Novato

Most Northern Marin County city voted one of the top 30 cities in the US for healthy lifestyles.
 

Welcome to Novato

Right at the northern tip of Marin County, the city is surrounded by unspoiled open space, teeming wetlands, and rolling coastal hills. It’s within easy driving distance of the Sonoma-Napa Wine Country to the east and the Point Reyes National Seashore to the west. 

With so much to offer, it’s not surprising that Novato was voted as one of the top thirty cities in the US for healthy lifestyles. You can roam over 2,600 acres of open space with beautiful hiking and scenic cycling trails. You can also hit the links on several premier 18-hole golf courses. And top off your day by visiting Grant Avenue’s quaint boutiques and eateries in historic Old Town, or sip award-winning regional wines at Mantra Wines and Trek Winery.
 
 
 

Overview for Novato, CA

53,214 people live in Novato, where the median age is 48.1 and the average individual income is $57,297. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

53,214

Total Population

48.1 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$57,297

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Novato, CA

Novato has 20,682 households, with an average household size of 2.54. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Novato do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 53,214 people call Novato home. The population density is 1,936.83 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

53,214

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

48.1

Median Age

51.05 / 48.95%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
20,682

Total Households

2.54

Average Household Size

$57,297

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Novato, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Novato. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Good Shepherd Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Lynwood Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Pleasant Valley Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Novato Charter
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Our Lady Of Loretto School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Hamilton Meadow Park
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
San Ramon Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Nova Education Center
PUBLIC
K - 12th
4/5
Marin Christian Academy
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
North Bay Christian Academy
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Lu Sutton Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Olive Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
San Jose Intermediate
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5

Around Novato, CA

There's plenty to do around Novato, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

62
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
60
Bikeable
Bike Score
34
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including 77 Social Club at Bay Club StoneTree, Anne's Secret Hang Ups, and Pacific Stamp Exchange.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.66 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.21 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.26 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.74 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.82 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 1.3 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars

Work With Allison

Allison’s passion in real estate stemmed from her father who was an architect, and from her mother who earned the title of Entrepreneur of the Year. Allison loves to find art in architecture, and get the deal done. Her talent is to find value and see how to transform properties into a wonderful space to live.