Rohnert Park, CA

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Living in Rohnert Park

Rohnert Park is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 43,753 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, Rohnert Park isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Rohnert Park are a mix 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 (13.57%), sales jobs (10.79%), and management occupations (9.74%).

Also of interest is that Rohnert Park has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because there are quite a few people attending college in Rohnert Park, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Rohnert Park provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.

In terms of college education, Rohnert Park is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.08% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Rohnert Park in 2010 was $31,414, 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 $125,656 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 28.72% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Rohnert Park include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Norwegian.

Rohnert Park also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 17.52%.

The most common language spoken in Rohnert Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.