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0.91% growth
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5.82% growth
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4.99% growth
Median Property Value
6.82% growth


The economy of Sacramento, CA employs 228,316 people. The economy of Sacramento, CA is specialized in Public Admin.; Utilities; and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, which employ respectively 2.91; 1.58; and 1.28 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Sacramento, CA are Healthcare & Social Assistance (33,576), Public Admin. (27,894), and Retail trade (21,549), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($65,257), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($52,401), and Finance & Insurance ($44,595).

Median household income in Sacramento, CA is $55,187. Males in Sacramento, CA have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,697. The income inequality of Sacramento, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.507 which is higher than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Sacramento, CA. In Sacramento County, CA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 80 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $7,827. Monterey County, CA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in California.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Sacramento, CA is from the county of Sacramento County, CA.

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Sacramento, CA is home to a population of 495,200 people, from which 89.9% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Sacramento, CA is composed of 165,596 White residents (33.4%), 141,551 Hispanic residents (28.6%), 89,327 Asian residents (18%), 64,178 Black residents (13%), and 21,289 Two+ residents (4.3%). The most common foreign languages in Sacramento, CA are Spanish (79,775 speakers), Chinese (15,764 speakers), and Hmong (13,007 speakers), but compared to other places, Sacramento, CA has a relative high number of Hmong (13,007 speakers), Laotian (1,821 speakers), and Hindi (6,359 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Sacramento, CA awarded 12,374 degrees. The student population of Sacramento, CA is skewed towards females, with 5,656 male students and 6,718 female students. Most students in Sacramento, CA are White (4,320 and 34.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (2,945 and 23.8%), Asian (2,179 and 17.6%), and Black or African American (876 and 7.08%). The largest universities in Sacramento, CA by number of graduates are California State University-Sacramento (6,740 and 54.5%), Sacramento City College (2,252 and 18.2%), and Cosumnes River College (1,143 and 9.2%). The most popular majors in Sacramento, CA are General Business Administration & Management (913 and 7.38%), Speech Communication & Rhetoric (442 and 3.57%), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (427 and 3.45%). The median tuition costs in Sacramento, CA are N/A for private four year colleges, and $5,472 and $16,632 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Sacramento, CA is $306,900, which is 1.5 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $287,300 to $306,900, a 6.82% increase. The homeownership rate of Sacramento, CA is 47.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.1%. People in Sacramento, CA have an average commute time of 23.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Sacramento, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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