Santa Rosa Valley, California

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Santa Rosa Valley
census-designated place
Santa Rosa Valley is located in California
Santa Rosa Valley
Santa Rosa Valley
Position in California.
Coordinates: 34°14′43″N 118°54′08″W / 34.24528°N 118.90222°W / 34.24528; -118.90222Coordinates: 34°14′43″N 118°54′08″W / 34.24528°N 118.90222°W / 34.24528; -118.90222
Country  United States
State  California
County Ventura
 • Total 6.861 sq mi (17.769 km2)
 • Land 6.861 sq mi (17.769 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[2] 433 ft (132 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,334
 • Density 490/sq mi (190/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
GNIS feature ID 2585444
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Santa Rosa Valley, California

Santa Rosa Valley is a census-designated place (CDP) in Ventura County, California.[2] Santa Rosa Valley sits at an elevation of 433 feet (132 m).[2] The 2010 United States census reported Santa Rosa Valley's population was 3,334.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP covers an area of 6.9 square miles (17.8 km²), all of it land.


The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Santa Rosa Valley had a population of 3,334. The population density was 486.0 people per square mile (187.6/km²). The racial makeup of Santa Rosa Valley was 2,904 (87.1%) White, 23 (0.7%) African American, 13 (0.4%) Native American, 187 (5.6%) Asian, 4 (0.1%) Pacific Islander, 102 (3.1%) from other races, and 101 (3.0%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 353 persons (10.6%).

The Census reported that 3,334 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 1,113 households, out of which 383 (34.4%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 896 (80.5%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 58 (5.2%) had a female householder with no husband present, 23 (2.1%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 25 (2.2%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 8 (0.7%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 100 households (9.0%) were made up of individuals and 37 (3.3%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.00. There were 977 families (87.8% of all households); the average family size was 3.16.

The population was spread out with 727 people (21.8%) under the age of 18, 277 people (8.3%) aged 18 to 24, 446 people (13.4%) aged 25 to 44, 1,386 people (41.6%) aged 45 to 64, and 498 people (14.9%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48.9 years. For every 100 females there were 96.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.1 males.

There were 1,159 housing units at an average density of 168.9 per square mile (65.2/km²), of which 1,037 (93.2%) were owner-occupied, and 76 (6.8%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0.5%; the rental vacancy rate was 2.6%. 3,117 people (93.5% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 217 people (6.5%) lived in rental housing units.


  1. ^ U.S. Census
  2. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Santa Rosa Valley, California
  3. ^ All data are derived from the United States Census Bureau reports from the 2010 United States Census, and are accessible on-line here. The data on unmarried partnerships and same-sex married couples are from the Census report DEC_10_SF1_PCT15. All other housing and population data are from Census report DEC_10_DP_DPDP1. Both reports are viewable online or downloadable in a zip file containing a comma-delimited data file. The area data, from which densities are calculated, are available on-line here. Percentage totals may not add to 100% due to rounding. The Census Bureau defines families as a household containing one or more people related to the householder by birth, opposite-sex marriage, or adoption. People living in group quarters are tabulated by the Census Bureau as neither owners nor renters. For further details, see the text files accompanying the data files containing the Census reports mentioned above.