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Santa Rosa, CA

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Santa Rosa is the nucleus of California wine country. Located just 55 miles north of San Francisco, the vibrant city offers not only vineyards but redwood forests and rivers, lakes and the Pacific Ocean. In the center of all of this is a thriving downtown area, filled with unique shops and great restaurants. Santa Rosa is the center of all that is known and yet to be discovered about Northern California.

Apartments in Santa Rosa, CA


Maribelle Apartment Homes
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2


Harvest Park
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2


Acacia on Santa Rosa Creek
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2


The Boulders at Fountaingrove
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2


Six 1 Five
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2


$2670 One bedroom in Santa Rosa-2800 Summerfield Road
Beds: 1
Baths: 3

Key City Stats

The average age of Santa Rosa, CA is
25 to 29
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 8.31%
  • 6.95%
  • 7.26%
  • Female
  • 8.0%
  • 6.6%
  • 6.36%
is average rent in Santa Rosa, CA
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 1.29%
  • 2.37%
  • 1.73%
of units are available for rent in Santa Rosa
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 1348
  • 172
  • 1082
Getting Around in Santa Rosa, CA

Santa Rosa is mostly suburban, so a car is the best method of getting around the city and surrounding areas. However, the Santa Rosa City Bus is an option, offering seventeen fixed routes within the city limits. Sonoma County Transit and Golden Gate Transit also provide service, but mostly inter-city travel to major places like Oakland and San Francisco. Biking in Santa Rosa is a safe alternative to motor vehicles, with a strong network of car-free paths throughout downtown and outward to the city limits. The main biking and walking trail is the Prince Memorial Greenway, which runs along the through downtown and further out west. The downtown area is also easily walk able and remains a preferred method by tourists and locals alike.

Walk Score®
Transit Score®
"Some Transit"
The average commuter time in Santa Rosa is:
10 to 14 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 3.61%
  • 9.12%
  • 1.17%

Wine Country

<p>Santa Rosa is the largest city in California's famous Wine Country region. Sonoma County boasts nearly 300 wineries, making it one of the premier vineyard regions in the world. Microbreweries are also growing in popularity and Santa Rosa is no stranger to them either. The Russian River Brewing Company, located in the center of downtown, is a brewery and brewpub serving an array of beers that have won countless awards at the country's top beer festivals.</p>

Railroad Square

<p>Railroad Square is the portion of downtown Santa Rosa that offers lodging, restaurants, bars, live theater and much more. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places for its historic buildings, which represent a time when the railroad was the center of all activity and significance. Today, the old train depot is a popular tourist destination with many great restaurants, antique stores and wine bars.</p>


<p>The golf courses of Santa Rosa and Sonoma County attract visitors from all over the United States. The dynamic courses offer year-round play for golfers of all skill levels. The coastal views, redwood groves and sprawling farmlands are just a few things that make this a popular getaway not only for wine, but for golf too.</p>