Most Expensive Sacramento Neighborhoods
Sacramento is a large city located in the state of California. With a population of 479,686 people and 171 constituent neighborhoods, Sacramento is the sixth largest community in California.
Housing costs in Sacramento are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
Sacramento is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Sacramento is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sacramento who work in office and administrative support (16.76%), sales jobs (9.68%) and management occupations (8.90%).
Also of interest is that Sacramento has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Sacramento is a popular destination for single career-starters. One thing that you will notice when you are out and about town is that there is a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters out at restaurants, listening to live music, and enjoying other activities. They are a real visible part of the culture of Sacramento. This makes Sacramento a good place to live for young professionals. With so many people in this demographic, Sacramento presents many opportunities for single professionals to enjoy themselves, socialize, and to create lasting relationships.
Sacramento is a big city, and with that comes lots of benefits. One benefit is that most big cities have public transit, but Sacramento really shines when it comes to the extensiveness and use of its public transit system. More than most large American cities, Sacramento citizens use public transit daily to get to and from work. And while there are transportation options, most people in Sacramento ride the bus. Whereas in some cities one is destined to sit in traffic every morning to get to work and every evening to get home, in Sacramento a lot leave their cars at home (if they even choose to own one), and hop a ride on the bus.
In terms of college education, Sacramento is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.35% of adults in Sacramento have a college degree.
The per capita income in Sacramento in 2010 was $25,508, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,032 for a family of four. However, Sacramento contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Sacramento is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Sacramento home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sacramento residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Sacramento also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 27.18% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sacramento include German, Irish, English and Italian.
Sacramento also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 21.88%.
The languages spoken by people in Sacramento are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Sacramento is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese and Miao/Hmong.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||174,624|
|SACRAMENTO HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||47.57%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||52.43%|
|TYPE OF SACRAMENTO HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||59.20%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||7.43%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||8.69%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||22.96%|
|SIZE OF SACRAMENTO HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.81%|
|AGE OF SACRAMENTO HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||15.90%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||37.96%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||34.85%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||11.29%|
|SACRAMENTO REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$309,614|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,136|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $69,000||4.46%|
|$69,001 - $137,000||8.98%|
|$137,001 - $274,000||29.79%|
|$274,001 - $411,000||24.68%|
|$411,001 - $548,000||16.33%|
|$548,001 - $685,000||7.25%|
|$685,001 - $1,028,000||6.42%|
|$1,028,001 - $1,371,000||1.41%|
|PEOPLE OF SACRAMENTO||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.24%|
|5 TO 17||17.09%|
|18 TO 24||10.98%|
|25 TO 34||16.60%|
|35 TO 54||25.97%|
|55 TO 64||11.05%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||11.07%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||82.42%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$49,753|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$25,508|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||21.88%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (14.08%)
Public Service (12.87%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (6.94%)
Information Technology (2.57%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||13.87%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.92%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||1.35%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||8.42%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||6.80%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||27.18%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (5.33%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (63.53%)
Other Asian languages (1.18%)
Indic languages (1.10%)
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