The city of Elk Grove in California was explored originally in 1804 and was officially incorporated in 2000. The Valley Hi and North Laguna Elk Grove neighborhoods are both decent neighborhoods that are near a multitude of attractions. This area is a historic town that has over 100,000 residents. The average income is $79,000. This area is residential and offers a shorter commute to the downtown area than other neighborhoods in the city making it an ideal place for renters. It is quiet and safe, with good schools and activities geared toward children. The average residents are younger than 40 years of age, and it is an ideal suburb just 12 miles from the big cities. It is the perfect place to raise children.