Sacramento

111 reviews
  1. City in California
A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Real Estate
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$228,400
National
$176,700
Median Rent
$1,008
National
$904
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    52%
  • Own
    48%
  • Public Schools
  • Private Schools
  • Colleges

    Crime & Safety

    Crime & Safety
    C
    Based on violent and property crime rates.
    Violent Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    National
    • Assault
      386
      264
    • Murder
      6
      5
    • Rape
      16
      37
    • Robbery
      207
      135
    Property Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    National
    • Burglary
      671
      575
    • Theft
      1,956
      2,114
    • Motor Vehicle Theft
      497
      257

    Residents

    Diversity
    A+
    Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
    Median Household Income
    $50,013
    National
    $53,046
    Children
    20%
    Education Levels
    National
    • Master's degree or higher
      11%
      11%
    • Bachelor's degree
      19%
      18%
    • Some college or associate's degree
      33%
      29%
    • High school diploma or equivalent
      21%
      28%
    • Less than high school diploma
      17%
      14%

    Reviews

    111 reviews
    • Excellent
      15
    • Very Good
      35
    • Average
      55
    • Poor
      6
    • Terrible
      0
    Great! I live in the surrounding area and still have family located in Sacramento. The atmosphere is very diverse with a multitude of ethnic foods. The possible downside is the cost of living and heavy traffic on the freeways. Fishing opportunities are plentiful as rivers, ponds, and lakes are abundant.
    • Former Resident
    • 2 months ago
    I rated my area as great, because I love it. Nowhere else ever feels like home. Also, when I'm traveling I'm always comparing it to my area and I always choose it as the better choice. I wouldn't say it's the best because at times I get tired of the same places and same things, but we're human and we need to experience new things. Overall, my area is great because of its location and the many stores and restaurants we have to offer. It's called the city of trees for a reason!
    • Niche User
    • 5 months ago
    Sacramento, California is the State Capital of California. Sacramento's economy is based upon it being the hub of California's political structure. I have lived in Sacramento majority part of my life. Sacramento has many museums. Since Sacramento is located on the Sacramento River, there is plenty of water activities. For entertainment there are plenty of diverse restaurants. Our professional basketball team known as the Sacramento Kings. We need more R&B concerts and comedy shows in this town. This city has many parks and a zoo. Over all a great place to raise your family.
    • Current Resident
    • 5 days ago