Gold River, California 95670
Gold River is located in Sacramento County, California. The population was 7,812 at the 2010 census. Gold River is part of the Sacramento–Arden-Arcade–Roseville. With a median family income of over $117,000, Gold River is the highest-income place in Sacramento County.
The community of Gold River consists of a residential planned development and some smaller subdivisions served by Gold River Discovery Center (a K through 8 school), as well as some retail, commercial and light industrial areas. The community consists of detached single family homes, duplex and triplexes, as well as a condominium development. Gold River lies between the cities of Rancho Cordova on the south, Folsom on the east, and the American River to the north. The Gold River Community Association is the master association for the 25 separate “villages” that make up the planned development. Each village has its own sub associations as well. The planned development and two subdivisions, including Gold Station, opted out of inclusion into the City of Rancho Cordova by resolution and petitions, respectively. The community remains an unincorporated part of Sacramento County.
The population was spread out with 1,583 people (20.0%) under the age of 18, 444 people (5.6%) aged 18 to 24, 1,304 people (16.5%) aged 25 to 44, 3,024 people (38.2%) aged 45 to 64, and 1,557 people (19.7%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49.7 years. For every 100 females there were 90.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.4 males.
There were 3,505 housing units at an average density of 1,288.0 per square mile, of which 2,787 (83.6%) were owner-occupied, and 548 (16.4%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.4%; the rental vacancy rate was 10.7%. 6,665 people (84.2% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 1,247 people (15.8%) lived in rental housing units. The population was spread out with 24.8% under the age of 18, 3.3% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 32.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $92,028, and the median income for a family was $98,842. Males had a median income of $67,905 versus $48,452 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $42,341. About 0.5% of families and 0.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.8% of those under age 18 and 1.9% of those age 65 or over.