Sacramento County is home to the state capital of California, the 8th largest economy in the world.
Sacramento County's population is expected to grow from 1.44 million in 2013 to 1.58 million in 2023, a 9.4 percent increase (SACTO 2014/2015 Regional Report)
The Sacramento region moved from 6th to 5th in the United States in the 2014 Clean Tech Leadership Index (Clean Edge, 2014)
During the span of 2010 through 2015, 44 technology companies were newly established in the Greater Sacramento region. (SARTA TechStart Progress Report, 2015)
Sacramento Tops Large Counties in Employment Growth Rate (U.S. Census County Business Patterns, 2015)
Sacramento is 14th in the nation for employee satisfaction (Glassdoor, 2015)
Sacramento is the number one most affordable city near wine country (Food & Wine, Redfin, 2015)
The Wall Street Journal called Sacramento one of the next great places to eat in the United States (March 2015)
Sacramento ranked No. 8 on the Fit Cities Index (Betterdoctor.com, 2015)
The gross value of agricultural production in Sacramento County in 2013 was $457.3 million, with wine grapes topping the list of products at $141.2 million.
The California Chapter of the American Planning Association named the 32-mile American River Parkway trail as one of three inaugural "Great Places in California" in 2015
For 3 years in a row, Sacramento International Airport has been ranked 4th in North America for customer service by Airports Council International (ACI), the international trade association for commercial airports. (ACI, 2015)