Cotati, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Cotati Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Cotati Content

Also See: Cotati, CA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Cotati, California - Basic Facts

The City of Cotati had a population of 7,586 as of July 1, 2017. Cotati ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cotati is located at latitude 38.3285 and longitude -122.7101 in Sonoma County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cotati (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sonoma County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 108 feet.

The City of Cotati (GNIS ID: 2410240) 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 Cotati is located within Petaluma CCD of Sonoma County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cotati population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cotati: Page's Station.

EXTREMELY LOCAL Demographic Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting demographic data.


City of Cotati, CA Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | CA Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Petaluma CCD | Sonoma County | California Counties

Search the map for:

Cotati, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,586
Daytime Population: Workers 3,957
Daytime Population: Residents 3,716
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,673
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 7,567
Population in Familes 5,461
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density2 4,035
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $62,712
Average Household Income $85,074
Per Capita Income $34,512


Total Housing Units 3,250 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,722 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,359 (41.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 170 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $464,286
Average Home Value $510,976


Total Households 3,080
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 1,808
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 0.6% 0.66%
Households 0.47% 0.57%
Families 0.26% 0.57%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Cotati, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cotati 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 # 551 64th
Population Density # 313 79th
Diversity Index # 856 44th
Median Household Income # 602 60th
Per Capita Income # 533 65th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.

California Research Tools

California Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare California Census Data
Highest or Lowest: