Folsom's major employers range from technical to government to medical. Here are some of the major employers listed:
|Private Sector Employers||Numbers|
|Kaiser Permanente Folsom||410|
|Safe Credit Union||250|
|Public Sector Employers||Numbers|
|CA State Prison Sacramento||1,726|
|Folsom Cordova Unified School District||802|
|City of Folsom||387|
Red Bus Brewing Company
Out of Bounds Brewing Company
Quick Quack Car Wash
Brisas Del Sol
Buck Horn Grill
Big O Tires
FOLSOM BY THE NUMBERS
0%High School Graduate or Higher
0%Bachelor Degree or Higher
0%Home Ownership Rate
0%19-64 years old
0%Younger than 18
Highest concentration of software jobs in Greater Sacramento region and #1 in the Capital Region for professional/technical employment per capita.
of Folsom residents over 25 with higher education degree.
has no Utility User Tax. SMUD offers the lowest utility cost in California. 30% less than surrounding areas.
students currently enrolled in a 4 year university within 100 miles.
Outdoor paradise with miles of paved trails, active parks, rivers, lakes and nature areas
46 developed parks totaling 261 acres
Natural and synthetic sport fields
Indoor Sports Center
Basketball, tennis and volleyball courts
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.
Choices include national brands and local treasures
Folsom Premium Outlets (Nike, Coach, Bose, Levi)
Palladio Lifestyle Center (Apricot Lane, Victoria Secret, Nordstrom’s Rack)
Broadstone Marketplace (Home Depot, Marshall’s, Pier One, Steinmart)
Many other shopping choices
More than 52 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
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.
Familiar choices or exclusive Folsom
Historic Folsom includes wine bars/pubs/steakhouses
Popular chain restaurants such as Olive Garden, Chili’s, BJs and more
Uniquely Folsom choices Land & Ocean, Fats, Visconti’s
And many more.
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.
Access to talent
The Sacramento region has 365,240 students enrolled in a 4 year university within 100 miles. The Los Rios Community College district is the second largest community college district in California with nearly 70,ooo students enrolled.