Sacramento, CA

495,200 Population
97.9 square miles 5,057 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.3%
was 1.3%
Ranked 6th Highest in CA
Population Density
5,057
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
47.3%
was 46.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
22.8%
was 22.5%
Ranked 87th Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
22.5%
was 24.2%
Ranked 79th Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
13.3%
was 11.4%
Ranked 58th Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.9
was 6.4
Ranked 21st Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
19.0%
was 23.4%
Ranked 114th Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$52,071
was $48,034
Ranked 106th Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
46.2
46.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
8.8
was 7.1
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
737.4
was 656.0
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,369.5
was 3,760.1
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
196,013
was 191,138
Ranked 5th Highest in CA
Median Rent
$1,119
was $1,010
Ranked 111th Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
259
was 400
 
Occupied Housing Units
183,212
was 175,350
 
Homeownership Rate
47.6%
was 46.0%
Ranked 98th Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
232
was 142
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
2,001.7
was 1,951.9
Ranked 49th Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
11.8%
was 14.3%
Ranked 45th Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
27
was 258
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.7
was 2.7
Ranked 111th Highest in CA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.4
was 2.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.5
was 0.8
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.6%
was 94.3%
Ranked 66th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
92.7%
Ranked 46th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.1%
was 97.6%
Ranked 41st Highest in CA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
83.6%
was 83.7%
Ranked 75th Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
31.0%
was 29.4%
Ranked 63rd Highest in CA

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
88.2%
was 87.2%
 
Debt Service Ratio
6.5%
was 4.9%
 
Revenue
 
$866,457,000
$1,155,141,000
 
Expenditure
 
$859,480,000
$845,478,000
 
Revenue per Capita
$1,786
was $2,408
 
Expenditure per Capita
$1,771
was $1,763
 

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