East Sacramento, Sacramento, CA

East Sacramento Neighborhood Guide Sacramento, CA


East Sacramento, often referred to as "East Sac," is a vibrant neighborhood in Sacramento, California, known for its historic charm and leafy, tree-shaded streets. Characterized by its variety of classic bungalows and cottages, this area is centrally located with easy access to highway 50 and 80. East Sac is also popular for McKinley Park, a community hub which houses a rose garden, a library, and various sports facilities. The University of California, Davis Medical Center is another major landmark within this neighborhood.

What You Will Love about East Sacramento, Sacramento, California

  • The lush and scenic McKinley Park which is perfect for picnics, leisurely walks, or family fun.
  • The array of dining establishments, from casual cafes to upscale restaurants.
  • Proximity to Sacramento's downtown, with its vibrant nightlife and cultural attractions.
  • The neighborhood's rich history, showcased by its array of charming, well-preserved homes.

What’s Nearby

East Sacramento is just minutes away from downtown Sacramento, where the State Capitol, the Golden 1 Center, and a variety of dining and shopping options can be found. It's also near the American River Bike Trail, a favorite destination for outdoor enthusiasts. The famous Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park is another closeby attraction.


Life in East Sacramento is characterized by a blend of urban excitement and suburban tranquility. Residents enjoy easy access to cultural events, dining, and shopping in downtown Sacramento, yet also appreciate the slower pace and close-knit community vibe of their neighborhood. The blend of active lifestyle options and quiet, tree-lined streets make East Sacramento a beloved place to call home.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 244 restaurants, 37 grocery stores, and 33 parks within a mile of the East Sacramento neighborhood.

    The Bee Box

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store / Supermarket

    0.3 miles

    4765 J St

    Trader Joe's

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    5000 Folsom Blvd

    Compton's Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    4065 McKinley Blvd


    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    1025 Alhambra Blvd

    Safeway Pharmacy

    Retail, Drugstore, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    1025 Alhambra Blvd

    Save Mart Supermarkets

    Retail, Drugstore, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    5600 Folsom Blvd

East Sacramento Apartments and Rentals

157 Rental properties in East Sacramento, Sacramento, CA.

  • Corum Apartments property


    Corum Apartments

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    1 Unit Available

  • 20th Place Apartments property


    20th Place Apartments

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    475–1008 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • The Villas At Fair Oaks property


    The Villas At Fair Oaks

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    605–960 Sqft

    8 Units Available

  • 3636 Folsom Blvd property


    3636 Folsom Blvd

    4 Beds • 3 Baths

    3187 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 2621 O Street</br>F 2621 F property


    2621 O Street</br>F 2621 F

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    600 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 2713 T Street - 08 271308 property


    2713 T Street - 08 271308

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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East Sacramento Demographics

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East Sacramento Reviews

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  • Noise Late At Night


    Say 3 of 4 renters

  • Area Has Litter


    Say 3 of 4 renters

  • Near Downtown


    Say 3 of 4 renters

  • Near Highways


    Say 3 of 4 renters

  • Pet Friendly


    Say 3 of 4 renters

  • Area Has Potholes


    Say 3 of 4 renters

East Sacramento Transportation

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Very Walkable

Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Very Bikeable

Bike Score®

Some Transit

3 bus stops, 6 train stops, 2 other stops

SACRT Light Rail - 48th St Station

Train Stop

48TH St

SACRT Light Rail - 39th St Station

Train Stop

39TH St

FlixBus - Midtown

Bus Stop

2928 K St

Source: foursquare.com

East Sacramento Schools

Neighborhoods Around East Sacramento

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MidtownNeighborhood in Sacramento, California$1,425--
Central SacramentoNeighborhood in Sacramento, California$1,735
Arden - ArcadeNeighborhood in Arden-arcade, California$1,350--
North SacramentoNeighborhood in Sacramento, California$2,399
Southeastern SacramentoNeighborhood in Sacramento, California$1,250--
Land ParkNeighborhood in Sacramento, California$2,054--
River ParkNeighborhood in Sacramento, California$1,275--
South NatomasNeighborhood in Sacramento, California$2,399
McKinley ParkNeighborhood in Sacramento, California----
Tahoe ParkNeighborhood in Sacramento, California----
Downtown SacramentoNeighborhood in Sacramento, California$1,735
NorthrupNeighborhood in Arden-arcade, California----
Parkway - South SacramentoNeighborhood in Sacramento, California$975--
Campus CommonsNeighborhood in Sacramento, California$1,195--
Arden GardensNeighborhood in Arden-arcade, California$2,002--
Curtis ParkNeighborhood in Sacramento, California$2,500--
Mansion FlatsNeighborhood in Sacramento, California$1,300
Capitol AvenueNeighborhood in Sacramento, California$1,425--
Old North SacramentoNeighborhood in Sacramento, California----
North Oak ParkNeighborhood in Sacramento, California----
WoodsideNeighborhood in Arden-arcade, California----
College-GlenNeighborhood in Sacramento, California----
Marconi SouthNeighborhood in Arden-arcade, California----
Bohemian HeightsNeighborhood in Arden-arcade, California----
New Era ParkNeighborhood in Sacramento, California$1,201--
Richmond GroveNeighborhood in Sacramento, California$1,799--
Arden ManorNeighborhood in Arden-arcade, California----
South Land ParkNeighborhood in Sacramento, California----
Swanston EstatesNeighborhood in Sacramento, California$1,200
South Side Historic DistrictNeighborhood in Sacramento, California----
Southside ParkNeighborhood in Sacramento, California$1,100--
Del Paso HeightsNeighborhood in Sacramento, California----