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Novato is a larger medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of California. With a population of 55,005 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Novato is the 165th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Novato 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.
Novato is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.75% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Novato is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Novato who work in management occupations (14.62%), office and administrative support (12.70%) and sales jobs (12.03%).
Also of interest is that Novato has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One of the nice things about Novato is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
For the size of the city, public transportation in Novato is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Novato, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
The education level of Novato ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Novato, 44.06% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Novato in 2010 was $44,724, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $178,896 for a family of four. However, Novato contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Novato is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Novato home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Novato residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Novato also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 19.58% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Novato include Irish, German, English, Italian, French and Swedish.
Novato also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 19.25%.
The most common language spoken in Novato is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||20,890|
|NOVATO HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||64.65%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||35.35%|
|TYPE OF NOVATO HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||58.80%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||15.53%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||5.61%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||17.24%|
|SIZE OF NOVATO HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||5.61%|
|AGE OF NOVATO HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||11.40%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||48.73%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||36.77%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||3.11%|
|NOVATO REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$784,386|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,146|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $70,000||2.89%|
|$70,001 - $140,000||1.84%|
|$140,001 - $280,000||4.04%|
|$280,001 - $420,000||8.10%|
|$420,001 - $560,000||11.02%|
|$560,001 - $700,000||14.86%|
|$700,001 - $1,050,000||33.34%|
|$1,050,001 - $1,400,000||16.65%|
|PEOPLE OF NOVATO||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.74%|
|5 TO 17||15.26%|
|18 TO 24||5.59%|
|25 TO 34||10.66%|
|35 TO 54||29.24%|
|55 TO 64||15.70%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||16.81%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||92.29%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$76,609|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$44,724|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||8.57%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (14.93%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (8.98%)
Public Service (4.02%)
Real estate (3.02%)
Information Technology (2.99%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||2.29%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.30%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.03%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||9.28%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||4.48%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||19.58%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (13.69%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (75.70%)
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