Fair Oaks is a suburb of Sacramento with a population of 30,704. Fair Oaks is in Sacramento County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Fair Oaks offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Fair Oaks there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Fair Oaks and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Fair Oaks are above average.