Community Profile


The City of Citrus Heights celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2017! Following a lengthy battle with Sacramento County, Citrus Heights officially incorporated on January 1, 1997. Although Citrus Heights is a relatively new city, the community has a rich history dating back to the 1800s.

Located in the heart of California's capital region, Citrus Heights is an established community with an estimated population of 86,291 (Sacramento Area Council of Governments, 2016). Citrus Heights is situated in northern Sacramento County and shares borders with Roseville (north), Orangevale (east), Fair Oaks (south) and Antelope/Foothill Farms (west).

Citrus Heights offers business-friendly environment with a solid base of small businesses, retail chains and food service establishments. With an ongoing commitment to providing high-quality, economical, responsive services to the local community, Citrus Heights is well-positioned for future economic development and redevelopment opportunities.

Despite its urban proximity, Citrus Heights maintains a small-town feel, providing a strong sense of community and belonging for residents. Residents demonstrate great pride in Citrus Heights and the community regularly gathers for celebrations and events.

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