Head northeast outside of Sacramento on U.S. Highway 50 for around 18 miles and you will run into the quaint small town of Orangevale, Calif. With its low crime, close proximity to everything that a big city has to offer and high median household income, many Californians are making their new home in Orangevale apartments for rent. Many people are also attracted to the area because of its affordability as well. According to City-Data, Orangevale has a cost of living that is below the nation's average, a true rarity in the Golden State. According to their research many people are excited to make their home, seeing as the city has seen a 27 percent jump in population from 2000 to 2010.
According to the Orangevale Chamber of Commerce, this city saw its start more than 150 years ago when land grants were forged in the rolling hills outside of Sacramento to make room for the Transcontinental Railroad. The city eventually got its name for the plethora of orange groves that existed in the area. Although the city has its roots in agriculture, it has become a burgeoning business community for insurance, medical, retail and high-tech fields. People are continuing to make a great living in Orangevale due to its natural scenic beauty, acclaimed schools, manufacturing growth and small-town character. According to data from the 2010 U.S. Census Bureau, Orangevale is home to more than 33,900 residents.
One of the biggest community events each year in Orangevale is the city's Country Music Festival, which brings music to both residents' and visitors' ears each fall in the beautiful Orangevale Community Park. This annual event gathers thousands of music fans to Orangevale to hear the hottest names and freshest faces that country music has to offer.
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