West Sacramento, CA

51,386 Population
21.5 square miles 2,390.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
2,390.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
49.2%
was 49.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
23.2%
was 23.7%
 
Percent Under 18
25.5%
was 26.0%
 
Percent 65 and Over
11.4%
was 11.1%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.1
was 7.4
Ranked 23rd Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
16.3%
was 17.7%
 
Median Household Income
$57,023
was $52,763
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
44.4
43.7
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
3.8
was 2.0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
591
was 412.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,768.8
was 2,980.8
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
18,860
was 18,854
 
Median Rent
$907
was $895
 
Total Building Permits
582
was 100
 
Occupied Housing Units
17,885
was 17,930
 
Homeownership Rate
54.3%
was 53.7%
 
Single Family Building Permits
138
was 100
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
877.4
was 877.1
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
10.7%
was 10.0%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
444
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.9
was 2.8
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
31.3
was 5.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
11.8
was 2.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
93.7%
was 92.0%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
85.1%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.2%
was 99.8%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
83.4%
was 82.7%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
26.6%
was 25.0%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
93.5%
was 91.6%
 
Debt Service Ratio
19.5%
was 10.8%
 
Revenue
 
$124,272,746
$113,153,609
 
Expenditure
 
$126,896,142
$119,329,788
 
Revenue per Capita
$2,488
was $2,306
 
Expenditure per Capita
$2,541
was $2,432
 

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