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Rancho Cordova, CA

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As part of California's Sacramento County, Rancho Cordova acts as the employment hub of the area and even received an All-American City Award in 2010. A city with a rich history that traces its roots back to California's Gold Rush days of the 19th century, Rancho Cordova offers parks, a unique zoo, historical landmarks, and an expansive championship golf course frequented by golf enthusiasts throughout the year. The city even plays host to a local University of Phoenix campus, giving it a higher education attraction.

Apartments in Rancho Cordova CA


Gold Ridge
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2


Reserve At Capital Center
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2


$795 Two bedroom in Rancho Cordova-3545 Mather Field Rd.
Beds: 2
Baths: 1


$605 studio in Rancho Cordova-International Rd
Beds: 1
Baths: 1


$1750 Four bedroom in Rancho Cordova-11891 Appolon Dr
Beds: 4
Baths: 2


$750 Two bedroom in Rancho Cordova-2625 El Parque Cir
Beds: 2
Baths: 1

Key City Stats

The average age of Rancho Cordova, CA is
30 to 34
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 8.44%
  • 8.44%
  • 8.08%
  • Female
  • 8.0%
  • 9.24%
  • 6.59%
is average rent in Rancho Cordova, CA
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 3.6%
  • 4.67%
  • 4.81%
of units are available for rent in Rancho Cordova
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 795
  • 118
  • 862
Getting Around in Rancho Cordova, CA

Rancho Cordova is located right in the center of the Highway 50 Corridor and is just 12 miles from the California's capital city of Sacramento. Many people use Sacramento's Regional Transit Gold Line to commute to and from work in surrounding towns and cities. If you work right in the area, walking or biking to work is often the preferred method of transportation for those of you who like a little exercise with your morning commute.

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The average commuter time in Rancho Cordova is:
30 to 34 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 8.89%
  • 16.44%
  • 2.47%

Ski at One of Lake Tahoe's World Famous Resorts

<p>If you need a little weekend getaway, Lake Tahoe is just a two-hour drive away and is known for some of the world's best skiing. With a host of resorts and private cabins to choose from, you'll always have some sun and powdery fun. For something a little closer, the nearby city of Sacramento has what you need. From watching a Sacramento Kings game to introducing the kids to the wonders of the animal kingdom at the Sacramento Zoo, you'll never be bored living in Rancho Cordova. Golf enthusiasts can bask in the wonders of Rancho Cordova's Mather Golf Course, while animal lovers can spend days at the Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary. For a variety of water sports, you can also check out the rafting and kayaking at American River Parkway.</p><!--EndFragment-->

From Pioneer Days to Modern Days

<p>Rancho Cordova finds its roots in the 19th century California Gold Rush and one of its most well-known landmarks is a Pony Express stopping point known as Mills Station. One of the newest American cities, it was named for Cordova Vineyards and was not incorporated as Rancho Cordova until 2003. Mather Air Force base made its home in this city, but in 1993 it closed down for military use and became a civilian airport known as Sacramento Mathers Airport. Other parts of the Air Force base became Mather Regional Park, an outdoor mecca of nature and activity for area residents and visitors.</p><!--EndFragment-->

A Healthy Life

<p>Residents and visitors to Rancho Cordova turn to top notch doctors and medical centers for long-term care and emergency care. The city is home to Sutter Community Hospitals on Zinfandel Driver, as well as the Casa Coloma Health Care Center that offers an extended care nursing home facility. If you need outpatient doctor care in this city, Kaiser Permamente offers residents a wide range of medical specialists in one building, including pediatrician, OBGYNs, psychiatry, dermatology, and oncology. Just outside the Rancho Cordova city limits, you can find the UC Davis Medical Center in downtown Sacramento.</p><!--EndFragment-->