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Santa Rosa
  • City in California

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade D
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade A+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade D
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Santa Rosa is a city in California with a population of 178,391. Santa Rosa is in Sonoma County. Living in Santa Rosa offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Santa Rosa there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Santa Rosa and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Santa Rosa are above average.

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About Santa Rosa...
Population
178,391

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$571,600
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,728
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    45%
  • Own
    55%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    375.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    62.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    76.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    306.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,059.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    237.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    national  11%

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