Cotati is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 7,599 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Cotati is the 464th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Cotati are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Cotati is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cotati is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cotati who work in management occupations (11.63%), office and administrative support (11.29%), and sales jobs (9.51%).
Of important note, Cotati is also a city of artists. Cotati has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Cotati’s character.
Also of interest is that Cotati has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Cotati is a college town. There are a lot of students in Cotati attending college, and as a result Cotati provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
In terms of college education, Cotati is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.22% of adults in Cotati have a college degree.
The per capita income in Cotati in 2010 was $36,170, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $144,680 for a family of four. However, Cotati contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Cotati is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Cotati home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cotati residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Cotati also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.74% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cotati include Irish, German, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Cotati is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.