Residents in the Sacramento region enjoy a high quality of life overall, take pride in the community, engage with others, value diversity, and enjoy what the community has to offer.
participating in community service and about the same agreeing that people in their community help each other in times of need.
agree that their community is “welcoming to people like me” and about
regularly interact with people of different race and ethnicity and feel that their community is inclusive.
of respondents report going regularly to a farmers’ market.
Poverty and growing economic disparities are eroding the quality of life and becoming more visible. Lack of affordable housing, homelessness, issues of safety, food insecurity, and disagreement about how we should grow is dividing our communities.
say quality housing for people with moderate to low-income is needed in their communities and difficulty with affording rent was often cited as hardship.