Why Rocklin

Overview

Why Rocklin?

The City of Rocklin boasts a highly educated workforce, a strong corporate presence, and world-class recreation. Our healthy and growing workforce is fostered by highly-rated K-12 schools and higher learning opportunities like Sierra College and William Jessup University. Recreation opportunities in Rocklin range from the thrill-seeking options at Quarry Park Adventures to taking in all that 38 passive and active public parks have to offer.

The City is proud to host numerous distinct business advantages:

  • Interstate 80 and Highway 65 frontage
  • Business-friendly community and City Council, eager to embrace local goods and services
  • Streamlined permit approval process and development impact fee deferrals
  • A median household income of over $105,617, providing residents the ability to support local retail and service businesses
  • A highly educated workforce

The City of Rocklin boasts a highly educated workforce, a strong corporate presence, and world-class recreation. Our healthy and growing workforce is fostered by highly-rated K-12 schools and higher learning opportunities like Sierra College and William Jessup University. Recreation opportunities in Rocklin range from the thrill-seeking options at Quarry Park Adventures to taking in all that 38 passive and active public parks have to offer.

The City is proud to host numerous distinct business advantages:

  • Interstate 80 and Highway 65 frontage
  • Business-friendly community and City Council, eager to embrace local goods and services
  • Streamlined permit approval process and development impact fee deferrals
  • A median household income of over $105,617, providing residents the ability to support local retail and service businesses
  • A highly educated workforce
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The Place to Live, Work and Play

Rocklin is the preferred location to live, work and play in Placer County and the Greater Sacramento area, providing the amenities of larger cities while maintaining a close-knit, small-town feel.

Those who call Rocklin home enjoy schools consistently listed among the best in the Sacramento region. Low crime rates and top-notch public safety departments have also placed Rocklin in the top 40 safest cities in California and made it one of Money Magazine’s Top 50 places to live in the United States. It’s also great for residents and visitors to know a park is located less than half a mile from every door in the city.

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Safety

The City of Rocklin’s Fire and Police Departments react rapidly to emergencies and maintain a professional, service-oriented perspective. The departments continuously communicate with the public and media and enjoy vigorous support from residents. Rocklin is one of the top 40 safest cities in California according to safewise.com.

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Healthcare

Rocklin and the surrounding region are home to familiar health care providers including Kaiser Permanente, Sutter Health, U.C. Davis Medical Group, Dignity Health, and more. These companies not only care for the people they serve but are major employers and community partners. U.C. Davis has long-term plans to expand their campus with a new 835,000 sq. ft. project near Hwy. 65 and Whitney Ranch Pkwy.

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Recreation and Relaxation

Home to concerts, festivals, and dining, Rocklin’s Quarry District was listed as one of the 10 Hottest Neighborhoods to Watch in 2020 by Redfin. The area also includes Quarry Park Adventures, a venue set in a historic rock quarry where all ages can climb, repel, zipline and traverse the 60-ft high granite walls.

Unique dining options include The Chef’s Table, Wally’s Café, and the German-inspired Kathrin’s Biergarten. Residents can also grab a pint at the award-winning Moksa Brewing or sip a glass of wine at Cante Ao Vinho Winery.

The City of Rocklin also has 38 public parks in 20 square miles. Find interactive maps, recreation guides, historic tours and more at rocklin.ca.us/parks.