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
City of Folsom387
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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SACRAMENTO UNEMPLOYMENT
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SERVICE OCCUPATIONS
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NATURAL RESOURCES, CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE
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MANAGEMENT, BUSINESS, ARTS AND SCIENCES
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PRODUCTION, TRANSPORTATION, MOVING MATERIALS

NEW BUSINESS

Recent openings and those set for later this year

New Business

Tax Audit
AAG
Red Bus Brewing Company
Out of Bounds Brewing Company

Coming Soon

SeaQuest Aquarium
Brisas Del Sol
Buck Horn Grill

BY THE NUMBERS

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California has 53 Fortune 500 HQ's

777%

California companies are 777% more profitable than Connecticut

31%

California companies are 31% more profitable than New York

4.5% Effective Business Tax Rate

(Business taxes as a % of GDP)

For every $1 of business

Taxes in California the State put 48¢ towards spending that benefits business. That is the 4th highest in the US.

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 (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

  • Trails

    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


  • 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

    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.

Fast emergency assistance, public safety, low cost utilities along with a complete recycling program are offered.

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

Local Schools, Colleges, and Other Higher Education Opportunities 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.

  • Local Folsom Schools

    Folsom Cordova Unified School District
    Folsom School Directory
    Pre-K Schools

  • Education for Small Business Owners & MBA Programs

    SBA Small Business Learning Center
    Folsom Business Classes
    Folsom Chamber Business Tools & Services
    Small Business Courses offered by Coursera
    Sac State Executive MBA
    Local (Sacramento) Score Workshops
    The Best & Most Affordable Online MBA Programs
    MBA Programs Offered Without the GMAT Test
    1-year (Accelerated) Online Business & MBA Programs

  • Community Colleges & 4-year Colleges

    Sacramento State University              Consumnes River Colleges
    University of California at Davis         Sacramento City College
    William Jessup University                   American River College
    Sierra College                                        Art Institue – Sacramento
    Folsom Lake College
    Colleges in CA

  • Higher Education Resources & Online Learning Options for Local Residents

    US News
    Collegeboard Big Future
    Career & Vocational/Trade School
    Online Universities & Distance Learning
    Accredited Online College Search
    Guide to Online Community Colleges
    America’s Best Online Colleges & Universities
    Listing of The Most Affordable Online Universities
    Online Colleges & Schools Located in California
    Accredited Online Schools & College Programs in California

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

Major highways, Interstates and two airports means you or your products can get anywhere from here.

  • 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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