About North Highlands, California
North Highlands, located in Sacramento County, California, is a suburban community with a diverse population and a mix of residential and commercial areas. Situated north of the city of Sacramento, North Highlands offers residents a convenient blend of urban amenities and a more relaxed suburban atmosphere.
The community is characterized by a range of housing options, from single-family homes to apartment complexes, catering to a diverse demographic. Parks and green spaces, such as the scenic D.W. Babcock School Park, provide opportunities for outdoor recreation and community gatherings.
North Highlands has a variety of shopping centers, restaurants, and businesses, contributing to its self-contained character. McClellan Business Park, a former Air Force base turned business park, is an important economic hub, hosting a mix of businesses and organizations. According to the 2024 census, it has a population of 48,424.