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0.64% growth
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2.71% growth
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1.7% growth
Median Property Value
7.43% growth


The economy of Santa Rosa, CA employs 84,306 people. The economy of Santa Rosa, CA is specialized in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; Arts, Entertainment, Recreation; and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing, which employ respectively 2.55; 1.34; and 1.28 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Santa Rosa, CA are Healthcare & Social Assistance (12,322), Retail trade (10,299), and Manufacturing (9,681), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($109,286), Utilities ($95,388), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($52,127).

Median household income in Santa Rosa, CA is $62,705. Males in Santa Rosa, CA have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,697. The income inequality of Santa Rosa, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.507 which is higher than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Santa Rosa, CA. In Sonoma County, CA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 55-64 and 55-64, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 98 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $7,390. Monterey County, CA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in California.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Santa Rosa, CA is from the county of Sonoma County, CA.

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Santa Rosa, CA is home to a population of 173,165 people, from which 88.6% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Santa Rosa, CA is composed of 97,464 White residents (56.3%), 54,376 Hispanic residents (31.4%), 9,105 Asian residents (5.26%), 6,516 Two+ residents (3.76%), and 3,441 Black residents (1.99%). The most common foreign languages in Santa Rosa, CA are Spanish (38,124 speakers), Chinese (1,305 speakers), and African Languages (1,302 speakers), but compared to other places, Santa Rosa, CA has a relative high number of Laotian (559 speakers), Mon-Khmer, Cambodian (715 speakers), and African Languages (1,302 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Santa Rosa, CA awarded 5,020 degrees. The student population of Santa Rosa, CA is skewed towards females, with 2,455 male students and 2,565 female students. Most students in Santa Rosa, CA are White (3,166 and 63.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (1,230 and 24.5%), Two or more races (219 and 4.36%), and Asian (186 and 3.71%). The largest universities in Santa Rosa, CA by number of graduates are Santa Rosa Junior College (4,827 and 96.2%), Empire College School of Business (193 and 3.84%), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Santa Rosa, CA are Criminal Justice - Police Science (785 and 15.6%), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic) (600 and 12%), and Automobile Mechanics Technology (239 and 4.76%). The median tuition costs in Santa Rosa, CA are N/A for private four year colleges, and N/A and N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Santa Rosa, CA is $414,800, which is 2.02 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $386,100 to $414,800, a 7.43% increase. The homeownership rate of Santa Rosa, CA is 52.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Santa Rosa, CA have an average commute time of 21.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Santa Rosa, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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