Named one of the nation’s most diverse cities, downtown Sacramento’s active urban district is the backdrop for the region’s most exciting events and cultural attractions. Affordable housing rates and the mediterranean climate makes downtown Sacramento a great place to live work and play. With a daytime population of over 99,000, downtown also represents the region’s largest employee base.
|2017 Population Estimate||21,153||140,483|
Downtown Event Attendance (2016)
|Weekly Certified Farmers’ Markets||175,500|
|Gold Rush Days||120,000|
|California International Marathon||65,000|
|Theatre of Lights||80,000|
|Friday Night Concerts in the Park||64,200|
|New Year’s Eve Sky Spectacular||40,000|
|Downtown Holiday Ice Rink||25,000|
|Elk Grove||23 minutes|
|Rancho Cordova||19 minutes|
|Sacramento International Airport (SMF)||10 minutes|
Downtown Sacramento is the heart of the region and accessing the city’s business amenities is simple. The downtown grid is easy to navigate by public transit, automobile, on foot or on the local choice of transportation – bike. Learn more about our transportation network.