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County population in 2016: 1,514,460 (98% urban, 2% rural); it was 1,223,499 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 235,049
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 60,433
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 263,811
Renter-occupied apartments: 218,463 (it was 189,791 in 2000)
% of renters here:

42%
State:

44%

Land area: 966 sq. mi.

Water area: 29.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 1568 people per square mile   (very high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sacramento County: 98.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (22.1%), Educational, health and social services (22.0%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 31%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Sacramento County, California:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (45.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (23.0%)
  • Asian alone (15.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (9.5%)
  • Two or more races (5.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone (1.1%)
  • Some other race alone (0.6%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.4%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
California median age:  36.4 years
Males: 739,516  (48.8%)
Females: 774,944  (51.2%)

Sacramento County,CA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Sacramento County:

2.0 people
California:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $59,780 ($43,816 in 1999)

This county:

$59,780
California:

$67,739

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $980 (lower quartile is $773, upper quartile is $1,283)
This county:

$980
State:

$1252


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $326,800 (it was $141,100 in 2000)
Sacramento:

$326,800
California:

$477,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $233,400 - $443,500

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $371,235
Here:

$371,235
State:

$662,746

Townhouses or other attached units: $305,027
Here:

$305,027
State:

$572,965

In 2-unit structures: $303,438
Here:

$303,438
State:

$907,600

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $150,174
Here:

$150,174
State:

$578,996

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $291,790
Here:

$291,790
State:

$548,947

Mobile homes: $73,956
Here:

$73,956
State:

$109,501

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $23,896
Here:

$23,896
State:

$63,398
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,757
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $493

Institutionalized population: 15,337

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 57
  • Rapes: 219
  • Robberies: 1262
  • Assaults: 2596
  • Burglaries: 7159
  • Thefts: 16855
  • Auto thefts: 2177

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 41
  • Rapes: 241
  • Robberies: 1366
  • Assaults: 2593
  • Burglaries: 6888
  • Thefts: 19519
  • Auto thefts: 1830
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Health of residents in Sacramento County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is about average.
78.6% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
42.1% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
78.1% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is about average.
74.3% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 195 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 160 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 6293 buildings, average cost: $159,500
  • 2001: 7423 buildings, average cost: $157,900
  • 2002: 9368 buildings, average cost: $163,700
  • 2003: 10554 buildings, average cost: $185,300
  • 2004: 10201 buildings, average cost: $199,800
  • 2005: 8646 buildings, average cost: $180,700
  • 2006: 4366 buildings, average cost: $174,000
  • 2007: 3410 buildings, average cost: $198,800
  • 2008: 1952 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 2009: 928 buildings, average cost: $231,500
  • 2010: 824 buildings, average cost: $235,300
  • 2011: 737 buildings, average cost: $262,900
  • 2012: 1231 buildings, average cost: $236,200
  • 2013: 1762 buildings, average cost: $279,600
  • 2014: 1680 buildings, average cost: $256,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,833 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,943 (0.6%)

Sacramento County household income distribution in 2009 Sacramento County home values distribution Sacramento County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.4%
Sacramento County:

16.4%
California:

14.3%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.6% for Black residents, 20.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.9% for American Indian residents, 18.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 22.1% for other race residents, 17.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 36.0 years old
(Males: 34.9 years old, Females: 37.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.3 years old, Black residents: 33.4 years old, American Indian residents: 38.4 years old, Asian residents: 36.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.6 years old, Other race residents: 28.0 years old)

Area name: Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Sacramento County is $786 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $959 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1384 a month.

Cities in this county include: Sacramento, Mather, Arden-Arcade, Citrus Heights, Elk Grove, Rancho Cordova, Folsom, Carmichael, Antelope, North Highlands.

Sacramento County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Zip codeCityNumber of testsNumber of tests >= 4 pCi/L
94203Sacramento41
94234Sacramento52
94271Sacramento11
95608Carmichael262
95610Citrus Heights141
95611Citrus Heights20
95621Citrus Heights171
95624Elk Grove181
95626Elverta40
95628Fair Oaks515
95630Folsom416
95632Galt61
95638Herald20
95641Isleton10
95655Mather31
95660North Highlands211
95662Orangevale200
95670Rancho Cordova290
95671Represa10
95673Rio Linda20
95683Sloughhouse31
95690Walnut Grove10
95693Wilton10
95741Rancho Cordova40
95742Rancho Cordova60
95757Elk Grove20
95758Elk Grove211
95814Sacramento30
95815Sacramento40
95816Sacramento191
95817Sacramento50
95818Sacramento377
95819Sacramento120
95820Sacramento90
95821Sacramento262
95822Sacramento120
95823Sacramento50
95824Sacramento60
95825Sacramento90
95826Sacramento211
95827Sacramento83
95828Sacramento142
95829Sacramento141
95831Sacramento322
95832Sacramento20
95833Sacramento180
95834Sacramento390
95835Sacramento31
95841Sacramento121
95842Sacramento110
95843Antelope211
95851Sacramento20
95864Sacramento161
95899Sacramento80

2012 air pollution in Sacramento County:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.306 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.01 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.028 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 16.3 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 8.7 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Bond County, Illinois , Calvert County, Maryland , Boyd County, Kentucky , Dubois County, Indiana , Carroll County, Kentucky , Fairfax County, Virginia , King George County, Virginia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 93,272
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 29.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 314,493 (57.3% naturalized citizens)

Sacramento County:

20.8%
Whole state:

27.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 52,479
  • 2000 to 2009: 77,708
  • 1990 to 1999: 80,701
  • 1980 to 1989: 57,782
  • 1970 to 1979: 26,257
  • Before 1970: 26,020
Note: State values scaled to Sacramento County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 84.5%

Sacramento County marital status for males Sacramento County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 366,486
  • One, attached: 36,949
  • Two: 8,090
  • 3 or 4: 29,793
  • 5 to 9: 36,994
  • 10 to 19: 26,123
  • 20 to 49: 16,910
  • 50 or more: 31,069
  • Mobile homes: 13,213
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 186

Housing units in Sacramento County with a mortgage: 212,423 (6,965 second mortgage, 22,062 home equity loan, 906 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 82,804

Here:

72.1% with mortgage
State:

71.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Sacramento County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic229,72545
Evangelical Protestant157,621493
Other86,390183
Mainline Protestant33,989105
Black Protestant12,58538
Orthodox5,67512
None892,803-
Sacramento County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 255
Sacramento County:

1.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 10
Here:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 86
This county:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 233
Sacramento County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 922
This county:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Sacramento County:

7.8%
California:

7.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Sacramento County:

25.0%
State:

21.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
State:

17.9%

Agriculture in Sacramento County:

Average size of farms: 208 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $158,140
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1313.79
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 15.20%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 31.91%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $151,331
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 39.45%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 85.68%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $73,699
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.53%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 21.49
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 27.15%
Corn for grain: 29509 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 9098 harvested acres
Vegetables: 7,490 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 26,060 acres

Earthquake activity:

Sacramento County-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 759% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 95.7 miles away from Sacramento County center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 102.5 miles away from the county center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 247.0 miles away from the county center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 279.6 miles away from the county center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 266.6 miles away from Sacramento County center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 178.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • California Severe Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Landslides, Incident Period: December 17, 2005 to January 03, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1628: February 03, 2006, FEMA Id: 1628, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • California Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3248: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3248, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • California Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: February 02, 1998 to April 30, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1203: February 09, 1998, FEMA Id: 1203, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • California Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: December 28, 1996 to April 01, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1155: January 04, 1997, FEMA Id: 1155, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • California Severe Winter Storms, Flooding, Landslides, Mud Flows, Incident Period: February 13, 1995 to April 19, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1046: March 12, 1995, FEMA Id: 1046, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Landslide, Flood
  • California Severe Winter Storms, Flooding, Landslides, Mud Flows, Incident Period: January 03, 1995 to February 10, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1044: January 10, 1995, FEMA Id: 1044, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Landslide, Flood
  • California Loma Prieta Earthquake, Incident Period: October 17, 1989 to December 18, 1989, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-845: October 18, 1989, FEMA Id: 845, Natural disaster type: Earthquake
  • California SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: February 12, 1986 to March 10, 1986, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-758: February 21, 1986, FEMA Id: 758, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • California COASTAL STORMS, FLOODS, SLIDES, TORNADOES, Incident Period: January 21, 1983 to March 30, 1983, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-677: February 09, 1983, FEMA Id: 677, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • California Torrential Rain, High Tide & Winds, Incident Period: February 01, 1980, Emergency Declared EM-3078: February 01, 1980, FEMA Id: 3078, Natural disaster type: Wind
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Sacramento County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 5, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (26%)
  • Philippines (10%)
  • Vietnam (7%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • India (6%)
  • Ukraine (4%)
  • Fiji (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Sacramento County (%):

  • German (4%)
  • American (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • English (2%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Ukrainian (2%)
  • European (2%)

Sacramento County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 516,249 (76.9%)
  • Carpooled: 68,340 (10.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 9,596 (1.4%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 2,373 (0.4%)
  • Subway or elevated: 1,691 (0.3%)
  • Railroad: 2,386 (0.4%)
  • Ferryboat: 110 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 6,816 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 7,517 (1.1%)
  • Walked: 12,083 (1.8%)
  • Worked at home: 44,396 (6.6%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Sacramento County, California in 2000:

  • 7,225 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5,391 people in nursing homes
  • 3,656 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2,691 people in state prisons
  • 913 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 790 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 675 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 657 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 539 people in other group homes
  • 499 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 473 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 311 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 235 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 230 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 190 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 162 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 132 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 130 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 111 people in halfway houses
  • 104 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 100 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 96 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 85 people in religious group quarters
  • 71 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 68 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 47 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 32 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 29 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 7 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 5 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 3 people in other workers' dormitories

People in group quarters in Sacramento County, California in 2010:

  • 6,676 people in state prisons
  • 3,879 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 3,534 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 2,831 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 1,515 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,493 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 1,228 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 820 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 563 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 311 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 266 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 212 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 182 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 116 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 85 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 70 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 6 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $56,705.

5.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,799 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.23%
California average:

5.03%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($250 average AGI)
Sacramento County:

0.03%
California average:

0.07%

3.87% relocated from other counties in California ($29,298 average AGI)
1.32% relocated from other states ($10,252 average AGI)
Sacramento County:

1.32%
California average:

1.68%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Placer County, CA  0.67% ($39,051 average AGI)
from Yolo County, CA  0.40% ($38,868)
from El Dorado County, CA  0.27% ($46,329)
from San Joaquin County, CA  0.26% ($37,897)
from Solano County, CA  0.21% ($37,470)
from Alameda County, CA  0.20% ($40,377)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.18% ($40,301)


5.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,916 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
California average:

5.12%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($459 average AGI)
Sacramento County:

0.05%
California average:

0.10%

3.69% relocated to other counties in California ($32,261 average AGI)
1.51% relocated to other states ($12,196 average AGI)
Sacramento County:

1.51%
California average:

1.74%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Placer County, CA  0.80% ($55,535 average AGI)
to Yolo County, CA  0.34% ($41,653)
to El Dorado County, CA  0.26% ($65,387)
to San Joaquin County, CA  0.22% ($37,121)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.20% ($37,743)
to Alameda County, CA  0.19% ($40,153)
to Solano County, CA  0.16% ($42,809)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.3
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 14.3

Births per 1000 population in Sacramento County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Sacramento County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2013: 5.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Sacramento County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sacramento County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sacramento County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 171,739 (139,143 aged, 32,596 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 30,991 (8%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Sacramento County, California in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (15,253)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (9,500)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (8,865)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (6,658)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (5,112)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (4,901)
  • Unspecified dementia (4,177)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (4,054)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (3,667)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (2,734)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 66.4. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 44.5
  • Cut/Pierce - 9.2
  • Other - 12.8

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 115.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 49.6
  • Suffocation - 29.8
  • Poisoning - 24.7
  • Other - 10.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,514,460
  • In family households: 1,244,530 (179,723 male householders, 172,066 female householders)
    242,540 spouses, 472,106 children (444,711 natural, 9,347 adopted, 18,048 stepchildren), 35,240 grandchildren, 24,885 brothers or sisters, 41,839 parents, 35,301 other relatives, 40,830 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 245,450 (81,635 male householders (60,096 living alone)), 101,666 female householders (82,618 living alone)), 62,149 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 24,480

Size of family households: 133,929 2-persons, 81,471 3-persons, 72,828 4-persons, 35,934 5-persons, 17,690 6-persons, 9,937 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 142,714 1-person, 34,182 2-persons, 4,402 3-persons, 994 4-persons, 600 5-persons, 69 6-persons, 340 7-or-more-persons.

217,174 married couples with children.
101,155 single-parent households (29,528 men, 71,627 women).

67.4% of residents of Sacramento speak English at home.
14.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
7.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
9.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (61% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $16,413,753,000 ($12,136 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,628,155,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $3,513,533,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $1,401,124,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $56,773,000
Federal grants: $8,450,765,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,347,050,000 ($2,098,482,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $644,508,000 ($129,312,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $190,753,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $773,948,000
Federal Government insurance: $12,382,649,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 102,525
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

77 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 50,230
Here:

37 per 1000 residents
State:

34 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +37,890
Here:

+28 per 1000 residents
State:

+39 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +51,010
Here +37 per 1000 residents
State -18 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Sacramento County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 302.59 millions of gallons per day (43% from ground, 57% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 3,602
  • 2010 to 2013: 8,126
  • 2000 to 2009: 87,198
  • 1990 to 1999: 74,384
  • 1980 to 1989: 94,158
  • 1970 to 1979: 104,490
  • 1960 to 1969: 69,850
  • 1950 to 1959: 71,422
  • 1940 to 1949: 25,946
  • 1939 or earlier: 26,637
Note: State values scaled to Sacramento population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Sacramento County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Sacramento County population
  • 1 room: 821
  • 2 rooms: 512
  • 3 rooms: 4,343
  • 4 rooms: 24,400
  • 5 rooms: 67,635
  • 6 rooms: 72,873
  • 7 rooms: 56,579
  • 8 rooms: 35,661
  • 9+ rooms: 32,403
  • 1 room: 9,434
  • 2 rooms: 12,433
  • 3 rooms: 47,273
  • 4 rooms: 70,027
  • 5 rooms: 45,966
  • 6 rooms: 31,320
  • 7 rooms: 12,877
  • 8 rooms: 6,077
  • 9+ rooms: 4,456
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sacramento County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Sacramento County population
  • no bedroom: 821
  • 1 bedroom: 2,945
  • 2 bedrooms: 40,594
  • 3 bedrooms: 145,968
  • 4 bedrooms: 85,806
  • 5+ bedrooms: 19,093
  • no bedroom: 10,416
  • 1 bedroom: 56,018
  • 2 bedrooms: 93,443
  • 3 bedrooms: 57,250
  • 4 bedrooms: 18,826
  • 5+ bedrooms: 3,910
Cars and other vehicles available in Sacramento County, California in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Sacramento County population
  • no vehicle: 7,726
  • 1 vehicle: 76,435
  • 2 vehicles: 127,070
  • 3 vehicles: 56,107
  • 4 vehicles: 20,845
  • 5+ vehicles: 7,044
  • no vehicle: 28,287
  • 1 vehicle: 108,199
  • 2 vehicles: 77,703
  • 3 vehicles: 17,862
  • 4 vehicles: 6,012
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,800

84% of Sacramento County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 69% lived in California.

Sacramento County:

84.4%
State average:

86.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 915,140
  • Other state: 262,762
  • Northeast: 43,155
  • Midwest: 77,199
  • South: 76,316
  • West: 66,092

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sacramento County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (70.4%)
  • Electricity (26.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.9%)
  • Wood (0.6%)
  • Solar energy (0.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (48.8%)
  • Electricity (47.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.7%)
  • No fuel used (1.0%)
  • Wood (0.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)
  • Solar energy (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 11,170
Here:

7.0%
California:

7.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 7,394
Here:

9.0%
California:

7.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 9,686
Here:

10.6%
California:

15.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Sacramento County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $353,209,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $14,148,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $55,000,000
    Housing and Community Development: $7,812,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,889,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $210,000
    Water Utilities: $149,000
    Sewerage: $4,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $430,369,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $248,504,000
    Police Protection: $221,204,000
    Correctional Institutions: $175,893,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $164,035,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $124,116,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $92,891,000
    Regular Highways: $77,819,000
    Air Transportation: $72,373,000
    Solid Waste Management: $61,592,000
    General - Other: $55,757,000
    Central Staff Services: $40,293,000
    Financial Administration: $33,392,000
    Corrections - Other: $31,424,000
    Parks and Recreation: $28,241,000
    Sewerage: $22,385,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $18,638,000
    Libraries: $16,296,000
    Water Utilities: $15,881,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,904,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,991,000
    Parking Facilities: $2,049,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,877,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,698,000
    General Public Buildings: $16,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $3,181,528,000
    Corporate Bonds: $541,338,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $331,038,000
    Benefit Payments: $178,362,000
    Withdrawals: $4,622,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $80,697,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $60,132,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $3,049,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $43,758,000
    Correctional Institutions: $23,798,000
    General - Other: $11,901,000
    Solid Waste Management: $10,009,000
    Police Protection: $2,314,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,815,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,528,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $593,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $527,000
    Central Staff Services: $495,000
    Financial Administration: $219,000
    Health - Other: $107,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $79,000
    Parks and Recreation: $56,000
    Regular Highways: $44,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $824,867,000

Sacramento County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $160,042,000
    Air Transportation: $100,980,000
    Solid Waste Management: $65,312,000
    Sewerage: $17,221,000
    Parks and Recreation: $13,387,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $9,940,000
    Regular Highways: $3,778,000
    Parking Facilities: $2,630,000
    Housing and Community Development: $65,000
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $578,509,000
    From Parent Local Government: $134,596,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $41,959,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $34,553,000
    Air Transportation: $11,076,000
    Sewerage: $231,000
    Transit Utilities: $207,000
    Education: $189,000
    Water Utilities: $7,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $35,048,000
    All Other: $20,607,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,779,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,206,000
    Water Utilities: $2,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $69,483,000
    Interest Earnings: $64,687,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $25,813,000
    Special Assessments: $20,798,000
    Rents: $10,359,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,224,000
    Sale of Property: $1,614,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $55,060,000
    Transit Utilities: $195,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $810,920,000
    All Other: $262,854,000
    Health and Hospitals: $201,852,000
    Education: $92,209,000
    General Local Government Support: $59,708,000
    Highways: $28,913,000
    Water Utilities: $98,000
    Transit Utilities: $78,000
  • Tax - Property: $274,558,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $63,468,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $31,055,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $18,277,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $17,462,000
    NEC: $10,082,000
    Other Selective Sales: $6,962,000
    Other License: $6,448,000

Sacramento County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,950,751,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,643,374,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $169,680,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $163,637,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $152,070,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $143,563,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $8,507,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $380,000,000
    Beginning: $370,000,000

Sacramento County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $209,538,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $689,891,000
    Total Other Securities: $638,437,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,449,074,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $238,423,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 58,249
  • Number of aged recipients: 9,707
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 48,542
  • Number of recipients under 18: 5,509
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 34,598
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 18,142
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 18,668
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 37,893
Sacramento County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Sacramento County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 277 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8,750$201,8808,234$186,40219,763$234,286963$151,64653$3,257,5663,607$143,85685$129,847
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED765$200,6101,056$186,0972,351$239,648190$72,6791$132,000478$146,02331$82,645
APPLICATIONS DENIED1,649$200,0472,082$170,6367,640$236,091897$84,85722$1,094,6361,524$146,468110$107,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1,297$197,2981,570$173,4865,574$234,894414$116,59411$3,680,455928$141,92737$166,027
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS252$190,004310$188,8681,066$245,09157$126,2810$0181$153,8512$196,500
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 262 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,124$216,531238$286,73120$189,950
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED452$222,606167$281,27522$201,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED210$219,55263$288,7143$200,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN83$240,38622$277,9552$185,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS56$222,25012$297,6672$120,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Sacramento County, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5,25973.7 years
Mary4,57278.9 years
William4,54173.6 years
Robert4,07370.1 years
James3,81170.5 years
George2,83875.6 years
Charles2,77373.7 years
Helen2,17880.6 years
Dorothy2,07478.2 years
Margaret1,93379.4 years
Most common last names in Sacramento County, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2,10473.6 years
Johnson1,75973.5 years
Brown1,28173.6 years
Williams1,26672.7 years
Miller1,08975.6 years
Jones1,08072.9 years
Davis91673.0 years
Anderson87674.9 years
Wilson77874.9 years
Lee70373.0 years
Businesses in Sacramento County, CA
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness12Johnny Rockets3
7-Eleven30Jones New York23
99 Cents Only Stores11Journeys3
ALDO1Justice3
AMF Bowling3KFC27
AT&T24Kincaid3
Abercrombie & Fitch1Kmart3
Abercrombie Kids1Kohl's9
Ace Hardware9Kroger15
Aeropostale6La Quinta3
Aerosoles1La-Z-Boy3
American Eagle Outfitters3Lane Bryant6
Ann Taylor1Lane Furniture13
Apple Store1LensCrafters2
Applebee's5Levi Strauss & Co.1
Arby's7Little Caesars Pizza24
Audi2Long John Silver's6
AutoZone21Lowe's5
Avenue3Macy's4
BMW2Marriott15
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill2Marshalls4
Bakers1MasterBrand Cabinets20
Banana Republic2Mazda2
Barnes & Noble4McDonald's60
Baskin-Robbins24Men's Wearhouse7
Bath & Body Works10Motel 610
Bebe1Motherhood Maternity8
Bed Bath & Beyond4New Balance16
Best Western6New York & Co2
Big O Tires7Nike46
Blockbuster21Nissan3
Brooks Brothers2Nordstrom2
Brookstone1Office Depot5
Budget Car Rental5OfficeMax5
Buffalo Wild Wings2Old Navy5
Burger King28Olive Garden3
CVS22On The Border2
Cache1Outback3
Carl\s Jr.35Outback Steakhouse3
Casual Male XL3Pac Sun5
Catherines2Panda Express23
Chevrolet4Panera Bread6
Chick-Fil-A2Papa John's Pizza8
Chico's3Payless19
Chipotle11Penske9
Chuck E. Cheese's2PetSmart9
Church's Chicken3Pier 1 Imports6
Cinnabon 4Pizza Hut10
Circle K17Popeyes5
Clarion1Pottery Barn Kids1
Clarks1Quality2
Cold Stone Creamery8Quiznos19
Coldwater Creek1RadioShack18
Comfort Inn2Ramada2
Comfort Suites1Red Lobster2
Costco5Red Robin3
Cricket Wireless2Red Roof Inn1
Crossland Economy Studios1Rite Aid32
Curves16Rue211
DHL11SAS Shoes3
Dairy Queen9Safeway14
Days Inn1Sam's Club4
Decora Cabinetry7Sears19
Dennys13Sephora3
Discount Tire6Sheraton1
Domino's Pizza2Skechers USA4
DressBarn5Soma Intimates1
Dressbarn5Spencer Gifts1
Econo Lodge1Sprint Nextel8
Eddie Bauer1Staples7
El Pollo Loco7Starbucks101
Express3Subaru2
Extended Stay America4Subway103
Famous Footwear5Super 84
FedEx180T-Mobile52
Firestone Complete Auto Care8T.G.I. Driday's1
Foot Locker4T.J.Maxx2
Ford5Taco Bell43
Forever 212Talbots2
Fredericks Of Hollywood2Target11
GNC30The Athlete's Foot1
GameStop24The Cheesecake Factory1
Gap3The Limited2
Goodwill5The Room Place4
Gymboree3Torrid2
H&R Block39Toyota3
Haworth1Toys"R"Us7
Hawthorn2Trader Joe's5
Hilton11Travelodge1
Hobby Lobby1True Value1
Holiday Inn9U-Haul49
Home Depot9UPS178
HomeTown Buffet5Urban Outfitters1
Homestead Studio Suites1Vans20
Honda4Verizon Wireless10
Hot Topic2Victoria's Secret3
Hyatt3Volkswagen4
IHOP11Vons14
IZOD1Walgreens24
J.Crew1Walmart11
JCPenney3Wendy's12
Jack In The Box23Wet Seal3
Jamba Juice28Whole Foods Market1
JoS. A. Bank1YMCA8

Sacramento County on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other adherents"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents (pop. 50,000+)"