|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Petaluma is 59,403. Petaluma, California is the 657th largest city in the US.
Petaluma is located entirely in Sonoma County.
The peak population of Petaluma was in 2020, when its population was 59,678. In 2020, Petaluma was the 653rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 657th largest city in the US. Petaluma is currently 0.5% smaller than it was in 2020.
Petaluma has grown 8.3% since the 2000. Petaluma, California's growth is below average. 62% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Petaluma has a population density of 4,028.7 people per square mile.
|652||White Plains, New York||59,526||11.6%|
|653||West Allis, Wisconsin||59,484||-2.6%|
|654||Des Plaines, Illinois||59,459||4.1%|
|655||Palm Beach Gardens, Florida||59,449||63.7%|
|656||Blue Springs, Missouri||59,430||22.5%|
|660||North Miami, Florida||59,229||-0.8%|
|663||Carson City, Nevada||58,993||12.2%|
The total voting age population of Petaluma, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 43,175. The voting age population is 48.6% male and 51.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.6% of the residents of Petaluma are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Petaluma are 77.5% White, 11.0% Other, 5.3% Two or more races, 4.5% Asian, 1.2% Black, 0.4% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 21.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Petaluma, 6.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 7.2%. On a per-household basis, 4.4% of families are below the poverty line in Petaluma.
Among those aged 16 and older, 66.2% of Petaluma residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.4% of Petaluma residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 40.4% have a bachelor's degree and 14.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Petaluma residents aged 5 and older, 23.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 17.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Petaluma is 4.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Petaluma, 14.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Petaluma is $91,528.
In Petaluma, 65.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 34.1% of housing units in Petaluma.
Of all the housing units in Petaluma, 9.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Petaluma, 14.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 3,300 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Petaluma is $1,830.
In Petaluma, 90.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.