Sebastopol, California

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Population in 2017: 7,666 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.4%
 
Males: 3,503  (45.7%)
Females: 4,163  (54.3%)
Median resident age:

48.4 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 95472.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $73,183 (it was $46,436 in 2000)
Sebastopol:

$73,183
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $42,368 (it was $22,881 in 2000)

Sebastopol city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $701,120 (it was $287,500 in 2000)
Sebastopol:

$701,120
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $715,198; detached houses: $781,248; townhouses or other attached units: $595,954; in 2-unit structures: $362,393; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $367,270; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $623,855; mobile homes: $93,639; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $94,054

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,529.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sebastopol: 149.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.0%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for Black residents, 28.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Sebastopol, CA (2017)
    • 6,24081.0%White alone
    • 7609.9%Hispanic
    • 2363.1%Two or more races
    • 1532.0%Asian alone
    • 931.2%Black alone
    • 771.0%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 140.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Sebastopol, California as of August 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sebastopol is 308 to 1.


Crime rates in Sebastopol by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(12.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(26.4)
2
(26.2)
1
(12.9)
4
(51.7)
5
(64.7)
2
(26.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(51.7)
8
(104.4)
3
(39.9)
2
(26.9)
4
(53.4)
5
(66.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(26.6)
3
(39.6)
2
(26.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.9)
3
(38.8)
5
(64.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(181.0)
9
(117.4)
3
(39.9)
9
(120.9)
10
(133.6)
12
(158.4)
8
(107.2)
6
(79.9)
18
(237.8)
6
(78.5)
7
(90.6)
14
(181.0)
12
(155.3)
7
(90.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
41
(530.0)
32
(417.4)
34
(451.9)
43
(577.6)
68
(908.2)
77
(1,017)
30
(401.8)
40
(532.5)
55
(726.6)
48
(627.8)
27
(349.5)
36
(465.5)
39
(504.9)
71
(921.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
130
(1,680)
111
(1,448)
148
(1,967)
129
(1,733)
121
(1,616)
134
(1,769)
125
(1,674)
122
(1,624)
83
(1,096)
62
(810.9)
116
(1,502)
83
(1,073)
81
(1,049)
84
(1,090)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
16
(206.8)
13
(169.6)
11
(146.2)
12
(161.2)
11
(146.9)
10
(132.0)
7
(93.8)
8
(106.5)
8
(105.7)
14
(183.1)
10
(129.4)
16
(206.9)
9
(116.5)
9
(116.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(51.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(39.9)
1
(13.4)
2
(26.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(26.8)
2
(26.6)
4
(52.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.9)
1
(12.9)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)182.9155.5152.6154.9193.4204.0124.0134.7183.8135.5123.4173.5181.1201.8

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City-data.com crime index in Sebastopol, CA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 21 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
California average:

1.99
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Ancestries: Irish (16.0%), English (7.9%), German (7.1%), Italian (5.9%), American (5.5%), European (5.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 78 feet

Land area: 1.88 square miles.

Population density: 4,081 people per square mile   (average).

Sebastopol, California map

658 residents are foreign born (2.9% Latin America, 2.6% Europe, 1.4% North America).

This city:

8.5%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,479 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,733 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Rosa, CA (7.5 miles , pop. 147,595).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Contra Costa, CA (41.3 miles , pop. 236,008).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (388.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Graton, CA (1.8 miles ),
Roseland, CA (2.4 miles ),
Bloomfield, CA (2.5 miles ),
Forestville, CA (2.6 miles ),
Occidental, CA (2.7 miles ),
Fulton, CA (2.7 miles ),
Santa Rosa, CA (2.7 miles ),
Valley Ford, CA (2.8 miles)

Latitude: 38.40 N, Longitude: 122.83 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,508 (+32.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,185 (30.7%)

Area code: 707

Distribution of median household income in Sebastopol, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Sebastopol, CA in 2017

Property values in Sebastopol, CA

Sebastopol satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
California:

4.6%
Historical population in Sebastopol, CA
Historical housing units in Sebastopol, CA

Population change in the 1990s: +837 (+12.1%).
Most common industries in Sebastopol, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.8%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.6%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Health care (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.0%)
  • Educational services (12.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.3%)
  • Social assistance (6.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Sebastopol, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Computer specialists (3.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (2.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Carpenters (4.7%)
  • Computer specialists (4.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.9%)
  • Registered nurses (3.7%)

Average climate in Sebastopol, California

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Sebastopol, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.3. This is about average.

City:

74.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.367. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.367
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.40. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.40
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 20.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.55. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.55
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Sebastopol-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 706% 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 29.2 miles away from Sebastopol center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 215.5 miles away from Sebastopol center
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 106.3 miles away from Sebastopol center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
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 150.4 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 260.8 miles away from Sebastopol center
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 196.6 miles away from Sebastopol center
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).
Sebastopol topographic map

Main business address for: SONOMAWEST HOLDINGS INC (LESSORS OF REAL PROPERTY, NEC).

Hospitals and medical centers in Sebastopol:

  • PALM DRIVE HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 501 PETALUMA AVE)
  • APPLE VALLEY POST-ACUTE REHAB (1035 GRAVENSTEIN HWY SOUTH)
  • FIRCREST CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (7025 CORLINE COURT)

Amtrak stations near Sebastopol:

  • 7 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.
  • 8 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.
  • 15 miles: HEALDSBURG (HEALDSBURG AVE. & MATHESON ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sebastopol:

  • Santa Rosa Junior College (about 7 miles; Santa Rosa, CA; Full-time enrollment: 13,047)
  • Sonoma State University (about 10 miles; Rohnert Park, CA; FT enrollment: 7,796)
  • Napa Valley College (about 32 miles; Napa, CA; FT enrollment: 3,780)
  • College of Marin (about 35 miles; Kentfield, CA; FT enrollment: 4,489)
  • Contra Costa College (about 40 miles; San Pablo, CA; FT enrollment: 4,249)
  • Solano Community College (about 40 miles; Fairfield, CA; FT enrollment: 5,790)
  • Berkeley City College (about 48 miles; Berkeley, CA; FT enrollment: 3,146)

Public high schools in Sebastopol:

Private high schools in Sebastopol:

  • JOURNEY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 41, Location: 1800 GRAVENSTEIN HIGHWAY N, Grades: 9-12)
  • GREENACRE HOMES (Students: 39, Location: 7590 ATKINSON RD, Grades: 3-12, Boys only)
  • PLUMFIELD ACADEMY (Students: 30, Location: 9360 OCCIDENTAL RD, Grades: 1-12, Boys only)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Sebastopol:

Private elementary/middle schools in Sebastopol:

  • PLEASANT HILL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 37, Location: 1782 PLEASANT HILL RD, Grades: PK-6)
  • REDWOOD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 25, Location: 7789 HEALDSBURG AVE, Grades: TK-8)
See full list of schools located in Sebastopol

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sebastopol: Gold Ridge Farm (A), Sebastopol City Hall (B), Sebastopol Branch Sonoma County Library (C), Sonoma Life Support Post 18 (D), Sebastopol Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Fiesta Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Sebastopol include: First Baptist Church (A), First Church of Christ Scientist (B), First Congregational Church (C), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (D), Saint Stephens Episcopal Church (E), Sebastopol Community Church (F), Sebastopol United Methodist Church (G), Seventh Day Adventist Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Sebastopol Memorial Lawn Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Sebastopol include: Brook Haven Park (1), Clahan Park (2), Ives Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: A Vine Line Tours (Tours & Charters; 5513 Sebastopol Avenue).

Birthplace of: Greyson Gunheim - Football player, Karen Valentine - Actress, Calvin Arnold - College basketball player (Dartmouth Big Green).

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 Sebastopol and their reported violations in the past:

SEQUOIA WATER COMPANY (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In FEB-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-31-2006)
MOUNT GILEAD BIBLE CONFERENCE (Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MOM S APPLE PIE (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-18-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
LYNMAR WINERY (Population served: 26, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-21-2005)
SEBASTOPOL VINEYARDS (Population served: 26, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JAN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-03-2009)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JAN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-10-2008)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-11-2008)
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 minor monitoring violation

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

  • BELMONT TERRACE MUTUAL WATER COMPANY (Population served: 264, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HESSEL CHURCH (Population served: 120, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • EKTIMO VINEYARDS (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VCA FORESTVILLE VETERINARY HOSPITAL (Population served: 26, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FARMER WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 26, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PACK JACK BAR-B-QUE/WITHERS WATER (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MIDGLEY'S COUNTRY FLEA MARKET (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SONOMA WINE SHOP (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

56.6%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.9%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
128 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Sebastopol in 2000:

  • 141 people in nursing homes
  • 31 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 31 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Banks with most branches in Sebastopol (2011 data):

  • Westamerica Bank: Sebastopol Branch at 105 North Main Street, branch established on 1973/01/02; North Sebastopol Branch at 800 Gravenstein Highway North, branch established on 1992/01/20. 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
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Sebastopol Safeway Branch at 406 North Main Street, branch established on 2005/06/13. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Sterling Savings Bank: Sebastopol Branch at 201 North Main Street, branch established on 1999/12/06. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Sebastopol Branch at 7151 Bodega Avenue, branch established on 2004/12/21. 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
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Gravenstein Hwy Lucky Branch at 776 Gravenstein Hwy N, branch established on 2011/04/12. 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.
  • Exchange Bank: Sebastopol Branch at 720 Gravenstein Highway North, branch established on 1995/12/11. 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 America, National Association: Sebastopol Branch at 7185 Healdsburg Avenue, branch established on 1937/10/13. 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
  • Bank of the West: Sebastopol Branch at 100 South Main Street, branch established on 1926/01/01. 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
  • Citibank, National Association: Sebastopol Branch at 328 North Main Street, branch established on 1997/01/03. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Sebastopol:

Marital status in Sebastopol, CA
  • Never married: 33.0%
  • Now married: 44.1%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

For population 25 years and over in Sebastopol:

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Sebastopol
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sebastopol, 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
Sonoma County:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

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:
This county:

6.3%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

19.8%
State:

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

16.2%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Sebastopol:

51.1%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sebastopol:

49.0%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Sebastopol:

28.6
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Sebastopol:

21.4%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.3%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.6%
State:

31.3%

General health condition:
Here:

56.8%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.4%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sebastopol, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 15$98,032$78,4260$0
Other and Unallocable 7$39,380$67,5090$0
Police - Other 6$28,642$57,2840$0
Streets and Highways 5$23,978$57,5470$0
Other Government Administration 2$18,806$112,8365$1,500
Financial Administration 2$10,882$65,2920$0
Sewerage 2$9,470$56,8200$0
Parks and Recreation 2$6,854$41,1240$0
Water Supply 2$12,606$75,6360$0
Firefighters 1$8,142$97,7046$1,680
Judicial and Legal 1$7,790$93,4800$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 45$264,582$70,55511$3,180

Sebastopol government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $939,000 ($122.49)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,175,000 ($414.17)
    Regular Highways: $2,194,000 ($286.20)
    Sewerage: $1,697,000 ($221.37)
    Central Staff Services: $1,268,000 ($165.41)
    Water Utilities: $987,000 ($128.75)
    Local Fire Protection: $735,000 ($95.88)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $479,000 ($62.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $401,000 ($52.31)
    Housing and Community Development: $358,000 ($46.70)
    Financial Administration: $217,000 ($28.31)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $164,000 ($21.39)
    General - Other: $120,000 ($15.65)
    Health - Other: $6,000 ($0.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $212,000 ($27.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $188,000 ($24.52)
    Water Utilities: $95,000 ($12.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $34,000 ($4.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000 ($3.91)
    Central Staff Services: $16,000 ($2.09)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $4,000 ($0.52)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000 ($0.39)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.26)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,153,000 ($411.30)

Sebastopol government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,094,000 ($273.15)
    Other: $280,000 ($36.52)
    Housing and Community Development: $51,000 ($6.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000 ($4.83)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($0.13)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,066,000 ($139.06)
    Fines and Forfeits: $175,000 ($22.83)
    Interest Earnings: $130,000 ($16.96)
    Donations From Private Sources: $55,000 ($7.17)
    Rents: $39,000 ($5.09)
    Sale of Property: $20,000 ($2.61)
    Special Assessments: $13,000 ($1.70)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,126,000 ($146.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $204,000 ($26.61)
    Other: $88,000 ($11.48)
    General Local Government Support: $43,000 ($5.61)
  • Tax - Property: $3,953,000 ($515.65)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,132,000 ($147.67)
    Public Utilities Sales: $599,000 ($78.14)
    Other Selective Sales: $361,000 ($47.09)
    Other License: $261,000 ($34.05)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $116,000 ($15.13)
    Other: $81,000 ($10.57)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $67,000 ($8.74)

Sebastopol government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,538,000 ($591.96)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,350,000 ($567.44)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $188,000 ($24.52)

Sebastopol government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $117,000 ($15.26)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,478,000 ($584.14)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,121,000 ($407.12)

4.70% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($87,097 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
California average:

5.03%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($636 average AGI)
Sonoma County:

0.03%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Marin County, CA  0.60% ($90,893 average AGI)
from San Francisco County, CA  0.31% ($193,078)
from Alameda County, CA  0.26% ($76,917)


4.45% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($63,871 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.45%
California average:

5.21%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($529 average AGI)
Sonoma County:

0.05%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Marin County, CA  0.31% ($75,372 average AGI)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.19% ($43,154)
to San Francisco County, CA  0.18% ($63,114)
Businesses in Sebastopol, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's1
Big O Tires1RadioShack1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
CVS1Safeway1
Curves1Starbucks2
FedEx5Subway1
GNC1Taco Bell1
Goodwill5UPS3
H&R Block2Vons1
Jones New York1Whole Foods Market1

Strongest AM radio stations in Sebastopol:

  • KSRO (1350 AM; 5 kW; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF SANTA ROSA LICENSE LLC)
  • 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)
  • KRRS (1460 AM; 1 kW; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KNEW (910 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KYCY (1550 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KDYA (1190 AM; 10 kW; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: BAYBRIDGE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sebastopol:

  • KRPQ (104.9 FM; ROHNERT PARK, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF SONOMA LP)
  • KNDL (89.9 FM; ANGWIN, CA; Owner: HOWELL MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLVR (91.9 FM; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K221DQ (92.1 FM; PETALUMA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KXTS (100.9 FM; CALISTOGA, CA; Owner: SINCLAIR TELECABLE, INC.)
  • KZST-FM2 (100.1 FM; ROHNERT PARK PETALUM, CA; Owner: REDWOOD EMPIRE STEREOCASTERS)
  • KBBF (89.1 FM; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: BILINGUAL B/CING. FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KJZY (93.7 FM; SEBASTOPOL, CA; Owner: REDWOOD EMPIRE STEREOCASTERS)
  • KVRV (97.7 FM; MONTE RIO, CA; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF SANTA ROSA LICENSE LLC)
  • KXFX-FM1 (101.7 FM; PETALUMA, CA; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF SANTA ROSA LICENSE LLC)
  • KMHX (104.1 FM; WINDSOR, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF SONOMA, L.P.)
  • K202CT (88.3 FM; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KJZY-FM1 (93.7 FM; ROHNERT PARK, CA; Owner: REDWOOD EMPIRE STEREOCASTERS)
  • KXFX (101.7 FM; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF SANTA ROSA LICENSE LLC)
  • KRCB-FM (91.1 FM; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: RURAL CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KFGY (92.9 FM; HEALDSBURG, CA; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF SANTA ROSA LICENSE LLC)
  • KSXY (98.7 FM; MIDDLETOWN, CA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KSFB-FM (100.7 FM; SAN RAFAEL, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWMR (90.5 FM; POINT REYES STATION, CA; Owner: WEST MARIN COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KUIC (95.3 FM; VACAVILLE, CA; Owner: KUIC, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sebastopol:

  • KQED (Channel 9; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • K30DO (Channel 30; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SAN FRANCISCO, INC.)
  • KRCB (Channel 22; COTATI, CA; Owner: RURAL CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING CORP.)
Sebastopol fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Sebastopol fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 16.7mTotal length
  • $943,000Total costs
  • 36,424Total average daily traffic
  • 1,261Total average daily truck traffic
  • 54,439Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sebastopol)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Sebastopol, CA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 288 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sebastopol)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Sebastopol)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 52 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$276,55513$270,55368$295,0622$205,3707$268,980
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$03$382,3676$328,4770$01$226,200
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$212,3902$330,41516$342,5581$175,6302$340,795
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$232,6402$373,79512$290,3030$01$215,750
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$323,2680$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1534.01 , 1534.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$200,050
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1534.01 , 1534.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sebastopol, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sebastopol, CA - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 38. The highest number of fires - 97 took place in 2006, and the least - 3 in 2011. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Sebastopol, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (48.0%), and Structure Fires (30.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sebastopol, CA
    • 25848.0%Outside Fires
    • 16530.7%Structure Fires
    • 7213.4%Other
    • 427.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sebastopol, CA
Most common first names in Sebastopol, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John20676.0 years
William17776.1 years
Mary15680.5 years
Robert13671.8 years
James12473.6 years
George11678.8 years
Charles11077.1 years
Frank9578.7 years
Joseph8276.7 years
Dorothy7480.6 years
Most common last names in Sebastopol, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7981.4 years
Johnson5477.4 years
Jones4175.1 years
Miller4081.9 years
Brown3979.4 years
Wilson3577.3 years
Anderson3478.6 years
Davis3482.3 years
Williams3280.5 years
Silva3079.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sebastopol, CA
  • 84.2%Utility gas
  • 11.0%Electricity
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 1.2%Solar energy
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sebastopol, CA
  • 66.9%Utility gas
  • 31.1%Electricity
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Sebastopol compared to California 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 significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Sebastopol on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
  • #23 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 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #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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