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Sacramento, CA (California) Houses and 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

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
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
  • 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
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sacramento, California
  • 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
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Sacramento in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 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
Cars and other vehicles available in Sacramento in renter-occupied apartments
  • 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
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sacramento, California
  • 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
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sacramento, California
  • 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
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
  • Sacramento, CA household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Sacramento, CA in 2016
  • 12,072Less than $10,000
  • 20,116$10,000 to $19,999
  • 17,995$20,000 to $29,999
  • 16,169$30,000 to $39,999
  • 16,142$40,000 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

  • Distribution of house value in Sacramento, CA in 2016
  • 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

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Sacramento, CA in 2016
  • 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
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2016

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

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016

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
Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Sacramento

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%)
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
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Sacramento, California
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Sacramento, California
  • 20,4182010 or later
  • 27,5602000 to 2009
  • 28,8731990 to 1999
  • 27,5151980 to 1989
  • 11,1491970 to 1979
  • 9,706Before 1970
Ancestries in Sacramento, CA

First ancestries reported:

  • German: 7,899 (2.5%)
  • Irish: 6,014 (1.9%)
  • American: 5,843 (1.9%)
  • English: 4,783 (1.5%)
  • Italian: 4,499 (1.4%)
  • European: 4,117 (1.3%)
  • Russian: 3,050 (1.0%)
  • Portuguese: 2,118 (0.7%)
  • Ukrainian: 1,933 (0.6%)
  • Scottish: 1,478 (0.5%)
  • African: 1,385 (0.4%)
  • Norwegian: 1,175 (0.4%)
  • Polish: 1,055 (0.3%)
  • Ethiopian: 1,005 (0.3%)
  • Greek: 887 (0.3%)
  • French: 885 (0.3%)
  • Afghan: 860 (0.3%)
  • Swedish: 802 (0.3%)
  • Romanian: 779 (0.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 638 (0.2%)
  • British: 637 (0.2%)
  • Iranian: 635 (0.2%)
  • Dutch: 589 (0.2%)
  • Northern European: 589 (0.2%)
  • Arab: 570 (0.2%)
  • Nigerian: 535 (0.2%)
  • Danish: 407 (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 401 (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 397 (0.1%)
  • Jordanian: 395 (0.1%)
  • Armenian: 391 (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 339 (0.1%)
  • French Canadian: 322 (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 303 (0.10%)
  • Egyptian: 277 (0.09%)
  • Eastern European: 273 (0.09%)
  • Iraqi: 260 (0.08%)
  • Jamaican: 259 (0.08%)
  • Welsh: 256 (0.08%)
  • Bulgarian: 251 (0.08%)
  • Czech: 204 (0.07%)
  • Swiss: 190 (0.06%)
  • Croatian: 180 (0.06%)
  • Palestinian: 171 (0.05%)
  • Basque: 161 (0.05%)
  • Ghanaian: 151 (0.05%)
  • Cape Verdean: 148 (0.05%)
  • Kenyan: 136 (0.04%)
  • Lithuanian: 134 (0.04%)
  • Serbian: 120 (0.04%)
  • Lebanese: 103 (0.03%)
  • Liberian: 98 (0.03%)
  • Australian: 95 (0.03%)
  • Syrian: 85 (0.03%)
  • Israeli: 71 (0.02%)
  • Assyrian: 65 (0.02%)
  • Belgian: 63 (0.02%)
  • Austrian: 63 (0.02%)
  • Turkish: 62 (0.02%)
  • Brazilian: 60 (0.02%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 54 (0.02%)
  • Finnish: 47 (0.01%)
  • Celtic: 47 (0.01%)
  • Slavic: 46 (0.01%)
  • Belizean: 42 (0.01%)
  • German Russian: 29 (0.01%)
  • Maltese: 28 (0.01%)
  • British West Indian: 28 (0.01%)
  • Haitian: 26 (0.01%)
  • Moroccan: 19 (0.01%)
  • Slovak: 19 (0.01%)
  • South African: 17 (0.01%)

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

Mexico
Sacramento:

33.0% (37,195)
California:

40.5% (4,227,816)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Sacramento:

8.0% (9,035)
California:

5.5% (575,268)

Philippines
Sacramento:

7.7% (8,712)
California:

8.0% (836,303)

Vietnam
Sacramento:

6.0% (6,791)
California:

4.9% (509,169)

Fiji
Sacramento:

4.5% (5,085)
California:

0.3% (32,873)

Laos
Sacramento:

4.4% (4,975)
California:

0.5% (55,700)

India
Sacramento:

4.4% (4,957)
California:

4.2% (436,290)

Thailand
Sacramento:

3.3% (3,705)
California:

0.7% (69,434)

Pakistan
Sacramento:

2.8% (3,096)
California:

0.4% (45,900)

El Salvador
Sacramento:

2.2% (2,445)
California:

4.1% (427,110)

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

83.2% of Sacramento residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37.9% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66.7% 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
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sacramento, CA
  • 69.6%Utility gas
  • 28.6%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Solar energy
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sacramento, CA
  • 51.3%Utility gas
  • 46.3%Electricity
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Solar energy
  • 0.3%Wood

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 Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability