Sacramento, California

Sacramento is the capital of the U.S. state of California and the county seat of Sacramento County.

The panoramic view of Sacramento, California- courtesy of Buyer's Broker Inc, specializing in Sacramento California Real Estate.Sacramento is the seventh-largest city in California and it has been cited as one of the five "most livable" areas
in America in 2004. The city was the major distribution point during the California Gold Rush and it is still the core cultural and economic center of its metropolitan area. The wonderful setting, along the Sacramento River and within the close proximity of Sierra Nevada mountains allows its residents and visitors to enjoy an abundance of recreational activities from hiking to boating. Furthermore, Sacramento offers a great deal of entertainment for the whole family, from amusement parks, malls, restaurants to museums, educational tours and performing arts.

 

Sacramento Schools

The majority of public schools in Sacramento are served by the Sacramento City Unified School District which is among the 10 largest school districts in California serving about 70,000 students.

Sacramento is also home to Sacramento State (California State University, Sacramento).

Find out more about schools in Sacramento here.

 

Points of interest in Sacramento, California:

- Del Paso Regional Park - 100 acres of nature area with riding and hiking trails featuring the Sacramento softball complex, Haggin Oaks Golf Course, trapshooting club and Harry Renfree Baseball Field.

- Raging Waters - an amusement park featuring over 25 slides and attractions including speed slides, wave pool and an area for small children.

- Sacramento Opera - the region's only professional producing opera company.

- Music Circus at Wells Fargo Pavilion - one of America's premiere theatres featuring hit musicals starring world-class singers and dancers.

- Aerospace Museum of California - museum featuring 40 military and civilian aircrafts, motion ride simulator and much more.

 

Sacramento Facts:

  • Area - 99.2 sq mi 
  • Population - 475,743
  • Median income - $42,051
  • Median age of residents - 33 years old