The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Sacramento, CA For 2021


We used science and data to determine which Sacramento neighborhoods have the richest people.

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Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2021. This is our seventh time ranking the richest neighborhoods to live in Sacramento.

Richest Neighborhoods In Sacramento

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you'll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren't made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Sacramento has to offer. Where houses go for over 2.39x the national median and household incomes are 1.88x the national median.

But where exactly in Sacramento do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Westlake where the median income is a cool $103,309.

Here's a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Sacramento out of 119 for 2021.

What's the richest neighborhood to live in Sacramento for 2021? According to the most recent census data, Westlake looks to be the richest Sacramento neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $941,056. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time -- if we ever get that lucky. Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Sacramento. Once you're done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from richest to poorest.

For more Sacramento reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Sacramento and the worst neighborhoods in Sacramento. Or, for living around Sacramento, out the best Sacramento suburbs and the worst Sacramento suburbs.

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How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Sacramento For 2021

Every city has it's best neighborhoods -- where everyone wants to live -- and the worst neighborhoods -- where no one wants to live. And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there's always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

Using census and extrapolated BLS data, we ranked every neighborhood based on income levels.

We ranked every neighborhood in Sacramento by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Westlake, was named the richest neighborhood in Sacramento.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Dos Rios Triangle.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Sacramento ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Sacramento For 2021

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income<
1 Westlake $103,309
2 Valleyview Acres $101,667
3 Village 14 $101,667
4 River Park $100,793
5 East Sacramento $92,923
6 Natomas Park $91,312
7 Village 7 $89,277
8 Land Park $88,895
9 Village 12 $85,987
10 Village 11 $85,226
11 Natomas Creek $83,958
12 Pocket $82,751
13 Village 9 $80,029
14 Johnson Business Park $79,527
15 Metro Center $79,219
16 Curtis Park $78,658
17 Gateway West $76,859
18 Elmhurst $74,005
19 Creekside $71,113
20 Willowcreek $70,602
21 College Glen $69,089
22 Scc $68,250
23 Sierra Oaks $67,327
24 Rp Sports Complex $66,831
25 Village 2 $66,646
26 South Land Park $65,685
27 Tahoe Park East $64,384
28 Tahoe Park $63,342
29 Greenhaven $61,923
30 Little Pocket $61,875
31 Arden Fair $59,423
32 Golf Course Terrace $59,079
33 Gateway Center $58,582
34 Newton Booth $57,274
35 New Era Park $56,568
36 Del Paso Park $56,339
37 South Natomas $55,351
38 Old Sacramento $55,036
39 Robla $53,471
40 River Gardens $53,245
41 Northgate $53,106
42 Woodlake $53,023
43 Valley High-North Laguna $52,506
44 Glenwood Meadows $52,486
45 Colonial Heights $51,909
46 Medical Center $51,407
47 Z'berg Park $51,118
48 Colonial Manor $51,015
49 Erikson Industrial Park $50,356
50 Poverty Ridge $50,354
51 Tahoe Park South $50,030
52 Hollywood Park $49,814
53 North Pointe $49,375
54 Raley Industrial Park $48,484
55 American River Parkway $48,352
56 Freeport Manor $47,598
57 Campus Commons $47,068
58 Colonial Village $46,160
59 Point West $45,740
60 Boulevard Park $45,688
61 Richardson Village $45,091
62 Tallac Village $44,926
63 Mangan Park $44,536
64 Airport $43,839
65 Upper Land Park $43,300
66 South East $43,022
67 Swanston Estates $42,650
68 Pell-Main Industrial Park $42,531
69 Southside Park $42,225
70 Norwood I-80 $40,603
71 Parkway $40,600
72 Meadowview $40,428
73 Carelton Tract $40,253
74 Village 5 $40,180
75 Village Green $40,147
76 Brentwood $39,834
77 Lawrence Park $39,603
78 Mansion Flats $39,181
79 Marshall School $39,124
80 North City Farms $39,123
81 Gardenland $38,578
82 Florin Fruitridge Industrial Park $38,229
83 Packard Bell $38,229
84 West Del Paso Heights $37,989
85 North Oak Park $37,825
86 Natomas Crossing $37,451
87 West Tahoe Park $37,321
88 Parker Homes $37,078
89 Noralto $36,905
90 Downtown $36,805
91 Midtown $36,227
92 East Del Paso Heights $35,487
93 Hagginwood $35,046
94 Csus $34,534
95 Glen Elder $34,232
96 Oak Knoll $33,750
97 Johnson Heights $33,750
98 Norwood Tech $33,750
99 Fruitridge Manor $32,624
100 Richmond Grove $31,624
101 South Hagginwood $31,452
102 Strawberry Manor $30,982
103 Granite Regional Park $30,665
104 South City Farms $30,595
105 Cannon Industrial Park $30,566
106 Avondale $29,334
107 Central Oak Park $29,144
108 Woodbine $28,352
109 South Oak Park $28,063
110 Alkali Flat $26,875
111 Del Paso Heights $25,900
112 Wills Acres $22,946
113 Old North Sacramento $21,441
114 Ben Ali $19,558
115 Fairgrounds $13,846
116 Richards $12,136
117 South American River Industrial Park $0
118 Natomas Corporate Center $0
119 Dos Rios Triangle $0

About Chris Kolmar

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