This charming town has a rural, country atmosphere with incredible homes on massive lots.

Welcome to Rocklin

A small town nestled among wooded, rolling hills
Located in lush Northern California, Rocklin is a suburban community with a welcoming small-town feel. This charming town has a rural, country atmosphere with incredible homes on massive lots. Founded during the height of the California Gold Rush, Rocklin is a small town with a long history that can still be seen today. Old Town Rocklin is rapidly undergoing restoration and growth.
Within proximity to lakes, rivers, and mountains, Rocklin is a prime location. Rocklin is only 30 minutes from Sacramento and just shy of two hours from the Bay Area, Lake Tahoe, and the Pacific Ocean.

What to Love

  • Excellent parks and recreation areas, such as Quarry Park
  • Centrally located in Northern California
  • Home to William Jessup University and Sierra College
  • Beautiful rolling hills and woods

Local Lifestyle

Rocklin is a suburban city that offers a quaint lifestyle amid a beautiful natural setting. Located just outside of Sacramento, Rocklin is a thriving community home to various upscale businesses, shopping centers, and restaurants. The atmosphere of this Northern California community is casual and laidback, as residents enjoy a slower pace of life among gorgeous natural scenery. The city also boasts excellent schools and a strong sense of community. Rocklin is a city that offers a high-end lifestyle for those who appreciate the beauty and convenience of living in a thriving community.

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

Rocklin is home to several shops and restaurants. There is always something to do, whether popping by the wilderness-themed Bass Pro Shops and picking up outdoor gear or heading over to Rocklin Crossings. This outdoor shopping mall contains a variety of specialty shops to pick up necessities or presents. Another excellent shop for finding the perfect present is Deer Creek Farm by Compassion Planet. This specialty boutique has a wide array of gifts that anyone would love.
Just down the street from Deer Creek Farm is the favorite local brewery Moksa Brewing Company. This brewery has several beer selections available, including IPAs, lagers, and pilsners. They also regularly have an on-site food truck to provide patrons delicious meals. 
For a unique theater experience, Rocklin locals enjoy the Studio Movie Grill. This movie theater plays a variety of films, including classics and children’s movies, while serving food and beverages that are brought right to viewers seats.

Things to Do

There is no shortage of things to do in Rocklin. Rocklin is home to several beautiful parks and recreation areas, including Quarry Park, which features a man-made lake for swimming and boating, a ropes course, and hiking trails. Another popular spot in this quaint little town is Whitney Ranch Park. This expansive public park features a playground and large sports fields. Rocklin also boasts excellent golfing greens at Whitney Oaks Golf Club
Those who enjoy natural history will certainly find the Black Chasm Cavern National Natural Landmark a must-see. This cavern features all sorts of natural formations, including stalagmites and stalactites. Staff offer tours and activities for guests to explore and learn about this marvelous cave.
Rocklin also has excellent higher education opportunities. Sierra College is a public community college that prepares students to transfer to a four-year university. Another college in Rocklin is William Jessup University, a selective private school.


Rocklin has excellent private and public schools.

Overview for Rocklin, CA

75,662 people live in Rocklin, where the median age is 36.3 and the average individual income is $44,934.3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

36.3 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Rocklin, CA

Rocklin has 26,091 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Rocklin do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 75,662 people call Rocklin home. The population density is 2,081.74 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

49.2 / 50.8%

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
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30 to 59 Minutes
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Schools in Rocklin, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Rocklin. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Maria Montessori Charter Academy
Rocklin Alternative Education Center
Holy Cross Lutheran Academy
Western Sierra Collegiate Academy
Rocklin Academy at Meyers Street
Destiny Christian Preschool

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