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Sacramento, CA (California) Houses and Residents

Sacramento,CA index of house prices

Total population: 485,199 (Urban population: 405,674, Rural population: 1,401 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 196,013 (183,212 occupied: 87,140 owner occupied, 96,072 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

52%
State:

46%

Housing density: 2,017 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $341,942.

Median contract rent in 2016: $557 (lower quartile is $418, upper quartile is $694)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $952


Median gross rent in Sacramento, CA in 2016: $625

Housing units in Sacramento with a mortgage: 61,259 (1,703 second mortgage, 4,942 home equity loan, 250 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 25,881

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $89,651

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $53,095

Median monthly housing costs: $1,187


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Sacramento, California Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $306,900 (it was $126,000 in 2000)
Sacramento:

$306,900
California:

$477,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $216,500 - $432,500

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $348,438
Here:

$348,438
State:

$662,746

Townhouses or other attached units: $424,454
Here:

$424,454
State:

$572,965

In 2-unit structures: $430,303
Here:

$430,303
State:

$907,600

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $168,370
Here:

$168,370
State:

$578,996

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $345,784
Here:

$345,784
State:

$548,947

Mobile homes: $31,408
Here:

$31,408
State:

$109,501
Median year house/condo built: 1974

Median year apartment built: 1975

Household type by relationship:

Households: 495,200
  • In family households: 380,099 (53,673 male householders, 52,732 female householders)
    70,167 spouses, 142,605 children (136,122 natural, 2,111 adopted, 4,372 stepchildren), 11,666 grandchildren, 9,850 brothers or sisters, 16,222 parents, 11,970 other relatives, 11,214 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 106,214 (34,802 male householders (25,932 living alone)), 42,005 female householders (32,570 living alone)), 29,407 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 8,887

Size of family households: 40,710 2-persons, 24,718 3-persons, 21,057 4-persons, 10,428 5-persons, 5,350 6-persons, 4,142 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 58,502 1-person, 14,826 2-persons, 2,264 3-persons, 619 4-persons, 511 5-persons, 85 7-or-more-persons.

63,995 married couples with children.
31,992 single-parent households (8,105 men, 23,887 women).

61.4% of residents of Sacramento speak English at home.
18.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
6.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
12.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (45% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other language at home (61% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 112,901 (22.8%)
(55.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.0
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Sacramento, California:

  • 290no bedroom
  • 1,1851 bedroom
  • 18,1442 bedrooms
  • 43,7543 bedrooms
  • 19,5854 bedrooms
  • 4,1825+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Sacramento population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sacramento, California:

  • 5,409no bedroom
  • 24,8961 bedroom
  • 37,4512 bedrooms
  • 21,4843 bedrooms
  • 5,3884 bedrooms
  • 1,4445+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Sacramento population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Sacramento in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 2,687no vehicle
  • 26,5941 vehicle
  • 37,0822 vehicles
  • 13,8143 vehicles
  • 5,5644 vehicles
  • 1,3995+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Sacramento population

Cars and other vehicles available in Sacramento in renter-occupied apartments

  • 13,049no vehicle
  • 46,7071 vehicle
  • 28,1032 vehicles
  • 5,6913 vehicles
  • 2,0824 vehicles
  • 4405+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Sacramento population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sacramento, California:

  • 2901 room
  • 2132 rooms
  • 1,4983 rooms
  • 8,1294 rooms
  • 23,0215 rooms
  • 22,8596 rooms
  • 15,0077 rooms
  • 8,8028 rooms
  • 7,3219+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Sacramento population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sacramento, California:

  • 4,7551 room
  • 6,6282 rooms
  • 18,5123 rooms
  • 26,8824 rooms
  • 19,0635 rooms
  • 12,5576 rooms
  • 4,1657 rooms
  • 2,3698 rooms
  • 1,1419+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Sacramento population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Sacramento, CA household income distribution

  • Sacramento, CA household income distribution
  • 12,072Less than $10,000
  • 11,220$10,000 to $14,999
  • 8,896$15,000 to $19,999
  • 9,517$20,000 to $24,999
  • 8,478$25,000 to $29,999
  • 7,722$30,000 to $34,999
  • 8,447$35,000 to $39,999
  • 7,936$40,000 to $44,999
  • 8,206$45,000 to $49,999
  • 14,672$50,000 to $59,999
  • 18,969$60,000 to $74,999
  • 21,038$75,000 to $99,999
  • 17,270$100,000 to $124,999
  • 9,176$125,000 to $149,999
  • 10,808$150,000 to $199,999
  • 8,785$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Sacramento, CA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Sacramento, CA
  • 720Less than $10,000
  • 167$10,000 to $14,999
  • 533$15,000 to $19,999
  • 357$20,000 to $24,999
  • 450$25,000 to $29,999
  • 409$30,000 to $34,999
  • 67$35,000 to $39,999
  • 661$40,000 to $49,999
  • 463$50,000 to $59,999
  • 259$60,000 to $69,999
  • 185$70,000 to $79,999
  • 608$80,000 to $89,999
  • 421$90,000 to $99,999
  • 2,711$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,808$125,000 to $149,999
  • 4,124$150,000 to $174,999
  • 3,696$175,000 to $199,999
  • 12,569$200,000 to $249,999
  • 12,001$250,000 to $299,999
  • 19,660$300,000 to $399,999
  • 10,730$400,000 to $499,999
  • 11,198$500,000 to $749,999
  • 2,071$750,000 to $999,999
  • 739$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 239$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 294$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Sacramento, CA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Sacramento, CA
  • 310Less than $100
  • 536$100 to $149
  • 893$150 to $199
  • 1,735$200 to $249
  • 883$250 to $299
  • 923$300 to $349
  • 641$350 to $399
  • 511$400 to $449
  • 717$450 to $499
  • 2,224$500 to $549
  • 1,592$550 to $599
  • 3,627$600 to $649
  • 4,191$650 to $699
  • 4,038$700 to $749
  • 3,646$750 to $799
  • 10,939$800 to $899
  • 10,340$900 to $999
  • 21,259$1,000 to $1,249
  • 13,721$1,250 to $1,499
  • 7,748$1,500 to $1,999
  • 2,525$2,000 to $2,499
  • 518$2,500 to $2,999
  • 263$3,000 to $3,499
  • 2,292No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 20,4182010 or later
  • 27,5602000 to 2009
  • 28,8731990 to 1999
  • 27,5151980 to 1989
  • 11,1491970 to 1979
  • 9,706Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Sacramento population
Sacramento commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 2,871
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 15,367
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 29,715
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 36,964
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 41,298
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 14,772
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 35,620
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 3,699
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 7,231
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 11,067
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 6,428
  • 90 or more minutes: 6,627
Sacramento, CA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 82.0%
Number of people working at home: 11,940 (5.3% of all workers)

Sacramento mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 251,038 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 36,876 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 6,385 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 1,592 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 1,478 (0%)
  • Railroad: 2,273 (1%)
  • Ferryboat: 65 (0%)
  • Taxi: 3,790 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 5,001 (2%)
  • Walked: 7,070 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 11,940 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 7,899
 Irish: 6,014
 American: 5,843
 English: 4,783
 Italian: 4,499
 European: 4,117
 Russian: 3,050
 Portuguese: 2,118
 Ukrainian: 1,933
 Scottish: 1,478
 African: 1,385
 Norwegian: 1,175
 Polish: 1,055
 Ethiopian: 1,005
 Greek: 887
 French (except Basque): 885
 Afghan: 860
 Swedish: 802
 Romanian: 779
 Scotch-Irish: 638
 British: 637
 Iranian: 635
 Dutch: 589
 Northern European: 589
 Arab: 570
 Nigerian: 535
 Danish: 407
 Scandinavian: 401
 Hungarian: 397
 Jordanian: 395
 Armenian: 391
 Canadian: 339
 French Canadian: 322
 Yugoslavian: 303
 Egyptian: 277
 Eastern European: 273
 Iraqi: 260
 Jamaican: 259
 Welsh: 256
 Bulgarian: 251
 Czech: 204
 Swiss: 190
 Croatian: 180
 Palestinian: 171
 Basque: 161
 Ghanaian: 151
 Cape Verdean: 148
 Kenyan: 136
 Lithuanian: 134
 Serbian: 120
 Lebanese: 103
 Liberian: 98
 Australian: 95
 Syrian: 85
 Israeli: 71
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 65
 Austrian: 63
 Belgian: 63
 Turkish: 62
 Brazilian: 60
 Czechoslovakian: 54
 Celtic: 47
 Finnish: 47
 Slavic: 46
 Belizean: 42
 German Russian: 29
 Maltese: 28
 British West Indian: 28
 Haitian: 26
 Slovak: 19
 Moroccan: 19
 South African: 17
 West Indian: 14
 Guyanese: 14
 Alsatian: 14
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 14
 New Zealander: 8
 Icelander: 7
 Luxemburger: 7
 Barbadian: 6
 Slovene: 5
 Estonian: 4

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

  • 33%Mexico
  • 8%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 8%Philippines
  • 6%Vietnam
  • 5%Fiji
  • 4%Laos
  • 4%India

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

  • This state: 293,770
  • Other state: 82,747
  • Northeast: 12,741
  • Midwest: 22,779
  • South: 27,533
  • West: 19,694

83% of Sacramento residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 67% lived in California.

Sacramento:

83.2%
State average:

86.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 4,630
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1,934
  • 5th and 6th grade: 3,667
  • 7th and 8th grade: 3,086
  • 9th grade: 2,746
  • 10th grade: 3,193
  • 11th grade: 3,664
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 3,828
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 38,800
  • Less than 1 year of college: 7,724
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 27,190
  • Associate degree: 12,956
  • Bachelor's degree: 34,465
  • Master's degree: 11,282
  • Professional school degree: 4,073
  • Doctorate degree: 2,162

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 7,029
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 2,384
  • 5th and 6th grade: 3,889
  • 7th and 8th grade: 3,149
  • 9th grade: 2,325
  • 10th grade: 2,339
  • 11th grade: 3,562
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 4,065
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 36,092
  • Less than 1 year of college: 9,731
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 29,681
  • Associate degree: 15,247
  • Bachelor's degree: 32,981
  • Master's degree: 13,451
  • Professional school degree: 4,536
  • Doctorate degree: 1,856

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.8%Males
  • 6.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 9.1%Males
  • 12.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 22.8%Males
  • 11.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 7.8%Males
  • 6.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 10.2%Males
  • 10.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 12.8%Males
  • 3.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 6.0%Males
  • 8.5%Females
Sacramento marital status for males
Sacramento marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 117,336
  • One, attached: 13,809
  • Two: 3,294
  • 3 or 4: 10,655
  • 5 to 9: 16,431
  • 10 to 19: 11,959
  • 20 to 49: 6,639
  • 50 or more: 12,663
  • Mobile homes: 3,227

Median worth of mobile homes: $28,900

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.8%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Sacramento:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sacramento
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (69.6%)
  • Electricity (28.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • Solar energy (0.4%)
  • Wood (0.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (51.3%)
  • Electricity (46.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • Solar energy (0.4%)
  • Wood (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,236
Here:

4.6%
California:

7.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,715
Here:

6.9%
California:

7.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3,256
Here:

10.0%
California:

15.5%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

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)