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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 523,600. Sacramento is in Sacramento County. Living in Sacramento offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own 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
523,600

Home Listings

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$450,500
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,592
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    49%
  • Own
    51%
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Sacramento Rankings

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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
    620.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    10.3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    35.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    236
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    525.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,961
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    680.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    national  11%

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