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Folsom is a city in Sacramento County, in the Sacramento-Arden-Arcade metro area.
The community was named after Capt. Joseph L. Folsom, landholder.
The latitude of Folsom is 38.678N. The longitude is -121.175W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 220 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 62,628.
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17% of Folsom residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Folsom ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Folsom was $30,210, compared with $21,587 nationally.
38% of Folsom residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Folsom, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $867. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,664.
Libraries in Folsom include Folsom Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Folsom include Folsom Telegraph
Sacramento County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Folsom political report.
Folsom restaurants taking online reservations include Bidwell Street Bistro, Black Angus Steakhouse - Folsom ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Folsom workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 12 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Folsom between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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