Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Setting
    Large City
  • Population
    463,537
  • Population Density
    4,630 people/sq.mi.
  • Size
    100 sq.mi.
  • Reviews
    386 3.3
Sacramento is a large city in California with 463,537 residents. It has very high home values, average rent costs, and very high unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have average education levels and average income levels.

Ratings and Reviews
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    • 2
    Employment at South Hagginwood: This area is filed with homelessness
    • 5
    Local Businesses at South Hagginwood: Expo nail and spa is the best place to get nails done in this area.
    • 2
    Employment at Meadowview: where ever you apply they never call you back. there is no jobs in the area and everyone hates that because they need money to pay their bills but, can not do that because there are no jobs available.
    • 4
    Local Businesses at Meadowview: when you walk into the local businesses their is always someone that is helping you from the start. they do not want you to wast your time looking for something, when they can help you very quickly.
    • 3
    Crime & Safety at Meadowview: Everyone knows that in South Sacramento there's problems with gangs and what not.

Neighborhoods

Niche Grade Name Population
3.33 Valley Hi/North Laguna 43,485
2.66 Meadowview 26,624
3.66 Pocket 24,033
3.00 South Natomas 22,958
3.00 East Sacramento 18,151
2.66 Parkway 15,823
3.33 South Land Park 13,084
3.66 Greenhaven 8,696
3.00 College Glen 8,078
2.33 Robla 7,642
4.00 Natomas Park 7,140
3.33 Land Park 6,879
3.33 Midtown/Winn Park 6,770
2.33 Northgate/Gardenland 6,630
3.00 Curtis Park 6,606
3.00 Downtown 6,563
2.66 South East 5,617
3.66 Gateway West 5,611
3.66 Regency Park 5,303
2.00 South Hagginwood 5,271
2.66 Fruitridge Manor 4,905
2.66 Central Oak Park 4,744
2.33 South Oak Park 4,669
2.00 Avondale 4,590
2.33 Hagginwood 4,407
3.00 North Oak Park 4,280
3.00 Heritage Park 4,268
2.00 Old North Sacramento 4,258
2.33 Glenwood Meadows 4,076
3.33 Village 7 4,015
2.33 East Del Paso Heights 3,859
3.66 Willow Creek 3,834
2.33 Del Paso Heights 3,778
2.33 North City Farms 3,684
4.00 Creekside 3,653
2.66 Tahoe Park 3,483
3.33 Boulevard Park 3,469
3.00 Upper Land Park 3,458
2.00 Noralto 3,327
3.66 River Park 3,266
2.66 Colonial Manor 3,006
3.33 Sundance Lake 2,914
3.00 Golf Course Terrace 2,903
3.00 Hollywood Park 2,893
2.66 Woodbine 2,845
4.00 RP-Sports Complex 2,815
2.66 Colonial Village 2,780
2.66 River Gardens 2,736
3.66 Village 12 2,695
3.33 Richmond Grove 2,618
2.00 Glen Elder 2,599
3.66 Natomas Crossing 2,575
3.66 Natomas Creek 2,566
2.00 Strawberry Manor 2,530
2.66 Tallac Village 2,499
3.00 Colonial Heights 2,379
2.33 Raley Industrial Park 2,366
3.00 Campus Commons 2,234
2.33 West Dell Paso Heights 2,224
2.66 Brentwood 2,205
2.33 Erikson Industrial Park 2,102
3.33 New Era Park 2,059
3.00 Airport 2,024
3.33 Z'berg Park 1,953
3.66 Sierra Oaks 1,827
3.66 Swallow's Nest 1,725
3.33 Marshall School 1,666
2.33 Ben Ali 1,590
3.00 California State University - Sacramento 1,580
2.00 Lawrence Park 1,576
3.00 Tahoe Park South 1,531
3.33 Elmhurst 1,519
3.00 Newton Booth 1,508
2.66 Freeport Manor 1,487
1.66 Richardson Village 1,445
3.66 Metro Center 1,379
3.00 Medical Center 1,370
3.00 West Tahoe Park 1,361
3.33 Mansion Flats 1,351
2.00 Wills Acres 1,325
2.00 South City Farms 1,267
2.33 Hansen Park Golf Course 1,247
2.33 Woodlake 1,246
3.66 Westlake 1,238
3.00 Carleton Tract 1,179
3.00 Old Sacramento 1,083
2.66 Mangan Park 1,065
3.33 Point West 1,037
3.00 Tahoe Park East 997
3.66 Little Pocket 982
3.00 Alkali Flat 905
2.33 Cal Expo 900
2.00 Cannon Industrial Park 872
2.00 Green Village 858
2.00 Oak Knoll 838
3.00 Del Paso Park 836
3.00 Natomas Corporate Center 776
2.66 Pell/Main Industrial Park Incorporated East 712
2.00 Johnson Heights 709
2.66 Southern Pacific/Richards 620
2.66 Swanston Estates 608
2.66 Norwood I-80 549
2.33 Northpointe 490
2.00 Fairgrounds 481
2.33 Arden Fair 431
3.66 Village 5 381
2.66 Sacramento City College 361
2.00 Norwood Tech 337
3.66 Gateway Center 314
3.00 Johnson Business Park 303
3.00 Riverfront Park 279
2.66 Young Heights 206
4.00 Valleyview Acres 200
4.00 Village 14 184
3.33 Pell/Main Industrial Park Incorporated West 177
3.00 Capitol Park 152
2.66 Florin Fruitridge Industrial Park 144
2.66 Granite Regional Park 140
Depot Park 70
Dos Rios Triangle 42

Nearby Towns

Niche Grade Name Population
2.66 Parkway 14,149
3.00 West Sacramento 47,278
3.33 Florin 49,869
Freeport 23
3.33 Rosemont 23,020
3.33 La Riviera 10,971
2.33 Rio Linda 14,366
2.66 North Highlands 42,888
3.00 East Yolo Township 47,349
4.00 Elk Grove 146,537
3.66 Rancho Cordova Township 111,494
3.66 Clarksburg Township 1,238

Comparable Towns

Niche Grade Name Population
4.00 San Francisco 797,983
2.66 Fresno 489,922
3.00 Reno 223,558
4.00 Seattle 603,174
3.00 Los Angeles 3,782,544

ZIP Codes

Niche Grade Name Population
3.00 95823 74,609
3.66 95758 59,496
3.00 95828 59,409
3.66 95831 41,345
3.00 95822 41,315
3.33 95826 37,748
3.00 95833 36,997
4.00 95835 35,980
2.33 95838 35,604
2.66 95820 33,573
2.66 95821 32,860
2.33 95824 31,097
3.00 95825 30,777
2.66 95660 30,695
2.33 95815 25,727
3.33 95834 23,715
3.66 95864 21,646
3.66 95818 20,317
2.33 95841 19,143
3.66 95819 16,561
3.33 95816 16,195
2.33 95673 14,589
2.66 95817 13,006
2.33 95832 12,556
3.00 95814 9,155
3.00 95811 7,096

Top School Districts

Niche Grade Name Total Schools
Robla Elementary School District 5
3.66 Elk Grove Unified School District 66
3.33 Natomas Unified School District 18
3.00 San Juan Unified School District 74
2.66 Sacramento City Unified School District 88
2.66 Washington Unified School District 15
2.33 River Delta Joint Unified School District 12
2.00 Twin Rivers Unified School District 57

Top Public Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
3.00 Sacramento County Severely Handicapped (SH) Special Education School Public K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
Gerber Junior/Senior High School Public, Alternative 8-12 Middle, High
4.33 Natomas Charter School Public, Charter K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 Westlake Charter School Public, Charter K-5 Elementary
Capital City School Public, Alternative K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 Elizabeth Pinkerton Middle School Public 7-8 Middle
4.00 Aspire Capitol Heights Academy Public, Charter K-8 Elementary, Middle
North Area Community School Public, Alternative 8-12 Middle, High
4.00 Pleasant Grove High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
4.00 West Campus High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 The Language Academy of Sacramento Public, Charter K-8 Elementary, Middle
4.00 Toby Johnson Middle School Public 7-8 Middle
4.00 Arnold Adreani Elementary School Public K-6 Elementary, Middle
El Centro Junior/Senior High School Public, Alternative 6-12 Middle, High
4.00 Mira Loma High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Sheldon High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 St. HOPE Public School 7 (PS7) Public, Charter K-8 Elementary, Middle
4.00 Katherine L. Albiani Middle School Public 7-8 Middle
4.00 Edna Batey Elementary School Public K-6 Elementary, Middle
3.66 John Ehrhardt Elementary School Public K-6 Elementary, Middle
4.00 Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep High School Public, Charter 9-12 High
4.00 Stone Lake Elementary School Public K-6 Elementary, Middle
4.00 Helen Carr Castello Elementary School Public K-6 Elementary, Middle
Elinor Lincoln Hickey Junior/Senior High School Public, Alternative 8-12 Middle, High
3.33 Robert J. Fite Elementary School Public K-6 Elementary, Middle

Top Private Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
Florin Christian School Private, Religious K-6 Elementary
Sierra School at Eastern Private, Special Education 1-12 Elementary, High
Lane Education Center Private, Special Education, All-Girls 6-12 High
Aldar Academy Private, Special Education 1-12 Elementary, High
Freedom Christian School Private, Religious K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
Martins' Achievement School Private, Special Education, All-Boys 7-12 High
4.00 Sacramento Country Day School Private PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
UHS Schools - Sacramento Private, Special Education 3-12 Elementary, High
Rancho Learning Center Private, Special Education 6-12 Middle, High
Gates of Learning Center Private, Special Education, All-Boys 7-12 High
River Valley School Private 8-12 High
3.66 Lutheran High School Private, Religious 9-12 High
Northern California Preparatory School Private, Special Education 6-12 High
Calvary Christian School Private, Religious 1-11 Elementary, Middle
Laureate Learning Center Private, Special Education, All-Boys 7-12 High
3.33 St. Francis High School Private, Religious, All-Girls 9-12 High
The Williams Academy Private, Special Education 2-12 Elementary, High
3.33 Jesuit High School Private, Religious, All-Boys 9-12 High
3.00 Christian Brothers High School Private, Religious 9-12 High
Valley Christian Academy Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
Milhous School - Sacramento Private, Special Education, All-Boys 7-12 High
3.00 Sacramento Waldorf School Private PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
Wilton Christian School Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
2.33 Bradshaw Christian School Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
2.33 Sacramento Adventist Academy Private, Religious K-12 Elementary, Middle, High

Top Colleges

Niche Grade Name
4.00 University of California - Davis
2.66 William Jessup University
2.66 California State University - Sacramento
American River College
Sierra College
Sacramento City College
Cosumnes River College
University of Phoenix - Sacramento Valley
Folsom Lake College
Universal Technical Institute - Sacramento
Carrington College California - Sacramento
Heald College - Rancho Cordova
Heald College - Roseville
Charles A. Jones Career & Education Center
The Art Institute of California - Sacramento, a campus of Argosy University
Woodland Community College
MTI College
Kaplan College - Sacramento
Bryan College - Sacramento
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts - Sacramento
Marinello School of Beauty - Sacramento
ITT Technical Institute - Rancho Cordova
Carrington College California - Citrus Heights
Twin Rivers Adult School
Blake Austin College

Around Sacramento

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Demographics

Racial Diversity

Sacramento, CA United States California Sacramento Metro Area Fresno, CA Los Angeles, CA Reno, NV San Francisco, CA Seattle, WA
White 35.11% 64.16% 40.65% 56.23% 31.09% 28.92% 63.23% 41.95% 66.67%
Hispanic 25.97% 16.05% 37.20% 19.83% 46.40% 48.12% 23.64% 14.91% 6.28%
Asian 18.92% 4.67% 12.87% 11.75% 12.23% 11.25% 6.15% 33.29% 14.10%
African American 13.50% 12.21% 5.84% 7.02% 7.21% 9.33% 3.19% 5.93% 7.57%
Multiracial 4.26% 1.85% 2.40% 3.56% 2.25% 1.71% 2.27% 2.87% 4.10%
Pacific Islander 1.31% 0.15% 0.35% 0.71% 0.15% 0.17% 0.63% 0.40% 0.38%
Native American 0.61% 0.66% 0.40% 0.60% 0.37% 0.15% 0.78% 0.25% 0.63%
Other 0.30% 0.21% 0.25% 0.26% 0.27% 0.31% 0.07% 0.36% 0.22%

Age

Sacramento, CA United States California Sacramento Metro Area Fresno, CA Los Angeles, CA Reno, NV San Francisco, CA Seattle, WA
9 years and under 14% 13% 14% 13% 17% 13% 14% 8% 9%
10 to 17 years 11% 11% 12% 12% 13% 10% 10% 6% 6%
18 to 24 years 11% 10% 10% 10% 12% 11% 13% 9% 12%
25 to 34 years 17% 13% 14% 14% 15% 17% 15% 21% 21%
35 to 44 years 13% 14% 14% 13% 12% 15% 13% 17% 16%
45 to 54 years 13% 15% 14% 14% 12% 13% 13% 14% 13%
55 to 64 years 10% 12% 11% 11% 9% 10% 11% 12% 12%
65 and over 11% 13% 11% 12% 9% 10% 11% 14% 11%

Education Levels

Sacramento, CA United States California Sacramento Metro Area Fresno, CA Los Angeles, CA Reno, NV San Francisco, CA Seattle, WA
Less than a high school diploma 18% 15% 19% 13% 25% 26% 15% 14% 8%
High school diploma or equivalent 21% 29% 21% 22% 24% 20% 24% 14% 12%
Some college or associate degree 32% 29% 29% 36% 31% 24% 33% 20% 24%
Bachelor's degree 19% 18% 19% 20% 14% 20% 18% 31% 33%
Master's degree or higher 10% 10% 11% 10% 6% 10% 10% 20% 22%

Gender

Sacramento, CA United States California Sacramento Metro Area Fresno, CA Los Angeles, CA Reno, NV San Francisco, CA Seattle, WA
Male 48.5% 49.2% 49.7% 49.0% 49.4% 49.7% 51.0% 50.7% 49.7%
Female 51.5% 50.8% 50.3% 51.0% 50.6% 50.3% 49.0% 49.3% 50.3%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

Sacramento, CA United States California Sacramento Metro Area Fresno, CA Los Angeles, CA Reno, NV San Francisco, CA Seattle, WA
Rent 50.0% 33.9% 43.3% 38.0% 50.7% 61.6% 51.5% 62.9% 52.0%
Own 50.0% 66.1% 56.7% 62.0% 49.3% 38.4% 48.5% 37.1% 48.0%

Crime Rates

Annual Violent Crimes (per 100,000)

Sacramento, CA United States California Sacramento Metro Area Fresno, CA Los Angeles, CA Reno, NV San Francisco, CA Seattle, WA
Assault 451.2 280.9 237.4 451.2 321.7 216.1 357.9 257.9 348.2
Murder 7.1 5.6 4.9 7.1 10.1 7.8 3.0 8.4 3.7
Rape 26.2 29.2 20.6 26.2 10.7 24.3 14.3 13.2 19.0
Robbery 254.1 150.7 160.7 254.1 200.6 233.0 141.9 424.7 226.7

Annual Property Crimes (per 100,000)

Sacramento, CA United States California Sacramento Metro Area Fresno, CA Los Angeles, CA Reno, NV San Francisco, CA Seattle, WA
Burglary 938.8 718.3 640.8 938.8 1166.4 425.1 708.5 648.1 1040.6
Larceny 2548.9 2276.2 1749.5 2548.9 3069.9 1452.8 2129.8 3442.6 3485.9
Motor vehicle theft 702.1 275.5 451.8 702.1 850.0 391.3 382.2 650.8 567.3

Income

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