Sebastopol, CA


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Sebastopol is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 7,678 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.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Sebastopol is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sebastopol is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sebastopol who work in sales jobs (10.82%), office and administrative support (10.15%), and management occupations (9.52%).

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.

The citizens of Sebastopol are among the most well-educated in the nation: 41.22% 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 2010 was $37,422, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $149,688 for a family of four. However, Sebastopol contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Sebastopol is a somewhat 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 11.42% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sebastopol include Irish, English, Italian, and French .

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