Folsom

Welcome to Folsom

A perfect blend of historic charm and scenic splendor
 
Folsom, a gem in Sacramento County, merges rich history with modern lifestyle amenities, creating an inviting atmosphere for residents and visitors alike. The city has evolved far beyond its historical roots to become a hub of community activities, outdoor adventures, and economic prosperity. Folsom's landscape is adorned with rolling hills, extensive bike trails, and the sparkling waters of Folsom Lake, providing a picturesque backdrop for a vibrant suburban life.
 
The city's historic district offers a nostalgic glimpse into the past with well-preserved 19th-century buildings, charming boutiques, and eateries that occupy the old storefronts, bringing a unique sense of character to the area. Beyond its historical allure, Folsom features high-end shopping centers, top-tier restaurants, and an array of parks and recreational facilities, making it a highly sought-after destination for buyers seeking a balanced lifestyle.
 

What to Love

  • Historic Sites: Explore the well-preserved Folsom Historic District and the famous Folsom Prison Museum.
  • Outdoor Activities: Enjoy countless recreational opportunities at Folsom Lake and the extensive network of trails.
  • Vibrant Festivals: Experience the community spirit at the Folsom Pro Rodeo and other local events.

Local Lifestyle

Folsom’s lifestyle is a dynamic blend of outdoor adventures and city conveniences. Whether it’s kayaking on the American River, cycling along the American Parkway, or enjoying a fun day out at one of the many parks, there’s always something to do and explore. The city’s commitment to maintaining green spaces and promoting outdoor activities is evident, making it an ideal place for those who cherish nature and active living.
 

Dining

Folsom's dining scene is as diverse as it is impressive. Scott's Seafood Roundhouse offers a fine dining experience with fantastic seafood, perfect for special occasions. Sutter Street Steakhouse provides patrons with high-quality cuts and a premium cocktail selection in a sophisticated setting. Mylapore South Indian Cuisine boasts yet another delightful menu, from dosa and mini tiffin to onion rava masala.

Bacchus House Wine Bar & Bistro features a cozy ambiance and a menu that blends local ingredients with seasonal flair. Back Bistro is another go-to for wine lovers, offering an extensive selection of local and international wines paired with gourmet small plates. Plus, don’t miss the daily happy hour or live music on weekends.
 

Entertainment and Things to Do

Folsom is a city that celebrates with gusto, hosting tons of fun events. The Folsom Pro Rodeo is a long-running annual highlight that draws crowds with its exciting rodeo competitions, concerts, and fireworks. Folsom Live, the city’s premier music festival, offers genres to suit all musical tastes. For arts and crafts enthusiasts, the Folsom Fine Art Gourd Festival showcases local artisans and their impressive creations.

The Folsom Renaissance Faire transports visitors to the Elizabethan era with its vibrant portrayals of historical characters, traditional performances, and artisan markets. Held annually, this colorful festival offers interactive entertainment, complete with jousting knights, wandering minstrels, and a feast of Renaissance-inspired food.
 
During the winter months, the Folsom Historic District Ice Rink offers a magical skating experience under the twinkling lights.
 

Schools

  • Folsom High School 
  • Vista del Lago High School 
  • Folsom Middle School 
  • Russell Ranch Elementary School 
  • Folsom Hills Elementary School

Overview for Folsom, CA

79,201 people live in Folsom, where the median age is 40.3 and the average individual income is $51,261. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

79,201

Total Population

40.3 years

Median Age

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Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$51,261

Average individual Income

Around Folsom, CA

There's plenty to do around Folsom, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Walking Score
67
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Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Anchored Eats, Sunday Pizza Company, and Be Still Ranch.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.67 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.97 miles 24 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.36 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.6 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Folsom, CA

Folsom has 27,275 households, with an average household size of 2.7. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Folsom do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 79,201 people call Folsom home. The population density is 2,840.71 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

79,201

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

40.3

Median Age

50.92 / 49.08%

Men vs Women

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27,275

Total Households

2.7

Average Household Size

$51,261

Average individual Income

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Schools in Folsom, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Folsom. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
St John Notre Dame School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
The Phoenix Schools
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Gold Ridge Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Carl H. Sundahl Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Oak Chan Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Empire Oaks Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Folsom Educational Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Folsom Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Theodore Judah Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Blanche Sprentz Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Folsom Hills Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Russell Ranch Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Sundance Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Sandra J. Gallardo Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Brighton Private School
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
Natoma Station Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5

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