Sebastopol, CA

Sebastopol profile

Living in Sebastopol

Sebastopol is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 7,674 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Sebastopol is the 457th 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.

Sebastopol is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Sebastopol is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sebastopol who work in sales jobs (17.46%), teaching (13.42%), and management occupations (11.89%).

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.

A relatively large number of people in Sebastopol telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.65% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

Sebastopol is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 44.89% of adults in Sebastopol have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Sebastopol in 2018 was $43,876, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $175,504 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. 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.