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Sebastopol, CA
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Sebastopol profile

Living in Sebastopol

Sebastopol is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 7,338 people and seven associated neighborhoods, Sebastopol is the 455th largest community in California.

Housing costs in Sebastopol 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.

Of important note, Sebastopol is also a city of artists. Sebastopol has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Sebastopol’s character.

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

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 17.48% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

The citizens of Sebastopol are among the most well-educated in the nation: 48.44% of adults in Sebastopol have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Sebastopol in 2018 was $49,297, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $197,188 for a family of four. However, Sebastopol contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Sebastopol is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Sebastopol home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sebastopol residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Sebastopol also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.71% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sebastopol include Irish, German, English, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Sebastopol is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.