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Gold River is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sacramento County, California. The population was 7,812 at the 2010 census, down from 8,023 at the 2000 census. Gold River is part of the Sacramento–Arden-Arcade–Roseville Metropolitan Statistical Area. With a median family income of over $117,000, Gold River is the highest-income place in Sacramento County. The community of Gold River consists of a residential planned development and some smaller subdivisions served by Gold River Discovery Center (a K through 8 school), as well as some retail, commercial and light industrial areas. The community consists of detached single family homes, duplex and triplexes, as well as a condominium development. Gold River lies between the cities of Rancho Cordova on the south, Folsom on the east, and the American River to the north. The Gold River Community Association is the master association for the 25 separate "villages" that make up the planned development. Each village has its own subassociations as well. The planned development and two subdivisions, including Gold Station, opted out of inclusion into the City of Rancho Cordova by resolution and petitions, respectively. The community remains an unincorporated part of Sacramento County.

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If you are looking for travel information of Gold River in United States, you've come to the right place. The nearest major city to Gold River is Sacramento. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Sacramento for its bountiful attractions like Alcatraz Island, Muir Woods National Monument, Golden Gate Bridge on your trip to Gold River. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Sacramento International Airport. To explore Gold River, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Gold River*

  • Pollution Statistics in Gold River

    Know the pollution level of Gold River before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 39.86 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 43.1 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 46.67 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 32.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 24.19 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 18.33 (Very Low)
  • Gold River: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Gold River for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Gold River.

    • Burglary and Theft 45.75 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 41.35 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 48.58 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 36.54 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 43.87 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 57.55 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 37.98 (Low)
    • Drug offense 62.02 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 73.15 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 40.09 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 43.87 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 29.81 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 54.33 (Moderate)
  • Living in Gold River - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Gold River is 190.15 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 51.52 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 90.64 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 39.91 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 25.78 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 75.85 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 70.9 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.52 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 141.04 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Gold River

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Gold River

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.61 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 71.78 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 43.89 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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