Novato demographics profile

StatisticNovatoCaliforniaNational
Population54,79038,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,99623291
Median age44.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%46%43%
Speak English75%56%79%
Speak Spanish15%29%13%
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.
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  • The population density in Novato is 759% higher than California.
  • The median age in Novato is 23% higher than California.
  • In Novato 76.95% of the population is White.
  • In Novato 2.16% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Novato 6.56% of the population is Asian.

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Novato population breakdown by race

RaceNovatoCaliforniaNational
White76.95%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American2.16%5.85%12.63%
Asian6.56%13.85%5.22%
American Indian0.20%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.11%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race5.35%4.62%3.06%
Other race8.67%13.28%4.75%
In Novato, 18.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Novato, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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