Folsom Facts

EMPLOYMENT

Folsom's major employers range from technical to government to medical.  Here are some of the major employers listed:

Private Sector EmployersNumbers
Intel6,000
Mercy Folsom720
Cal ISO600
Maximus600
Voxpro500
VSP One475
PowerSchool425
Micron425
Kaiser Permanente Folsom410
ProUnlimited250
Safe Credit Union250
BRMS230
Tax Audit.com200
Agilent 170
Inductive Automation120
L3 Technologies120
AgreeYa Solutions110
Public Sector EmployersNumbers
CA State Prison Sacramento1,726
Folsom Prison1,044
Folsom Cordova Unified School District802
City of Folsom387
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CITY OF FOLSOM UNEMPLOYMENT
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NATURAL RESOURCES, CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE
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PRODUCTION, TRANSPORTATION, MOVING MATERIALS

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Red Bus Brewing Company

Out of Bounds Brewing Company

Quick Quack Car Wash

 

Coming Soon

SeaQuest Aquarium

Brisas Del Sol

Buck Horn Grill

Crunch Fitness

Forever 21

Sephora

Dutch Bros

Big O Tires

FOLSOM BY THE NUMBERS

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    High School Graduate or Higher
  • 0%
    Bachelor Degree or Higher
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    Home Ownership Rate
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Folsom

Highest concentration of software jobs in Greater Sacramento region and #1 in the Capital Region for professional/technical employment per capita.

47%

of Folsom residents over 25 with higher education degree.

Folsom

has no Utility User Tax. SMUD offers the lowest utility cost in California. 30% less than surrounding areas. 

365,240

students currently enrolled in a 4 year university within 100 miles. 

AMENITIES

Outdoor paradise with miles of paved trails, active parks, rivers, lakes and nature areas

  • Parks

    46 developed parks totaling 261 acres

    Natural and synthetic sport fields
    Playgrounds
    Indoor Sports Center
    Basketball, tennis and volleyball courts
    Water features
    Walking trails
    Picnic areas

  • Water Sports

    Two lakes and the American River Parkway plus City Aquatic Center

    Folsom Aquatic Center is a year-round facility offering an Olympic size lap pool, water slides.
    Folsom Lake State Park offers beaches, boat ramps and picnic areas
    Lake Natoma is known for its serene waters for mostly non-motorized craft including sailing and kayaking.

     

  • Shopping

    Choices include national brands and local treasures

    Folsom Premium Outlets 
    Palladio Lifestyle Center 
    Broadstone Marketplace 
    Historic Folsom

     

  • Trails

    More than 50 miles of paved trails

    Trails for cycling, walkers and joggers
    Travels through dedicated open space corridors
    Links with American River Bike Trail which travels to downtown Sacramento

     

  • Entertainment

    Off-Broadway plays or small theater productions

    Harris Center for the Arts at Folsom Lake College offers off-Broadway productions, music, theater, dance, art exhibits.
    Two state-of-the-art movie theaters
    Quaint theaters showing off local talent are located in Historic Folsom.

  • Dining

    Dining for every occasion

    Looking for the perfect happy hour spot? Hosting a business dinner? Ready to relax on a patio and soak up a comfy vibe? Folsom caters to business travelers, families, and people on the go with a wide range of dining choices. After an afternoon on the trails or the water, head to one of our hotspots featuring featuring craft brews or locally sourced wines.  

Folsom is a community In the truest sense of the word. It has its own Public Safety service with fast efficient response from both Police and Fire departments. The city handles its own utilities including water and refuse services. A hazmat/recycling division helps residents and companies become more environmentally friendly. There is an active recreation department which offers events, classes, competitive leagues in basketball, soccer, swimming, pickleball, volleyball and more for all ages. Summer camps, arts and crafts, senior programs (including a senior center) are all available. To learn more, visit www.Folsom.ca.us.

EDUCATION IN THE FOLSOM AREA

Folsom offers residents one of the highest rated public school systems in California (source: GreatSchools.com) and numerous college and higher education opportunities located nearby. The Sacramento area offers a wide selection of business education courses, 2-year community colleges and 4-year options including UC Davis & Sacramento State. Here are information links.

Folsom Cordova Unified School District

Highest performing district in Sacramento area based on test scores and graduation rates

High Schools

Folsom offers two award winning high schools. Folsom High School and Vista del Lago excel in academics, athletics, music and arts.

Folsom Lake College

Folsom Lake College is the 109th community college in California. A part of the Los Rios Community College District, it offers more than thirty different degrees and certifications.

TRANSPORTATION

  • HIGHWAY
  • Three ramps to Highway 50
  • Within 15 miles to major interchanges including Interstate 80 (Pacific-Atlantic) and Interstate 5 (West Coast).
  • AIRPORT
  • Mather Airport (Cargo and Executive-corporate air service within 10 miles)
  • Sacramento International Airport (150 daily flights within 30 minutes of Folsom)
  • McClellan Airfield- Privately owned public use airport located 12 miles from Folsom.
  • LIGHT RAIL
  • Three stops in Folsom including Historic Folsom, Glenn Drive and Iron Point Road.
  • Runs from Historic Folsom to Downtown Sacramento.
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FIND YOUR IDEAL JOB AMONG TECH GIANTS OR AN INNOVATIVE STARTUP THAT CHANGES LIVES. WITH NEAR PERFECT WEATHER AND NATURAL AMENITIES, YOU CAN CYCLE, RUN OR KAYAK ONLY A FEW STEPS AWAY FROM YOUR FRONT DOOR. THE QUALITY OF LIFE HERE IN FOLSOM SURPASSES HIGH EXPECTATIONS FOR BOTH FAMILIES AND COMPANIES.

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