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Sacramento County, CA
The county was named for the Spanish term for the holy sacrament

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Sacramento County is one of 58 counties in California.

The county is in the Sacramento-Arden-Arcade metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 1,352,445. This was an increase of  10.54% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$43,816
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Sacramento County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Sacramento County was $29,631. This was an increase of 23.6% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 96% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Sacramento
Of nation's counties, ranks No. 4 in production of pears
(1997 Census of Agriculture)

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Ancestry & family history

12% of Sacramento County residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sacramento County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Sacramento County include Arlington Memorial Cemetery, Bellevue Cemetery, Camellia Memorial Lawn Cemetery, East Lawn Memorial Park, East Lawn Southgate Cemetery, Elder Creek Cemetery, Fair Oaks Cemetery, Franklin Cemetery, Galt-Arno Cemetery, Hicksville Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Sacramento County include Andrus Island, Antelope, Arden, Brannan Island, Carmichael, Citrus Heights, Clay, Cordova, Courtland, Elk Grove ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Sacramento County include American River College, California State University - Sacramento, Cosumnes River College, Heald College - Rancho Cordova, Sacramento City College ... View colleges

School districts in Sacramento County include Arcohe Union Elementary, Center Joint Unified, Del Paso Heights Elementary, Elk Grove Unified, Elverta Joint Elementary, Folsom-Cordova Unified, Galt Joint Union Elementary, Galt Joint Union High, Grant Joint Union High, Natomas Unified ... View school districts

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Environment
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Health
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Jobs
Libraries

Libraries in Sacramento County include Arcade Community Library, Arden-Dimick Branch Library, Belle Cooledge Branch Library, California State Library, Carmichael Regional Library, Central Library, Colonial Heights Library, Del Paso Branch Library, Elk Grove Branch Library, Fair Oaks/Orangevale Community Library ... View libraries

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Media

Newspapers in Sacramento County include Folsom Telegraph, Galt Herald, Sacramento Bee ... View newspapers

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Politics

Sacramento County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sacramento County political report.

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Travel

Airports in Sacramento County include Sacramento International

Hotels in Sacramento County include Amber House, Amerisuites, Best Western, Best Western, Best Western Sandman Motel, Best Western Sutter House, Best Western the Venetian Court, Capitol Center Travelodge, Clarion Hotel, Clarion Hotel Mansion Inn ... More hotels

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