Citrus Heights, California 95610
Citrus Heights is a city in Sacramento County, California. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 83,301, down from 85,071 at the 2000 census. Citrus Heights is part of the Sacramento–Arden-Arcade–Roseville Metropolitan Area.
Within the city limits are 34,295 housing units. The city’s vacancy rate is approximately four percent. 65% of the city’s housing units are primarily single-family units. The annual median sales price (for all recorded sales) of homes in the 95610 zip code is $299,009, and the median sales price (for all recorded sales) of homes in the 95621 zip code is $261,826 (Sacramento Bee, February 2008). Citrus Heights provides an affordable living environment with quality services, central within the Sacramento region.
Citrus Heights is home to a bustling retail and service industry. Sunrise Mall, newly remodeled with over 100 stores, including major department and specialty stores (Macy’s, Sears, JC Penney’s, etc.), is located in the center of the city, along with the Sunrise MarketPlace a growing retail community offering a wide variety of retail, dining, and service establishments (Barnes & Noble, Target Greatland, Best Buy, Lowe’s Home Improvement, etc.). Citrus Heights also features major discount retail stores such as Costco, Sam’s Club, and Wal-Mart.
The population was spread out with 19,241 people (23.1%) under the age of 18, 8,480 people (10.2%) aged 18 to 24, 23,022 people (27.6%) aged 25 to 44, 21,473 people (25.8%) aged 45 to 64, and 11,085 people (13.3%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36.2 years. For every 100 females there were 94.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.0 males.
There were 35,075 housing units at an average density of 2,465.1 per square mile (951.8/km²), of which 18,832 (57.6%) were owner-occupied, and 13,854 (42.4%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.7%; the rental vacancy rate was 7.8%. 47,329 people (56.8% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 35,486 people (42.6%) lived in rental housing units.