Stinson Beach, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Stinson Beach, California - Basic Facts

The Stinson Beach Census Designated Place had a population of 659 as of July 1, 2017. Stinson Beach 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 Stinson Beach is located at latitude 37.9078 and longitude -122.6393 in Marin County. The formal boundaries for the Stinson Beach Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Marin County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Stinson Beach Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2410001) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Stinson Beach Census Designated Place is located within Bolinas CCD of Marin County.

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


Total Population 659
Daytime Population: Workers 260
Daytime Population: Residents 277
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 537
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 656
Population in Familes 420
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 457
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $109,051
Average Household Income $163,063
Per Capita Income $88,274


Total Housing Units 793 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 214 (27.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 138 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 441 (55.6%)
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Average Home Value $1,146,163


Total Households 352
Average Household Size 1.86
Family Households 165
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 0.58% 0.57%
Households 0.52% 0.45%
Families 0.6% 0.48%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Stinson Beach, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stinson Beach 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 # 1136 25th
Population Density # 961 37th
Diversity Index # 1452 4th
Median Household Income # 120 92nd
Per Capita Income # 25 98th

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