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Facts Sacramento Property Investors Want to Know

Interesting Facts & Statistics

  • Sacramento covers a total area of 100.105 square miles, with 97.915 square miles being covered by land, and 2.190 square miles being covered by water.
  • Sacramento consists of 45% Whites, 14.6% African Americans, 18.3% Asian Americans, and 22.1% other races
  • Major corporations headquartered in Sacramento include Blue Diamond Growers, The McClatchy Company, Sutter Health, Aerojet, Teichert, and other notable companies.
  • There are 28 library branches in the greater Sacramento area.
  • Sacramento is served by 5 public school districts.
  • Sacramento has 6 nicknames that include SAC-Town, River City, Sacto, SAC, America’s Most Diverse City, and Camellia City of the World.

Current Events & Attractions in Sacramento

  • California State Railroad Museum
  • California State Capitol and Museum
  • Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament
  • California Automobile Museum
  • Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park
  • Fairytale Town, Sacramento Zoo, and Tower Bridge
  • Sacramento Theatre Company
  • Loch Leven Lakes Trail & the Shepard Garden and Arts Center
  • Discovery Museum Science & Space Center
  • The Sacramento Park System has been recognized for Being the #3 Park System in the Nation Out of All Metropolitan Park Systems.
  • American River Parkway

Sacramento Community Statistics

  • Sacramento has a population of 2,082,670, with 760,698 households
  • 50.4% of residents in Sacramento are childless, whereas 49.6% have children that are 18 and under
  • There are 37% renters in Sacramento, compared to 63% of those who own their homes.
  • Rental vacancy rates in Sacramento are 7%.
  • The median age is 34.8 years old
  • Median household income is $61,087 in Sacramento, compared to $52,175 for all adult U.S. Residents
  • Per capita income is $29,278 locally, compared to $27,466 for all adult U.S. Residents
  • The median home value in Sacramento is $390,500
  • 74% of all housing in Sacramento is valued at $300,000 or more
  • 87% of Sacramento residents have a high school diploma, and 30% of residents have a 4 year college degree.

Sacramento Rental Statistics

  • In 2014, the average monthly rent amount in Sacramento was $1,301 per month for a 3 bedroom single family home, and $788 for a 1 bedroom apartment.
  • 23% of Sacramento residents pay 30% or more of their annual household income in rent.
  • As of 2013, 37% of Sacramento residents were renters, compared to 36.98% of renters in the U.S.
  • Owner average household size is 2.76 people, compared to 2.56 for renters
  • The rent to price ratio in Sacramento is 0.3%.

We are pledged to the letter and spirit of U.S. policy for the achievement of equal housing opportunity throughout the Nation. See Equal Housing Opportunity Statement for more information.

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