Comstock's magazine 1218 - December 2018 - Page 109

SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT PLACER COUNTY OVERVIEW TOTAL POPULATION Extending from the Sacramento Valley, along Interstate 80, to Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada, Placer County offers breath-taking scenery and easy access to the Capital Region. South Placer residents are highly educated, on par with the Bay Area, 48 percent have an associates degree or higher. Local higher education institutions include CSU Sacramento, Sierra College, and William Jessup University. The county has frequently ranked in the top ten on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, County Rankings in the “quality of life” and “healthfulness” categories in the past five years. 386,166 KEY COMMUNITIES Auburn Lincoln Rocklin Roseville KEY ASSETS • Lake Tahoe • Interstate 80 • High quality of life • Higher Education Hub » Sacramento State University » Sierra College » William Jessup University December 2018 | 109