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Santa Rosa is a city in Sonoma County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Santa Rosa is 38.440N. The longitude is -122.713W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 164 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 153,386.


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Median household income
Local
$50,931
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Santa Rosa demographic reports
Public transportation: CityBus (See the transit and travel sections below.)

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 998. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 6.4 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1997 movie, "Inventing the Abbotts"
· 1996 movie, "Scream"
Well-known residents have included:
· Luther Burbank, horticulturist
· Charles Schulz, cartoonist
· Karen Valentine, actress
· Dan Hicks, musician
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Peet's Coffee & Tea, Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Sonoma County Fair - July 17-30, 2007
Dates often change. Check Santa Rosa web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Santa Rosa Symphony
Nearby parks & recreation: Petrified Forest, Armstrong Redwoods State Park, Fort Ross State Historic Park, Admiral William Standley State Recreation Area, Annadel State Park, Spring Lake
Santa Rosa attractions: Historic Railroad Square
Historic sites and museums: Luther Burbank Home and Gardens, Church Built from One Tree, Pacific Coast Air Museum, Ripley Memorial Museum, Sonoma County Museum, Discovery Center of Sonoma County, Charles M. Schulz Museum & Research Center
Colleges and universities: Santa Rosa Junior College, Empire College School of Business
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 192

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Santa Rosa demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sonoma County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Santa Rosa area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 95405 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

13% of Santa Rosa residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Santa Rosa ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Santa Rosa was $24,495, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

28% of Santa Rosa residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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History

Historic districts in Santa Rosa include Railroad Square District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Santa Rosa, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $784.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,490.


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Libraries in Santa Rosa include Central Library, Northwest Regional Library, Rincon Valley Regional Library, Sonoma County History & Genealogy Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Santa Rosa include Santa Rosa Press Democrat

TV stations in Santa Rosa include KFTY.

National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KRCB-FM.

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Politics

Sonoma County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Santa Rosa political report.

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Santa Rosa restaurants taking online reservations include Equus at the Fountain Grove Inn, John Ash & Co., Monti's Rotisserie & Bar, Syrah, Willi's Wine Bar ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Santa Rosa workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 29 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Santa Rosa between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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