Petaluma

Petaluma, California, is a city in Sonoma County. Its name is a Coast Miwok.

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Petaluma, California, is a city in Sonoma County. Its name is a Coast Miwok term (péta lúuma) for “hill backside,” which may be a reference to its closeness to Sonoma Mountain. Petaluma has a population of over 60,000 residents.

 

Petaluma used to be the “Egg Capital of the World” because it played a large role in the chicken industry. It’s also where Lyman Byce invented the egg incubator in 1879. Though it now no longer specializes in chicken/egg production, this community’s industries now include vineyards, produce farms, and dairy farms. One farm you can visit is Petaluma Pumpkin Patch. In addition to pumpkins, it offers a corn maze, farm animals, and more. The Plaza North is “Petaluma’s One-Stop Shopping Center.” Some of the businesses you’ll find there include Trader Joe’s, Kmart, Subway, and other establishments. The Plaza North is across the street from Lucchesi Park, a park that contains a community center, a lake, picnic areas, and other amenities. When you need to cool off from summer’s heat, you can head over to Petaluma Swim Center. This outdoor facility also has a heated wading pool. Playland’s most popular attraction is paintball. Other games it offers are nerf, airsoft, and laser tag. Mystic Theatre was once a 1911 vaudeville theater. Now, it’s a place where you can see live music concerts. Public schools in Petaluma are operated by the Petaluma City School District. There are also a few private schools and a junior college in the area.

 

Most Petaluma real estate properties (about 72 percent) are made up of single-family residences. Other types of Petaluma homes include mobile homes, townhomes, and apartments. They have an average of three bedrooms, and many of them were constructed during the mid/late 20th century. Consider moving your family to Petaluma. It has a lovely agricultural environment, an intriguing history, and many fun things to do.

 

If you have questions about homes for sale in Petaluma, California, please reach out to us today.

 

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Overview for Petaluma, CA

66,523 people live in Petaluma, where the median age is 44 and the average individual income is $46,676.26. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

66,523

Total Population

44 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$46,676.26

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Petaluma, CA

Petaluma has 25,072 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Petaluma do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 66,523 people call Petaluma home. The population density is 1,278.99 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

66,523

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

44

Median Age

49.84 / 50.16%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
25,072

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$46,676.26

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Petaluma, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Petaluma. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
School rating
Website
Sonoma Mountain High (Continuation)
1/5
Loma Vista Immersion Academy
3/5
Valley Oaks Elementary (Alternative)
Carpe Diem High (Continuation)
3/5
Mary Collins Charter School at Cherry Valley
4/5
McKinley Elementary
4/5
Corona Creek Elementary
4/5
St Vincent De Paul Elementary School
Sonoma Mountain Elementary
4/5
South County Consortium
The Spring Hill School
St Vincent De Paul High School

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