Elverta is a census-designated place in Sacramento County, California, United States. It is part of the Sacramento metropolitan area, which includes Sacramento (the state capital and county seat), Arden-Arcade, and Roseville. It is about 20 miles (32 km) from Sacramento, 2.5 miles (4.0 km) from Rio Linda, 6 miles (9.7 km) from Roseville, and 8.0 miles (12.9 km) from Antelope. The population was 5,492 as of the 2010 census.
The ZIP code is 95626, which it shares with other areas of Sacramento County as well as parts of Placer and Sutter Counties.
The community has two street lights, very few hills, and no major bodies of water.
The unincorporated community was named for Elverta Dike, whose husband donated property to a local church. The Elverta/Rio Linda community is located on part of the Rancho Del Paso Mexican land grant of 1844. In 1910, a Fruit Land Company of Minneapolis acquired 12,000 acres (49 km2) of the Grant and in 1912 the area was subdivided. It also runs to the Rio Linda, California Bike Path.
Elverta is located at 38°42′50″N 121°27′46″W (38.7137910, -121.4627326).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the unincorporated community has a total area of 8.842 square miles (22.90 km2).
According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Elverta has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csa" on climate maps.
The 2010 United States Census reported that Elverta had a population of 5,492. The population density was 621.1 people per square mile (239.8/km2).