Santa Rosa, California 

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Population

174,613

+7.1% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.2%

Median Income

$60,758

Median Home Price

$653,100

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Best Places to Live in Santa Rosa, California

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

Santa Rosa, CA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Year-round climate
Nearby coastline
Close to San Francisco
Cons
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.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: California
County: Sonoma County
Metro Area: Santa Rosa Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
City: Santa Rosa
Zip Codes: 95403 95407 95404 95401 95409 95405
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 167 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Santa Rosa is 6.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Santa Rosa jobs have increased by 1.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Santa Rosa's cost of living is 49.0% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Santa Rosa's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Sonoma county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 74.5% to 23.0%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Santa Rosa's population is 174,613 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 7.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Santa Rosa is Real Estate: $653,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.5%.

SCHOOLS
Santa Rosa public schools spend $10,006 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 22.2 students per teacher in Santa Rosa. More Education



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Housing Market in Santa Rosa

It's a good time to buy in Santa Rosa. Home Appreciation is up 12.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Santa Rosa is $653,100.

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Reviews for Santa Rosa   41 Reviews
Avoid Santa Rosa like the plague! - 1/25/2021
Terrible city that's hurting for money. After going on a long hiatus from enforcing traffic laws, they've recently turned their highways into an ATM machine/cash cow by... Read More

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The good, the bad and the ugly - 9/21/2020
I have lived here for over 30 years. In that time I have seen the traffic and crime increase. The crime and homelessness has increased dramatically. I have also... Read More

Weird and Provincial - 5/18/2019
The place gets both its stars for the weather, which is not as good as coastal places like Monterey or Santa Barbara, but holds its own despite the summer heat. The... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA
95403 95407 95404 95401 95409 95405

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