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Corte Madera, California - Basic Facts

The Town of Corte Madera had a population of 9,684 as of July 1, 2017. Corte Madera ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Corte Madera is located at latitude 37.9318 and longitude -122.5077 in Marin County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Corte Madera (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.16 sq. miles and a water area of 1.24 sq. miles. Marin County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Town of Corte Madera (GNIS ID: 2413247) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Corte Madera is located within Ross Valley CCD of Marin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Corte Madera population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Corte Madera, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,684
Daytime Population: Workers 9,025
Daytime Population: Residents 5,054
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,079
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.45
Population in Households 9,684
Population in Familes 7,788
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,061
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $111,017
Average Household Income $151,602
Per Capita Income $61,946


Total Housing Units 4,164 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,636 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,289 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 239 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Average Home Value $1,016,834


Total Households 3,925
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 2,559
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.63% 0.53%
Households 0.47% 0.43%
Families 0.21% 0.44%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Corte Madera, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Corte Madera to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 495 67th
Population Density # 448 71st
Diversity Index # 1155 24th
Median Household Income # 112 93rd
Per Capita Income # 120 92nd

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