Petaluma, California 

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CALIFORNIA TOTAL CASES REPORTED

519,427

US TOTAL CASES REPORTED

4,725,486

updated daily at 9 AM PST
source Kaiser Family Foundation

Population

60,210

+6.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.4%

Median Income

$80,590

Median Home Price

$693,700

Best Places to Live in Petaluma, California

Small city / Suburban complex - Northern California, 40 miles north of San Francisco. June, August and July are the most pleasant months in Petaluma, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Year-round climate
-Nearby coastline
-Close to San Francisco
Cons
-Cost of living and housing
-Long crowded commutes
-Air quality

 $5,550 
2891I Extension St
Bed 5 | Bath 4 | 1978 SqFt
 $2,500,000 
2889 Stony Point Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 4514 SqFt
 $1,899,900 
50 Wilson Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 3645 SqFt

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.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Petaluma
Zip Codes: 94954 94952
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 167 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Petaluma is 2.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Petaluma jobs have increased by 1.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Petaluma's cost of living is 66.4% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Petaluma's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, August and July are the most pleasant months in Petaluma, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Sonoma county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Petaluma's population is 60,210 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 6.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 30.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Petaluma is $693,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.0%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Petaluma public schools spend $10,006 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 23.1 students per teacher in Petaluma. More Education


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Housing Market in Petaluma

It's a good time to buy in Petaluma. Home Appreciation is up 4.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Petaluma Real Estate

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Reviews for Petaluma   12 Reviews
Beautiful Town with Vapid People - 6/18/2020
I give one star for the restaurant quality, and one for the charm of the town, which also has pretty great weather. What a great town it would be if it wasn't for the... Read More

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Just say no. - 11/3/2019
We moved to Petaluma from Florida 5 years ago because my husband is from the area and has a lot of contacts in his industry. First, Petaluma is a quaint little town but... Read More

Nice town, terrible traffic and road conditions - 6/8/2019
Petaluma gets four stars for several reasons. The great bars and restaurants, the neighborhoods, the weather, which is the best in Sonoma County, but in regards to... Read More


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94954 94952

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NEW LISTINGS IN PETALUMA
$5,550
2891I Extension St
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$2,500,000
2889 Stony Point Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$1,899,900
50 Wilson Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$829,000
1723 Devin Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$859,500
1626 Culpepper Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$798,000
1220 Kathileen Way
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$999,000
3056 Skillman Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 3

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