Rocklin

Why you'd want to live in Rocklin

Looking to move to Rocklin, CA? Located in Placer County, it has a population of over 61,000. The median income in Rocklin is $80,177 and the median home value is $352,300, which should give you a pretty good idea of its affordability. Today Rocklin is considered a bedroom community, however, the early Rocklin area, was made up of groves of oak trees with Digger Pine trees mixed in. The many Indians that lived in this area hunted small game for food and used the acorns, pine nuts, berries, and other plants that are native to the area for food. The gold rush of 1849 and 1850 had slowed, and men were looking for a business venture. In 1860 and 1861 after seeing the granite boulders above ground in the Rocklin area, Mr. Hathaway decided to open a quarry because granite blocks were needed for the California State Capitol that was to be constructed. The site of the first quarry was next to the huge outcropping of granite that still exists along the west side of Pacific Street across from where Ruhkala road joins Pacific Street. For these reasons, Rocklin got it’s name (Rock land). As Rocklin grew so did the Spring Valley Ranch. Joel Parker Whitney, Rocklin’s own remarkable western pioneer, in 1852, penniless and only 17 years of age passed through on his way to the Placer gold fields. Joel Parker Whitney returned to Rocklin, with his father George Whitney in 1856, to purchase the first section of 320 acres of land located at the edge of Rocklin and founded the famous Spring Valley Ranch, also known as the Whitney Ranch. The Central Pacific Railroad arrived in Rocklin in May of 1864 and extended onto Newcastle in July, 1864. Today you will still see the Granite prominent in much of the city. The schools in this city are top rated and the residents are very welcoming and friendly. With the city of Roseville connected shopping is very convenient and plentiful.

Rocklin Market Report

$581,674

AVERAGE PRICE OF 305 HOMES

$422,333

AVERAGE PRICE OF 3 DISTRESSED HOMES

$1,226,792

AVERAGE PRICE OF 16 MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOMES

$653,817

AVERAGE PRICE OF 37 NEWLY BUILT HOMES

$756,497

AVERAGE PRICE OF 50 HOMES WITH A POOL

$611,664

AVERAGE PRICE OF 25 REDUCED PRICE HOMES

Average Home

Average Price $581,674
Avg Bedrooms 3.7 beds
Avg Bathrooms 2.55 baths

Average Price by Bedrooms

2 bedrooms $387,316
3 bedrooms $485,698
4 bedrooms $611,941
5 bedrooms $756,045
Rocklin Home Price Trends
  6/2019 5/2019 4/2019 3/2019 2/2019
Total Listings 306 297 249 230 212
Average Price $570,468 $579,057 $750,496 $551,650 $549,077
Avg Price Change -1.51% -29.61% +36.05% +0.47% +2.32%
Median Price $528,363 $528,430 $523,654 $530,414 $538,675
Med Price Change -0.01% +0.91% -1.29% -1.56% +2.41%
Avg Bedrooms 3.63 beds 3.69 beds 3.64 beds 3.59 beds 3.58 beds
Avg Bathrooms 2.56 baths 2.6 baths 2.59 baths 2.54 baths 2.58 baths
Home Price by High School
School Name Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
Placer Union High 4 $704,663 62 days
Rocklin Unified 300 $580,023 46 days
Western Placer 1 $585,000 97 days
Home Price by House Size
Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
All Homes 305 $581,674 46 days
Distressed Homes 3 $422,333 172 days
Multi-Million Dollar Homes 16 $1,226,792 53 days
Newly Built Homes 37 $653,817 54 days
Homes with a Pool 50 $756,497 43 days
Reduced Price Homes 25 $611,664 37 days

School Data

Highly Rated Rocklin Schools

8

VENCIL BROWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

8

GEORGE A. BULJAN MIDDLE SCHOOL
Middle School
Public

9

LOOMIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Middle School
Public

10

ROCKLIN ACADEMY
Middle School
Public

8

WEIMAR HILLS
Middle School
Public

9

PLACER HIGH SCHOOL
High School
Public

10

ROCKLIN HIGH SCHOOL
High School
Public

9

ROSEVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
High School
Public

Keller Williams Realty - Haynes Real Estate Group
Mark Haynes, Realtor®
2295 Iron Point Rd #160
Folsom, CA 95630
CalBRE# 01337206
DRE# 01406150

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