Possibly the most desirable area in Elk Grove is that of the newest zip code, West/Central Elk Grove. This zip code is not only the newest addition to Elk Grove, but it’s one of the hottest areas in the county of Sacramento.
Elk Grove was named after its many elk that once roamed the area, and the entire city has grown to around 200,000 residents and climbing.
The new hub of Elk Grove will be a center that includes among other conveniences, a Senior Center, a Veterans’ Hall and others.
Easy transportation including bus services (e-tran) and rail services (SacRT) provide convenient access to surrounding areas, including Sacramento and the Bay Area, where many look for employment.
Quiet neighborhoods and clean tree-lined streets offer an open invitation to enjoy what the outdoors has to offer.
Homes for Sale in West Elk Grove 
Horseshoe Park is a great place to visit with amenities to “spraygrounds” for the kids, tennis courts and horseshoe pits, along with age-appropriate playgrounds, picnic areas and trails to name a few.
The Elk Grove Aquatics Center is nearby in the neighboring zip code of 95758. Enjoy social activities such as summer camps and pool parties, or take classes and get certified in the many clinics available at the center.
For more water fun, be sure to check out Surf Extreme in neighboring 95758 for great indoor surfing, or have a trainer help with bodyboarding. In addition, the center provides Dodgeball, paintball, and trampolines. The adults can enjoy the wine and beer bar with plenty of snack foods as well.
JAR Studios is just a jump from Elk Grove. This crazy puzzle-fest will keep you on your toes while learning new things during the activity.
Visiting and dining in Old Town Elk Grove is full of culture with many of the buildings here dating from the 1800s.
Visit such events as Farmers Markets, Flea Markets and others at the Old Town Plaza. This zip code also includes Bartholomew Sports Park, which has baseball and soccer fields.
Real Estate Market
Elk Grove has a healthy and very competitive real estate market. Many homes are snatched up within their first week on the market.
Because of the desirability of being able to assure your kids of a good education in the Elk Grove Unified School System, housing prices have been increasing for those wanting to live in the Central/West area of Elk Grove 95757.
Knowing your children can receive a sound education, as well as options of living in a beautiful home with a man-made lake or an 18-hole golf course in your bard yard, West Elk Grove continues to be a hotspot where it’s still possible to find affordable homes.
Elk Grove schools are part of the Elk Grove Unified School District and highly regarded for their great public school system.
Zhender Ranch Elementary, Pinkerton Middle School & Cosumnes Oaks High, as well as Toby Johnson Middle School & Franklin High serve the 95757 area.
Cosumnes River College is nearby as well. Here students can prepare for a degree from a four-year college.