Novato, CA 94947 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 94947: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Novato, CA 94947

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 272
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,758
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,791
  • County: Marin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.104, Longitude -122.616
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Novato, CA 94947 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 25,065
Population in Households 24,675
Population in Familes 19,919
Population in Group Qrtrs 390
Population Density1 1,125
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 9,579
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 6,512
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,827 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,515 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,064 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 248 ( 2.5%)
Median Home Value $679,315
Average Home Value $719,574


Median Household Income $86,532
Average Household Income $114,360
Per Capita Income $44,376
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% 0.62%
Households 0.29% 0.53%
Families 0.28% 0.52%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.

Novato, CA 94947 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 94947 to the other 1,756 ZIP Codes 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 # 712 60th
Population Density1 # 809 54th
Diversity Index2 # 1054 40th
Median Household Income # 310 82nd
Per Capita Income # 332 81st

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