Novato, CA has a population of 54,790 and is the 732nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,996 per sq mi which is 759% higher than the California average and 2103% higher than the national average. The median age in Novato is 44 which is approximately 23% higher than the California average of 36. In Novato, 58% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 75% speak English and 15% speak Spanish. 54% of Novato residents were born in California, 25% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 20% were foreign born.