Overall
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Details
  • Setting
    Large City
  • Population
    471,477
  • Population Density
    4,710 people/sq.mi.
  • Size
    100 sq.mi.
  • Reviews
    482 3.3
Sacramento is a large city in California with 471,477 residents. It has 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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    • 3
    Health & Fitness at Parkway: The people in this area are very unhealthy. A new gym just opened up and many people are using it. This is good because people now have somewhere to exercise.There is a hospital near by but its services are slow. I am very physically active and thanks to this gym that opened I now have more equipment available than just a set of dumbells at home.
    • 4
    Local Businesses at Parkway: The local businesses are improving in my area. Ten years ago there were very few businesses in my area. Now there is a Planet Fitness Gym , a Jolibee , Popeyes, CVS Pharmacy, a hotel and another McDonald's. We have access to many things now and their is a food source for groceries. All these businesses are on the same street.
    • 3
    Housing at Parkway: The housing in this area varies a lot. There are some really good houses in the area but with some really bad duplex homes mixed in. Cost of housing ranges from $1000 to $2,800 a month. The best area to reside is in Elk Grove and the worst is South Sacrament and Oak Park.
    • 2
    Crime & Safety at Parkway: Crime is very high in my area. There has been a re-imagine Mack Road organization started. The goal of this organization is to lower crime rates and make the area a better place to live.
    • 2
    Weather at Parkway: Here in Sacramento the weather is crazy. The winters are very cold and the summers are very hot. In the spring you would leave your house in the morning with a sweater but then in the afternoon it's like 78 degrees. My wardrobe consist of jackets and long sleeve shirts for winter and t-shirts and shorts for the summer.

Neighborhoods

Niche Grade Name Population
3.33 Valley Hi/North Laguna 43,484
2.66 Meadowview 26,623
3.66 Pocket 24,032
3.00 South Natomas 22,957
3.00 East Sacramento 18,151
2.66 Parkway 15,822
3.33 South Land Park 13,084
3.66 Greenhaven 8,695
3.00 College Glen 8,078
2.33 Robla 7,642
4.00 Natomas Park 7,139
3.33 Land Park 6,878
3.33 Midtown/Winn Park 6,770
2.33 Northgate/Gardenland 6,629
3.00 Curtis Park 6,605
3.00 Downtown 6,563
2.66 South East 5,617
3.66 Gateway West 5,611
3.66 Regency Park 5,302
2.00 South Hagginwood 5,270
2.66 Fruitridge Manor 4,904
2.66 Central Oak Park 4,744
2.33 South Oak Park 4,669
2.00 Avondale 4,590
2.33 Hagginwood 4,406
3.00 North Oak Park 4,279
3.00 Heritage Park 4,268
2.00 Old North Sacramento 4,258
2.33 Glenwood Meadows 4,075
3.33 Village 7 4,014
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 3,683
4.00 Creekside 3,652
2.66 Tahoe Park 3,482
3.33 Boulevard Park 3,468
3.00 Upper Land Park 3,457
2.00 Noralto 3,327
3.66 River Park 3,265
2.66 Colonial Manor 3,006
3.33 Sundance Lake 2,914
3.00 Golf Course Terrace 2,902
3.00 Hollywood Park 2,892
2.66 Woodbine 2,845
4.00 RP-Sports Complex 2,815
2.66 Colonial Village 2,780
2.66 River Gardens 2,735
3.66 Village 12 2,694
3.33 Richmond Grove 2,618
2.00 Glen Elder 2,598
3.66 Natomas Crossing 2,574
3.66 Natomas Creek 2,566
2.00 Strawberry Manor 2,530
2.66 Tallac Village 2,498
3.00 Colonial Heights 2,378
2.33 Raley Industrial Park 2,366
3.00 Campus Commons 2,234
2.33 West Dell Paso Heights 2,223
2.66 Brentwood 2,205
2.33 Erikson Industrial Park 2,102
3.33 New Era Park 2,058
3.00 Airport 2,023
3.33 Z'berg Park 1,952
3.66 Sierra Oaks 1,826
3.66 Swallow's Nest 1,724
3.33 Marshall School 1,665
2.33 Ben Ali 1,589
3.00 California State University - Sacramento 1,579
2.00 Lawrence Park 1,575
3.00 Tahoe Park South 1,530
3.33 Elmhurst 1,518
3.00 Newton Booth 1,507
2.66 Freeport Manor 1,486
1.66 Richardson Village 1,444
3.66 Metro Center 1,378
3.00 Medical Center 1,369
3.00 West Tahoe Park 1,361
3.33 Mansion Flats 1,351
2.00 Wills Acres 1,324
2.00 South City Farms 1,267
2.33 Hansen Park Golf Course 1,247
2.33 Woodlake 1,245
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 996
3.66 Little Pocket 981
3.00 Alkali Flat 905
2.33 Cal Expo 900
2.00 Cannon Industrial Park 871
2.00 Green Village 857
2.00 Oak Knoll 838
3.00 Del Paso Park 835
3.00 Natomas Corporate Center 776
2.66 Pell/Main Industrial Park Incorporated East 711
2.00 Johnson Heights 708
2.66 Southern Pacific/Richards 619
2.66 Swanston Estates 608
2.66 Norwood I-80 548
2.33 Northpointe 490
2.00 Fairgrounds 481
2.33 Arden Fair 430
3.66 Village 5 380
2.66 Sacramento City College 360
2.00 Norwood Tech 336
3.66 Gateway Center 314
3.00 Johnson Business Park 303
3.00 Riverfront Park 278
2.66 Young Heights 205
4.00 Valleyview Acres 199
4.00 Village 14 184
3.33 Pell/Main Industrial Park Incorporated West 176
3.00 Capitol Park 151
2.66 Florin Fruitridge Industrial Park 143
2.66 Granite Regional Park 139
Depot Park 70
Dos Rios Triangle 42

Nearby Towns

Niche Grade Name Population
2.66 Parkway 14,921
3.00 West Sacramento 49,061
3.33 Florin 51,051
Freeport 68
3.33 Rosemont 22,411
3.33 La Riviera 10,752
2.33 Rio Linda 15,256
2.66 North Highlands 44,574
3.00 East Yolo Township 49,645
4.00 Elk Grove 155,350
3.66 Rancho Cordova Township 112,412
3.66 Clarksburg Township 1,042

Comparable Towns

Niche Grade Name Population
4.00 San Francisco 817,501
2.66 Fresno 500,819
3.00 Reno 228,442
4.00 Seattle 624,681
3.00 Los Angeles 3,827,261

ZIP Codes

Niche Grade Name Population
3.00 95823 74,154
3.66 95758 61,155
3.00 95828 60,993
3.66 95831 41,224
3.00 95822 43,024
3.33 95826 37,215
3.00 95833 38,264
4.00 95835 38,606
2.33 95838 35,584
2.66 95820 33,967
2.66 95821 33,190
2.33 95824 29,344
3.00 95825 31,505
2.66 95660 32,835
2.33 95815 25,627
3.33 95834 24,201
3.66 95864 21,554
3.66 95818 19,960
2.33 95841 18,612
3.66 95819 17,705
3.33 95816 16,624
2.33 95673 15,430
2.66 95817 14,377
2.33 95832 12,051
3.00 95814 9,802
3.00 95811 7,370

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 34.73% 63.25% 39.67% 55.22% 29.58% 28.58% 61.77% 41.72% 66.69%
Hispanic 27.18% 16.62% 37.89% 20.39% 47.19% 48.59% 25.02% 15.19% 6.42%
Asian 18.08% 4.83% 13.11% 11.97% 12.56% 11.22% 6.31% 33.10% 14.02%
African American 13.30% 12.23% 5.72% 6.86% 7.58% 9.05% 2.81% 5.62% 7.23%
Multiracial 4.67% 2.05% 2.64% 4.07% 2.35% 1.96% 2.57% 3.26% 4.55%
Pacific Islander 1.31% 0.16% 0.36% 0.72% 0.17% 0.16% 0.65% 0.41% 0.41%
Native American 0.46% 0.66% 0.39% 0.52% 0.40% 0.16% 0.83% 0.24% 0.54%
Other 0.27% 0.19% 0.22% 0.25% 0.17% 0.28% 0.03% 0.46% 0.15%

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% 13% 13% 17% 13% 13% 8% 10%
10 to 17 years 10% 11% 11% 11% 13% 10% 10% 5% 6%
18 to 24 years 11% 10% 11% 10% 12% 11% 12% 9% 11%
25 to 34 years 17% 13% 14% 14% 16% 17% 16% 21% 21%
35 to 44 years 13% 13% 14% 13% 12% 15% 13% 17% 16%
45 to 54 years 13% 14% 14% 14% 11% 13% 13% 14% 13%
55 to 64 years 11% 12% 11% 12% 9% 10% 11% 12% 12%
65 and over 11% 13% 12% 13% 9% 11% 12% 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% 14% 19% 12% 25% 26% 14% 14% 7%
High school diploma or equivalent 21% 28% 21% 21% 23% 19% 23% 13% 12%
Some college or associate degree 33% 29% 30% 36% 32% 24% 34% 21% 24%
Bachelor's degree 19% 18% 19% 20% 14% 21% 18% 32% 34%
Master's degree or higher 10% 11% 11% 10% 7% 10% 10% 21% 23%

Gender

Sacramento, CA United States California Sacramento Metro Area Fresno, CA Los Angeles, CA Reno, NV San Francisco, CA Seattle, WA
Male 48.4% 49.2% 49.7% 49.0% 49.4% 49.7% 51.0% 50.8% 49.7%
Female 51.6% 50.8% 50.3% 51.0% 50.6% 50.3% 49.0% 49.2% 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 51.6% 35.1% 44.7% 39.7% 52.0% 62.4% 52.6% 63.4% 53.2%
Own 48.4% 64.9% 55.3% 60.3% 48.0% 37.6% 47.4% 36.6% 46.8%

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 386.9 278.9 218.3 259.8 305.8 196.6 329.8 318.2 308.8
Murder 7.1 5.0 4.4 4.2 7.9 6.5 6.0 5.8 3.0
Rape 19.9 15.3 10.4 19.7 29.2 19.3 23.8
Robbery 242.2 159.8 151.9 130.0 177.4 203.3 131.1 503.9 249.1

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 812.7 573.5 600.6 652.6 1026.4 405.5 606.7 711.3 1148.7
Larceny 2349.1 2079.6 1703.7 1883.0 2614.4 1436.9 2107.4 4380.5 3763.0
Motor vehicle theft 598.3 235.5 440.2 344.3 797.2 370.8 373.2 703.5 670.5

Income

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