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Folsom
  • Town in California

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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade A+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Folsom is a town in California with a population of 79,584. Folsom is in Sacramento County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Folsom offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Folsom there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Folsom and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Folsom are highly rated.

About

About Folsom...
Population
79,584

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$558,900
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,818
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    59.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    15.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    25.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    270.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,105.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    77.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  11%

Working in Folsom

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$118,006
National
$64,994

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