Santa Rosa demographics profile

StatisticSanta RosaCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)4,19323291
Median age38.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%46%43%
Speak English69%56%79%
Speak Spanish24%29%13%
Santa Rosa, CA has a population of 173,165 and is the 146th largest city in the United States. The population density is 4,193 per sq mi which is 1704% higher than the California average and 4528% higher than the national average. The median age in Santa Rosa is 38 which is approximately 6% higher than the California average of 36. In Santa Rosa, 51% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 69% speak English and 24% speak Spanish. 61% of Santa Rosa residents were born in California, 18% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 19% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Santa Rosa is 1704% higher than California.
  • The median age in Santa Rosa is 6% higher than California.
  • In Santa Rosa 70.64% of the population is White.
  • In Santa Rosa 2.21% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Santa Rosa 5.30% of the population is Asian.

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Santa Rosa population breakdown by race

RaceSanta RosaCaliforniaNational
Black or African American2.21%5.85%12.63%
American Indian1.74%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.58%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race6.34%4.62%3.06%
Other race13.18%13.28%4.75%
In Santa Rosa, 31.4% 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.

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