The following demographic and economic information pertains to Sonoma County Supervisorial District 3 which comprises central Santa Rosa and most of Rohnert Park with a total of 98,082 people and 37,037 households.
District 3’s population of 98,082 is expected to rise to 101,298 by 2020 according to ESRI Business Analyst predictions.
- 19% of residents are of Hispanic origin,
- A median age of 34.4 years, the youngest of any district in Sonoma County,
- Per capita income of $27,379, expected to increase to $30,706 by 2020,
- District 3 is on par with Districts 4 & 5 (North and West County) with 18% of residents attaining a Bachelor’s degree. The educational attainment breakdown of District 3 residents is:
- 15% with less than a High School Diploma,
- 22% with a High School Diploma,
- 36% with some college,
- 18% with a Bachelor’s degree, and
- 9% with a Professional or Graduate degree.
Out of the 37,037 households in District 3, the median household income of $52,640 is also the lowest of Sonoma County supervisorial districts and income is skewed towards lower income brackets:
- 7.7% make more than $150,000,
- 11.9% making between $100,000 and $150,000,
- 13.9% earning between $75,000 and $100,000,
- 19.5% earning between $50,000 and $75,000,
- 22.2% earning between $25,000 and $50,000, and
- 24.9% of households make less than $25,000.
District 3 has 56,168 jobs, which is the most in the county, and 48,236 residents employed which is on par with the other districts. Jobs are spread over a variety of industries with the largest being:
- Education and Health Care at 22.8%,
- Retail Trade at 17%,
- Leisure and Hospitality at 10.6%,
- Government at 9.8%,
- Professional and Business Services at 9.5%,
- Construction at 4.9%, Real Estate at 4.4%,
- Financial Activities at 4.3%, and
- Manufacturing at 3.5%.
- Population will increase to 101,298
- Per capita income will increase to $30,706
- Households earning less than $25,000 will decrease to 21.5%