Fast Facts & Accolades

  • Sacramento County is home to the state capital of California, the 8th largest economy in the world.

  • Sacramento County's population is expected to grow from 1.44 million in 2013 to 1.58 million in 2023, a 9.4 percent increase (SACTO 2014/2015 Regional Report)

  • The Sacramento region moved from 6th to 5th in the United States in the 2014 Clean Tech Leadership Index (Clean Edge, 2014)

  • During the span of 2010 through 2015, 44 technology companies were newly established in the Greater Sacramento region.

  • Sacramento Tops Large Counties in Employment Growth Rate (U.S. Census County Business Patterns, 2015)

  • Sacramento is 14th in the nation for employee satisfaction (Glassdoor, 2015)

  • Sacramento is the number one most affordable city near wine country (Food & Wine, Redfin, 2015)

  • The Wall Street Journal called Sacramento one of the next great places to eat in the United States (March 2015)

  • Sacramento ranked No. 8 on the Fit Cities Index (Betterdoctor.com, 2015)

  • The gross value of agricultural production in Sacramento County in 2013 was $457.3 million, with wine grapes topping the list of products at $141.2 million.

  • The California Chapter of the American Planning Association named the 32-mile American River Parkway trail as one of three inaugural "Great Places in California" in 2015

  • For 3 years in a row, Sacramento International Airport has been ranked 4th in North America for customer service by Airports Council International (ACI), the international trade association for commercial airports. (ACI, 2015)