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Rohnert Park

Rohnert Park, California

Rohnert Park, with a 2010 population count of 40,800 as of the 2010 census, is a city in Sonoma County, California. The city is a planned development modeled after a town New York and Pennsylvania. The Rohnert Park home buyer will find homes in quiet neighborhoods and on tree lined streets.

Students of Rohnert Park are educated through the Cotati–Rohnert Park Unified School District. The public school district educates children in grades K through grade 12. The school district operates a total of 11 schools that include six elementary, one middle, one intermediate and three high schools. One of the high schools, Technology High School specializes in math, science and technology and is located on the Sonoma State University campus. There are also 4 private schools in town offering K through grade 12 education. Rohnert Park is also home to Sonoma State University. Families with school aged children will find the educational offerings very attractive when seeking Rohnert Park homes for sale.

Rohnert Park properties include single and multi-family homes, townhouses and condominiums and are available at a range of prices. For residents who would rather than own Rohnert CA real estate, there are a variety of rental units available. It is important for residents to work with a Rohnert Park real estate agent to help find the right home to meet your home buying or renting needs. The average age of most Rohnert Park CA homes is between 50 and 70 years old.


The area was originally occupied by the Coast Miwok native people, but through a land grant in 1844 the Rohnert Park area was combined with the present day Penngrove and Cotati and eventually broken up and sold to settlers coming to the area. The city was named after the Rohnert family who owned a large seed farm. The farm grew to be a very successful business and horticultural venture in the county. By 1956 only 4 adults resided in the district, but in 1957 the beginning of the planned city was underway. Rohnert Park was incorporated in 1962 and approximately 2,780 people inhabited the area.

Parks and Recreation

The city of Rohnert Park operates 13 playgrounds and mini-parks and recreational facilities and sponsors programs for all ages. Amenities include playgrounds, sports fields, and athletic fields, swimming, bicycling and walking. The department also maintains facilities for rent to hold family and other special events. An active family will appreciate all that is available through the park and recreation department and an incentive to look for homes for sale in Rohnert Park.

Attractions and Activities

One of the things families consider when looking for Rohnert Park real estate is the available things to do in the area. Residents will find an abundance of activities to keep the family busy in the city and the surrounding area. Activities include an apple farm, bowling museums, state parks, golf, family fun centers and train town. There is something for all members of the family from the tiniest tot to the most elder statesmen.


There are quite a few annual events that place in and around the city. There are craft fairs, holiday celebrations, concerts charitable events, street celebrations, concerts and parades. Families seeking real estate in Rohnert Park will appreciate the traditions of the city and the chance to participate in community activities. For more information about events, visit

Rohnert Park is known as the “friendly city” and Peg and Jeremy King will be available to advise potential residents about the available Rohnert Park CA real estate in the city.