Citrus Heights, California Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

Citrus Heights is a city in the northern part of California. It was incorporated in 1997 and now has a population of nearly 88,000 people. Many seniors live in the area, which is home to one of the highest concentrations of nursing care facilities and assisted living facilities in the country. The city offers many benefits for senior citizens, including the ability to shop for groceries an hour before the rest of the community opens.

As of 2020, the median property value in Citrus Heights, CA was $326,700, which was 1.42 times the national average of $229,800. As of the same year, the homeownership rate was 58.6%, which is slightly lower than the national average of 64.5%. Residents of Citrus Heights, CA commuted 28.2 minutes to work, and owned an average of two cars.

Homelessness in Citrus Heights is an ongoing problem. In 2016, the Citrus Heights Police Department conducted a survey of homeless people and collected data on substance abuse. It found that 163 people in the city were homeless. According to the Associated Press, almost one-quarter of homeless people in California suffer from some mental illness.

Citrus Heights began suburbanizing in 1912. The construction of Highway 40 connected San Francisco to Sacramento and Roseville. The addition of irrigation water to the city's soil led to increased business opportunities. The city built a library at Sylvan Corners in 1930.