Best Places to Live

Petaluma , CA

Population: 59,340
LIV
SCORE
595
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A well-preserved historic city center, the Petaluma River and nearby Sonoma Mountain create a picturesque setting in Petaluma. The city’s diverse housing options, excellent health care, strong school system and large assortment of quality of life amenities, such as parks, restaurants and stores, make Petaluma an attractive place to live. More than 20 Hollywood movies have been shot in Petaluma, including American Graffiti and 2010’s The Tree of Life, and the surrounding area contains several vineyards

Petaluma , CA Ranking Data

Civic
75
Demographics
55
Economy
47
Education
56
Health
65
Housing
67
Infrastructure
48