Rohnert Park is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 42,407 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Rohnert Park is the 202nd largest community in California.
Housing costs in Rohnert Park are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Rohnert Park is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rohnert Park is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Rohnert Park who work in office and administrative support (16.14%), sales jobs (12.36%), and management occupations (8.76%).
In addition, Rohnert Park is a college town. There are a lot of students in Rohnert Park attending college, and as a result Rohnert Park provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
The education level of Rohnert Park citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.57% of adults in Rohnert Park have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Rohnert Park in 2010 was $27,021, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $108,084 for a family of four. However, Rohnert Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Rohnert Park is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Rohnert Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rohnert Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Rohnert Park also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 24.70% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Rohnert Park include Irish, Italian, English, and European.
Rohnert Park also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.31%.
The most common language spoken in Rohnert Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.