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Petaluma city, California

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Petaluma city, California
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 60,520
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 60,520
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 57,968
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 4.4%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 57,941
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 2,553
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 15.3%
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 64.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $600,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $2,456
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $598
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $1,762
Building permits, 2019 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 22,505
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.66
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 86.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 23.2%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 93.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 88.3%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 89.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 39.8%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 6.3%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 65.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 62.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 125,411
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 386,680
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,069,631
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,396,378
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 875,359
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $14,856
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 30.3
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $87,708
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $42,868
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2018 X
Total employment, 2018 X
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All firms, 2012 6,969
Men-owned firms, 2012 3,293
Women-owned firms, 2012 2,776
Minority-owned firms, 2012 1,206
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 5,403
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 504
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 6,050
Population per square mile, 2010 4,028.7
Land area in square miles, 2010 14.38
FIPS Code 0656784
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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