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 (14.98%), sales jobs (10.90%), and management occupations (9.04%).
Rohnert Park is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Rohnert Park enrolled in college, Rohnert Park has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
The citizens of Rohnert Park are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.95% of adults in Rohnert Park having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Rohnert Park in 2010 was $26,981, 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 $107,924 for a family of four. However, Rohnert Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Rohnert Park is an extremely 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 24.09% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Rohnert Park include Irish, Italian, English, and European.
In addition, Rohnert Park has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (15.57%).
The most common language spoken in Rohnert Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.