Sacramento, California Information & Statistics

Quick Facts

The 2018 population estimate for Sacramento is 495,011, a change of 3.98% when compared to 2014. With an area of 99.89 square miles, this works out to a population density of 4,955.60 persons/mi2.
The number of households in 2018 were estimated to be 183,106, with an average household size of 2.66.
Sacramento's 2018 unemployment rate was 7.96%.
The average household income in Sacramento for 2018 was $79,490, while the median was $58,456.

Sacramento Population Trends

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Sacramento Fertility Rate

6,693 estimated births

Sacramento Household Characteristics

Sacramento Median Age over Time

Sacramento Households with Children by Age

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Type of Housing

Sacramento Housing Values

Median mortgage payment for 2018: $1,800

Sacramento Average Rent as Percentage of Gross Income

Median rent for 2018: $1,179

Sacramento Average Commute

Sacramento Primary Transportation

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Sacramento Population Data

Period Geography Population
2014 Sacramento city, California 476,075
2015 Sacramento city, California 480,566
2016 Sacramento city, California 484,530
2017 Sacramento city, California 489,650
2018 Sacramento city, California 495,011