Cotati, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Cotati, California - Basic Facts

The City of Cotati had a population of 7,633 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cotati: Page's Station.

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


Total Population 7,633
Population in Households 7,613
Population in Familes 5,570
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density2 4,060
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $65,753
Average Household Income $90,670
Per Capita Income $36,779


Total Housing Units 3,162 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,854 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,248 (39.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 ( 1.9%)
Median Home Value $482,461
Average Home Value $587,608


Total Households 3,102
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 1,827
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 0.6% -0.18%
Households 0.5% -0.29%
Families 0.36% -0.33%
Median Household Income   3.24%
Per Capita Income   4.05%

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, 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 # 549 64th
Population Density # 317 79th
Diversity Index # 867 43rd
Median Household Income # 592 61st
Per Capita Income # 508 67th

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