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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B
Pocket is a neighborhood in Sacramento, California with a population of 29,083. Pocket is in Sacramento County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Pocket offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Pocket there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in Pocket and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Pocket are above average.
About Pocket...
Population
29,083

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$373,677
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,309
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    82
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    185
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    348
    500
  • Theft
    199
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    277
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$84,708
National
$55,322
Children
16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    19%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%
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I love the fact that we have some good parks to go too. We have some good neighbors and the fire station is 3 blocks away. I would like to see change to my neighborhood with more social events, more parties and some more areas with benches.
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The Pocket area is a quiet and well-maintained suburban neighborhood. The community feels bery tight-knit and welcoming. I've felt relatively safe for the nearly 10 years I've been here.
There isn't a whole lot to do in the exact neighborhood, but Elk Grove, downtown, and other locations with more things to do are close enough. The neighborhood is very nice. There are a lot of elderly residents along with families with children. It's a nice, mostly quiet neighborhood bordered by the river and freeway.