Location, Location, Location
Clean fresh air caresses your skin as the gentle delta breeze welcomes your day with its sun filled possibilities. There is plenty of open space in Roseville, Ca for you and your family to soak up the sun on this Saturday. To start, get out your bicycles and explore some of the 83 miles of street bike lanes or 27 miles of off street bike paths right from your home. Ride to a park! Roseville, Ca has one of the highest parks per capita of any city in the state, you will find a park on every corner and in every neighborhood to satisfy every soccer, baseball, playground or picnic lover in your family. Currently Roseville has over 4,000 acres open space, that’s about one acre for every twenty-five residents. Nestled at the base of gold country and just sixteen miles north of Sacramento the City of Roseville, is spaced out over 30 miles with a population of just over 100,000. So make your next home here! There is plenty of space to stretch your legs in pursuit of the healthy lifestyle that you have always been dreaming of!
Geography and Climate
Roseville is an ideal location to enjoy warm springtime’s, long, dry, hot summer days and glorious autumn color. The climate is dry with an average of 24 inches of rain each year concentrated in winter in spring. This makes for 257 days of glorious sunshine! In testament to the bright sunshine of Placer County you will find thousands of roses blooming lustily- a gardeners delight. This warm foothill weather and rich delta soil yields a rich bountiful harvest. Strawberries, tomatoes, grapes and other warm weather crops will do splendidly in your backyard. And if you don’t want to grow it in your Roseville backyard, visit one the area’s prolific farmer’s markets to inspire your weekday dining.
The proximity of Roseville to the Sacramento Metropolitan area gives it the economic advantage of being able to draw from all of Sacramento’s employment opportunities as well as its own. Today, the electronic industry has made its way to Roseville, with companies like Hewlett- Packard and NEC leading the way in employment. Other leading employers include: Kaiser Permanente, Sutter Roseville Medical, Union Pacific Railroad and the City of Roseville. Roseville has encouraged the addition of large retail centers, including one of the largest Auto Malls in the country. The Westfield Galleria and “The Fountains” are two key shopping centers that make Roseville a major shopping destination.
The Roseville City School District is a K-8 public school district with a reputation for academic excellence, high standards, parent involvement and community interaction. The Roseville Joint Union High School district focuses their students on success in the twenty first century with areas of excellence in strong academics, college preparation, athletics, fine arts and community and business partnerships. Community college options are plentiful with the Sierra Community College District and its Sierra College in Rocklin just a few miles away or the American River College just south in North Sacramento. Heald College is available for the business minded, and the University of Phoenix offers a wide range of degree programs. Chapman University has an extension campus aimed at working professionals. William Jessup University, the only Christian university in the Sacramento area is located in neighboring Rocklin. Sacramento also offers California State University at Sacramento, with a site based university program for you or your children to pursue those higher education dreams!