Folsom has the 339th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 5.8% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Folsom is part of the Sacramento metro area. Unemployment in the Sacramento area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Sacramento has the 33rd largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Folsom is above average at $53,340, and the median cost of a home in Folsom is $393,600, which is above the national average. 45% of workers in Folsom hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 92% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Folsom. 75% of Folsom workers drive to work alone, 3% take public transit, 12% carpool, and 9% walk. People in Folsom spend an average of 24 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.