Key findings

  • Roseville has a Livability Score of 78/100, which is considered exceptional
  • Roseville crime rates are 13% lower than the California average
  • Cost of living in Roseville is 5% lower than the California average
  • Roseville real estate prices are 13% lower than the California average
  • Rental prices in Roseville are 5% higher than the California average

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      Roseville, CA

      Nestled in Placer County, Roseville, CA is just 16 miles from the capital, Sacramento, and is in an area with parks, beaches and boating. It is considered one of the best places to live in California. Convenient for travel, Hwy 80 crosses through it. Roseville is about two hours from the excitement and fun of South Lake Tahoe and is close to winter sports and hiking. The cost of homes here is less than the average for California.

      Homes are more than the national average, but less than such cities as San Jose, CA. Apartments range from luxurious, with all the amenities, to a simpler approach. Yet pricing, like all of California, is still quite high compared to the U.S. average. If you work in Sacramento, Roseville is a great choice for nearby small cities. There is much to do close to home, and families will enjoy living here.

      You'll be close to the Folsom Lake State Recreation Area, where families can enjoy the reservoir with its boat ramps and swimming area. Considered the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, Folsom Lake holds the title of being one of the most visited of the California state parks. Camping and fishing are also fun activities here. In Roseville, teens enjoy Rush Community Park for skating on its concrete structures; playing fields and swimming pools invite family fun and recreation. You can learn more about the area at the Maidu Museum & Historic Site, with its petroglyphs and rock art that preserve an understanding of Maidu life. You'll find mini-golf as well as private golfing courses for the golfers in the family. Hikers will want to take advantage of the Miners Ravine Trail Loop. What could be more fun than the Roseville Telephone Museum? Kids of all ages will enjoy the nostalgia and education to be gained here. The Denio Swap Meet is where you'll buy fresh fruits and vegetables, while other shoppers can get their mall shopping on at the Westfield Galleria at Roseville. Skiers and snowboarders as well as their families will enjoy proximity to Kirkwood Mountain Resort and other ski venues at Lake Tahoe, 2 hours away.

      You can get around Roseville by bus with Roseville Transit. There is also Roseville transit Dial-A-Ride. With an Amtrak station located in this city, travel is convenient for residents who want to leave the area; daily service to downtown San Francisco and the surrounding cities is also provided. You'll find residents biking to work in town. Additionally, you'll also find bike trails at parks in and around this city.

      Roseville is a great place to call home. With family fun, outdoor recreation and abundant parks, you and family can grow and thrive here.

      Top Rated Schools in Roseville

      Name Grades Students Proficiency
      Olympus Junior High7 - 853777%
      Junction ElementaryKG - 574170%
      Blue Oaks ElementaryKG - 551770%
      Quail Glen ElementaryKG - 553569%
      Stoneridge ElementaryKG - 547468%
      Woodcreek High9 - 122,21568%
      Diamond Creek ElementaryKG - 558066%
      Catheryn Gates ElementaryKG - 559664%
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      Roseville, CA - Shopping at it's Best

      Roseville is a fair sized town located in the metro area of Sacramento, CA. Roseville has a nice upbeat feel and fits nicely into the stereotypical California image. Roseville, CA features plenty of great dining, ample nightlife and world-class shopping. Roseville, CA is a great stop for young and middle aged travelers looking for a relaxing place to unwind, grab a bite to eat and maybe hit the mall.

      The main shopping attraction in Roseville is the Westfield Galleria mall. The Westfield Galleria mall is a spectacular and large mall featuring just about every major retail store imaginable. Right across the street from the Westfield Galleria mall you can find The Fountains. The Fountains is an impressionable retail center filled with tons of great shopping choices. The Fountains is truly a unique retail center as it features several recreational parks inside and even a great selection of dining.

      Antique lovers can enjoy the Antique Trove which is a classic Antique retail outlet with around forty antique dealers. The All American Speedway in Roseville provides family fun featuring a mini race track and a small arcade area. Roseville is a fun place to visit and even better place to shop.
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      Source: The Roseville, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).