FOLSOM

Folsom, California is a beautiful location that offers a variety of residential areas and activities for all ages. Folsom’s population is 73,334 with a median age of 39 and 75 percent of the city owning homes. Folsom is known to have a low crime rate with an excellent school district, offering two high school, Folsom High School and Vista Del Lago, as well as a local community college, Folsom Lake College. If you're interested in working with one of the tech giants in the area, Intel, Micron and Aerojet are major employment contributors here. On a sunny day, you can find residents enjoying Folsom Lake, biking along the trails or shopping on historic Sutter Street or the newly built Palladio at Broadstone.

STATS:

  • Crime: low

  • Schools: 15 (top rated: Folsom High School and Vista del Lago High School, both recognized on the Best High Schools list by U.S. News and World Report).

  • Average price for a home: $469,500

  • Median rent per month: $2,095

Cost of Living: Rent vs Buy

Mortgage based on average home price: $469,500 (0% down payment)