About Roseville

A CITY THAT KNOWS HOW TO HAVE FUN

Looking to move to Roseville, CA? We’ve got everything you want to know about the key factors that could make this the best place for you, including Roseville, CA real estate. Let’s start with the basics: Roseville, CA is located in Placer County . It has a population of 126,327, and we have a cool graph below that shows the city’s ethnic diversity, as well as other important facts and figures.

What about cost of living in Roseville, CA? The median income in Roseville, CA is $75,867 and the median home value is $332,600, which should give you a pretty good idea of its affordability. Roseville , CA is also the perfect place to break in your new shoes, due to its WalkScore ® of 35.529.

Roseville (formerly, Roseville Junction, and Grider’s) is the largest city in Placer County, California, United States, in the Sacramento metropolitan area. As of 2016, the US Census Bureau estimated the city’s population to be 132,683. Interstate 80 runs through Roseville and State Route 65 runs through part of the northern edge of the city.

The city was a railroad town for decades, with the railroad employing up to 1,225 people by 1929, out of a population of only 6,425 people. With the onset of World War II, the rail yards became busier than ever and the post-war building boom brought continued prosperity. However, the nature of the city changed dramatically in the 1950s.

During the 1950s the railroad continued to expand and upgrade, converting its steam engine fleet to all diesel engines by the end of the decade. However, the railroads began falling in the shadow of air travel and the development of the national Interstate Highway System. Thus, although the railroad remained (and still remains) a major employer, the expansion of the city began branching out into other employment sectors. Another important change during this period was the Washington Boulevard (then called Seawell) railroad

underpass construction in 1950. While this improved the ability of people to travel from one side of the tracks to the other, it meant that people were no longer traveling through the Roseville business district north of the tracks. The completion of Interstate 80 in 1956 shifted the population from downtown to what would become known as East Roseville. The old downtown area slid into a gradual decline.

The Roseville Yard of the Southern Pacific (now Union Pacific) was the site of a major explosion and fire on 28 April 1973.

In 1988, the city embarked on a multi-million dollar plan to redevelop approximately 207 acres (0.8 km2) of land in the downtown core, and revitalize historic areas that had been in decline. Projects included the Vernon Streetscape Project, Atlantic Street Beautification, Civic Plaza Complex, Downtown Vernon Street and Historic Old Town, Historic Old Town Streetscape project, Riverside Avenue Streetscape project, Oak Street Improvement Project, and Washington Boulevard pedestrian underpass. A new parking garage opened in 2007, the Roseville Arts! Blueline Gallery opened in 2008, a new Civic Center opened in 2013, and the Vernon Street Town Square now features a small raised stage, a water spray for children, and a venue for community events. 

The city saw steady population growth throughout the ensuing decades, as shopping centers, major retailers, and homes were constructed throughout the city. The growth rate was modest until 1985. Between 1929 when the population was 6,425 people and 1985, the population grew by only 22,563 people. In 1985 the population stood at 28,988 people. Five years later it was 44,685 people, and by the year 2000 it was 74,234 people. Some of this growth was fueled by the location of major employers, such as Hewlett Packard (in 1979) and NEC (in 1983). The population as of 2014 was 126,956 people.

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We live in America's Farm-to-Fork Capital and the only star on the map of California. The cities are buzzing with things to taste, see, and savor. We invite you to pick your pleasure, whether it's our farm-fresh restaurants, plentiful farmers markets, home-grown breweries, colorful street murals, Gold Rush-era family attractions, or a sunset walk along the river. Community is where it all starts. Let's Discover Your Next Community.

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60% Luxury Market Share

When is comes to the luxury sales in the Sacramento , Placer and El Dorado counties Nick Sadek Sotheby's enjoys a substantial market share.

About us

Home... Where your story begins.

Born and raised here, no one knows Sacramento, Placer, and El Dorado quite like the Jobson Hawkyard Group. With over three decades of combined real estate experience, our team of local natives and local experts bring an exceptional level of knowledge, teamwork, and diligence to each transaction. All members of the Masters Club and combined sales over $300 Million since 2010. Principal Realtors Kathi Jobson, Tom Hawkyard, and Amber Fortier take a strategic, technology-driven approach to buying and selling homes.

Pictured: Team Member  Kathi Jobson  Tom Hawkyard

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Kristy P.

Roseville

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"Kathi was experienced and knowledgeable, we felt she had our best interest and were easy to work with, always happy to assist. I feel her expertise and knowledge is what sold our home in 3 days with 10 offers over asking price. (Pretty awesome!)"

Jon Mitchell

Granite Bay

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"Tom has been truly exceptional to work with. Can’t say enough about our experience with Tom. He helped us purchase our home and when it was time to sell it, we went right back to him. He is extremely professional, punctual, responsive, and got us an amazing price on our home. My husband and I are very busy and he made the entire process seamless and simply a breeze. He knows the area extremely well, and gave us perfect advice on how to position things. Really, Tom is amazing and can’t recommend him highly enough!"

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Roseville, CA 95661