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Population (year 2000): 54,548. Estimated population in July 2005: 54,846 (+0.5% change)
Males: 26,661 (48.9%), Females: 27,887 (51.1%)

Sonoma County

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Median resident age: 37.1 years
Median household income: $61,679 (year 2000)
Median house value: $289,500 (year 2000)

Petaluma, CA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Petaluma:

  • White Non-Hispanic (77.0%)
  • Hispanic (14.6%)
  • Other race (6.1%)
  • Two or more races (4.0%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)
  • Chinese (1.2%)
  • Black (1.2%)
  • Filipino (0.8%)
  • Other Asian (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (18.5%), German (16.2%), English (13.4%), Italian (11.1%), French (4.3%), Scottish (3.5%).

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Elevation: 12 feet

Land area: 13.8 square miles

Petaluma,

For population 25 years and over in Petaluma

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 33.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Petaluma city

  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 56.1%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

14.4% Foreign born (7.5% Latin America, 3.0% Asia, 3.0% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +10,353 (+23.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Francisco, CA San (36.2 miles www.House-Real-Estate.com )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (410.2 miles www.sonomaranches.com )

Nearest cities: CA (7.7 miles Cotati, Park, CA Rohnert (8.3 miles CA Temelec, (9.6 miles Verano, CA (10.5 miles El CA (10.6 miles Eldridge, Ellen, CA (10.7 miles Glen Hot Springs, CA (11.1 miles Boyes Hot Springs-Agua Caliente, CA (11.3 miles Fetters


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 174 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 1997: 416 buildings, average cost: $137,700
  • 1998: 314 buildings, average cost: $153,400
  • 1999: 395 buildings, average cost: $165,300
  • 2000: 225 buildings, average cost: $170,200
  • 2001: 94 buildings, average cost: $214,300
  • 2002: 26 buildings, average cost: $294,500
  • 2003: 155 buildings, average cost: $251,500
  • 2004: 71 buildings, average cost: $261,800

Latitude: 38.25 N, Longitude: 122.63 W


Petaluma, California business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.3%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.3%), Retail trade (12.2%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +816 (+1.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 10,400 (37.7%)


 

Crime in Petaluma by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 1 2 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 1.8 1.8 3.7 1.8 0.0
Rapes 12 8 10 7 20 28
    per 100,000 22.0 14.7 18.3 12.8 36.7 51.3
Robberies 19 16 13 17 21 28
    per 100,000 34.8 29.3 23.8 31.2 38.5 51.3
Assaults 94 58 67 52 69 86
    per 100,000 172.3 106.3 122.8 95.3 126.5 157.7
Burglaries 207 182 256 225 240 169
    per 100,000 379.5 333.7 469.3 412.5 440.0 309.8
Thefts 1,161 1,089 1,372 1,209 815 991
    per 100,000 2128.4 1996.4 2515.2 2216.4 1494.1 1816.7
Auto thefts 68 72 87 95 119 163
    per 100,000 124.7 132.0 159.5 174.2 218.2 298.8
175.4 151.5 187.1 168.7 161.4 185.7


Average climate in Petaluma, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Birthplace of: Josh Akognon - College basketball player (Washington State Cougars).


Main business address for: REGAN HOLDING CORP (LIFE INSURANCE), SPECTRUM ORGANIC PRODUCTS INC (CANNED, FRUITS, VEG & PRESERVES, JAMS & JELLIES), ADVANCED FIBRE COMMUNICATIONS INC (TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH APPARATUS), TEGAL CORP /DE/ (SPECIAL INDUSTRY MACHINERY, NEC).


Hospital/medical center in Petaluma:
  • PETALUMA VALLEY HOSPITAL (400 N MCDOWELL BLVD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Petaluma:
  • NOVATO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; NOVATO, CA)
  • SONOMA DEVELOPMENT CENTER (about 11 miles; ELDRIDGE, CA)
  • SONOMA VALLEY HEALTH CARE DISTRICT (about 12 miles; SONOMA, CA)

Political contributions by individuals in Petaluma, CA

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Petaluma:
  • SONOMA COUNTY (about 22 miles; SANTA ROSA, CA; ID: STS)
  • BUCHANAN FIELD (about 45 miles; CONCORD, CA; ID: CCR)
  • METROPOLITAN OAKLAND INTL (about 47 miles; OAKLAND, CA; ID: OAK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Petaluma:
  • PETALUMA MUNI (about 3 miles; PETALUMA, CA; ID: O69)
  • GNOSS FIELD (about 10 miles; NOVATO, CA; ID: DVO)
  • SONOMA SKYPARK (about 14 miles; SONOMA, CA; ID: 0Q9)

Amtrak station:
PETALUMA (100 FAIRGROUNDS DR.) - Bus Station. Services: snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 5 $25,419 $61,005 0 $0
Fire - Other 4 $20,900 $62,700 2 $2,953
Streets and Highways 20 $96,626 $57,975 4 $2,287
Airports 1 $5,369 $64,428 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 10 $40,753 $48,903 3 $4,034
Sewerage 26 $143,372 $66,171 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 21 $101,926 $58,243 30 $25,519
Housing and Community Development(Local) 31 $188,480 $72,960 3 $5,216
Transit 5 $25,107 $60,256 0 $0
Financial Administration 18 $96,039 $64,026 0 $0
Other Government Administration 22 $99,634 $54,345 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 66 $378,979 $68,905 0 $0
Police - Other 37 $203,799 $66,096 5 $13,505
Firefighters 47 $364,542 $93,074 0 $0
Totals for Government 313 $1,790,944 $68,662 47 $53,515


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Petaluma:
  • SONOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; ROHNERT PARK, CA; Full-time enrollment: 6,445)
  • SANTA ROSA JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 16 miles; SANTA ROSA, CA; FT enrollment: 13,542)
  • COLLEGE OF MARIN (about 22 miles; KENTFIELD, CA; FT enrollment: 3,919)
  • NAPA VALLEY COLLEGE (about 24 miles; NAPA, CA; FT enrollment: 3,558)
  • CONTRA COSTA COLLEGE (about 28 miles; SAN PABLO, CA; FT enrollment: 3,626)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO (about 36 miles; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; FT enrollment: 7,199)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-SAN FRANCISCO (about 36 miles; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; FT enrollment: 3,517)
Public high schools in Petaluma:
  • CASA GRANDE HIGH (Students: 1,774; Location: 333 CASA GRANDE ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PETALUMA HIGH (Students: 1,598; Location: 201 FAIR ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • VALLEY OAKS HIGH (ALTER.) (Students: 106; Location: 540 VALLEJO ST.; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • SONOMA MOUNTAIN HIGH (CONT.) (Students: 32; Location: 299 CASA GRANDE ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CARPE DIEM HIGH (CONT.) (Students: 32; Location: 199 FAIR ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Petaluma:
  • ST VINCENT DE PAUL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 387; Location: 849 KEOKUK ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • CALVARY LIFE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 61; Location: 222 BASSETT ST; Grades: KG - 12)
  • FAMILY LIFE CENTER (Students: 44; Location: 365 KUCK LANE; Grades: 7 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Petaluma:
  • KENILWORTH JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 1,049; Location: 998 E. WASHINGTON ST.; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • PETALUMA JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 907; Location: 700 BANTAM WAY; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • CORONA CREEK ELEMENTARY (Students: 447; Location: 1851 HARTMAN LANE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • MIWOK VALLEY ELEMENTARY (Students: 440; Location: 1010 ST. FRANCIS DR.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • LA TERCERA ELEMENTARY (Students: 424; Location: 1600 ALBIN WAY; Grades: KG - 06)
  • MEADOW ELEMENTARY (Students: 413; Location: 880 MARIA DR.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • SONOMA MOUNTAIN ELEMENTARY (Students: 413; Location: 1900 RANIER CIRCLE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • VALLEY VISTA ELEMENTARY (Students: 380; Location: 730 N. WEBSTER ST.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • ELDREDGE (BERNARD) ELEMENTARY (Students: 378; Location: 207 MARIA DR.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • GRANT ELEMENTARY (Students: 364; Location: 200 GRANT AVE.; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Petaluma:
  • ST VINCENT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 301; Location: HOWARD AND UNION; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • HAPPY DAY PRESBYTERIAN (Students: 199; Location: 939 B ST P O BOX 1038; Grades: PK - KG)
  • LITTLE SHEPHERD LUTHERAN PRESC (Students: 117; Location: 504 BAKER ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • PETALUMA VALLEY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 93; Location: 2 GNOSS CONCOURSE PO BOX 75054; Grades: KG - 8)
  • LITTLE OAKS MONTESSORI PRESHOO (Students: 75; Location: 715 PETALUMA BLVD-NORTH; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOLS OF PETALUMA (Students: 67; Location: 211 SPRINGHILL RD; Grades: KG - 6)
  • WILLOW TREE SCHOOL (Students: 58; Location: 137 PAYRAN STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
 

Petaluma compared to California state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Petaluma:
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KTOB (1490 AM; 1 kW; PETALUMA, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KNEW (910 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KSRO (1350 AM; 5 kW; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF SANTA ROSA LICENSE LLC)
  • KDYA (1190 AM; 10 kW; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: BAYBRIDGE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KYCY (1550 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KDIA (1640 AM; 10 kW; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: BAYBRIDGE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Petaluma:
  • KXFX-FM1 (101.7 FM; PETALUMA, CA; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF SANTA ROSA LICENSE LLC)
  • K221DQ (92.1 FM; PETALUMA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KRPQ (104.9 FM; ROHNERT PARK, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF SONOMA LP)
  • KZST-FM2 (100.1 FM; ROHNERT PARK PETALUM, CA; Owner: REDWOOD EMPIRE STEREOCASTERS)
  • KSFB-FM (100.7 FM; SAN RAFAEL, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KNDL (89.9 FM; ANGWIN, CA; Owner: HOWELL MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLVR (91.9 FM; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KXTS (100.9 FM; CALISTOGA, CA; Owner: SINCLAIR TELECABLE, INC.)
  • KBBF (89.1 FM; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: BILINGUAL B/CING. FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KJZY (93.7 FM; SEBASTOPOL, CA; Owner: REDWOOD EMPIRE STEREOCASTERS)
  • KXFX (101.7 FM; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF SANTA ROSA LICENSE LLC)
  • KJZY-FM1 (93.7 FM; ROHNERT PARK, CA; Owner: REDWOOD EMPIRE STEREOCASTERS)
  • K202CT (88.3 FM; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KWMR (90.5 FM; POINT REYES STATION, CA; Owner: WEST MARIN COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KSXY (98.7 FM; MIDDLETOWN, CA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KUIC (95.3 FM; VACAVILLE, CA; Owner: KUIC, INC.)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KDFC-FM (102.1 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KRCB-FM (91.1 FM; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: RURAL CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KFGY (92.9 FM; HEALDSBURG, CA; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF SANTA ROSA LICENSE LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Petaluma:
  • KQED (Channel 9; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KRCB (Channel 22; COTATI, CA; Owner: RURAL CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KGO-TV (Channel 7; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPIX-TV (Channel 5; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTVU (Channel 2; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRON-TV (Channel 4; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SAN FRANCISCO, INC.)
  • KMTP-TV (Channel 32; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: MINORITY TELEVISION PROJECT)
  • KBHK-TV (Channel 44; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF SAN FRANCISCO INC.)
  • KBWB (Channel 20; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KBWB LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFSF (Channel 66; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SAN FRANCISCO LLC)
  • KCNS (Channel 38; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • K30DO (Channel 30; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SAN FRANCISCO, INC.)
  • KTLN-TV (Channel 68; NOVATO, CA; Owner: CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS CHICAGOLAND)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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