The racial makeup of Santa Rosa was: 119,158 White (59.7% non-Hispanic white), 4,079 (2.4%) African American, 2,808 (1.7%) Native American, 8,746 (5.2%) Asian (1.0% Filipino, 1.0% Chinese, 0.8% Vietnamese, 0.6% Indian, 0.5% Cambodian, 0.5% Laotian, 0.3% Japanese, 0.3% Korean, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Nepalese), 810 (0.5%) Pacific Islander (0.2% Fijian, 0.1% Samoan, 0.1% Hawaiian, 0.1% Guamanian), 23,723 (14.1%) from other races, 8,491 (5.1%) from two or more races. … They were the strongest quakes to affect the city since 1906. For other places named Santa Rosa, see, Places adjacent to Santa Rosa, California, 'Official Guide of the Railways,' December 1954, p. 900, 'Official Guide of the Railways,' December 1954, p. 904, October 2017 Northern California wildfires, December 2017 Southern California wildfires, Roman Catholic Diocese of Santa Rosa in California, Charles M. 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[53] The Chamber's visitors center is in the city-owned old railroad depot at the bottom of Fourth Street, in Historic Railroad Square. QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits. Subscribe to Email. Although most of Santa Rosa's commercial buildings were destroyed in the 1906 earthquake, almost all of its numerous houses survived and most have survived to this day. The nearby cities and towns of Bodega Bay, Calistoga, Guerneville, Healdsburg, Petaluma, Sebastopol, Sonoma, and Windsor are popular with tourists and readily accessible from Santa Rosa. The tribe gathered at ceremonial times on Santa Rosa Creek near present-day Spring Lake Regional Park. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.2 males. 8.5% of the population and 5.1% of families were below the poverty line. Follow Us on Twitter. Its budget is more than $40 million, comprising more than one third of the city's General Fund budget. In the summer, fog and low overcast often move in from the Pacific Ocean during the evenings and mornings. The city was a convenient location for San Francisco travelers bound for the Russian River. Santa Rosa city, California. 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Clear 1 Table. The most rainfall in one month was 19.42 inches (493 mm) in February 1998 and the most rainfall in 24 hours was 5.23 inches (133 mm) on December 19, 1981. Santa Rosa is the home of the North Bay Theater Group, an alliance of some 40 theater companies, theater departments and individual performance companies from five North Bay counties. Of that area, 41.29 sq mi (106.9 km2) is land and 0.205 sq mi (0.5 km2) (0.49%) is water.[20]. The map determined that the 1906 San Francisco earthquake was most powerful in an area between Santa Rosa and what is now Sebastopol, causing more damage in Santa Rosa (for its size) than any other city affected.[26]. [64], According to the California Secretary of State, as of February 10, 2019, Santa Rosa has 91,998 registered voters. They include the old Northwestern Pacific Railroad depot, prominently seen in the beginning and the end of the Alfred Hitchcock film Shadow of a Doubt, and the still-functioning Hotel La Rose, built in 1907 and registered as one of the National Trust for Historic Preservation's Historic Hotels of America. These contain numerous old homes, including many, California Indian Museum and Cultural Center, This page was last edited on 19 October 2020, at 05:44. 87,244 people (52.0% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 77,161 people (46.0%) lived in rental housing units. 38.464665, -122.725235.  Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources. As of 2014, Santa Rosa has 12 neighborhood shopping centers and 17 commercial districts,[46] including three sizeable shopping malls: Santa Rosa Plaza, with more than 100 merchants;[47] Coddingtown Mall, with over 40;[48] and Montgomery Village, an open-air mall with more than 70 shops, a supermarket, five banks, and a satellite U.S. Post Office. In 2021 each state receives local-level 2020 Census data on race and the voting age population. [62] It was moved to the district beginning with the 2013 Congress. It is descended from the Sonoma Democrat, founded in 1857. Santa Rosa lies on the Santa Rosa Plain. Santa Rosa (Spanish for '"Saint Rose"') is a city and the county seat of Sonoma County, in the North Bay region of the Bay Area in California. [citation needed] Every police agency in the San Francisco Bay Area was called in to help. [74] Many members of the department serve as part of the California Task Force 4, one of the eight FEMA Urban Search and Rescue Task Forces throughout the state. The orchestra is made up of professional-level local musicians who volunteer their time. Santa Rosa sits at the northwestern gateway to the Sonoma and Napa Valleys of California's famed Wine Country. [citation needed] For every 100 females, there were 95.2 males. The city is split between California's 2nd and 10th State Assembly districts. In the United States House of Representatives, Santa Rosa is in California's 5th congressional district, represented by Democrat Mike Thompson. Acts of crime in these neighborhoods are commonly burglaries, graffiti, and violent gang activity. In 1906 a massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake destroyed most of Santa Rosa. As of the census of 2000, there were 63,153 households, of which 30.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.9% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.3% were non-families. The city continued to grow when other early population centers declined or stagnated, but by 1900 it was being overtaken by many other newer population centers in the San Francisco Bay Area and Southern California. The visual arts are represented by the Sonoma County Museum and numerous independent art galleries. Santa Rosa continued as a major center for civil defense activity (under the Office of Emergency Planning and the Office of Emergency Preparedness) until 1979 when the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) was created in its place, ending the civil defense's 69-year history.[12].