Sacramento, CA Scrap Metal Prices

Sacramento is the sixth most populous city in California with a population of 524,943. It is the capital of the state and borders Roseville to the North, Elk Grove and Stockton to the south, and Vacaville to the southwest.

Other names used to refer to Sacramento include the ‘City of Trees’ and ‘Farm-to-Fork.’ It can be an interesting place to visit because it is home to historical sites such as the State Capitol, Sutter’s Fort, Railroad Museum, Old Town, and Capital Park. 

According to studies, Sacramento is the fastest growing city in California. Major sectors include government, advanced manufacturing, financial services, retail, entertainment, and tourism. 

The city doesn’t have many scrap yards; but the few we found, provide exceptional services to their clients. You should also expect to make a good amount of money from scrap metal as long as you are ready to abide by the laws of the state since they are strict. The scrap yard will ask you for your ID, record the transaction, take fingerprints of your right index finger, and will pay via cheque after three days. 

Best Scrap Yards in Sacramento

If you live in the central parts of Sacramento, scrap yards we can recommend are Sims metal on North 12th Street, Rudy’s Metals located on 750 Richards Boulevard, and Universal Service Recycling Inc. Sacramento on 24th Avenue.

For those who live in the southern parts of the city, scrap yards with good prices and excellent services include SV Recycling Center on Junipero Street, Ming’s Recycling Corporation on 47th Avenue, and Get Cash for Junk Cars on McComber Street. 

Good scrap yards on the Northern Highlands include Al Sac Metals on Roseville Road, DC Metals & Recycling on 28th Street, and A-1 Recycling Co Inc on Elkholm Boulevard.

Cash for gold places we found include A&G Cash for Gold on Watt Avenue #118, Crown Precious Metals, Abla Jewelers  on 3005 Arden Way, and A&D Coin And Jewelry Exchange on Fulton Avenue Suite #24.

You may also want to check out our best tips about scrap yards before you head over to a scrap yard!

Scrap Metal Prices per Pound in Sacramento

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum$1.17
Aluminum Alloy$0.92
Copper$4.03
Brass$3.15
Lead$1.06
Nickel$12.76
Tin$11.16
Zinc$1.46
Steel Scrap$0.17
Steel Rebar$0.32

Last Updated On 2022-11-28

Scrap Aluminum Prices per Pound in Sacramento

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum 1100$0.81
Aluminum 3003$0.81
Aluminum 356 Wheels (clean)$0.81
Aluminum 356 Wheels (dirty)$0.57
Aluminum 5052 Scrap$1.09
Aluminum 6061 Extrusions$0.71
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions$0.95
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions/Fe$0.69
Aluminum/Cu Radiators$1.90
Aluminum/Cu/Fe Radiators$1.76
Aluminum Radiators$0.46
Aluminum/Fe Radiators$0.34
Transformers$0.20
Breakage 50% Recovery$0.26
Chrome Wheels$0.76
E.C. Wire$1.25
Litho Sheets$0.81
Mixed Turnings $0.47
MLC Clips$0.80
Aluminum Old Cast$0.77
Aluminum Old Sheet$0.76
Painted Siding$0.75
UBC$0.80
Zorba 90% NF$0.76
Aluminum Cans (clean)$0.59
Aluminum Cans (dirty)$0.29

Scrap Brass Prices per Pound in Sacramento

MetalPrice Per Pound
Red Brass$2.15
Yellow Brass$2.02
Brass Rod$1.97
Brass Hair Wire$2.12
Brass Pipe$1.92
Brass Radiators$1.63
Brass Shells$1.82
Brass Turnings$1.86
Bronze$2.21
Bronze Turnings$1.15
Dirty Brass$0.96
Dirty Brass Radiators$0.96
Plumbers Brass$1.92
Semi-Red Brass$1.95

Scrap Copper Prices per Pound in Sacramento

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire$3.53
#1 Copper Tubing$3.29
#1 Flashing Copper$3.29
#2 Copper Tubing$3.10
#2/3 Mix Copper$3.01
#3 Copper with Tar$2.82
#3 Roofing Copper$2.92
Dirty Roofing Copper$2.73
Electric Motors - Copper$2.45
Enameled Copper$2.78
Insulated Copper Wire$2.82
Lead Coated Copper$2.38
Silver Plated Copper$3.01
Tin Coated Copper$2.63
Tin Insulated Copper Wire$2.63

Scrap Lead Prices per Pound in Sacramento

MetalPrice Per Pound
Lead Batteries$0.22
Lead Shot$0.50
Lead Wheel Weights$0.32
Solid Lead$0.67
Soft Lead$0.69

Scrap Zinc Prices per Pound in Sacramento

MetalPrice Per Pound
New Zinc Die Cast$0.91
Old Zinc Die Cast$0.78

Scrap Gold Prices in Sacramento

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct Gold$22.57$701.89
14ct Gold$35.20$1,094.93
18ct Gold$45.13$1,403.75
22ct Gold$55.12$1,714.46
24ct Gold$60.17$1,871.50

Today's scrap gold price represents the best prices you can get for the different purities of gold. Gold prices can fluctuate a lot and are often negiotable. Do not take the first offer!

Scrap Prices for other Precious Metals in Sacramento

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
Palladium$46.83$1,456.60
Platinum$25.30$786.95
Silver$0.62$19.34

The current prices for scrap silver, palladium and platinum are updated daily. These precious metal scrap prices also fluctuate a lot, but are not as commonly traded as gold. It may a little more work finding a good buyer.

Scrap Prices for Steel per Pound in Sacramento

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bundle$0.10
#1 Busheling$0.10
#1 HMS$0.07
HMS 80/20$0.06
Sheet Metal$0.06
Shredded Auto Scrap$0.07
Structural Steel$0.07

Scrap Prices for Stainless Steel per Pound in Sacramento

MetalPrice Per Pound
201 SS$0.29
301 SS$0.43
304 SS Solid$0.62
304 SS Turning$0.53
309 SS$0.80
310 SS$1.21
316 SS Solid$0.80
330 SS$1.98

Today's scrap price for stainless steel is based on the best prices on the market. Stainless steel is very much in demand currently due to it's use in construction and global shortages.

Scrap Prices for other Ferrous Metals per Pound in Sacramento

MetalPrice Per Pound
Scrap #1 Prepared$0.08
Scrap #2 Prepared$0.08
Scrap #1 Unprepared$0.06
Scrap #2 Unprepared$0.06
Scrap Auto Slabs Whole$0.07
Scrap Cast Iron$0.10
Scrap Dishwashers$0.07
Scrap Dryers$0.07
Scrap Oversize Torch$0.09
Scrap Rebar$0.20
Scrap Washing Machines$0.07
Scrap Water Heaters$0.07

Scrap Electronics Prices per Pound in Sacramento

ElectronicsPrice Per Pound
Scrap Back PanelsContact local scrap yard
Scrap Cellphones
Scrap Computer Wire
Scrap CPU Chips
Scrap CRT Monitors
Scrap Empty PC Servers
Scrap Graphics Cards
Scrap Hard DrivesContact local scrap yard
Scrap Hard Drive Boards
Scrap Laptops
Scrap LCD Monitors
Scrap Low Grade Boards
Scrap Mainframes
Scrap Memory
Scrap Mice
Scrap MotherboardsContact local scrap yard
Scrap Non-Green PC Boards
Scrap PC Boards
Scrap PC Tower
Scrap Power Supplies
Scrap Printers/Fax Machines
Scrap Servers
Scrap Speakers
Scrap Telecom EquipmentContact local scrap yard