Citrus Heights is a city in Sacramento County, California, USA. As of the the city had a population of 83,301, down from 85,071. Citrus Heights is part of the Sacramento–Arden-Arcade–Roseville Metropolitan Statistical Area.
There were 33,478 households out of which 30.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.4% were married couples living together, 12.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.3% were non-families. 26.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.06.
In the city the population was spread out with 25.2% under the age of 18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 12.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 93.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.4 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $53,859, and the median income for a family was $60,207. Males had a median income of $48,614 versus $39,399 for females. The per capita income for the city was $30,744. About 5.6% of families and 8.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.9% of those under age 18 and 6.1% of those age 65 or over.
Within the city limits are 34,295 housing units. The city’s vacancy rate is approximately four percent. 65% of the city’s housing units are primarily single-family units. The annual median sales price (for all recorded sales) of homes in the 95610 zip code is $299,009, and the median sales price (for all recorded sales) of homes in the 95621 zip code is $261,826 (Sacramento Bee, February 2008). Citrus Heights provides an affordable living environment with quality services, central within the Sacramento region.