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District 5 Demographic and Economic Data

The following demographic and economic information pertains to Sonoma County Supervisorial District 5 which comprises the west county including the coast, Russian River area, city of Sebastopol and west Santa Rosa with a total of 98,575 people and 36,893 households.

People

District 5’s population of 98,575 is expected to rise to 100,882 by 2020 according to ESRI Business Analyst predictions.

  • 31% of residents are of Hispanic origin, tied for the highest percentage with District 4,
  • A median age of 40.9 years old, and this is on par with the county average median age of 40.7 years,
  • Per capita income is $28,420, expected to increase to $32,555 by 2020,
  • District 5 is on par with Districts 3 & 4, with 17.6% of residents attaining a Bachelor’s degree. The educational attainment breakdown of is:
    • 16.2% with less than a High School Diploma,
    • 21% with a High School Diploma,
    • 33.6% with some college,
    • 17.6% with a Bachelor’s degree, and
    • 11.6% with a Professional or Graduate degree.

Households

Out of the 36,893 households in District 5, The median household income of $57,402 is the second lowest in the county but households are relatively evenly distributed between income brackets:

  • 9.8% make more than $150,000,
  • 14.9% making between $100,000 and $150,000, 
  • 13.2% earning between $75,000 and $100,000,
  • 19.8% earning between $50,000 and $75,000,
  • 23.2% earning between $25,000 and $50,000, and
  • 19.2% of households make less than $25,000

Jobs

District 5 has 37,412 jobs, and 48,395 residents employed which is on par with the other districts. Jobs are spread over a variety of industries with the largest being:

  • Retail Trade: 15.6%,
  • Education and Health Care: 14.4%,
  • Leisure and Hospitality: 11%,
  • Manufacturing: 10.5%,
  • Construction: 9.4%,
  • Professional & Business Services: 8.9%
  • Government: 3.7%

2020 Projections

  • Population will increase to 100,282
  • Per capita income will increase to $32,555
  • Households earning less than $25,000 will decrease to 15.6%

Contact Information

Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Contact us by Phone
Address
Board of Supervisors
575 Administration Drive
Room 100 A
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.464626, -122.725441

Elected Term in Office

Term of Office

4 Years

Elected to Office

November 2016

Current Term

Began January 2017