As of 2011[update], there are an estimated 4,539 homeless people living in Sonoma County, many of whom live in Santa Rosa. The average household size was 2.59. It is descended from the Sonoma Democrat, founded in 1857. Tributary basins to Santa Rosa Creek lying significantly in the city are Brush Creek, Matanzas Creek, and Piner Creek. The population increased by two-thirds between 1950 and 1970, an average of 1,000 new residents a year over the 20-year period. Famed director Alfred Hitchcock filmed his thriller Shadow of a Doubt in Santa Rosa in 1943; the film gives glimpses of Santa Rosa in the 1940s. At the first five-year update of the plan, in 1996, the Council extended the planning period by ten years, renaming it Vision 2020 (updated to Santa Rosa 2020, and then again to Santa Rosa 2030 Vision), and added more land and population. Southwest Santa Rosa Center. The northeast neighborhoods of Skyhawk and Fountaingrove have the most populous Chinese communities.. Many wineries and vineyards are nearby, as well as the Russian River resort area, the Sonoma Coast along the Pacific Ocean, Jack London State Historic Park, and the redwood trees of Armstrong Redwoods State Reserve. The city's eastern extremities stretch into the Valley of the Moon, and the Sonoma Creek watershed known as the Sonoma Valley.  Firefighting crews from across California and as far away as Australia came to aid in extinguishing the fire. 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.  The Chamber's visitors center is in the city-owned old railroad depot at the bottom of Fourth Street, in Historic Railroad Square. According to the U.S. Census, in 1870 Santa Rosa was the eighth largest city in California, and county seat of one of the most populous counties in the state. The Santa Rosa Central Library, the largest branch of the Sonoma County Library system, has a Local History and Genealogy Annex, located behind the Central Library.. Historic residential neighborhoods. Railroad Square is the portion of downtown that is on the west side of U.S. Route 101 and has the highest concentration of historic commercial buildings. Males had a median income of $40,420 versus $30,597 for females. , The Sonoma County Library offers a Central Library in downtown Santa Rosa, a Roseland branch on Sebastopol Road, a Northwest branch at Coddingtown Mall, and a Rincon Valley branch in east Santa Rosa. ", For many years the city's slogan was "The City Designed For Living". , The Santa Rosa Fire Department provides fire protection and emergency medical services. The median age was 36 years. Santa Rosa, California . The 2010 United States Census reported that Santa Rosa had a population of 167,815. , On November 21, 2005, the United States Geological Survey released a map detailing the results of a new tool that measures ground shaking during an earthquake. Cancelled. , The city sprawls along U.S. Route 101, about an hour north of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge. Santa Rosa grew following World War II because it was the location for Naval Auxiliary Landing Field Santa Rosa, the remnants of which are now located in southwest Santa Rosa. Of those, 47,905 (52.1%) are registered Democrats, 15,260 (16.6%) are registered Republicans, and 24,012 (26.1%) have declined to state a political party. However, the principal wildlife corridors of Santa Rosa Creek and its tributaries flow right through the heart of the town. Out of the total population, 9.5% of those under the age of 18 and 4.7% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line. There were 39,231 families (61.7% of all households); the average family size was 3.18. Dioceses. The city council funds a private booster group, Santa Rosa Main Street, which lobbies the city to revitalize the traditional business district. (WHEN?) 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.. Average annual rainfall is 32.20 inches (818 mm), falling on 74 days annually. The remains of the Carrillo home rest behind a cyclone fence off Montgomery Drive, on property owned by the, Prince Memorial Greenway. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.8 males. Petaluma Campus. Santa Rosa, CA 95401-4395 (707) 527-4011. The performing arts in Santa Rosa are represented by the Sonoma County Philharmonic, the Summer Repertory Theatre, the Santa Rosa Symphony, and the 6th Street Playhouse. Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County Airport located just north of Santa Rosa is served by United, American, Alaska, and Sun Country airlines. Built in 1837 for Dona Maria Ignacia Lopez de Carrillo (General Mariano Vallejo's mother-in-law), the Carrillo Adobe was the first home on the site of the future Santa Rosa. Il calendario dei santi è un metodo tradizionale cristiano di organizzare l'anno liturgico giorno per giorno, associando a ogni giorno uno o più santi, e ottenendo così un "santo del giorno", del quale si può celebrare la festa. Into the 1950s the Southern Pacific Railroad offered substitute bus service from Crockett in the northwestern edge of the San Francisco Bay. Here, you will find public events, festivals, concerts, and other happenings throughout the year. , This article is about the city in northern California. 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.