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San Francisco, CA vs Sacramento, CA

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- The Median Age in Sacramento is 4.0 years younger than in San Francisco.
- Sacramento housing costs are 76.3% less expensive than San Francisco housing costs.
- The average commute for residents of Sacramento is 7.4 minutes shorter than it is for residents of San Francisco.

 San Francisco, CASacramento, CAUnited States

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Reviews for San Francisco    141 Reviews
A beautiful world class city. - 1/10/2020
S.F. is absolutely gorgeous. It has beautiful views, interesting places to go, and some of the best food in the world. I've always suspected that one had to be brain... Read More

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It used to be a great city. - 10/29/2019
I first moved the city in the late 70's. It was a great place then. Friendly, creative people, relatively peaceful, and of course beautiful. There was a great vibe going... Read More

Playground for the elite and the hapless - 9/2/2019
Typical city with democrats at the podium. If you enjoy mixing the high-income elite, mixed with traffic gridlock, daily crime, gangs, homeless people defecating and... Read More

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

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94112, 94110, 94122, 94109, 94116, 94121, 94117, 94134, 94118, 94115, 27 total
95823, 95822, 95831, 95833, 95835, 95838, 95820, 95824, 95834, 95815, 18 total


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