Corte Madera, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Corte Madera, California - Basic Facts

The Town of Corte Madera had a population of 9,502 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

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Corte Madera, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,502
Population in Households 9,502
Population in Familes 7,644
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,004
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 3,831
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 2,499
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,106 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,562 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,269 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 275 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $945,847
Average Home Value $959,918


Median Household Income $105,292
Average Household Income $140,457
Per Capita Income $57,096
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.6%
Households 0.16% 0.48%
Families -0.13% 0.49%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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, 2016 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 # 496 67th
Population Density1 # 448 71st
Diversity Index2 # 1138 25th
Median Household Income # 116 92nd
Per Capita Income # 125 92nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.