Sacramento Real Estate Market Overview

Could Sacramento, CA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Sacramento. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Sacramento such as... Elk Grove and Roseville. When you’re ready, Trulia has 1,356 resale and new homes in Sacramento lined up for you, including 105 open houses, and 1,229 home in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$255,250

Median Sales Price

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$186

Price Per Sqft

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$1,500

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Sacramento show a 7% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 0% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Sacramento for Feb 19 to May 18 was $255,250 based on 2,018 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Sacramento was $186, an increase of 8% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Sacramento for Apr 20 to May 20 was $1,500.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Sacramento can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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5,432

Counts of Assault

3,641

Counts of Theft

2,356

Counts of Burglary


Best Schools in Sacramento

There are 193 schools in Sacramento.

Elementary Schools
10

Arnold Adreani Elementary School

Public, K - 6

10

Phoebe A. Hearst Elementary School

Public, 1 - 6

9

Westlake Charter School

Public, K - 4

Middle Schools
8

Natomas Charter School

Public, K - 12

7

Sutter Middle School

Public, 7 - 8

7

California Middle School

Public, 7 - 8

High Schools
9

West Campus School

Public, 9 - 12

8

Mira Loma High School

Public, 9 - 12

8

Natomas Charter School

Public, K - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Sacramento by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
37%
Single residents
Home owners
54%
Home owners
Median age
34
Median age
Household income
$47,321
Median household income
College educated
33%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Sacramento commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
93% commute by car
0% commute by bike
4% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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