Rohnert Park 66 Below average
Rohnert Park Livability #546 ranked city in California#17,637 ranked city in the USARanks better than 39% of areas
A+ Rohnert Park Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Rohnert Park Cost of Living Cost of living is 4% higher than California
Rohnert Park
14545% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Rohnert Park cost of living
F Rohnert Park Crime Total crime is 14% lower than California
Total crime
2,3864% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 424% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
6%Year over year crime is up
Rohnert Park crime
C- Rohnert Park Employment Household income is 5% lower than California
Median household income
$60,3339% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$27,8217% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%7% lower than the US average
Rohnert Park employment
D Rohnert Park Housing Home value is 17% lower than California
Median home value
$341,00085% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,40748% higher than the US average
Home ownership
52%18% lower than the US average
Rohnert Park real estate or Rohnert Park rentals
F Rohnert Park Schools HS graduation rate is 8% higher than California
High school grad. rates
86%4% higher than the US average
School test scores
39%20% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
21:132% higher than the US average
Rohnert Park K-12 schools
A+ Rohnert Park User Ratings There are a total of 3 ratings in Rohnert Park
Overall user rating
91% 3 total ratings
User reviews rating
95% 2 total reviews
User surveys rating
74% 1 total surveys
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      Living in Rohnert Park, CA

      Rohnert Park is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. The city has a population of 41,928 people. With a population density of 5,987 people per square mile, Rohnert Park is well above the nation's average density level. At 73%, the majority of the Rohnert Park population is White; this is followed by 6% Asian and 2% Black.

      If you’re considering moving to any new city, it could be a very intimidating task. However, it could also be a positive experience if you are willing to get to know the town before actually living in Rohnert Park, California. With useful information like cost of living, weather, education, employment, housing and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Rohnert Park and in the areas around Rohnert Park is a much easier task.

      Rohnert Park, CA receives 64/100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #726 in California and #18,830 in the USA. For each of the livability categories, we see that Rohnert Park ranks very well for amenities (A+) and weather (B-). There is at least one category that did not score well in Rohnert Park. The following was graded with a less than perfect score: cost of living (F), education (F) and housing (D).

      Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Rohnert Park, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

      Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Rohnert Park. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in Rohnert Park are affordable. Median real estate prices in Rohnert Park come in at $341,000, which is 16.7% lower than the California average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Rohnert Park, the home price to income ratio is 5.7, which is 10.9% lower than the California average. Purchasing your new home can come with many financial benefits, some of which are more lucrative than others. Perhaps the most notable benefit could be the appreciation of your new home. Home appreciation rates are a good way to generate tax-free equity on a long term basis. The year over year appreciation rates in Rohnert Park were 3.9%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 11.9%.

      Rohnert Park transportation information

      StatisticRohnert ParkCaliforniaNational
      Average one way commute26min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work80.5%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool10.6%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.8%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle1.0%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.4%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home3.4%5.4%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Rohnert Park, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).