Folsom is a great place to live and do business
High Quality Public Schools
Quality education is a focus in the city. Student achievement at the city’s public schools are consistently ranked more than 800 on the API test.
Easy Access Amenities
It’s the amenities which distinguish a community as a desirable place to raise a family or locate a successful business or industry. Folsom has a unique charm which embraces both its rich history and promising future. Once living or doing business within its borders, there’s little reason to leave. Shopping, dining, outdoor recreation, cultural experiences, fun events and more are all available at your doorstep.
Housing neighborhoods reflect an active and affluent lifestyle. There are more than 30 miles of paved cycling and hiking trails, along with close access to two lakes and a scenic river parkway. The $50 million Three Stages Performing Arts Center brings world-class culture to the region. History is alive in the city’s historic district with tributes to an exciting gold rush and railroad past. The city is ideally located less than 2 hours away from fun destinations such San Francisco or the ski lodges of Sierra Nevadas and beautiful Lake Tahoe.
At the top of anyone’s list is safety. As a charter city, Folsom has its own fire and police departments. Police staffing and fire station locations are designed for fast response to any need. The city’s crime rate is consistently below its regional peers and the fire department emergency response is known for professional and expert care. Medical care is convenient as both Mercy Hospital of Folsom and Kaiser Permanente centers, along with many other medical professionals are located within the city.