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Tiburon, CA
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Tiburon is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of California. With a population of 9,146 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Tiburon is the 427th largest community in California.

Tiburon home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Tiburon real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Tiburon is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.70% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Tiburon is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tiburon who work in management occupations (27.13%), business and financial occupations (13.64%), and sales jobs (13.16%).

Of important note, Tiburon is also a town of artists. Tiburon has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Tiburon’s character.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 18.56% 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.

In addition, Tiburon is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.

Because of many things, Tiburon is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Tiburon a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Tiburon has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Tiburon’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Tiburon 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 Tiburon, a lot of people use a ferryboat to get to work every day though Tiburon is a relatively small town. Those that ride a ferryboat are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Tiburon, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Tiburon is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 77.01% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Tiburon in 2018 was $118,095, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $472,380 for a family of four.

Tiburon is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Tiburon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tiburon residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Tiburon also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.12% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Tiburon include English, German, Irish, Italian, and Eastern European.

In addition, Tiburon has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (21.24%).

The most common language spoken in Tiburon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.


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