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Petaluma, CA: What you need to know

Petaluma, Calif. is located 32 miles north of San Francisco in the Sonoma County Wine Country, and is home to Rancho Petaluma Adobe. It gets its claim to fame from its prime location and beautiful scenery, which has been chosen for many major films over the years including American GraffitiBasic Instinct and Pleasantville and The Tree of Life. The city's well-preserved historic center, and the Petaluma River create visual appeal. 


Petaluma, CA City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 59,340
Median Age 41
Median Household Income $80,276
Median Home Price $460,500
Walkscore 46

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Petaluma, CA Demographics

Median Population in Petaluma , CA

Median Age 40.8%
Age 18 Over 76.4%
Age 21 Over 73.3%
Age 62 Over 18.2%
Age 65 Over 14.5%

Race in Petaluma , CA

  Ethnicity White 78.9%
  Ethnicity Black 0.9%
  Ethnicity Asian 4.9%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 21.9%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.7%
  Ethnicity Other 10.4%

Population By Gender in Petaluma , CA

  Male 48%
  Female 52%

Language in Petaluma , CA

  English Only 74.3%
  English Other 25.7%

Economics in Petaluma , CA

  Median Household Income $80,276
  Median Home Price $460,500
  Homes Owned 34.8%
  Homes Rent 65.2%
  Median Property Rent $1,517

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Commute Types in Petaluma , CA

  Walked 2.9%
  Worked at Home 7%
  Public Transportation 2.7%
  Other Means 2.1%
  Drove Alone 73.1%
  Carpooled 12.3%

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