Demographics

Demographic Overview

Item Number
Santa Rosa Population
174,972
Sonoma County Population
502,145
Average Household Size
2.63
Media Age
36.7 (2010)
Home Ownership
53.5%
Total Housing Units
67,396 (2010)

Age Distribution of Population

Age Group
Percent Distribution
Under 5 years
6.8%
Under 18 years
23.4%
65 years and over
13.5%

Ethnic/Racial Distribution of Population

Ethnic Group/Race
Percent Distribution
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
28.6%
White alone (not Hispanic or Latino)
59.7%
Black or African American alone
2.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone
1.7%
Asian alone
5.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
0.5%
Two or more races
5.1%

Educational Attainment of Population over 25 Years of Age

Highest Level of Education Attained
Total 2010
Percent Distribution
Less than High School
16,583 15.37%
High School or Equivalent
22,944 21.26%
Some College
27,675 25.65%
Associate's Degree
9,155 8.48%
Bachelor's Degree
20,375 18.88%
Graduate Degree
11,174 10.36%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2006-2010 American Community Survey, June 2012.

2010 Income Level

Per Capita
Median Household
Average Household
$29,794
$59,326 $75,967
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2006-2010 American Community Survey, June 2012.

Household Income

Annual Income
Total Percent Distribution
Under $35,000
17,925 28.65%
$35,000-49,000
8,686 13.88%
$50,000-74-999 11,515 18.41%
$75,000-99,999 9,004 14.39%
$100,000 and over
15,428 24.66%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2006-2010 American Community Survey, June 2012.