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Santa Rosa, CA: What you need to know

Wine country, farms, redwood forests, rivers and lakes are all in the landscape of Santa Rosa, which is part of the San Francisco Bay Area. Students have several academic choices that include Empire College, Santa Rosa Junior College and the University of San Francisco-Santa Rosa, and a thriving downtown district features many shops and restaurants. Other amenities include hiking trails, nightclubs and easy access to the Pacific Ocean. The city is divided into quadrants, and quality of life luxuries include three healthcare systems and three large shopping malls. Santa Rosa is often a locale for motion picture filming.



Santa Rosa, CA City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 172,066
Median Age 38
Median Household Income $61,050
Median Home Price $386,100

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Santa Rosa, CA Demographics

Median Population in Santa Rosa, CA

Median Age 38%
Age 18 Over 77.1%
Age 21 Over 73.3%
Age 62 Over 17.6%
Age 65 Over 14.4%

Race in Santa Rosa, CA

  Ethnicity White 72.9%
  Ethnicity Black 2.2%
  Ethnicity Asian 5.1%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.5%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 31%
  Ethnicity Indian 1.7%
  Ethnicity Other 11.7%

Population By Gender in Santa Rosa, CA

  Male 49.3%
  Female 50.7%

Language in Santa Rosa, CA

  English Only 69%
  English Other 31%

Economics in Santa Rosa, CA

  Median Household Income $61,050
  Median Home Price $386,100
  Homes Owned 47.3%
  Homes Rent 52.7%
  Median Property Rent $1,315

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Commute Types in Santa Rosa, CA

  Walked 2.8%
  Worked at Home 4.5%
  Public Transportation 1.9%
  Other Means 2.2%
  Drove Alone 78.4%
  Carpooled 10.2%

Total Employed Armed Forces: 72
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