Population: 9,335

Male 47% Female 53%
Married 60%
Single 40%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Corte Madera has a very low population density. Corte Madera is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

2,948 Corte Madera
27,441 New York

City Info

Corte Madera, CA is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 10/10 and an overall value of 9/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Corte Madera has a population density of 2,948, with 9,335 current residents.

Out of the 9,335 current residents, 47% are male and 53% are female. 60% of the residents are married and 40% are single.



Air quality

Best air quality


  • 72% Sun
  • 48% Rain
  • 0% Snow


62°F average temperature

  • 47 years Median home age
  • $755,770 Median home price
  • -16.13% Home appreciation rate
  • 6.29% Annual property tax
  • 70.8%
    Homes owned
  • 26.9%
    Homes rented
  • 2.4%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Corte Madera, the air quality is 85% and the weather, on average, is 72% sunny, 48% rainy, and 0% snowy. The average temperature is 62°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Corte Madera, you should know that 70.8% of homes are owned while 26.9% of homes are rented, and 2.4% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $755,770, the median age of homes is 47 years, the annual home appreciation is -16.13% and the annual property tax is 6.29%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat


When looking at the community of Corte Madera, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Corte Madera’s crime rate is 4 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Corte Madera is 44 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 77.77% Democratic, 20.19% Republican, and 2.04% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:16


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 95%
    High school diploma
  • 5%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 40%
    Bachelors degree
  • 23%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Corte Madera, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 8.10% of residents are unemployed in Corte Madera (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Corte Madera residents: 26.8% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 34.16% are in the arts and sciences field, 10.7% are in the customer service field, 20.1% are in the sales field, 0.00% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 5.2% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 3.1% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:16. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 95.42%, 5.39% of residents have an associate’s degree, 39.82% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 23.35% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Corte Madera, you should be aware that the average commute time is 30 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Corte Madera have a few different options. 70% of commuters use their own cars, 7% of commuters carpool, 9% of commuters use the transit system, and 10% of residents work from home.

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