Healdsburg is a genuinely beautiful, luxurious, and charming place to live.

Welcome to Healdsburg

Picturesque small town known for its luxury accommodations centered on an idyllic 19th-century plaza
A top wine destination and one of America’s top ten small towns, Healdsburg is a genuinely beautiful, luxurious, and charming place to live, brimming with all the charm we’ve come to expect from classic Americana. But Healdsburg is unique in its placement at the heart of the Sonoma County wine region and the fact it is anchored by an idyllic and historic 19th-century plaza.

Throughout Healdsburg, you will discover beautiful natural scenery, tasting rooms, galleries, some of the country’s top wineries, museums, upscale boutiques, bars, and more. Healdsburg is also home to dozens of acclaimed restaurants as the area flourishes into a culinary destination.

Perched alongside the Russian River, Healdsburg is not only full of recreational opportunities, but it is genuinely beautiful and has many parks and lush open spaces. It’s a clean, quiet, and tranquil place to live, and many people come here to retire or to raise children.

Renowned for its luxurious accommodations, Healdsburg's homes for sale can offer plenty of different places to live throughout the town, depending on your lifestyle. If you want to reside near the town’s bustling city center, you’ll be close to the shops and restaurants. Healdsburg's real estate options also showcase several great ultra-luxe apartments in the area. Additionally, a little further out, on the outskirts of town, are other upscale residential developments that can feature spacious acreage and homes.

The culinary scene in Healdsburg is exceptional. It’s a haven for gourmands and wine lovers alike. SingleThread Farms is a three-star Michelin restaurant, offering guests a sumptuous 11-course tasting menu showcasing seasonal bounty from the farm and providing a truly bespoke wine country experience.

Sushi connoisseurs will appreciate The Matheson, a multi-level restaurant and sushi kitchen boasting a range of experiences between the dining loft, rooftop cocktail lounge, and farm-focused menu.
At Willi’s Seafood & Raw Bar, you can get a taste of New England or South America with a distinct menu that includes classic lobster rolls and Latin-style skewers, ceviches, and tartares. Of course, other seafood dishes are on the menu, including at least eight varieties of oysters. Also in town is the rustic-chic and upscale Valette, which serves Californian cuisine in stylish digs.

The historic Healdsburg Plaza is the crown jewel of the town. Established in the 1850s, this beautiful plaza is brimming with wine experiences, lodgings, cultural attractions, and much more. On Tuesdays, the plaza hosts weekly concerts that include a unique line-up of bands and food vendors. Healdsburg also hosts an annual art festival where local artists can showcase their work alongside demonstrations, interactive displays, and live performances.

Come fall, Healdsburg’s Humane Society hosts Healdsburg’s Howl-O-Ween Dog Parade, a fun pet parade and costume contest in the plaza.

Those who want a genuine Sonoma County experience must participate in the time-honored Barrel Tasting tradition on Wine Road, a weekend-long event that allows visitors to get into the cellar and taste wine straight from the barrel while learning from the best regional winemakers.

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Overview for Healdsburg, CA

13,334 people live in Healdsburg, where the median age is 48.3 and the average individual income is $53,728.63. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

48.3 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Healdsburg, CA

Healdsburg has 5,287 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Healdsburg do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 13,334 people call Healdsburg home. The population density is 492.35 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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47.4 / 52.6%

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Around Healdsburg, CA

There's plenty to do around Healdsburg, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Simoncini Vineyards, Leo Steen Wines, and Ehret Family Winery.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$$ 2.2 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.17 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.76 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.83 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.6 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.84 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

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