6%3.6%4.2%
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 Owner-Occupied Housing Value
 Sacramento, CAHouston, TXUnited States
 2.1%2.0%3.5%
 1.4%2.7%3.1%
 1.1%6.0%3.9%
 1.1%9.6%5.4%
 2.1%11.2%6.3%
 7.4%18.9%14.7%
 11.8%11.6%14.6%
 26.2%12.7%18.7%
 21.0%8.8%11.0%
 11.7%5.3%6.2%
 10.4%6.1%7.0%
 2.4%2.4%2.7%
 0.8%1.6%1.5%
 0.2%0.6%0.5%
 0.3%0.8%0.7%
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 Housing Units By Year Built
 Sacramento, CAHouston, TXUnited States
 0.2%1.6%0.9%
 0.8%3.3%2.3%
 15.5%14.4%14.5%
 8.7%9.9%14.0%
 15.4%14.2%13.6%
 15.1%22.5%15.5%
 8.7%9.9%14.0%
 13.1%10.8%10.5%
 8.0%4.6%5.1%
 10.9%4.4%12.9%

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Reviews for Sacramento    115 Reviews
Bit of a downer... - 7/13/2019
I'm 21 years old and I've lived in Sac my whole life. I have always enjoyed the K-12 schools in Sacramento (albeit in the nicer parts of the city). The recreation and... Read More

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Sacramento, best place to live in California. - 3/26/2019
I've lived in Sacramento since 1989. I used to live in the S.F. Bay Area. Never regretted making the move. We have glorious seasons. Summer can be hot, but we've... Read More

The Real Scoop - 10/9/2016
I am a native-born who lived in Sacramento from the mid-1960’ s to 2005, left for 10 years and came back for family reasons. Here is my assessment of the... Read More

Reviews for Houston    358 Reviews
The Most Amazing Place on Earth ??!!! - 9/9/2019
I was born and raised in the greatest country on the planet, Tex.., oh yeah, I forgot, I mean, I was born and raised in the greatest state in the United States of... Read More

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Houston -- Not What It Once Was - 8/16/2019
I've lived in Houston since the mid-'70s, apart from a five year stint in the early '80s and a four year stint in the 2010's. During those years Houston has changed... Read More

The best of both worlds - 7/1/2019
After living all around the U.S. I have not been able to find another city like Houston. The city retains a small town identity, despite being a large cosmopolitan city... Read More

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ZIPS IN SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA
95823, 95822, 95831, 95833, 95835, 95838, 95820, 95824, 95834, 95815, 18 total
ZIPS IN HOUSTON, TEXAS
77449, 77084, 77429, 77379, 77036, 77433, 77095, 77072, 77077, 77088, 101 total

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