In 2020, Santa Rosa, CA had a population of 497k people with a median age of 42.4 and a median household income of $86,173. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Santa Rosa, CA declined from 499,772 to 496,801, a −0.594% decrease and its median household income grew from $81,018 to $86,173, a 6.36% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Santa Rosa, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (62.5%), Other (Hispanic) (12.8%), White (Hispanic) (9.98%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.17%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.6%).
None of the households in Santa Rosa, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
90.9% of the residents in Santa Rosa, CA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Santa Rosa, CA are Santa Rosa Junior College (123013) (7,044 degrees awarded in 2020), Sonoma State University (2,483 degrees), and Empire College (190 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Santa Rosa, CA was $640,000, and the homeownership rate was 61.3%.
Most people in Santa Rosa, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Santa Rosa, CA was 2 cars per household.
Santa Rosa, CA borders Clearlake, CA, Napa, CA, San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA, Ukiah, CA, and Vallejo-Fairfield, CA.