These are the top Sacramento area ZIP codes home shoppers targeted last month

·3 min read

The Sacramento housing market experienced roughly a 1% increase in sales of single-family homes last month, according to The Sacramento Association of Realtors.

A total of 1,594 homes were sold in September after being on the market for an average of 15 days, compared to 1,579 homes sold in August in an average of 15 days.

This is all while Sacramento’s single-family median sales price decreased to $505,000, a 1.9% dip since August.

But only one year ago, 1,695 single-family homes were sold in Sacramento at a median sales price of $438,000.

In short: Sacramento homes are a hot commodity.

Below is a list of the top seven Sacramento-area ZIP codes that saw the most single-family houses sold in September, according to the realtor association:

Carmichael

ZIP code: 95608

Houses sold: 78

Median sales price: $582,750

Carmichael is a vibrant yet quiet suburb in Sacramento County. It’s located near the American River, Ancil Hoffman Park and bike trails. The city is also home to one of only two regional libraries in Sacramento County.

Folsom

ZIP code: 95630

Houses sold: 78

Median sales price: $685,000

If you are looking for live music, exhibits or cultural events, you’ll find them in Folsom. Known for its highly-ranked schools, low crime rate, natural amenities and abundant recreational opportunities, Folsom is a full-service city. Nestled at the base of the Sierra Nevada foothills, Folsom offers numerous outdoor activities at Folsom Lake and Lake Natoma.

Elk Grove

ZIP code: 95758

Houses sold: 72

Median sales price: $570,000

ZIP code: 95624

Houses sold: 61

Median sales price: $615,000

ZIP code: 95757

Houses sold: 57

Median sales price: $675,000

Named after the Elk Grove Hotel, the city of Elk Grove is located about 15 miles southeast of Sacramento and the Sacramento International Airport is located approximately 26 miles north of Elk Grove off I-5 and provides the major carrier airlines, according to the City of Elk Grove’s website. The city offers a variety of homes from starter to ranch estates. The family-oriented city is also known for its award-winning school district, many locally-owned restaurants, its parks and more.

Fair Oaks

ZIP code: 95628

Houses sold: 69

Median sales price: $545,000

Less than 30 minutes east of downtown is the quaint and charming area of Fair Oaks. Located right along the American River means that the outdoors is popular. The small-town vibe of Fair Oaks is apparent in its open space for sports, family picnics and recreation and special events.

North Natomas

ZIP code: 95835

Houses sold: 60

Median sales price: $577,500

Resting just 10 minutes from downtown, North Natomas offers a vibrant suburban feel through its shopping centers and parks. Stretch your legs at North Natomas Regional Park, find a bike path at North Natomas Community Park or catch a view of the water at Tanzanite Community Park.

Galt

ZIPD code: 95632

Houses sold: 53

Median sales price: $485,000

Incorporated in 1946, Galt offers affordable housing in a small atmosphere. Known for its Independence Day Celebration with fireworks and the Winter Bird Festival, Galt is located 30 minutes away from the Sierra foothills and the Sacramento Delta.

What do you want to know about life in Sacramento? Ask our California Utility Team your top-of-mind questions in the module below or email utilityteam@sacbee.com.

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting