Real Estate Market Update for 94954 (Petaluma, CA)
Welcome to October's Market Update,. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of October. The number of active listings was up 8% from one year earlier, and up 16% from the previous month. This continued upward trend reflected a healthy inventory for buyers to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 530-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was up 7%. This higher number of days may signal a slowdown in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just over 450-thousand dollars. The number of units sold decreased 44% year-over-year, and decreased 35% month-over-month. Fewer sales could indicate an opportunity for buyers to negotiate better terms. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for 94954 (Petaluma, CA)
Area Information for 94954 (Petaluma, CA)
  • Population: 38,480
  • Median Age: 38.68 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 26.41 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 4
  • Sales Tax: 8.25%
  • Population Density: 621/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 8.77%
  • Closest Airport: Charles M. Schulz - Sonoma County
  • Closest College: Sonoma State University
  • Closest Jr. College: College Of Marin-indian Valley Campus
  • Median Household Income: $78,450
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 13.58%
  • Median Years in Residence: 4.35 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $327,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Giants
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 16%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for 94954 (Petaluma, CA)
Median Age: 38.68 Married: 36% Number of Households: 13,553 Households with Children: 5,235
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for 94954 (Petaluma, CA)

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      River Montessori Elementary Charter School 1.4 mi Public 1-6 3 4
      Harvest Christian School 1.6 mi Private K-9 0 5
      Cypress School 1.7 mi Private K-12 0 0
      Casa Grande High School 2.4 mi Public 9-12 4 3
      Sonoma Mountain High (continuation) School 2.4 mi Public 9-12 2 4
      Miwok Valley Language Academy Charter 2.9 mi Public K-6 2 4
      La Tercera Elementary School 3.0 mi Public K-6 2 4
      Old Adobe Elementary Charter School 3.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 3 5
      Mcdowell Elementary School 3.5 mi Public K-6 2-5 3
      Sonoma Mountain Elementary School 4.6 mi Public K-6 3 4
      Meadow Elementary School 5.3 mi Public K-6 4-5 5
      Kenilworth Junior High School 5.4 mi Public 7-8 4 4
      Corona Creek Elementary School 5.7 mi Public K-6 5 5
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: and Onboard Informatics © 2014
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        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2014 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.