2,239 Homes for Sale in Sacramento, CA

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Sacramento Home Trends

Sacramento is California's capital city and the sixth-largest city in the state with a population of 525,398. Sacramento is currently growing at a rate of 1.13 percent annually. The median price for houses in Sacramento is $455,000. Some sought-after neighborhoods for home buying include Land Park, Natomas, and Elk Grove. Land Park is known for its large cottage and Tudor-style homes. This close-knit community is proximate to the 166-acre William Land Park. The Natomas neighborhood offers modern to mid-century homes along with various walking paths and tennis courts. Elk Grove is considered one of the fastest-growing cities in California with the area formerly being a farming town. 

Attractions

There is a plethora of attractions and landmarks within the capital city of Sacramento. A popular landmark in the city is the Tower Bridge, a vertical lift bridge that links West Sacramento to downtown. Next is the Sacramento State Capitol Building, featuring grand marble floors, massive staircases, and chandeliers. Kennedy Gold Mine is on the outskirts of Sacramento. It is a historic mine that is one of the deepest in the world. Head to Sacramento Zoo for some family-friendly fun where you’ll find a carousel and a mini-train. The Giraffe Encounters is a local favorite, allowing visitors to get up close and personal to feed the gentle giants. Museums in the area include the Railroad Museum, Crocker Museum of Art, and the California Automobile Museum. 

Schools

Sacramento has 167 public schools, 36 charter schools, and 329 private schools. Some of the top-rated schools include Arnold Adreani Elementary, School of Engineering and Sciences (middle-high school), and Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep. College students have a large variety of universities and colleges to choose from, including California State University, which has 23 campuses and eight off-campus centers. Other colleges include Sacramento City College, American River College, and Cosumnes River College.

Commuting in Sacramento

Residents have access to several commuting options, including buses, trains, rideshare, and bike paths. Sacramento continues to make the city friendlier for cycling. A typical one-way commute in Sacramento takes about 26 minutes. Nearby airports in the city include the Sacramento International Airport and Sacramento Executive Airport.