Elk Grove

Elk Grove offers a welcoming and inclusive community that embraces newcomers with open arms. The neighborhood's friendly residents and active community organizations make it easy for newcomers to quickly feel at home. Whether it's through neighborhood associations, volunteer opportunities, or local clubs and organizations, there are numerous ways to get involved and forge meaningful connections with fellow residents.

For those who appreciate a balanced lifestyle, Elk Grove offers a perfect blend of tranquility and convenience. While it provides a peaceful respite from the fast pace of city life, it is also equipped with modern amenities and services to cater to residents' needs. The city boasts a wide array of shopping centers, restaurants, and entertainment options, ensuring that residents have access to everything they need within a short distance from their doorstep.

Nature enthusiasts will find themselves in paradise in Elk Grove. The neighborhood is surrounded by picturesque landscapes, including expansive parks, lush green spaces, and serene lakes. The Cosumnes River Preserve, a wildlife habitat and nature reserve, provides ample opportunities for birdwatching, hiking, and exploring the diverse ecosystems. The tranquil Laguna Creek Parkway offers scenic trails for biking and jogging, allowing residents to stay active while enjoying the natural beauty that Elk Grove has to offer.

Another appealing aspect of Elk Grove is its strong emphasis on education and lifelong learning. The neighborhood is served by highly regarded schools, ensuring that children receive a top-notch education. The Elk Grove Unified School District is known for its commitment to academic excellence, innovative programs, and extracurricular activities. Additionally, the community benefits from the presence of the Elk Grove Public Library, which offers a wealth of resources and engaging programs for all ages.

The housing options in Elk Grove are diverse and cater to a variety of preferences and budgets. From charming suburban homes with spacious yards to modern townhouses and apartments, there is something to suit every lifestyle. The well-maintained neighborhoods boast beautiful streetscapes, creating a sense of pride and community.

Elk Grove's convenient location also makes it an ideal place for those who work in Sacramento or nearby cities. With easy access to major highways and public transportation options, commuting is a breeze, allowing residents to enjoy the benefits of both suburban serenity and urban opportunities.

In summary, Elk Grove offers an enticing proposition for individuals and families seeking a desirable neighborhood to call home. Its warm and inclusive community, balanced lifestyle, abundant recreational opportunities, top-notch schools, and convenient location make it an irresistible choice. Whether you're looking for a peaceful retreat, an active outdoor lifestyle, or a welcoming community, Elk Grove promises a fulfilling and rewarding living experience.

 
 

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Overview for Elk Grove, CA

175,510 people live in Elk Grove, where the median age is 38.1 and the average individual income is $38,839. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

175,510

Total Population

38.1 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$38,839

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Elk Grove, CA

Elk Grove has 54,262 households, with an average household size of 3.22. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Elk Grove do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 175,510 people call Elk Grove home. The population density is 4,179.54 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

175,510

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

38.1

Median Age

48.73 / 51.27%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
54,262

Total Households

3.22

Average Household Size

$38,839

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Elk Grove, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Elk Grove. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Elk Grove Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
St Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Elk Grove Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Harriet G. Eddy Middle
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
1/5
Joseph Sims Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Stone Lake Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
John Ehrhardt Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
4/5
Elliott Ranch Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Arlene Hein Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Marion Mix Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
Zehnder Ranch Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Elitha Donner Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
Ellen Feickert Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Roy Herburger Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Helen Carr Castello Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Elizabeth Pinkerton Middle
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
4/5
St Peter's Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
4/5
Florence Markofer Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
Raymond Case Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Foulks Ranch Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
Edward Harris Junior Middle
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
3/5
Edna Batey Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Shining Stars Preschool & Kindergarten
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
California Montessori Project - Elk Grove Campus
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
SAVA - Sacramento Academic and Vocational Academy - EGUSD
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
1/5
James A. McKee Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
Arthur C. Butler Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Katherine L. Albiani Middle
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5
Pleasant Grove High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5

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