Novato

Welcome to Novato, a delightful city nestled in the heart of Marin County, California.

Welcome to Novato

Where Suburban Charm Meets Natural Beauty
 
Welcome to Novato, a delightful city nestled in the heart of Marin County, California. If you're searching for a place that effortlessly blends suburban charm with the wonders of nature, you've found it. Novato offers a relaxed and inviting atmosphere that instantly makes you feel at home. So, let's embark on a journey through the enchanting streets of Novato and discover what makes it such a special community.
 

Embrace the Outdoors

Novato is a paradise for nature lovers, with a wealth of outdoor opportunities waiting to be explored. Put on your hiking boots and venture into the nearby trails that wind through picturesque landscapes. Immerse yourself in the serenity of the surrounding hills and soak in breathtaking views. If biking is your passion, hit the scenic routes that meander through the city, revealing stunning vistas at every turn. And when you need a peaceful escape, visit the local parks, where you can unwind, have a picnic, or simply appreciate the beauty of the natural surroundings. Novato invites you to embrace the outdoors and create unforgettable memories in its breathtaking landscapes. Favorite Picks: Mount Burdell, Stafford Lake, Bahia Trail, Rush Creek Preserve, Hamilton Wetlands, Stafford Lake Bike Park.
 

Shop, Dine, and Discover

Novato's charming downtown area is a treasure trove of delightful experiences. Explore the unique shops, boutiques, and galleries that offer a mix of local treasures and hidden gems. Treat yourself to a culinary adventure as you savor the diverse dining options, from cozy cafes to upscale restaurants. Novato's dining scene caters to every taste, ensuring a delectable experience for all. So, take your time, wander the streets, and immerse yourself in the vibrant energy of downtown Novato. Masa Sushi, Perry’s, Dr. Insomniac’s, Toast, Blue Barn, Vintage Oaks Shopping Center.
 

A Community That Cares

Novato is more than just a city; it's a close-knit community that radiates warmth and friendliness. From the moment you arrive, you'll be greeted with smiles and a genuine sense of belonging. Engage in conversations with neighbors at community gatherings, farmers markets, and lively events that bring people together. Novato's strong community spirit fosters connections, supports local initiatives, and creates an environment where everyone feels valued. In Novato, you'll experience the true meaning of community and forge lasting relationships.
 

A Haven for Families

Novato is a haven for families, offering a range of amenities and activities to keep everyone entertained. Spend quality time at the local parks, where children can play and explore. Engage in educational programs and recreational activities at the community centers, nurturing a love for learning. Novato's family-friendly environment ensures that there's always something exciting to do, creating cherished memories for the whole family.
 
Novato seamlessly combines suburban charm with the beauty of nature. Whether you're exploring the great outdoors, discovering hidden gems in downtown, connecting with the vibrant community, embracing arts and culture, or enjoying family-friendly activities, Novato has it all. So, come and experience the welcoming atmosphere and natural beauty of this extraordinary city and make Novato your place to call home.

Overview for Novato, CA

53,214 people live in Novato, where the median age is 48.1 and the average individual income is $57,297. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

53,214

Total Population

48.1 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$57,297

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Novato, CA

Novato has 20,682 households, with an average household size of 2.54. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Novato do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 53,214 people call Novato home. The population density is 1,936.83 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

53,214

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

48.1

Median Age

51.05 / 48.95%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
20,682

Total Households

2.54

Average Household Size

$57,297

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Novato, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Novato. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Good Shepherd Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Lynwood Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Pleasant Valley Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Novato Charter
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Our Lady Of Loretto School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Hamilton Meadow Park
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
San Ramon Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Nova Education Center
PUBLIC
K - 12th
4/5
Marin Christian Academy
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
North Bay Christian Academy
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Lu Sutton Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Olive Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
San Jose Intermediate
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
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