StatisticPetalumaCaliforniaNational
Population59,75739,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)4,15525691
Median age41.636.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%46%43%
Speak English75%56%79%
Speak Spanish17%29%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Petaluma is 1523% higher than California
  • The median age in Petaluma is 16% higher than California
  • In Petaluma 78.08% of the population is White
  • In Petaluma 0.96% of the population is Black
  • In Petaluma 4.47% of the population is Asian

Compare Petaluma, CA Demographics

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      Petaluma population breakdown by race

      RacePetalumaCaliforniaNational
      White78.08%61.26%73.35%
      Black0.96%5.85%12.63%
      Asian4.47%13.85%5.22%
      American Indian0.32%0.74%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.18%0.39%0.18%
      Mixed race4.16%4.62%3.06%
      Other race11.84%13.28%4.75%
      In Petaluma, 21.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

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      Petaluma age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Petaluma, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).