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Folsom, CA
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Living in Folsom



Folsom is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 83,269 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Folsom is the 106th largest community in California.

Housing costs in Folsom 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.

Also of interest is that Folsom has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Folsom telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 21.98% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Folsom, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Folsom is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 51.75% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Folsom in 2018 was $51,261, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $205,044 for a family of four.

Folsom is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Folsom home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Folsom residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Folsom also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.75% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Folsom include German, English, Irish, Italian, and European.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Folsom's cultural character, accounting for 17.28% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Folsom is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.