Loomis, California

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Loomis, California

Introduction to Loomis, California

Loomis, California, in Placer county, is 7 miles NE of Roseville, California and 23 miles NE of Sacramento, California. As of the year 2000 census, 6,260 people lived in Loomis.

Loomis History

Loomis is located in Placer County. It was founded in 1851 and was formed from portions of Sutter and Yuba Counties. The town was named in honor of Jim Loomis, a railroad agent and postmaster. Loomis was incorporated on December 17, 1984.

Loomis and nearby Attractions

  • Gold Country Museum
  • California State Railroad Museum
  • Old Sacramento State Historic Park
  • Gibson Ranch County Park
  • South Yuba River State Park
  • Calaveras Big Trees State Park

Things To Do In Loomis

Calaveras Big Trees State Park, Colusa National Wildlife Refuge, South Yuba River State Park and Gibson Ranch County Park are the local parks. Local museums include the California Military Museum, Discovery Museum, the Placer County Museum and the Folsom History Museum. The Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park, the Folsom Powerhouse State Historic Park and Sutter's Fort State Historic Park are all accessible from Loomis as well.

Loomis Transportation

Sacramento International is the nearest major airport.

Loomis Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at American River College, Sierra College and California State University-Sacramento.

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High Points

Loomis strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in California):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 8% Loomis Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 16% Loomis People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Loomis, California

Comparing Loomis to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in California (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 7
Age of the Population 7 8
Racial Diversity 7 2
Well-Paid Single Men 6 6
Well-Paid Single Women 5 6
Senior Citizens 4 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 3
Female Share of the Population 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 6
Portion of People Married 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 10
People in Middle Class or Better 8 9
Median Family Income 8 7
College Educated Adults 5 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 9
Public Transportation Use 6 4
Walking and Biking to Work 4 1
Short Commute Times 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 6
Affordability of Rents 2 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2
People Living Alone 1 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Loomis Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles NE of Roseville, California (center to center)
Nearest Large City 23 miles NE of Sacramento, California
County Placer
Standard Zip Codes 95650
Phone Area Codes 916
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.821
Longitude -121.191

Loomis Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station AUBURN
Distance 8 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 54 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 63 to 91 F
Oct Temp 52 to 76 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 55 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 61 to 95 F
Oct Temp 53 to 79 F
Annual Precip 24.6 inches
Station COLFAX
Distance 24.2 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 56 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 61 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 75 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches
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Loomis Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 6,260 100%
Male 3,110 49.7%
Female 3,150 50.3%
Under 18 1,801 28.8%
18+ 4,459 71.2%
65+ 733 11.7%
Median Age 38.4
Average Family Size 3.17
White 5,575 89.1%
African-American 12 0.2%
Asian 202 3.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 60 1%
Other 126 2%
Mixed Race 274 4.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 430 6.9%

Estimated Loomis Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 6,577
Growth 317
Growth % 5.1%

Loomis Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 18.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.6%
English 13.8%
Irish 11.7%
Italian 8.3%
US/American 8.1%
Scottish 3.1%
Swedish 3%
Norwegian 2.2%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
Portuguese 1.8%
Polish 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
European 1.6%
Austrian 1.1%
Dutch 0.9%
Danish 0.7%
Swiss 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.6%
French Canadian 0.5%
Finnish 0.5%
Belgian 0.4%
British 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Yugoslavian 0.3%
Czech 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Eastern European 0.2%
Australian 0.2%
Celtic 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Loomis 6,260 $64,837
Auburn 12,462 $62,250
Citrus Heights 85,071 $51,207
Folsom 51,884 $82,448
Lincoln 11,205 $51,166
Rocklin 36,330 $72,245
Roseville 79,921 $65,929

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(As of 2005)
Horseshoe Bar & I-80
6099 Horseshoe Bar Road
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Student/teacher ratio: 23.9

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