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Novato, CA: What you need to know

Along the northern part of San Francisco Bay, Novato has 3,600 acres of open space that makes the city attractive for hikers and mountain bikers, especially at Stafford Lake Park and the 1,558-foot-high Mount Burdell. The downtown features a historic Old Town district, and several biotech companies are key contributors to the economy. An award-winning Novato Unified School District is the city's largest employer with 1,200 workers, and residents can receive quality medical care at Novato Community Hospital.



Novato, CA City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 54,133
Median Age 44
Median Household Income $78,439
Median Home Price $579,700
Walkscore 30

Novato, CA Demographics

Median Population in Novato , CA

Median Age 44%
Age 18 Over 78.8%
Age 21 Over 75.5%
Age 62 Over 22%
Age 65 Over 17.1%

Race in Novato , CA

  Ethnicity White 78.7%
  Ethnicity Black 1.9%
  Ethnicity Asian 5.8%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 19.3%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Other 8.9%

Population By Gender in Novato , CA

  Male 48.3%
  Female 51.7%

Language in Novato , CA

  English Only 76.5%
  English Other 23.5%

Economics in Novato , CA

  Median Household Income $78,439
  Median Home Price $579,700
  Homes Owned 35.8%
  Homes Rent 64.2%
  Median Property Rent $1,708

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Commute Types in Novato , CA

  Walked 1.8%
  Worked at Home 5.9%
  Public Transportation 7.3%
  Other Means 1%
  Drove Alone 73%
  Carpooled 10.9%

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Total Employed Armed Forces: 150
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