Sonoma County's June First-Time Homebuyer Report

Sonoma County is a county in California with a median income of $64,938 per household. Besides being affluent, its population is younger than others with a median age of 39 years. Santa Rosa, Petaluma, and Rohnert Park are the three largest cities in terms of population. The Sonoma County market is primarily made up of detached homes, currently accounting for 86% overall. Leading the list of top schools in the county are Fort Ross Elementary School, Rincon Valley Middle School, and Technology High School.

Price Range

Sonoma County has some of the more expensive homes in the state with a median home value of $317,200 and a current average list price of $685,384. The homes with the highest value are in 94922, 94952, and Bodega Bay. With seven homes sold in the Sonoma County market over the last 30 days, we see no change from last week's numbers. However, seven new listings came into the market.

Typical Dwelling

The typical dwelling in Sonoma County is a four-bedroom detached home worth about $851,955. To purchase a similar home, a buyer with good credit and a $170,391 cash down payment could obtain a mortgage with a 3.95% interest rate and a $2,362 monthly payment. The property tax rate is $6.80 per $1,000 of taxable assessed value.

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Data reported through 6/15/2017

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