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Sacramento, California, 95831
1 Bedroom$805 - $895
2 Bedrooms$925 - $945
Sacramento, California, 95864
1 Bedroom$645 - $725
2 Bedrooms$730 - $850
Sacramento, California, 95825
2 BedroomsUp to $1,115
3 BedroomsUp to $1,400
Sacramento, California, 95814
Studio/1 Bedroom$850 - $2,010
2 Bedrooms$1,545 - $2,635
3 Bedrooms$1,770 - $2,800
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Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 11.9% 8.4% +3.5% $10,000 to $14,999 7.6% 5.6% +2.0% $15,000 to $19,999 7.0% 5.6% +1.4% $20,000 to $24,999 6.8% 5.8% +1.0% $25,000 to $29,999 6.7% 5.7% +1.0% $30,000 to $34,999 7.0% 5.7% +1.3% $35,000 to $39,999 6.4% 5.4% +1.0% $40,000 to $44,999 5.5% 5.2% +0.3% $45,000 to $49,999 4.9% 4.6% +0.3% $50,000 to $59,999 8.8% 8.6% +0.2% $60,000 to $74,999 9.7% 10.6% -0.9% $75,000 to $99,999 8.1% 11.5% -3.4% $100,000 to $124,999 4.6% 6.8% -2.2% $125,000 to $149,999 1.9% 3.6% -1.7% $150,000 to $199,999 1.5% 3.3% -1.8% $200,000 or more 1.3% 3.6% -2.3%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 4.8% 4.8% +0.0% 10.0% to 14.9% 10.6% 9.8% +0.8% 15.0% to 19.9% 14.2% 13.6% +0.6% 20.0% to 24.9% 12.7% 13.1% -0.4% 25.0% to 29.9% 11.0% 11.0% +0.0% 30.0% to 34.9% 7.9% 8.2% -0.3% 35.0% to 39.9% 5.3% 5.9% -0.6% 40.0% to 49.9% 8.0% 8.0% +0.0% 50.0% or more 21.3% 20.2% +1.1% Not computed 4.3% 5.4% -1.1%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 12.0% 9.6% +2.4% 25 to 34 years 29.0% 29.3% -0.3% 35 to 44 years 23.3% 25.8% -2.5% 45 to 54 years 16.2% 16.5% -0.3% 55 to 64 years 8.1% 8.0% +0.1% 65 to 74 years 5.4% 5.3% +0.1% 75 to 84 years 4.1% 4.0% +0.1% 85 years and over 1.8% 1.6% +0.2%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 45.7% 30.9% +14.8% 30 to 44 minutes 23.5% 24.5% -1.0% 45 to 59 minutes 8.6% 13.8% -5.2% 60 or more minutes 22.2% 30.8% -8.6%
Source: 2000 Census
Founded as a Gold Rush town, Sacramento grew to become the capital of California, an important center for education and a great place to live. It’s history is rich with hope and continues to be that kind of city today. You’ll find your perfect Sacramento rental apartment in no time.
Then and Now
Its early days saw the city as an agricultural and transportation center due to the expansion of exploration during the Gold Rush. Even when panning for gold died out, Sacramento remained a viable hub for the Northern California area. It’s growth has been gentle and in 2004, it was named one of the best regions to live in nationwide.Built near a confluence of the American and Sacramento Rivers, it remains a busy interior port city with links to San Francisco via a deep water channel. The same rivers are also major recreational attractions for locals and tourists with private boating as well as paddleboat steamers available.
With a great collection of summer stock theaters and smaller community theaters, Sacramento maintains a theater buzz as well as a healthy arts scene. There are several major museums - like the Crocker - and many very good galleries. The Sacramento Kings provide the city’s professional sports team.
Your choices for finding a great Sacramento rental apartment will be large and varied. The downtown and midtown areas provide high rises and smaller complexes alike and if you are lucky, you’ll be able to walk or ride a bicycle to school or work. These areas are very pedestrian and bike friendly. The tree lined Winn Park area has Victorian homes converted into apartments and is near everything. The Curtis Park and South Natomas areas provide smaller, more historic type housing yet are still near all the conveniences of city life.
Dining and Dancing
While the tourists go to Old Sacramento, locals head to other parts of town for their dining. The Hungarian style Marika is a very popular midtown spot. You’ll find a Morton’s Steakhouse as well as Biba Restaurante Italiano, which is touted as Sacramento’s finest year after year.The general rule for finding nightlife is to stay in the downtown or midtown areas and primarily J Street for upscale clubs and bars like the Park or Capitol Grounds. On the K Street mall, look for Marilyn’s, an underground type bar which show cases local musicians.The beauty of Sacramento is its ease of life and getting almost anywhere quickly and when you get settled in your Sacramento apartment, you’ll want to immediately start exploring all it has to offer.
Average Apartment Rent in Sacramento, California
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Sacramento Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Sacramento have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In February the average rent for a 1 Bedroom Sacramento apartment cost $706. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom Sacramento apartment was $837 in February. The average apartment rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in February was $1,031. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Sacramento rentals listed below.
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What neighborhoods in Sacramento are good for eating out?
Midtown Sacramento is a hip, vibrant region of the city with scores of eclectic restaurants to satisfy any food enthusiast's appetite. The streets are wide and the weather beautiful, and consequently many restaurants have patio seating to take advantage of these benefits. Stop by Temple Coffee for a world-class cappuccino or head over to local favorite Crepeville for some top-notch lunch cuisine. For more of a family neighborhood, check out East Sacramento which also boasts a number of good quality eateries. One Speed is the best pizza in the city, and is located in East Sacramento.
Is Sacramento a town where I'll need a car to get to work?
While public transportation in Sacramento is less than ideal, it is possible to get to work and around the city without a car. If you live in the central city you can get around pretty well by foot or bike. For those who work in Rancho Cordova, there is a light rail system that runs here. Also worth mentioning, travel to San Francisco by public transportation is fairly easy, and there is an hourly bus to the airport as well.
We are moving to to CA with a job in Sacramento we have 2 small children. What areas in or around Sacrmento is good to raise a young family? We want a safe & clean neighborhood w/ good schools&parks
Around Sacramento, many young families live in Elk Grove, or Greenhaven, or Rancho Cordova or North Sacramento. All of these cities are located very close to Sacramento, so commuting into the city is relatively easy.
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The average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment in Sacramento is around $960 per month.
Does Sacramento have any famous museums or exhibitions?
Sacramento boasts an extensive array of fun and educational museums for visitors of all ages. Crocker Art Museum, located in downtown Sacramento, claims the state's largest collection of art with pieces from local, national, and international artists including Asian art, photography, and ceramics exhibits. The Discovery Museum of Sacramento is the city's interactive, kid-focused science and space center, with separate space and earth science wings, a planetarium, and a hands-on discovery room. The California State Railroad Museum is located in Sacramento's historic district and showcases the history of locomotion, even offering a six-mile train ride along the Sacramento River aboard a working steam engine during the summer months. Some other great Sacramento museums include the California Military Museum, Towe Auto Museum, and the Wells Fargo History Museum.
How is the school system in Sacramento?
The school system in Sacramento is on par with the national average for their test scores and curriculum. The district is expansive, with a public, public charter, or magnet school fit for every student. Many schools within the district received excellent scores of 9 and 10 out of 10 on Greatschools.org for their fantastic test scores. Some of the best include Crocker/Riverside Elementary, Genevieve Didion School, Sutter Middle School, West Campus High School, and Rio Americano High School, amongst many others. Many renowned private schools also reside within the district including Christian Brothers High School, Camelia Waldorf School, and Loretto High School.
What areas of Sacramento are safe for walking around at night?
McKinley Park is a safe Sacramento neighborhood just past midtown, with nice, mostly older homes. Carmichael is another safe and family-friendly neighborhood within the city with affordable housing. Some other safe Sacramento neighborhoods include parts of downtown, Land Park, River Park, Elk Grove, and Laguna. According to neighborhoodscout.com, Sacramento's neighborhoods with the lowest crime rates are Laguna, Pocket Road, Walsh Station, and, not surprisingly, the area around Sacramento City College.
What kinds of outdoor activities are either in or around Sacramento?
River rafting is a very popular outdoor activity in Sacramento from late May through September. Self-guided, leisurely floating trips are possible on the Lower American River, usually from Sunrise Boulevard to River Bend Park, a six-mile trip that takes about three to four hous. For white water rafting, raft guides can be hired to run the Upper American River. For running or biking, The American River Bike Trail is a 32-mile stretch of automobile-free pavement running along lush parkland beside the Sacramento River.
Looking for a clean place to rent with easy acces to college and stores. Will be relying on public transportation for awhile. Must be clean and safe.
East Sacramento is close to stores (Sutter Square Galleria Center) and California State University, Sacramento. You can also easily get around with the 30, 31 busVillage Townhouses also can be good choice. Village Townhouses is in Arden-Arcade. There are 3 big shopping centers nearby, and you can get California State University with local bus num. 82, 87 (Regional Transit).
Do most people in Sacramento rely on public transportation?
71 percent of Sacramento residents drives private cars to commute to work on a daily basis, while less than 5 percent uses mass transit for the same purpose. These figures show that Sacramento's public transportation system leaves a lot to be desired. However, there are a few options available, most of which center around the Sacramento Valley Rail Station, which is the second busiest Amtrak station in California and the tenth busiest in the country.