Real Estate Prices and Overview
North Sacramento median real estate prices are $224,220, which is less expensive than 81.8% of California neighborhoods
and 33.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in North Sacramento are currently
$970, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 92.8% of California neighborhoods.
North Sacramento is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Sacramento, California.
North Sacramento real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the North Sacramento neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
North Sacramento has a 13.7% vacancy rate, which is
well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than
69.2% of American neighborhoods). This could either
signal that there is weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood,
or that much of the housing stock is seasonally occupied,
which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes.
Either way, if you live here year round, you will find many of the homes
or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Sacramento,
the North Sacramento neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars
or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile
not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services
one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in
the North Sacramento neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 45.0% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 98.3% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the North Sacramento neighborhood has more
Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry.
North Sacramento is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Gujarati, which is native to the Indian state of Gujarat, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
With more than 1.7% of residents living with a same sex partner,
North Sacramento is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in
this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that
this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than
96.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low
income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a
neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children,
who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities,
the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty,
which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals
both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the North Sacramento neighborhood in Sacramento are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 81.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 21.9% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 61.6%
of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel
rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if
most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is
the shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits
your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the North Sacramento neighborhood, 33.3%
of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
executive, management, and professional occupations, with 31.7% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(17.5%), and 17.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves,
Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily
from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods
home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more
unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households
– and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live
in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents
or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the North Sacramento neighborhood in Sacramento, CA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican
(27.1%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (6.1%) , and residents who report German roots (5.6%) , and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (4.6%) , along with some Russian ancestry residents (4.6%), among others. In addition, 22.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are
tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are
at home with their families.
The most common language spoken in the North Sacramento
neighborhood is English, spoken by 67.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region), Gujarati (native to the Indian state of Gujarat) and South Asian languages.
Getting to Work
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your
day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially
with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and
means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically
located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set
up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike.
The greatest number of commuters in North Sacramento neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.0% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (81.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (6.7%) and 5.2% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.