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West Sacramento
  • Suburb of Sacramento, CA

Report Card

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

editorial

West Sacramento is a suburb of Sacramento with a population of 53,151. West Sacramento is in Yolo County. Living in West Sacramento offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In West Sacramento there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in West Sacramento and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in West Sacramento are above average.

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About West Sacramento...
Population
53,151

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$349,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,026
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    43%
  • Own
    57%
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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
    180.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    1.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    62.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    145.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    434
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,129.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    384.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    national  12%

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