Comstock's magazine 1218 - December 2018 - Page 112

GREATER SACRAMENTO By the Numbers Here is how the Capital Region stacks up Sacramento is the heart of the Northern California Megaregion It is 90 minutes from SAN FRANCISCO, which is 90 minutes from SAN JOSE, which is 90 minutes from SACRAMENTO. Sacramento is the #1 location for Bay Area residents looking to relocate NEARLY 1/5 OF SAC’S TECH JOB APPLICANTS ARE FROM THE BAY AREA METRO POPULATION MEDIAN AGE 2,445,149 37.1 $383,051 RESIDENTS WITH BACHELOR’S DEGREE’S 480,000+ 240,000 #4 #9 % POP W/ BACHELOR’S DEGREE OR HIGHER Total (100%) 31.6% (~48%) In STEM field IN STEM-RELATED BACHELOR’S DEGREES in the West and Southwest IN STEM-RELATED BACHELOR’S DEGREES in the Top 50 U.S. Metros (2016) 2 FOUR-YEAR INSITUTIONS University of California Davis Sacramento State 8 PUBLIC COMMUNITY COLLEGES 105,000 students SOURCE: SELECTSACRAMENTO.COM 112 MEDIAN HOME VALUE comstocksmag.com | December 2018