Findings for PPC in Sacramento

Sacramento Ranks Amongst Most Expensive Markets for Keywords in Pacific States

SEP's ongoing research into PPC Campaigns has revealed that Sacramento was the 10th most expensive city in Pacific States in keyword bids in Google Adwords for the month of July 2015. Sacramento also ranks amongst the most expensive cities in California, ranking 8th. In the study, San Buenaventura ranked as the most expensive city in Pacific States for keywords, while Ontario ranked as the least expensive city.

Year over Year Google Adwords Prices for Sacramento are up in July 2015

SEP's research shows that the average price of a click to advertisers targeting Sacramento keywords increased by (Yr/Yr increase %)% versus the same keywords one year earlier.

Google Adwords Keyword Prices 27% Higher in Sacramento than Fremont

SEP’s research also tracks Google Adwords price changes and trends in cities across Canada and the U.S. Recent data shows that average prices in Sacramento are 27% higher than in Fremont. The average price of a click in Sacramento is $16.46.

This price difference is understandable though, given the population of Fremont is less than Sacramento, which generally means less competition and therefore lower prices.

To understand if prices in Sacramento are relatively low, we also compared prices with Staten Island which has a similar population, and found the average price of a click in Sacramento was 18% higher than in Staten Island. This suggests that perhaps Sacramento prices are not relatively low.

The Price Rank shows how expensive keywords are in certain industry and segment relative to other cities in a country, region and province.

PPC Industry Data for Sacramento


Summary PPC Stats for Sacramento for July 2015
Avg Price per Click Rank in Country Rank in Region Rank in province Mo./Mo. % Price Change
City Average 16.46 57th 10th 8th 0
Automotive/Vehicle Auto Insurance 71.62 66th 15th 8th 26
Auto Parts 1.94 73rd 16th 14th 5
Auto Wreckers 3.65 10th 4th 3rd -46
Dealerships 4.78 77th 14th 10th NA
Tires 3.49 151st 46th 39th -5
Towing 4.12 86th 29th 21st -21
Average 18.21 75th 15th 9th -1
B2B Office Furniture 5.08 96th 27th 23rd -8
Printers 9.57 23rd 9th 6th 4
Average 7.32 66th 19th 14th NA
Entertainment/Recreation Restaurants 1.47 113rd 39th 31st -29
Average 1.47 113rd 39th 31st -29
Finance Credit Counselling 54.46 1st 1st 1st NA
Insurance 32.15 71st 17th 10th 6
Payday Loans 13.17 51st 14th 14th -14
Average 38.94 21st 5th 4th NA
Health, Beauty & Fitness Chiropractors 6.01 177th 52nd 40th -27
Cosmetic Surgery 8.33 69th 24th 18th 19
Dentists 14.38 80th 27th 21st 12
Martial Arts 4.56 45th 11th 9th 0
Massage Therapy 6.19 58th 13rd 7th -20
Optometrists 2.44 123rd 39th 30th NA
Average 9.44 162nd 53rd 43rd 4
Home & Garden Appliance Repair 14.69 85th 32nd 31st -15
Furniture 2.43 174th 56th 48th 7
Garage Doors 28.40 94th 46th 43rd -33
Landscapers 3.20 131st 32nd 20th -21
Moving Companies 18.18 94th 26th 22nd -7
Pest Control 28.04 66th 30th 25th -8
Plumbers 31.01 128th 49th 44th -5
Roofing 12.06 121st 26th 14th 43
Self Storage Companies 14.62 72nd 25th 23rd -7
Windows and Doors 9.74 49th 7th 6th 0
Average 15.96 146th 54th 49th -3
Legal Criminal Lawyers 39.71 43rd 8th 6th -33
Family Law 22.21 56th 18th 12nd -16
Law Firms 37.80 40th 8th 5th 26
Personal Injury Law 98.98 75th 21st 19th 6
Real Estate Lawyers 24.94 4th 1st 1st 11
Average 42.04 100th 29th 24th 3
Real Estate Apartment Rentals 1.78 112nd 24th 19th -6
Condos 1.72 105th 27th 21st -7
New Home Developers 4.03 89th 22nd 19th 10
Realtors 3.01 89th 23rd 18th 0
Average 2.63 98th 20th 17th -1
Shopping Florists 6.44 105th 30th 25th 0
Average 6.44 105th 30th 25th 0
Travel Car Rentals 3.17 100th 29th 24th -5
Hotels 4.08 111st 31st 21st 18
Average 3.62 121st 31st 22nd 6

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About SEP Research*

An ongoing PPC Study by Search Engine People tracks and monitors how paid search in North America’s Top Cities is changing over time for select industries.

The study illustrates the Average Price-Per-Click in a given city for select Industries and their related segments. Additionally, it reveals its current rank to other markets in a Country, Province, and its Month over Month % Price change.

This PPC study monitors the prices of keywords, number of advertisers competing for those keywords, and search volumes. To ensure relative market-to-market comparison keywords tracked are based on sufficient search volumes in all markets studied.

The study includes a limited numbers of keywords to represent each industry, and specific segments in each industry. The main industries tracked are:

  • Automotive/Vehicle
  • B2B
  • Entertainment/Recreation
  • Finance
  • Health/Beauty/Fitness
  • Home & Garden
  • Legal
  • Real Estate
  • Shopping
  • Travel
  • Special Events

Currently the data is updated on monthly basis for nearly 200 keywords in over 300 cities across North America. SEP will continue to add keywords, industries, and baskets over time, so if your industry is not here yet, please check back periodically.

*The information found in this page is an early release of the data found in SEP’s ongoing study, and should not be interpreted as being definitive or statistically significant. It is merely a compilation of the interesting data gathered.