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Novato, CA

  • Population: 51,000
  • Median Household Income: $78,895.00
  • Median Age: 41.4
  • County: Marin
  • Patchwork Nation Classification: Evangelical Epicenters

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City Facts

Data Type Number Source Data Details Compare
Demographics     Details Compare
Families 70.0% American Community Survey
Married Couples 54.0% American Community Survey
Foreign-Born 23.0% American Community Survey
California-Born 53.0% American Community Survey
Language other than English spoken in the home 29.0% American Community Survey
College Educated 41.0% American Community Survey
Median Household Income $78,895.00 American Community Survey
Poverty Rate 7.0% American Community Survey
Population 51,000 American Community Survey
Median Age 41.4 American Community Survey
Senior Citizens 13.0% American Community Survey
White 78.0% American Community Survey
African-American 3.0% American Community Survey
Asian 6.0% American Community Survey
Hispanic 20.0% American Community Survey
Non-citizens 13.3% Association of Bay Area Governments
Local Government     Details Compare
Total Revenues 2006-07 $49,244,232.00 California State Controller's Office
Street lighting and landscaping 2006-07 $3,959,133.00 California State Controller's Office
Tax-Exempt Organizations 180 Internal Revenue Service
Local Sales & Use Tax 9.0% California State Board of Equalization
Police Expenditures 2006-07 $12,282,809.00 California State Controller's Office
Government Management and Support Expenditures 2006-07 $6,588,245.00 California State Controller's Office
Fire Expenditures 2006-07 $0.00 California State Controller's Office
Legislative Expenditures 2006-07 $474,939.00 California State Controller's Office
Cemetery Expenditures 2006-07 $0.00 California State Controller's Office
Politics & Elections     Details Compare
Registered Voters 28,549 California Secretary of State
Democrats 49.93% California Secretary of State
Republicans 25.16% California Secretary of State
Green Party 0.96% California Secretary of State
Libertarians 0.4% California Secretary of State
Decline to state 21.02% California Secretary of State
Transportation & Energy     Details Compare
Average Commute (minutes) 32.0 American Community Survey
No household vehicle 6.0% American Community Survey
2 household vehicles 40.0% American Community Survey
3 or more household vehicles 25.0% American Community Survey
Crime     Details Compare
Violent Crime 157 Office of the Attorney General (California)
Car Theft 148 Office of the Attorney General (California)
Labor     Details Compare
Unemployment as of April '09 8.6% California Employment Development Department
Garment Manufacturers and Contractors 3 California Department of Industrial Relations
Self-Employed 13.3% Association of Bay Area Governments
Lifestyle     Details Compare
Veterinarians 33 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Car Wash/Detailing Businesses 2 California Department of Industrial Relations
Landscape Architects 11 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Retail & Grocery     Details Compare
Safeway 2 Safeway
Trader Joe's 1 Trader Joe's
Liquor Licenses 57 California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control
Target 1 Target
Wal-Mart 0 Wal-Mart
Education     Details Compare
Libraries with free Wi-Fi 2 California State Library
Charter Schools 1 California Department of Education
Private Schools 4 California Department of Education
Public Schools 10 California Department of Education
Health & Medicine     Details Compare
Federally-funded health centers 2 United States Department of Health and Human Services
Medical Marijuana Dispensaries 1 National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws California Chapter
Funeral Establishments 2 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Planned Parenthood Locations 1 Planned Parenthood
Housing     Details Compare
Housing Units 21,000 American Community Survey
Vacant Units 4.0% American Community Survey
Multi-Unit Structures 23.0% American Community Survey
Mobile Homes 3.0% American Community Survey
Units built after 1990 17.0% American Community Survey
Renter-Occupied Units 30.0% American Community Survey
Median Home Price (April 2009) $380,000.00 California Association of Realtors
Change in home price April 2008 - April 2009 -28.3% California Association of Realtors
Median Home Price (May 2009) $450,000.00 California Association of Realtors
Recreation     Details Compare
YMCA Centers 0 YMCA Centers
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Local Newspapers 2 Nu-Designs Web Marketing

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