Rocklin made Top 50 in Money Magazine’s 50 Best Places

Yup, that’s right!! We are on the map ya’ll!! Rocklin made number 43 out of the Top 50 Best Places by Money Magazine. Folks are flocking to this suburb for the all the right reasons–top rated schools, outdoorsy amenities, and the GORGEOUS homes, Oh my!

Welcome to another edition of “Showcase Sacramento,” with your friendly market-expert realtor Ron Ortez!

Today we’re in beautiful Rocklin, a city in Placer County located approximately 20 minutes from Sacramento. Rocklin shares borders with Roseville, Granite Bay, Loomis and Lincoln. Rocklin’s population is just over 68,000. has Rated Rocklin #1 best suburb for young professionals and #4 best public schools and #5 best suburb to live in the greater Sacramento area. These are just a few things that make Rocklin such a highly desirable place to live.

This beautiful city offers lots of excellent restaurants and shopping and in great proximity to Roseville’s Galleria Mall, The Fountains and many more popular stores that a big city has to offer.

Real Estate Market in Rocklin, CA

Now let’s talk real estate!

The Current Rocklin home prices range from $475,000 to $1.6M and median home price is $749k. Homes range in size from 1,400 sq ft to 6,000 sq ft. There’s a home size for every family!

Rocklin also offers new construction – today we’re at the new Toll Brothers Oakcrest community.

Photo courtesy of Justin Johnson, Mortgage Science


Photo courtesy of Justin Johnson, Mortgage Science


Photo courtesy of Justin Johnson, Mortgage Science


Rocklin and surrounding areas do not fall short of activities for everyone to enjoy such as community parks, hiking and biking trails, or you can head over to Whitney Oaks Golf Club for a round of golf or grab a bite. You can also spend the day at Rocklin’s Quarry Park Adventures for a relaxing picnic and if you’re feeling active, there’s rock climbing, zip lining and many other fun activities! There’s also Miner’s Ravine, which was once a hot spot for Gold mining activities during the Gold Rush of 1849. Rocklin’s history goes way back!

And within great proximity there’s Folsom Lake, wine tasting, Top Golf, and Thunder Valley Casino and Resort. So there’s something for everyone to enjoy in and around Rocklin and still close enough to enjoy all of what Sacramento has to offer and don’t forget you’re just over an hour drive to the Lake Tahoe and the Bay.

Now as a reminder – homes are selling quickly and you want to have a realtor that can help you navigate this market aggressively so contact me so we can talk about your real estate needs whether you’re buying or selling.

And if you’re moving to the greater Sacramento area and want someone to show you all that Sacramento and the surrounding communities have to offer, contact me. Talk to you soon!