Penngrove, California

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Population in 2010: 2,522.
Males: 1,269  (50.4%)
Females: 1,253  (49.6%)
Median resident age:  44.9 years
California median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 94951, 94954.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $73,929
Penngrove:

$73,929
CA:

$67,739

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $37,581

Penngrove CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $565,200
Penngrove:

$565,200
CA:

$477,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $657,446; Detached houses: $731,340; Townhouses or other attached units: $570,314; In 2-unit structures: $448,214; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $390,428; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $339,652; Mobile homes: $95,194; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $4,681

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,314.

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  • Races in Penngrove, CA (2010)

    Penngrove races chart
    • 2,06782.0%White alone
    • 29211.6%Hispanic
    • 763.0%Two or more races
    • 522.1%Asian alone
    • 170.7%Black alone
    • 150.6%American Indian alone
    • 20.08%Other race alone
    • 10.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Penngrove detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Penngrove: 129.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (14.4%), Italian (6.4%), American (4.5%), Swedish (4.1%), English (3.9%), European (3.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 81 feet

Penngrove,CA real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Penngrove:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Penngrove CDP:

  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 57.3%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 17.4%

301 residents are foreign born (5.1% Latin America, 2.9% Europe).

This place:

10.1%
California:

27.0%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Penngrove, California as of March 22, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Penngrove to the number of sex offenders is 990 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $6,184 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $5,758 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Petaluma, CA (4.2 miles , pop. 54,548).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Contra Costa, CA (30.4 miles , pop. 236,008).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (377.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Cotati, CA (1.7 miles ), Rohnert Park, CA (1.9 miles ), Petaluma, CA (2.0 miles ), Glen Ellen, CA (2.9 miles ), Eldridge, CA (3.0 miles ), Roseland, CA (3.0 miles ), El Verano, CA (3.1 miles ), Temelec, CA (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 38.30 N, Longitude: 122.67 W

Penngrove household income distribution Penngrove home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (26%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (17%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Community and social service occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Penngrove: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Earthquake activity:

Penngrove-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 716% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 27.6 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 95.8 miles away from Penngrove center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 226.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 160.4 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 251.1 miles away from Penngrove center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 305.7 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sonoma County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 8, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Penngrove:

  • TLC ON LOMBARD (Hospital, about 3 miles away; ROHNERT PARK, CA)
  • TLC ON LARCH (Hospital, about 3 miles away; COTATI, CA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - PETALUMA (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; PETALUMA, CA)
  • PETALUMA VALLEY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; PETALUMA, CA)
  • ST. JOSEPH HOME CARE - GREATER SONOMA COUNTY (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; ROHNERT PARK, CA)
  • HOSPICE OF PETALUMA (Hospital, about 5 miles away; PETALUMA, CA)
  • EMPRESS POST ACUTE REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PETALUMA, CA)

Amtrak stations near Penngrove:

  • 5 miles: ROHNERT PARK (6480 REDWOOD DR.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 5 miles: PETALUMA (100 FAIRGROUNDS DR.) - Bus Station . Services: snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 10 miles: SANTA ROSA (175 RAILROAD ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Penngrove:

  • Sonoma State University (about 3 miles; Rohnert Park, CA; Full-time enrollment: 7,796)
  • Santa Rosa Junior College (about 12 miles; Santa Rosa, CA; FT enrollment: 13,047)
  • Napa Valley College (about 22 miles; Napa, CA; FT enrollment: 3,780)
  • College of Marin (about 25 miles; Kentfield, CA; FT enrollment: 4,489)
  • Contra Costa College (about 29 miles; San Pablo, CA; FT enrollment: 4,249)
  • Solano Community College (about 30 miles; Fairfield, CA; FT enrollment: 5,790)
  • Berkeley City College (about 37 miles; Berkeley, CA; FT enrollment: 3,146)

Public elementary/middle school in Penngrove:

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Notable locations in Penngrove: Eagle Ridge Winery (A), Rancho Adobe Fire Protection District Station 2 Headquarters (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Penngrove: Penngrove Community Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Willow Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Sonoma County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 97.0. This is worse than average.

City:

97.0
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.444. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.444
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 9.44. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.44
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 19.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.70. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.70
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 9.0%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 80.0% for Black residents, 32.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.9%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.7%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
California average:

15.3

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Penngrove CDP (based on Sonoma County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic107,73723
Evangelical Protestant25,820159
Other23,39876
Mainline Protestant11,54649
Orthodox1,3897
Black Protestant1021
None313,886-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 130
Sonoma County:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 47
Sonoma County:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 92
Sonoma County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 468
Here:

10.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.3%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Sonoma County:

19.8%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.2%
State:

17.9%

4.39% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($52,176 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.39%
California average:

5.03%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($186 average AGI)
Sonoma County:

0.03%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Marin County, CA  0.49% ($65,660 average AGI)
from San Francisco County, CA  0.29% ($82,245)
from Alameda County, CA  0.21% ($48,458)


4.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,966 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.28%
California average:

5.12%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($568 average AGI)
Sonoma County:

0.05%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marin County, CA  0.36% ($51,874 average AGI)
to San Francisco County, CA  0.28% ($46,376)
to Alameda County, CA  0.21% ($42,641)

Strongest AM radio stations in Penngrove:

  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSRO (1350 AM; 5 kW; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF SANTA ROSA LICENSE LLC)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTOB (1490 AM; 1 kW; PETALUMA, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KRRS (1460 AM; 1 kW; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Penngrove:

  • KXFX-FM1 (101.7 FM; PETALUMA, CA; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF SANTA ROSA LICENSE LLC)
  • KRPQ (104.9 FM; ROHNERT PARK, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF SONOMA LP)
  • K221DQ (92.1 FM; PETALUMA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZST-FM2 (100.1 FM; ROHNERT PARK PETALUM, CA; Owner: REDWOOD EMPIRE STEREOCASTERS)
  • KJZY-FM1 (93.7 FM; ROHNERT PARK, CA; Owner: REDWOOD EMPIRE STEREOCASTERS)
  • KJZY (93.7 FM; SEBASTOPOL, CA; Owner: REDWOOD EMPIRE STEREOCASTERS)
  • 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.)
  • KXFX (101.7 FM; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF SANTA ROSA LICENSE LLC)
  • KSFB-FM (100.7 FM; SAN RAFAEL, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K202CT (88.3 FM; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KWMR (90.5 FM; POINT REYES STATION, CA; Owner: WEST MARIN COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KUIC (95.3 FM; VACAVILLE, CA; Owner: KUIC, INC.)
  • KSXY (98.7 FM; MIDDLETOWN, CA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KRCB-FM (91.1 FM; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: RURAL CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KVRV (97.7 FM; MONTE RIO, CA; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF SANTA ROSA LICENSE LLC)
  • KFGY (92.9 FM; HEALDSBURG, CA; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF SANTA ROSA LICENSE LLC)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Penngrove:

  • KRCB (Channel 22; COTATI, CA; Owner: RURAL CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KQED (Channel 9; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KSPX (Channel 29; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: PAXSON SACRAMENTO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KOVR (Channel 13; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: SCI - SACRAMENTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KXTV (Channel 10; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KXTV, INC.)
  • 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)
  • K30DO (Channel 30; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SAN FRANCISCO, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 17,000Total average daily traffic
  • 638Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,082Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 20
  • Hazardous Condition: 37
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Penngrove

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Penngrove, CA

Businesses in Penngrove, CA

  • New Balance: 1

Penngrove compared to California state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Penngrove on our top lists:

  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Portugal (population 500+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Chile (population 500+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Sweden (population 500+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Southern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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