Elk Grove is a suburb of Sacramento with a population of 174,775 as of 2019. It was the fastest-growing city in the U.S. between July 1, 2004, and July 1, 2005 and is also presently the second-largest city in Sacramento County. Elk Grove is one of the best places to live in California. Living here offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. There are a lot of parks and many wineries, cellars and vineyards. The public schools in Elk Grove are highly rated and many families and young professionals live here.