Elmhurst, Sacramento, CA

Elmhurst Neighborhood Guide Sacramento, CA


Elmhurst is a charming, historic neighborhood nestled in the heart of Sacramento, California. Marked by scenic, tree-lined streets and desirable amenities, it boasts proximity to Highway 50, striking a balance between suburban serenity and urban convenience. This community is known for its unique, early 20th-century homes, abundant green spaces, and a strong sense of community spirit. The neighborhood's central location makes it a popular choice for those working or studying at the nearby University of California, Davis Medical Center.

What You Will Love about Elmhurst, Sacramento, California

  • The neighborhood's warm, community-driven feel, which includes well-kept public spaces and local activities.
  • Elmhurst's accessibility — the neighborhood has its own Light Rail station and is just a short drive from downtown Sacramento.
  • Its rich history, reflected in the architectural character of the homes, many of which are over a hundred years old.
  • The abundance of green spaces, including the delightful Coloma Community Center garden and Tahoe Park, both offering recreational facilities and spaces for outdoor activities.

What’s Nearby

Elmhurst is conveniently located near downtown Sacramento, presenting a plethora of shopping, dining, and entertainment options. It is also close to the University of California, Davis Medical Center, making it a desirable location for medical professionals and students. Tahoe Park, a popular local green space, borders the neighborhood, offering a great spot for outdoor activities.


Elmhurst presents a relaxed, family-friendly lifestyle with a welcoming community spirit. The neighborhood's close-knit community hosts frequent events, and the local amenities cater to a wide range of interests. It's an ideal location for those who want to enjoy the perks of city life while also cherishing a slower, more community-focused environment.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 135 restaurants, 27 grocery stores, and 14 parks within a mile of the Elmhurst neighborhood.

    Trader Joe's

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    5000 Folsom Blvd

    Save Mart Supermarkets

    Retail, Drugstore, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    5600 Folsom Blvd

    Camellia Center

    Retail, Shopping Plaza

    0.6 miles

    5600 Folsom Blvd

    Fairgrounds Plaza

    Retail, Shopping Mall

    0.6 miles

    Stockton Boulevard

    Raley's Supermarkets

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    4401 Broadway

    Rancho San Miguel Markets

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Butcher, Fruit and Vegetable Store, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    4401 Broadway

Elmhurst Apartments and Rentals

24 Rental properties in Elmhurst, Sacramento, CA.

  • 3636 Folsom Blvd property


    3636 Folsom Blvd

    4 Beds • 3 Baths

    3187 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 1155 Rodeo Way property


    1155 Rodeo Way

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    625 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 6031 4th Ave property


    6031 4th Ave

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1343 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 2812 59th St property


    2812 59th St

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1426 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 2403 58th St property


    2403 58th St

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    1074 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 5325 M St property


    5325 M St

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    799 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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Elmhurst Demographics

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Elmhurst Transportation

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Somewhat 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, 5 train stops, 2 other stops

SACRT Light Rail - 48th St Station

Train Stop

48TH St

Uc Davis Medical Center Transit Center

Bus Stop

X St

SACRT Light Rail - 39th St Station

Train Stop

39TH St

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Elmhurst Schools

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