San Anselmo

San Anselmo

Centered in idyllic Marin County, the town of San Anselmo is in the Ross Valley.

Centered in idyllic Marin County, the town of San Anselmo is in the Ross Valley, nestled below hills and mountains just 14 miles north of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge. Situated between the larger city of San Rafael to the east, Ross to the south, and Fairfax to the west, there is easy accessibility to outdoor recreational activities yet is minutes away from major cities across the Bay Area. The lush landscape, great weather all year round, and central location make San Anselmo a highly sought after destination.

Other aspects of this quaint community, which add to its appeal, are its excellent school district, thriving downtown area, and fascinating history. San Anselmo Avenue, the main business street, has many boutique shops that define the town's character. In fact, Sunset Magazine named San Anselmo the "Best in the West" for antique shopping. The town is also renowned for its annual outdoor Art and Wine festival and summertime film nights in the park. It is an amazing environment to invest in real estate and to raise a family. 


Overview for San Anselmo, CA

12,795 people live in San Anselmo, where the median age is 44.9 and the average individual income is $87,951. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

12,795

Total Population

44.9 years

Median Age

High

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

$87,951

Average individual Income

Around San Anselmo, CA

There's plenty to do around San Anselmo, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

81
Very Walkable
Walking Score
60
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Souvenir Bottle Shop, Aikido of Tamalpais, and Sing-Dance-Play.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.6 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.4 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.2 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.69 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.84 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.87 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for San Anselmo, CA

San Anselmo has 4,995 households, with an average household size of 2.55. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in San Anselmo do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 12,795 people call San Anselmo home. The population density is 4,782.77 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

12,795

Total Population

High

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

44.9

Median Age

49.73 / 50.27%

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
4,995

Total Households

2.55

Average Household Size

$87,951

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
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Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

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

Schools in San Anselmo, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby San Anselmo. 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
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Wade Thomas Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
3rd - 12th
No rating available
Irine M Hunt School Of Marin
PRIVATE
K - 11th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
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