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Roseville, California

Location in Placer County
Location in Placer County
Coordinates: 38°45′9″N 121°17′22″W / 38.7525, -121.28944
Country United States
State California
County Placer
Incorporated April 10, 1909
 - Mayor Jim Gray[1]
 - State Senate Dave Cox (R)
 - State Assembly Ted Gaines (R)
 - U. S. Congress John Doolittle (R)
 - Total 30.5 sq mi (79.0 km²)
 - Land 30.46 sq mi (78.9 km²)
 - Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km²)
Elevation 164 ft (50 m)
Population (2007)
 - Total 106,266
 - Density 2,622.5/sq mi (1,012.5/km²)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 - Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 95678
Area code(s) 916
FIPS code 06-62938
GNIS feature ID 1659544
Website: www.roseville.ca.us

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Roseville is located at 38°45′9″N, 121°17′22″W (38.752434, -121.289338).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 30.5 square miles (79.0 km²), of which, 30.5 square miles (78.9 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.07%) is water. Several streams flow through Roseville, including Dry Creek, Linda Creek, Secret Ravine and Cirby Creek. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Dry Creek is a stream in Placer County and Sacramento County, California, USA which is formed from the confluence of Cirby Creek and Linda Creek, which join within the city of Roseville, California. ...


As of 2005, there were 103,845 people, 42,538 households, and 21,855 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,622.5 people per square mile (1,012.4/km²). There were 31,925 housing units at an average density of 1,047.6/sq mi (404.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 86.03% White, 1.31% African American, 0.70% Native American, 4.31% Asian, 0.20% Pacific Islander, 3.93% from other races, and 3.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.54% of the population. The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...

There were 30,783 households out of which 35.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.1% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.0% were non-families. 23.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.03. Matrimony redirects here. ...

In the city the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 30.8% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 14.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 92.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.8 males.

According to a 2006 estimate, the median income for a household in the city was $71,453, and the median income for a family was $82,769.[2] Males had a median income of $50,426 versus $35,494 for females. The per capita income for the city was $27,021. About 3.4% of families and 4.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.3% of those under age 18 and 4.1% of those age 65 or over. Income, generally defined, is the money that is received as a result of the normal business activities of an individual or a business. ... The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...

In CNN Money's "Best Places to Live" study in 2006, Roseville was ranked the skinniest city in the country, with an average body mass index of 24.5.[2] Look up body mass index in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


Amtrak, the national passenger rail system, provides service to Roseville at the Roseville Amtrak Station and is part of the Capitol Corridor. Vermonter at the Brattleboro, Vermont, station, 18 March 2004. ... The Roseville Amtrak Station is located at 201 Pacific Street in Roseville. ... Amtrak California system map, with Capitol Corridor in Red The Capitol Corridor is a 172-mile (275 km) passenger train route operated by Amtrak in California. ...

State Route 65 and Interstate 80 both go through Roseville. JUNCTION POSTMILE SR-99 KER 0. ... Interstate 80, a major east-west route of the Interstate Highway System, has its western terminus in San Francisco, California, United States. ...

Roseville Transit is a public transit service overseen by the City of Roseville and operated by MV Transportation. The system provides a total of 12 regular local routes, as well as the Roseville Transit Dial-A-Ride (DAR) and Roseville Transit Commuter service.[3]


The city of Roseville has always been friendly to business. It has encouraged large retail centers, including one of the largest Auto Malls in the country, which contributes significantly to sales tax receipts at the city and county level. Roseville planners have used these funds to provide excellent infrastructure to keep people moving throughout the city. This environment has produced an excellent mix of housing, small and large employers, as well as shopping opportunities.


The Westfield Galleria mall

Shopping plays a vital role in the economy of Roseville, which has the ninth highest retail sales of all California cities; Roseville is also the smallest of the fifteen top ranked cities in retail sales. Roseville is considered a regional shopping destination, with the Westfield Galleria at Roseville being the prime example housing such stores and restaurants as Macy's, Nordstrom, Abercrombie & Fitch, Pottery Barn, Ann Taylor, Coach, Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, and the Cheesecake Factory. Westfield is currently embarking on a $260 million, 487,806-square-foot (45,319 m²) expansion that will bring stores such as Apple Store, Burberry, Lacoste, Kate Spade, Juicy Couture, The Cheesecake Factory (Now Open), Lush Cosmetics, Sephora, Oakley, BCBG, and Lululemon. Traffic circulation will also be improved both on and outside the parking lot, including the Highway 65 interchange. See Westfield Galleria at Roseville for more information on the expansion. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 533 pixelsFull resolution (3072 × 2048 pixel, file size: 1. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 533 pixelsFull resolution (3072 × 2048 pixel, file size: 1. ... Westfield Galleria at Roseville, formerly known as Galleria at Roseville is a shopping mall owned by The Westfield Group, located in Roseville, California, United States. ... Westfield Galleria at Roseville, formerly known as Galleria at Roseville is a shopping mall owned by The Westfield Group, located in Roseville, California, United States. ...

Peter Bollinger Investment Company is building $80 million "The Fountains" across from the mall with an opening in June with additional buildings opening each month thereafter. The grand opening is scheduled for June 30th, with Whole Foods and other larger stores and restaurants opening in the following months. It will bring Sacramento's first true "lifestyle" shopping center with stores such as Whole Foods, Orvis, Chico's, Coldwater Creek, DSW Shoes, Boudin Bakery, Z Gallerie, White House Black Market, Jos A. Banks, Sur La Table, Peet's Coffee, Anthropologie, Soma, Lucy, West Elm, California Pizza Kitchen, McCormick & Schmicks, Smith & Hawken, Sunglass Hut, Right Start, Draper's & Damon's, New Balance, and Vera Bradley. Phase 1 will open in June with the pad stores/restaurants opening periodically over the next few months. Phase 2 will open Spring 2009 which includes 2 more buildings in the current building area. Phase 3 is currently not scheduled, but includes 3 additional buildings in the current building area. Additional tenants that are listed in a Retail West brochure include: Morton's of Chicago and Elephant Bar. In a future phase across Reserve Drive. Phase 4, across Reserve Drive, will consist of a hotel, additional retail, and office buildings. White House Black Market is a popular American fashion store targeting women from 18-30. ...

Major employers

The top ten employers of the city as of 2007 are:[4]

Employer Number of jobs
Hewlett-Packard 3,600
Kaiser Permanente 3,289
Sutter Roseville Medical Center 1,922
Union Pacific Railroad 1,500
City of Roseville 1,248
Roseville Elementary School District 850
NEC Electronics 800
PRIDE Industries 800
Wal-Mart (2 stores) 796

Kaiser Permanente is expected to surpass Hewlett Packard as the top employer in 2009, and will become the largest employer in Placer County. This will be due to the opening of their Women's and Children's Hospital opening in January 2009 and their new medical office building in February 2009. The Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE: HPQ), commonly known as HP, is a very large, global company headquartered in Palo Alto, California, United States. ... Kaiser Permanente is an integrated managed care organization, based in Oakland, California, founded in 1945 by industrialist Henry J. Kaiser and physician Sidney R. Garfield. ... Union Pacific redirects here. ... Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ...


  • AT&T provides telephone and Internet service in some areas.
  • Comcast provides television and internet service.
  • The City of Roseville provides electric, water, wastewater, and solid waste services to most areas.
  • Pacific Gas and Electric provides natural gas service.
  • SureWest provides telephone, cable (via IP TV) television, cellular telephone, DSL and Fiber Internet services to most areas.

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Current Projects


Roseville's Civic Center.

Beginning in the year 1988 the city embarked on a plan for redeveloping the downtown core comprising about 207 acres (0.8 km²) of land.[5] Over the past years and into the future, the city is spending tens of millions of dollars on revitalizing its historic areas. The areas have been in decline for a long time. The city has already completed its Vernon Streetscape Project and is now working on its Historic District and Riverside Corridor Streetscape Projects. Also, the city has teamed up with Kobra Properties to develop a parking garage/office building/art gallery. It will house the new Roseville Arts! Blueline Gallery and will also provide the needed parking along with the new office workers. Grand opening of parking garage was in November and Blueline Gallery will open in February 2008. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 400 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2048 × 3072 pixel, file size: 1. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 400 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2048 × 3072 pixel, file size: 1. ...

Major projects planned or under construction

  • West Roseville Specific Plan: 3,162-acre (13 km²) master plan area which will include over 8,000 housing units and a village center component in the center. Consists of the 2 areas called: WestPark and Fiddyment Farms.
  • Hotel and Convention Center: Joint agreement with Kobra Properties to build a 10-story Embassy Suites and Convention Center. A future phase includes 2 restaurants, parking garage, and second hotel tower. Construction has once again restarted after no activity since spring. Building permits are being pulled for the Embasssy Suites portion of the project and the status on the convention center is on hold at this time.
  • Galleria Expansion: (see Shopping)
  • The Fountains: (see shopping)
  • Highland Reserve South: Largest office park planned for city at 1,100,000 square feet (102,000 m²) and 29 buildings. Plans include 2 six-story office buildings as well as a mix of 2 and 3-story buildings. Plans also include 42,000 square feet (3,900 m²) of retail.
  • University Park: 507,400-square-foot (47,140 m²) office park with 7,500 square feet (700 m²) of retail.
  • Stone Point: Roughly 130-acre (0.5 km²) mixed-use development which will include housing, lodging, shopping, and offices. The retail component is completed. The rest of the project will include two 6-story office buildings (1 underway), and three 5-story buildings (1 completed, next underway). Plans have been submitted for 18 3-story condo buildings that will house 162 units. Plans have also been recently submitted for a 6-story Mariott Renaissance ClubSport Development, the newest concept to the Mariott chain. It will include a 174 rooms, 40,000 sq ft (3,700 m²) pool area, 3,200 sq ft (300 m²). restaurant, 2-story 65,000 sq ft (6,000 m²). ClubSport fitness center, as well as up to 55,000 sq ft (5,100 m²), 4 stories, office building.
  • Diamond Creek Rezone: 28 acre mixed-use development which will include nearly 500 housing units and a mix of retail and offices. Lawsuits are tying up project, but developer says it's still a go.
  • Roseville Crossing: 218,260-square-foot (20,277 m²) center at Fairway and Blue Oaks. Ethan Allen, Chili's, and Matress Discounters have opened. La-Z-Boy (tentative), Chevron Gas Station, SpringHill Suites, TownePlace Suites, 4 additional restaurants, and additional stores are also planned and under construction.
  • Plaza 41: 30,272-square-foot (2,812 m²) center with Rite Aid and other shops.
  • Breton Village: 30,000 square feet (3,000 m²) of retail and 53 detached homes by Regis Corporation at Foothills and Pleasant Grove Blvds.
  • Cena di Mare: 7,600-square-foot (710 m²) restaurant with 1,100-square-foot (100 m²) patio. Restaurant is being developed by Kobra Culinary Concepts, a subsidiary of Kobra Properties, which developed the popular nearby Crush 29. The restaurant is unique by having not one straight wall, meaning that all walls will be curved somewhat. It will also include Bellagio-style fountains correographed to music, but on a smaller scale. At an extraordinary cost of $10 million, it is the most expensive restaurant ever built in California. It's service will rival the world's best restaurants. Proposed opening Summer 2008.
  • Highland Village: Roseville Pkwy and Gibson Drive, adjacent to Westfield Galleria at Roseville. Plans include: 2 Hyatt branded hotels (Hyatt Place and Springhill Suites, 5 restaurants (Champps Americana, El Paso Grill & BBQ, Three Tomatoes & a Mozarella), 2 retail buildings, and a bank. A rumored restaurant is Fleming's, but nothing is being confirmed at this time. Phases include the 2 retail buildings and 2 hotels going up first, with the restaurants and bank following thereafter.
  • New planning areas under review: Creekview Specific Plan, Sierra Vista Specific Plan, Brookfield Specific Plan, and the Placer Ranch Specific Plan (CSUS Branch with possible CSU Roseville campus in future with 25,000 student enrollment).

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Educational institutions

There are three higher education institutions in Roseville: Heald College, a non-profit business college with several locations throughout California, Chapman University and University of Phoenix, for-profit colleges that specialize in adult education. Heald College is the nations oldest business career college in the western United States. ... University of Phoenix (UOP) is a for-profit educational institution specializing in adult education, with campuses located throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. ...

NCTI (National College of Technical Instruction) provides medical training for fields such as Paramedic, EMT and 911 Dispatch.

Plans for a Sacramento State University satellite campus in Roseville which would eventually become an independent CSU campus. William Jessup University and Sierra College, a community college are located in neighboring Rocklin. Also, recently, Drexel University has announced their interest for a campus in the Roseville area. California State University, Sacramento, better known as Sacramento State, Sac State, or CSUS, is a public university located in the city of Sacramento, California. ... William Jessup University is a non-denominational Christian college located in Rocklin, California. ... Logo Sierra College, a community college has its main campus located in Rocklin, California. ... Rocklin is a city in Placer County, California. ... Drexel University is an institution of higher learning and research located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ...

Notable events

  • On April 28, 1973, 18 boxcars loaded with bombs in route to the Naval Weapons Station in Concord, CA began detonating in the Southern Pacific Railroad yard. More than 6000 bombs detonated for an unknown reason, injuring more than 350 people. The explosions caused damage to 5500 buildings up to 6,800 feet (2,070 m) away.[3] In the late 1990s, development in the area had uncovered more unexploded ordnance (presumably thrown from the explosion), which were safely contained and destroyed.[citation needed]

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Notable natives

  • Eric Camera
  • Joshua Lucas
  • Andrew Sloane

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See also

  • Dry Creek (American River)

External links

  • Roseville, California is at coordinates 38°45′09″N 121°17′22″W / 38.752434, -121.289338 (Roseville, California)Coordinates: 38°45′09″N 121°17′22″W / 38.752434, -121.289338 (Roseville, California)
  • City of Roseville Official Website
  • Roseville Transit website

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