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-Year-round climate
-Nearby coastline
-Close to San Francisco


-Cost of living and housing
-Long crowded commutes
-Air quality

What Bert Has To Say About Santa Rosa Metro Area

Santa Rosa, an area of rugged hills and valleys north of San Francisco, is the commercial center of a broad set of suburban communities and small towns making up Sonoma County. Geographically this area is just north of Marin County, the upscale set of San Francisco suburbs, and extends into open and unsettled areas far north of the city. Santa Rosa itself lies along U.S. 101 near the communities of Rohnert Park, home of a California State University campus and some high tech industry, and Petaluma, a growing former agricultural center. Just east across a low mountain range is the wine-growing center of Sonoma, and west the area extends to the rugged Pacific coastline.


Small city / Suburban complex - Northern California, 40 miles north of San Francisco See Local Real Estate
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City: Sonoma
Zip Codes: 95476
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 167 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Sonoma

    The unemployment rate in Sonoma is 4.20 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Sonoma jobs have Increased by 2.24 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Sonoma's cost of living is 94.10% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Sonoma's Cost of Living
    Sonoma's population is 11,037 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 35.91 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Sonoma is $678,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -1.03%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Sonoma public schools spend $10,006 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 20.9 students per teacher in Sonoma. Learn more...

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quality of life

I love Sonoma. Moved here from Texas and I can't wait to live in this small town with country living all around. I hate all the drama and crime in Vallejo. I live in... (Read More)



If you like village life, you'll like the town of

I have lived in Sonoma for 3 years now. I relocated after a brief stint in Salt Lake City but lived in San Francisco for 30 years before that. If you like small town... (Read More)



Best Climate & Best Air Quality

The best aspects of living in Sonoma County,CA: Air quality is best that one can ask for and there is no severe weather. No hazardous weather driving or walking... (Read More)



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