Novato, CA

54,790 Population
27.4 square miles 1,996.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
1,996.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
55.8%
was 53.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
19.5%
was 18.1%
 
Percent Under 18
21.4%
was 21.2%
 
Percent 65 and Over
18.1%
was 17.1%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.4
was 3.5
Ranked 6th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
7.4%
was 7.7%
 
Median Household Income
$83,895
was $78,439
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
48.5
48
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
3.6
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
184.6
was 199.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,850.1
was 1,555.8
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
22,457
was 22,242
 
Median Rent
$1,764
was $1,708
 
Total Building Permits
241
was 193
 
Occupied Housing Units
21,709
was 21,403
 
Homeownership Rate
66.6%
was 64.2%
 
Single Family Building Permits
91
was 75
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
818.3
was 810.5
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
9.4%
was 9.9%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
150
was 118
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
10.9
was 8.8
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
4.5
was 3.7
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.4%
was 96.4%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
90.8%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.8%
was 99.8%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
93.7%
was 93.3%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
45.9%
was 44.8%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
93.3%
was 94.2%
 
Debt Service Ratio
3.3%
was 28.8%
 
Revenue
$48,985,034
was $46,725,568
 
Expenditure
$49,373,614
was $58,255,362
 
Revenue per Capita
$916
was $887
 
Expenditure per Capita
$924
was $1,105
 

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