Placerville has the 2487th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 2.5% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Placerville 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 Placerville is above average at $53,340, and the median cost of a home in Placerville is $238,700, which is above the national average. 23% of workers in Placerville hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 91% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Placerville. 76% of Placerville workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 11% walk. People in Placerville spend an average of 27 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.