You can see individual crime statistics by date of occurance for 94954 by going to this site and entering the zip code. The data seems to go back about 6 months. http://www.mylocalcrime.com/#94954
This other site shows crime statistics for 94954 verses the national average. Petaluma crime is lower than the national average. http://www.relocationessentials.com/aff/www/tools/crime/crime.aspx... more
In Sonoma County today there are 17 three bedroom homes on the MLS under $300,000. Some are in areas that are higher crime than others. Three out of the 17 are single story. Two of those are in Cloverdale and one is in southwest Santa Rosa. The lowest price single story, 3 bedroom home in Petaluma is $434,000 for just under 1300 square feet of living space.
I guess the answer to your question is yes to Sonoma County in general and no to Petaluma.... more
Crime, unfortunately, is everwhere. We are lucky to have a fabulous community to keep everyone in check. If a neighbor kid is acting up, someone is going to intervene. The folks that live here care about each other and aren't shy about getting involved.... more