Most Expensive Elk Grove Neighborhoods
Elk Grove is a relatively large city located in the state of California. With a population of 163,553 people and 28 constituent neighborhoods, Elk Grove is the 31st largest community in California.
Housing costs in Elk Grove 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.
Elk Grove is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.13% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Elk Grove is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Elk Grove who work in office and administrative support (14.44%), management occupations (10.76%) and sales jobs (10.39%).
Also of interest is that Elk Grove has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Elk Grove is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Elk Grove really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Elk Grove perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Elk Grove is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Elk Grove, the average commute to work is 31.31 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The population of Elk Grove is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.99% of adults in Elk Grove have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Elk Grove in 2010 was $29,695, 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 $118,780 for a family of four. However, Elk Grove contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Elk Grove is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Elk Grove home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Elk Grove residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Elk Grove also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.79% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Elk Grove include German, Irish, English and Italian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Elk Grove's cultural character, accounting for 22.86% of the city’s population.
The languages spoken by people in Elk Grove 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 Elk Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog and Vietnamese.
|ELK GROVE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||48,737|
|ELK GROVE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||70.85%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||29.15%|
|TYPE OF ELK GROVE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||86.39%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||2.38%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||1.76%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||8.80%|
|SIZE OF ELK GROVE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||12.50%|
|AGE OF ELK GROVE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||45.19%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||50.61%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||3.65%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.55%|
|ELK GROVE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$337,307|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,855|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $64,000||2.24%|
|$64,001 - $128,000||0.91%|
|$128,001 - $256,000||17.90%|
|$256,001 - $384,000||40.93%|
|$384,001 - $512,000||22.52%|
|$512,001 - $640,000||9.77%|
|$640,001 - $960,000||4.08%|
|$960,001 - $1,281,000||0.84%|
|PEOPLE OF ELK GROVE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.30%|
|5 TO 17||22.82%|
|18 TO 24||8.84%|
|25 TO 34||12.68%|
|35 TO 54||29.19%|
|55 TO 64||10.37%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||9.80%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||90.53%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$79,051|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$29,695|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||10.27%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (15.58%)
Public Service (14.78%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (6.27%)
Information Technology (2.60%)
Real estate (2.35%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||11.37%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.65%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||1.47%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||5.25%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||8.22%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||17.79%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (9.90%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (66.04%)
Indic languages (2.21%)
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