Placer County, California 

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Population

374,985

+11.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.5%

Median Income

$73,747

Median Home Price

$508,900

Best Places to Live in Placer County, California

Capital city / suburban complex - Northern California, northern Central Valley at the base of the Sierra Nevada. June, September and May are the most pleasant months in Placer County, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Mild winters
Nearby recreation
Central location
Cons
Growth and sprawl
Rising cost of living
Summer heat
 $774,000 
9367 Eckerman Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 2046 SqFt
 $573,900 
1303 Orchid Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2657 SqFt
 $965,000 
1224 Lords Way
Bed 5 | Bath 3 | 2400 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.


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Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: California
County: Placer County
Metro Area: Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Roseville, Rocklin, 20 total
Zip Codes: 95747, 95648, 95678, 95765, 95661, 95603, 95677, 95746, 95602, 95650, 29 total
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 25 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Placer County is 3.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Placer County jobs have increased by 1.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Placer County's cost of living is 39.8% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Placer County's Cost of Living

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

VOTING
Placer county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Placer County's population is 374,985 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 11.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 27.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Placer County is $508,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.4%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Placer County public schools spend $9,391 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 23.5 students per teacher in Placer County. More Education



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ZIP CODES IN PLACER COUNTY, CALIFORNIA
95747, 95648, 95678, 95765, 95661, 95603, 95677, 95746, 95602, 95650, 29 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN PLACER
$774,000
9367 Eckerman Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$573,900
1303 Orchid Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$965,000
1224 Lords Way
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$2,499,000
9606 Stoney Ridge Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$489,000
604 Chipmunk St
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$649,000
4177 Pleasant Hill Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$830,000
3690 Karchner Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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