Corte Madera, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Corte Madera, California - Basic Facts

The Town of Corte Madera had a population of 9,827 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Corte Madera, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 9,827
Population in Households 9,827
Population in Familes 7,968
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,106
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $120,258
Average Household Income $163,253
Per Capita Income $66,298


Total Housing Units 4,233 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,581 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,374 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 278 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $1,159,784
Average Home Value $1,224,089


Total Households 3,955
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 2,578
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.73% 0.74%
Households 0.51% 0.61%
Families 0.28% 0.62%
Median Household Income   3.16%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

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, 2018 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 # 494 67th
Population Density # 443 71st
Diversity Index # 1163 23rd
Median Household Income # 106 93rd
Per Capita Income # 110 93rd

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