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Placer County, California

2954 Richardson Dr
Auburn, CA 95603
Phone: (530) 886-5600
Fax: (530) 886-5687

On NE border of CA and NV; county organized 1851 from Yuba and Sutter counties. Name Origin: For the many placer deposits in the county's territory

Area (sq mi):: 1502.78 (land 1404.37; water 98.41) Population per square mile: 225.70
Population 2005: 317,028 State rank: 22 Population change: 2000-20005 27.60%; 1990-2000 43.80% Population 2000: 248,399 (White 83.40%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 9.70%; Asian 2.90%; Other 7.70%). Foreign born: 7.10%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $27,963; median household $57,535; Population below poverty level: 5.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $36,419-$36,613
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 27.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Roseville (103,609)
  • Rocklin (48,637)
  • Lincoln (28,134)
  • Auburn County seat (12,775)

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