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Sacramento
  • City in California

Report Card

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

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Sacramento is a city in California with a population of 500,930. Sacramento is in Sacramento County. Living in Sacramento offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Sacramento there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Sacramento and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Sacramento are above average.

About

About Sacramento...
Population
500,930

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$336,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,263
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    52%
  • Own
    48%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    393.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    6.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    24.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    202.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    582.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,071.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    528.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    national  12%

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