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Folsom, California - Basic Facts

The City of Folsom had a population of 80,294 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Folsom is located at latitude 38.678 and longitude -121.1761 in Sacramento County. The formal boundaries for the City of Folsom encompass a land area of 21.95 sq. miles and a water area of 2.35 sq. miles. Sacramento County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 220 feet.

The City of Folsom (GNIS ID: 2410516) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Folsom is located within Folsom CCD of Sacramento County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Folsom: Folsom City.

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Folsom, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Folsom, CA Housing Affordability Index is 106
State of California Housing Affordability Index is 67
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Folsom, CA Wealth Index is 178
State of California Wealth Index is 123
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 80,294
Population in Households 73,700
Population in Familes 62,420
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,594
Population Density 2,888
Diversity Index1 59
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $112,911
Average Household Income $138,282
Per Capita Income $50,244
Wealth Index3 178

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 28,358 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,632 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,113 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 613 ( 2.2%)
Median Home Value $518,794
Housing Affordability Index2 106
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 27,745
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 19,706
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.15% 1.37%
Households 1.15% 1.28%
Families 1.23% 1.35%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

Folsom, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Folsom to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 110 93rd
Population Density # 486 68th
Diversity Index # 867 43rd
Median Household Income # 156 90th
Per Capita Income # 269 82nd

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