Citrus Heights, California

Citrus Heights is a city situated within short distance to downtown Sacramento, in Sacramento County, California.

The convenient location of Citrus Heights makes it a great place to live for all those commuting to any of the major employment zones in greater Sacramento, including Rancho Cordova, Folsom, Natomas, and South Placer County. Excellent schools, great environment with an abundance of parks, shopping centers, a variety or restaurants and lots of community events make the city a perfect place for raising family. Citrus Heights is also situated within short driving distance to the legendary recreation and leisure centers of Lake Tahoe and the Napa Valley wine country.


A street in Citrus Heights, California- courtesy of Buyer's Broker Inc, specializing in Sacramento California Real Estate.Citrus Heights Real Estate

Real estate market in Citrus Heights offers a wide choice of properties of different types and sizes, from ranch
to contemporary style homes.

In July 2008, the average home selling price in Citrus Heights was $203,867, with an average price per square foot of $143. These figures include both single family homes and condos. While this data is collected from the MLS and deemed reliable, it is not guaranteed.


Citrus Heights Schools

Schools in Citrus Heights are served by the San Juan Unified School District which is the ninth largest district
in California. Within the city there are ten elementary schools, one middle school, and two high schools.

Find out more about schools in Citrus Heights here.


Points of interest in Citrus Heights, California:

- Rusch Botanical Gardens - stretching over 2 acres gardens are State Site of Historical Interest, and represent seven biomes of California, featuring rose, herb, citrus, and African plants.

- Sunrise Mall - a shopping mall featuring 122 stores. Every summer, the Sunrise Mall was home to the Sacramento Capitals tennis team, which often had guest players such as Andre Agassi and Anna Kournikova.


Citrus Heights Facts:
  • Area - 14.3 sq mi 
  • Population - 85,071
  • Median income - $51,207
  • Median age of residents - 35 years old