Sacramento County, California 

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Population

1,495,400

+7.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.1%

Median Income

$55,615

Median Home Price

$371,000

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Best Places to Live in Sacramento County, 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 County, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Sacramento, CA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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.


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Country: United States
State: California
County: Sacramento County
Metro Area: Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Sacramento, Elk Grove, 35 total
Zip Codes: 95823, 95630, 95624, 95758, 95608, 95828, 95670, 95757, 95843, 95610, 54 total
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 25 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Sacramento County is 4.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Sacramento County jobs have increased by 1.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Sacramento County's cost of living is 23.9% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Sacramento County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Sacramento county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Sacramento County's population is 1,495,400 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 7.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Sacramento County is Real Estate: $371,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.2%.

SCHOOLS
Sacramento County public schools spend $9,857 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 23.7 students per teacher in Sacramento County. More Education



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Housing Market in Sacramento

It's a good time to buy in Sacramento. Home Appreciation is up 5.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Sacramento is $371,000.

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ZIP CODES IN SACRAMENTO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA
95823, 95630, 95624, 95758, 95608, 95828, 95670, 95757, 95843, 95610, 54 total

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