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Overview

Introduction to Sebastopol, California

Sebastopol, California, in Sonoma county, is 6 miles SW of Santa Rosa, California and 48 miles NW of San Francisco, California. The city is home to some 7,774 residents.

Sebastopol History

The city of Sebastopol began as a tiny trading center for farmers of the adjacent areas. The are was originally named Pinegrove, but was renamed Sebastopol in the late 1850s.

Sebastopol and nearby Attractions

  • Sonoma County Museum
  • Luther Burbank Home and Gardens
  • Annadel State Park
  • Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park

Things To Do In Sebastopol

The Sonama County Museum has a large collection of artifacts related to the county's history and culture from the 19th and 20th centuries. Local parks include the Annadel State Park and the Crane Creek Regional Park. The Luther Burbank Home and gardens is has a wide variety of rare fruit trees, cactus, medicinal plants and ornamental grasses.

Sebastopol Transportation

San Francisco International is the nearest major airport.

Sebastopol Higher Education

Higher education is available from Sonoma State University, Santa Rosa Junior College and Napa Valley College .

People

Total Population 7,535
Male Share of the Population 44.6%
Female Share of the Population 55.4%
Senior Citizens 22.5%
Employed Population 16+ 3,992
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 38%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 42.9%
Median Earnings25+ $36,669
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,462

Wealth

Median Family Income $67,782
% Above Poverty Level 89.2%
% Below Poverty Level 10.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 7.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 11.7%
% Using Public Transportation 1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 42.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,225
Median House Value $470,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.1%
US/American 0.8%
English 12.3%
Irish 15%

Sebastopol Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles SW of Santa Rosa, California (center to center)
Nearest Large City 48 miles NW of San Francisco, California
County Sonoma
Standard Zip Codes 95472
P.O. Box Zip Codes 95473
Phone Area Codes 707
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.402
Longitude -122.822

Sebastopol Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station GRATON
Distance 3.2 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 57 F
Apr Temp 41 to 70 F
Jul Temp 49 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 77 F
Annual Precip 40.8 inches
Station HEALDSBURG
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 57 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 54 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 76 F
Annual Precip 42.1 inches
Station WARM SPRINGS DAM
Distance 23.8 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 57 F
Apr Temp 43 to 70 F
Jul Temp 51 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 78 F
Annual Precip 43.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Sebastopol, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Freestone (95472)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cotati 7,347 $75,461
Healdsburg 11,466 $65,375
Petaluma 58,912 $89,400
Rohnert Park 41,352 $71,590
Santa Rosa 170,782 $69,921
Windsor 27,113 $93,921

Sebastopol Hospitals

PALM DRIVE HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
501 PETALUMA AVE
(707) 823-8511
Emergency Service: No

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Sebastopol High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

ANALY HIGH
6950 ANALY AVE.
707-824-2300
Serves 1,394 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 24.3

SUNRIDGE CHARTER SCHOOL
487 WATER TROUGH ROAD
707-824-2844
A Charter School.
A Magnet School.
Serves 206 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.6

ORCHARD VIEW
700 WATER TROUGH RD.
707-823-4709
A Charter School.
Serves 166 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.3

LAGUNA HIGH (CONT.)
462 JOHNSON ST.
707-824-6484
A Non-traditional School
Serves 101 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.1

GERBOTH (JACK) HIGH (CONT.)
6950 ANALY AVE.
707-824-2341
A Non-traditional School
Serves 11 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11

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