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, 2017)


Total Population 25,466
Daytime Population: Workers 5,106
Daytime Population: Residents 12,770
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,876
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 25,079
Population in Familes 20,245
Population in Group Qrtrs 387
Population Density2 833
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $92,652
Average Household Income $122,070
Per Capita Income $47,904


Total Housing Units 10,070 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,724 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,133 (31.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 213 ( 2.1%)
Median Home Value $715,892
Average Home Value $763,340


Total Households 9,857
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 6,707
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 0.5% 0.45%
Households 0.44% 0.41%
Families 0.42% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.35%

Novato, CA 94947 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 94947 to the other 1,761 ZIP Codes 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 # 715 59th
Population Density # 858 51st
Diversity Index # 1068 39th
Median Household Income # 292 83rd
Per Capita Income # 313 82nd

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