Petaluma, California

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Population in 2022: 58,652 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.5%
 
Males: 29,099  (49.6%)
Females: 29,553  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

44.0 years
California median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 94952.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $105,864 (it was $61,679 in 2000)
Petaluma:

$105,864
CA:

$91,551

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $57,359 (it was $27,087 in 2000)

Petaluma city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $830,022 (it was $282,800 in 2000)
Petaluma:

$830,022
CA:

$715,900

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $908,303; detached houses: $977,748; townhouses or other attached units: $706,009; in 2-unit structures: $633,189; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $617,637; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $815,349; mobile homes: $175,796

Median gross rent in 2022: $2,237.

March 2022 cost of living index in Petaluma: 117.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 5.9%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.1% for Black residents, 6.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.8% for American Indian residents, 6.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 7.7% for other race residents, 7.9% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Petaluma, CA (2022)
    • 39,33166.7%White alone
    • 11,75619.9%Hispanic
    • 3,7326.3%Two or more races
    • 2,7824.7%Asian alone
    • 7941.3%Black alone
    • 1810.3%Other race alone
    • 1200.2%American Indian alone
    • 400.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 45 registered sex offenders living in Petaluma, California as of April 20, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Petaluma is 1,342 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Petaluma by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.6)
1
(1.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(4.8)
2
(3.3)
2
(3.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
17
(31.1)
13
(22.4)
11
(18.8)
25
(42.4)
17
(28.7)
28
(46.8)
39
(64.5)
29
(47.6)
32
(52.5)
31
(50.6)
22
(35.2)
25
(41.1)
37
(62.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
29
(53.1)
19
(32.8)
23
(39.2)
29
(49.2)
31
(52.3)
24
(40.1)
42
(69.5)
22
(36.1)
40
(65.6)
27
(44.1)
28
(44.9)
33
(54.3)
47
(79.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
122
(223.2)
164
(283.0)
106
(180.8)
112
(189.8)
131
(221.2)
147
(245.8)
163
(269.6)
148
(242.9)
160
(262.5)
139
(226.8)
137
(219.5)
195
(320.7)
216
(365.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
152
(278.1)
117
(201.9)
131
(223.5)
149
(252.6)
159
(268.5)
167
(279.3)
206
(340.8)
194
(318.4)
170
(278.9)
153
(249.6)
109
(174.6)
90
(148.0)
89
(150.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
625
(1,144)
604
(1,042)
693
(1,182)
622
(1,054)
778
(1,314)
830
(1,388)
1,046
(1,730)
842
(1,382)
712
(1,168)
668
(1,090)
626
(1,003)
597
(981.8)
521
(881.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
75
(137.2)
57
(98.4)
60
(102.4)
51
(86.4)
76
(128.3)
77
(128.8)
86
(142.3)
72
(118.2)
64
(105.0)
68
(110.9)
54
(86.5)
69
(113.5)
104
(175.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
15
(27.4)
13
(22.4)
9
(15.4)
9
(15.3)
12
(20.3)
11
(18.4)
14
(23.2)
4
(6.6)
9
(14.8)
6
(9.8)
9
(14.4)
8
(13.2)
12
(20.3)
City-Data.com crime index161.6151.6134.1156.8164.5187.4230.8187.8192.1169.0154.4178.6213.6

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City-data.com crime index in Petaluma, CA

Crime rate in Petaluma detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 101 (65 officers - 59 male; 6 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.07
California average:

2.30
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Ancestries: Italian (9.1%), German (8.0%), Irish (7.8%), European (6.4%), English (4.7%), American (2.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 12 feet

Land area: 13.8 square miles.

Population density: 4,250 people per square mile   (average).

Petaluma, California map

8,430 residents are foreign born (7.7% Latin America, 3.1% Asia, 2.3% Europe).

This city:

14.3%
California:

26.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $5,879 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $3,987 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Contra Costa, CA (26.3 miles , pop. 236,008).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (373.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Penngrove, CA (2.0 miles ),
Cotati, CA (2.6 miles ),
Temelec, CA (2.8 miles ),
Rohnert Park, CA (2.8 miles ),
El Verano, CA (2.9 miles ),
Boyes Hot Springs, CA (3.0 miles ),
Eldridge, CA (3.0 miles ),
Fetters Hot Springs-Agua Caliente, CA (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 38.25 N, Longitude: 122.63 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,026 (+3.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 14,221 (47.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Petaluma, CA in 2022
Distribution of house value in Petaluma, CA in 2022

Property values in Petaluma, CA

Petaluma satellite photo by USGS

Petaluma tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 46 buildings, average cost: $313,800
  • 2021: 111 buildings, average cost: $255,100
  • 2020: 21 buildings, average cost: $259,300
  • 2019: 47 buildings, average cost: $290,600
  • 2018: 39 buildings, average cost: $339,800
  • 2017: 18 buildings, average cost: $223,300
  • 2016: 102 buildings, average cost: $240,100
  • 2015: 56 buildings, average cost: $246,300
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $293,400
  • 2013: 65 buildings, average cost: $257,600
  • 2012: 53 buildings, average cost: $240,200
  • 2011: 87 buildings, average cost: $248,300
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $270,600
  • 2009: 30 buildings, average cost: $326,000
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $336,900
  • 2007: 112 buildings, average cost: $226,800
  • 2006: 124 buildings, average cost: $273,400
  • 2005: 208 buildings, average cost: $307,200
  • 2004: 71 buildings, average cost: $261,800
  • 2003: 155 buildings, average cost: $251,500
  • 2002: 26 buildings, average cost: $294,500
  • 2001: 94 buildings, average cost: $214,300
  • 2000: 225 buildings, average cost: $170,200
  • 1999: 395 buildings, average cost: $165,300
  • 1998: 314 buildings, average cost: $153,400
  • 1997: 416 buildings, average cost: $137,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Petaluma, CA residents
Average permit cost in Petaluma, CA
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.7%
California:

5.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Petaluma, CA
Historical housing units in Petaluma, CA

Population change in the 1990s: +10,353 (+23.4%).
Most common industries in Petaluma, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (8.2%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.0%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Petaluma, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2022
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (2.6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (2.3%)
  • Other financial specialists (2.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2022
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.9%)
  • Computer specialists (2.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (2.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (2.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2022
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Other financial specialists (3.9%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.9%)

Average climate in Petaluma, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Petaluma, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 62.6. This is about average.

City:

62.6
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2023 was 0.268. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.268
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 3.95. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.95
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 0.957. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.957
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2023 was 26.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 5.56. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.56
U.S.:

8.11

Earthquake activity:

Petaluma-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 7374% 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 26.3 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 91.6 miles away from Petaluma 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 230.5 miles away from Petaluma 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 164.6 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 246.9 miles away from Petaluma center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 301.7 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 (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 7, Landslides: 6, Mudslides: 6, Fires: 4, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Petaluma topographic map

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).

Hospitals and medical centers in Petaluma:

  • HOSPICE OF PETALUMA (416 PAYRAN STREET)
  • PETALUMA VALLEY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 400 N MCDOWELL BLVD)
  • VITAS HEALTHCARE CORPORATION OF CALIFORNIA (3700 LAKEVILLE HIGHWAY, SUITE 205)
  • EMPRESS POST ACUTE REHABILITATION (300 DOUGLAS STREET)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - PETALUMA (101 MONROE STREET)
  • OAKS, THE (450 HAYES LANE)
  • PETALUMA POST-ACUTE REHABILITATION (1115 B STREET)
  • WINDSOR CARE CENTER OF PETALUMA (523 HAYES LANE)
  • FMC PETALUMA (715 SOUTH POINT BLVD., SUITE A)

Airports located in Petaluma:

Amtrak station:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Petaluma:

  • Sonoma State University (about 7 miles; Rohnert Park, CA; Full-time enrollment: 7,796)
  • Santa Rosa Junior College (about 16 miles; Santa Rosa, CA; FT enrollment: 13,047)
  • Napa Valley College (about 20 miles; Napa, CA; FT enrollment: 3,780)
  • College of Marin (about 21 miles; Kentfield, CA; FT enrollment: 4,489)
  • Contra Costa College (about 25 miles; San Pablo, CA; FT enrollment: 4,249)
  • Solano Community College (about 28 miles; Fairfield, CA; FT enrollment: 5,790)
  • Berkeley City College (about 33 miles; Berkeley, CA; FT enrollment: 3,146)

Public high schools in Petaluma:

Private high school in Petaluma:

  • ST VINCENT DE PAUL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 331, Location: 849 KEOKUK ST, Grades: 9-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Petaluma:

Private elementary/middle schools in Petaluma:

  • ST VINCENT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 295, Location: UNION & HOWARD ST, Grades: KG-8)
  • HARVEST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 143, Location: 3700 LAKEVILLE HWY STE 210, Grades: KG-8)
  • SPRING HILL MONTESSORI (Students: 90, Location: 825 MIDDLEFIELD DR, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Petaluma

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Petaluma: Petaluma Marina (A), Oakmead North-Bay Business Park (B), Marina Business Park (C), Lakeville Business Park (D), Cader Business Park (E), Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds (F), Petaluma Yacht Club (G), Foundry Wharf Business Park (H), South Point Business Park (I), Redwood Business Park (J), Rancho Arroyo Business Park (K), Petaluma Industrial Park (L), North San Francisco Bay-McDowell Industrial Park (M), Prince Building (N), Phoenix Theater (O), Petaluma Historical Museum and Library (P), Mystic Theatre (Q), McNear Building (R), Herold Building (S), Five Corners Community Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Washington Square Shopping Center (1), Plaza North Shopping Center (2), Petaluma Town Plaza Shopping Center (3), Petaluma Plaza Shopping Center (4), Great Petaluma Mill Shopping Center (5), Gateway Plaza Shopping Center (6), Town and Country Shopping Center (7), Golden Eagle Shopping Center (8), Petaluma Factory Outlets Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Petaluma include: REGAN HOLDING CORP (A), SPECTRUM ORGANIC PRODUCTS INC (B), ADVANCED FIBRE COMMUNICATIONS INC (C), TEGAL CORP /DE/ (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Petaluma include: Saint Johns Episcopal Church (A), Evangelical Free Church (B), Calvary Life United Pentecostal Church (C), Congregational B'nai Israel (D), Elim Lutheran Church (E), First Assembly of God Church (F), First Christian Church (G), First Church of Christ Scientist (H), First Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Lynch Creek (A), Lichau Creek (B), Adobe Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Petaluma include: Lucchesi Park (1), Bond Park (2), Prince Park (3), Cherry Valley Park (4), Hill Plaza Park (5), Kenilworth Park (6), McNear Park (7), Oak Hill Park (8), Petaluma Swim Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Amf Bowling Centers-Amf Boulevard Lanes (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1100 Petaluma Boulevard South) (1), Buckhorn (615 Petaluma Boulevard North) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: A Metro Hotel & Cafe (508 Petaluma Boulevard South) (1), Best Western Petaluma Inn (200 South McDowell Boulevard) (2), Bed & Breakfast Online (PO Box Drawer D) (3), Boccabella ROBT A Business Design Services (47 Maria Drive Suite 815) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Christina Hoff Sommers - Writer, Pauline Kael - Writer, David M. Traversi - Non-fiction writer, Joe Enochs - Soccer player, Richard A. Penry - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Richard D. Hearney - Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps, Scott Feil - Cannabis activist, Myron Healey - Actor, David Banks (comedian) - Film actor, Josh Akognon - College basketball player (Washington State Cougars).

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Petaluma and their reported violations in the past:

LAKE SHASTA PINES RV PARK & CAMPGROUND (Population served: 215, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 14 routine major monitoring violations
CSP-SUGARLOAF RIDGE STATE PARK (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
PETALUMA LIVESTOCK AUCTION YARD (Address: 84 Corona Road , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-31-2007)
  • One regular monitoring violation
MARIN FRENCH CHEESE CO (Population served: 100, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LOMBARDI'S DELI & BBQ (Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JAN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-24-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
VALLEY FORD HOTEL (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-09-2014)
WESTSIDE STORAGE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
WILLOWBROOK ALE HOUSE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Petaluma that have no violations reported:

  • HUNTER HILL REST AREA (Population served: 900, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CSP-PETALUMA ADOBE STATE HISTORIC PARK (Population served: 114, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CSP-JACK LONDON STATE HISTORIC PARK (Population served: 3, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.6%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.0%
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: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Petaluma in 2010:

  • 363 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 144 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 134 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 41 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 20 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Petaluma in 2000:

  • 321 people in nursing homes
  • 209 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 157 people in other group homes
  • 37 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Banks with most branches in Petaluma (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Petaluma - Washington Square, Lakeville Highway Lucky Banking Cent, 101 Western Ave Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Bank of Marin: Petaluma Branch, North Petaluma Branch, Downtown Petaluma Branch. Info updated 2011/02/22: Bank assets: $1,393.3 mil, Deposits: $1,206.0 mil, headquarters in Novato, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Marin Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Petaluma Valley Branch, Petaluma Branch, Petaluma-Washington Square Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First Community Bank: Petaluma Branch at 100 Second Street, branch established on 2005/06/13; East Petaluma Branch at 157 N Mcdowell Blvd, branch established on 2009/04/22. Info updated 2009/05/26: Bank assets: $675.7 mil, Deposits: $553.9 mil, headquarters in Santa Rosa, CA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Holdings
  • Exchange Bank: Golden Eagle Branch at 2 East Washington Street, branch established on 1973/06/25; Parkway Plaza Branch at 701 Sonoma Mountain Parkway, Suite D-2, branch established on 2002/07/01. Info updated 2010/02/16: Bank assets: $1,575.4 mil, Deposits: $1,350.9 mil, headquarters in Santa Rosa, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: Frank P. Doyle Trust, Article Ix
  • Bank of the West: Petaluma Plaza Branch at 311 North Mcdowell Boulevard, branch established on 1965/05/10; Petaluma Main Branch at 20 Petaluma Boulevard South, branch established on 1965/05/10. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Bank of America, National Association: East Petaluma Branch at 181 North Mcdowell Boulevard, branch established on 2005/05/23; Petaluma Branch at 200 Kentucky Street, branch established on 1923/01/29. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Sterling Savings Bank: East Petaluma Branch at 701-B Sonoma Mountain Parkway, branch established on 2000/11/16; West Petaluma Branch at 201 Western Avenue, branch established on 2005/05/09. Info updated 2012/03/21: Bank assets: $9,207.8 mil, Deposits: $6,454.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 192 total offices, Holding Company: Sterling Financial Corporation
  • Westamerica Bank: Petaluma Branch at 200 Washington Street, branch established on 1963/11/15; Washington Square Branch at 203 South Mcdowell Boulevard, branch established on 1974/04/22. Info updated 2011/06/21: Bank assets: $4,998.1 mil, Deposits: $4,253.2 mil, headquarters in San Rafael, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: Westamerica Bancorporation
  • 4 other banks with 4 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Petaluma:

Marital status in Petaluma, CA
  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 52.1%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

For population 25 years and over in Petaluma:

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
California average:

15.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Petaluma
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Petaluma, CA (based on Sonoma County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Sonoma County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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.
California:

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

10.12 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.3%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

19.8%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Sonoma County:

16.2%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.6%
California:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Petaluma:

47.6%
California:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.4%
State:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Petaluma:

9.7%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Petaluma:

6.8
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Petaluma:

33.8%
California:

31.5%

General health condition:
This city:

56.6%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.5%
California:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Petaluma, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 68$829,827$146,4400$0
Firefighters 50$534,885$128,3720$0
Water Supply 36$262,491$87,4971$2,510
Police - Other 35$264,796$90,7871$3,179
Financial Administration 29$271,217$112,2281$3,089
Sewerage 27$267,174$118,7440$0
Streets and Highways 24$214,640$107,3201$2,496
Parks and Recreation 17$148,937$105,13219$32,904
Other Government Administration 17$112,377$79,3250$0
Solid Waste Management 10$67,587$81,1040$0
Fire - Other 6$68,553$137,1065$7,656
Other and Unallocable 6$47,080$94,1600$0
Judicial and Legal 4$26,761$80,2830$0
Transit 2$21,075$126,4500$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$26,584$159,5040$0
Airports 2$17,025$102,1504$3,355
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 1$2,013
Totals for Government 335$3,181,012$113,94733$57,202

Petaluma government finances - Expenditure in 2021 (per resident):

  • Construction - Police Protection: $265,000 ($4.52)
    General - Other: $109,000 ($1.86)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $19,893,000 ($339.17)
    Regular Highways: $18,525,000 ($315.85)
    Water Utilities: $14,924,000 ($254.45)
    Local Fire Protection: $12,369,000 ($210.89)
    Sewerage: $10,396,000 ($177.25)
    Transit Utilities: $5,968,000 ($101.75)
    Central Staff Services: $5,172,000 ($88.18)
    Health - Other: $4,706,000 ($80.24)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,977,000 ($50.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,700,000 ($46.03)
    General - Other: $1,713,000 ($29.21)
    Air Transportation: $1,183,000 ($20.17)
    Libraries: $39,000 ($0.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,564,000 ($77.81)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $170,000 ($2.90)

Petaluma government finances - Revenue in 2021 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $29,964,000 ($510.88)
    Other: $13,667,000 ($233.02)
    Air Transportation: $1,665,000 ($28.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,120,000 ($19.10)
    Regular Highways: $190,000 ($3.24)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $6,000 ($0.10)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($0.02)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $4,576,000 ($78.02)
    Transit Utilities: $2,241,000 ($38.21)
    Housing and Community Development: $682,000 ($11.63)
    Air Transportation: $167,000 ($2.85)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $1,568,000 ($26.73)
    Other: $667,000 ($11.37)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,883,000 ($32.10)
    Interest Earnings: $1,532,000 ($26.12)
    Fines and Forfeits: $387,000 ($6.60)
    Rents: $169,000 ($2.88)
    Sale of Property: $73,000 ($1.24)
    Donations From Private Sources: $37,000 ($0.63)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $20,786,000 ($354.40)
    Transit Utilities: $90,000 ($1.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,141,000 ($53.55)
    Highways: $2,507,000 ($42.74)
    Transit Utilities: $2,033,000 ($34.66)
    Sewerage: $178,000 ($3.03)
    General Local Government Support: $73,000 ($1.24)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($0.05)
  • Tax - Property: $16,870,000 ($287.63)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $16,536,000 ($281.93)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,734,000 ($80.71)
    Other: $4,019,000 ($68.52)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,131,000 ($36.33)
    Other License: $2,096,000 ($35.74)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,801,000 ($30.71)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,287,000 ($21.94)

Petaluma government finances - Debt in 2021 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $106,600,000 ($1817.50)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $101,155,000 ($1724.66)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,326,000 ($107.86)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $881,000 ($15.02)

Petaluma government finances - Cash and Securities in 2021 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,350,000 ($142.37)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $124,694,000 ($2126.00)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,161,000 ($87.99)
Businesses in Petaluma, CA
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1KFC1
7-Eleven5Kmart1
AMF Bowling1Kohl's1
AT&T2Kroger1
Ace Hardware1Lane Bryant1
Aeropostale1Levi Strauss & Co.1
Ann Taylor1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets3
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Avenue1Motel 61
Banana Republic1Motherhood Maternity1
Baskin-Robbins1New Balance1
Best Western1Nike12
Big O Tires1Nissan1
Blockbuster1Pac Sun1
Brooks Brothers1Panda Express1
Burger King2Payless1
CVS2Pier 1 Imports1
Chevrolet1Quality1
Clarks1Quiznos1
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack1
Curves1Sears2
Decora Cabinetry2Sheraton1
Dennys1Sprint Nextel1
Domino's Pizza1Staples1
Famous Footwear1Starbucks6
FedEx14Subway6
Ford1T-Mobile2
GNC1Taco Bell1
GameStop1Toyota1
Gap1Trader Joe's1
Goodwill2U-Haul3
Gymboree1UPS13
H&R Block2Vans1
Honda1Verizon Wireless1
IHOP1Vons1
Jack In The Box2Wendy's1
Jamba Juice1Whole Foods Market1
Jones New York3

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.)
  • KNEW (910 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KDIA (1640 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 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)
  • KSFB-FM (100.7 FM; SAN RAFAEL, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KZST-FM2 (100.1 FM; ROHNERT PARK PETALUM, 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.)
  • 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)
  • KWMR (90.5 FM; POINT REYES STATION, CA; Owner: WEST MARIN COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KUIC (95.3 FM; VACAVILLE, CA; Owner: KUIC, INC.)
  • K202CT (88.3 FM; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBLX-FM2 (102.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS -CA, INC.)
  • KSOL-FM3 (98.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

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)
  • 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.)
  • KTXL (Channel 40; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CHANNEL 40, INC.)
  • KRON-TV (Channel 4; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SAN FRANCISCO, INC.)
  • KQCA (Channel 58; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KVIE (Channel 6; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KVIE, 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.)
  • KTLN-TV (Channel 68; NOVATO, CA; Owner: CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS CHICAGOLAND)
  • K30DO (Channel 30; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SAN FRANCISCO, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Petaluma fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 60Number of bridges
  • 801ft / 244mTotal length
  • 1,477,483Total average daily traffic
  • 95,505Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Petaluma, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 131950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 131970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 102010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Petaluma, CA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Petaluma)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 170 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Petaluma, CA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 560 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Petaluma)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Petaluma)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 120 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED105$334,251217$287,960898$274,06229$194,1682$6,799,160109$211,7013$84,563
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$320,19226$295,08791$334,0885$138,2941$16,761,67012$262,8423$72,380
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$349,71130$261,348261$324,98511$167,1930$026$256,8194$137,548
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$348,69423$302,026160$287,9119$118,3171$12,465,52022$215,7410$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$347,7458$279,65542$339,5521$105,8500$04$174,2180$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 10 tracts in Petaluma, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED27$328,73713$356,4131$326,320
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$352,7835$356,7600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$354,5291$294,8700$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$372,5971$537,6100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$324,9700$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Petaluma, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Petaluma, CA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 152. The highest number of fire incidents - 280 took place in 2008, and the least - 46 in 2011. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Petaluma, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (52.5%), and Structure Fires (31.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Petaluma, CA
    • 1,12152.5%Outside Fires
    • 66931.3%Structure Fires
    • 28513.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 612.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Petaluma, CA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Petaluma, California:

  • Americas Best Value Inn, 5135 Montero Way, Petaluma, California 94954 , Phone: (707) 795-9000, Fax: (707) 795-9005
  • Quality Inn Petaluma, 5100 Montero Way, Petaluma, California 94954 , Phone: (707) 664-1155, Fax: (707) 664-8566
  • Sheraton Hotel, 745 Baywood Dr, Petaluma, California 94954 , Phone: (707) 283-2888, Fax: (707) 283-2828
  • Hotel Petaluma, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member, 205 Kentucky St, Petaluma, California 94952 , Phone: (707) 559-3393
  • Hampton Inn Petaluma, 450 Jefferson St, Petaluma, California 94952 , Phone: (707) 397-0000, Fax: (707) 397-5522
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Petaluma, California
Most common first names in Petaluma, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John37076.5 years
William30676.0 years
Mary29881.6 years
Robert23972.1 years
James19373.7 years
Joseph17375.9 years
Charles17374.3 years
George17277.0 years
Dorothy15779.0 years
Helen14980.8 years
Most common last names in Petaluma, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11776.2 years
Johnson10076.1 years
Brown6381.3 years
Anderson6281.1 years
Miller5776.4 years
Williams5674.0 years
Petersen5280.5 years
Jones5180.1 years
Jensen4379.2 years
Thompson4178.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Petaluma, CA
  • 82.7%Utility gas
  • 14.1%Electricity
  • 1.4%Solar energy
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Petaluma, CA
  • 61.0%Utility gas
  • 35.4%Electricity
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used


Petaluma compared to California state average:

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

Petaluma on our top lists:

  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2011 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest maximum monthly sunshine amount (population 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of thefts per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between morning and afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest humidity differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest sunshine amount differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of rapes to murders between 2002 and 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely lesbian couples (counted as self-reported female-female unmarried-partner households) (population 50,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other services, except public administration (population 50,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (20,000+ housing units)"
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