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Novato, California - Basic Facts

The City of Novato had a population of 53,753 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Novato is located at latitude 38.0851 and longitude -122.5482 in Marin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Novato (see map below) encompass a land area of 27.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.52 sq. miles. Marin County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 20 feet.

The City of Novato (GNIS ID: 2411283) 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 City of Novato is located within Novato CCD of Marin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Novato 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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Novato, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 53,753
Daytime Population: Workers 24,700
Daytime Population: Residents 27,213
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 51,913
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 53,226
Population in Familes 42,525
Population in Group Qrtrs 527
Population Density2 1,959
Diversity Index3 63
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $87,260
Average Household Income $120,742
Per Capita Income $47,531

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 21,548 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,770 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,097 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 681 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $727,454
Average Home Value $760,224
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 20,867
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 13,834
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.48% 0.42%
Households 0.4% 0.36%
Families 0.35% 0.35%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

Novato, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Novato 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 # 177 88th
Population Density # 611 60th
Diversity Index # 763 50th
Median Household Income # 272 82nd
Per Capita Income # 251 84th

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