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Overview
Population:57,852
Pop. Change:5%
State: California
Metro Area: Santa Rosa-Petaluma Metro Area
County: Sonoma County
City:Petaluma
Zip Code:94954, 94952, ... 2 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Petaluma's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Santa Rosa-Petaluma Metro Area

Profile: Small city / Suburban complex  Location: Northern California, 40 miles north of San Francisco Elevation: 167 Time zone: Pacific Standard Time

PROCON
Year-round climateCost of living and housing
Nearby coastline Long crowded commutes
Close to San Francisco Air quality

Interesting Facts about Petaluma, California

As of 2014, Petaluma's population is 57,852 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 4.92 percent.

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The median home cost in Petaluma is $478,200. Home appreciation the last year has been 21.50 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Petaluma's cost of living is 64.90% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Petaluma public schools spend $11,035 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 16.6 students per teacher in Petaluma.

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The unemployment rate in Petaluma is 4.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Petaluma jobs have Increased by 2.81 percent.


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Map Of Petaluma

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Average Commute time is 30 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Petaluma's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes