Sausalito is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of California. With a population of 7,135 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Sausalito is the 467th largest community in California.
Sausalito home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Sausalito real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Sausalito is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 95.07% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Sausalito is a city of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sausalito who work in management occupations (24.59%), business and financial occupations (18.08%) and sales jobs (11.84%).
Of important note, Sausalito is also a city of artists. Sausalito has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Sausalito’s character.
Also of interest is that Sausalito has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 14.50% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Sausalito is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
In Sausalito, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.68 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
Despite being a small city, Sausalito has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
If knowledge is power, Sausalito is a pretty powerful place. 72.06% of the adults in Sausalito have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Sausalito in 2010 was $89,751, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $359,004 for a family of four.
The people who call Sausalito home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sausalito residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Sausalito include German, Irish, English, Italian, French and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Sausalito is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||3,958|
|SAUSALITO HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||46.53%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||53.47%|
|TYPE OF SAUSALITO HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||46.30%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||10.79%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||21.52%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||20.44%|
|SIZE OF SAUSALITO HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||1.00%|
|AGE OF SAUSALITO HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||3.54%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||31.52%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||39.42%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||25.53%|
|SAUSALITO REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$1,450,000|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,738|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $70,000||1.52%|
|$70,001 - $140,000||0.00%|
|$140,001 - $280,000||2.06%|
|$280,001 - $420,000||2.60%|
|$420,001 - $560,000||2.00%|
|$560,001 - $700,000||5.58%|
|$700,001 - $1,050,000||8.40%|
|$1,050,001 - $1,400,000||22.05%|
|PEOPLE OF SAUSALITO||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||3.39%|
|5 TO 17||4.32%|
|18 TO 24||4.43%|
|25 TO 34||10.92%|
|35 TO 54||32.83%|
|55 TO 64||20.22%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||23.90%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||98.30%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$111,702|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$89,751|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||5.31%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (24.43%)
Information Technology (8.14%)
Real estate (3.23%)
Public Service (2.01%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.82%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.18%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.30%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.22%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.14%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||6.28%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (22.92%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (85.14%)
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