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Overview

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.

People

Total Population 6,589
Male Share of the Population 45.5%
Female Share of the Population 54.5%
Senior Citizens 14.2%
Employed Population 16+ 2,961
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 52.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 29%
Median Earnings25+ $45,638
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $36,667
Median Earnings With High School Degree $40,471

Wealth

Median Family Income $95,217
% Above Poverty Level 96.5%
% Below Poverty Level 3.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 6.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 23.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,617
Median House Value $288,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.6%
US/American 0%
English 17.7%
Irish 13.5%

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

Notes:

  • 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
Station FOLSOM DAM
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Auburn 13,690 $77,027
Citrus Heights 84,678 $59,355
Folsom 73,334 $116,527
Lincoln 44,397 $79,017
Rocklin 59,002 $91,946
Roseville 124,250 $94,461
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3301 TAYLOR ROAD
916-652-7243
Serves 1,592 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 23.9

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