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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B
Cotati is a town in California with a population of 7,448. Cotati is in Sonoma County. Living in Cotati offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Cotati there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Cotati and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Cotati are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$458,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,387
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    44%
  • Own
    56%
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Cotati Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    481
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    80.2
    40.7
  • Robbery
    93.5
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    240.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    828.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    187
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    15%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

Working in Cotati

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$73,098
National
$55,322
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Cotati Reviews

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Nice small town feel, has some nightlife and decent restuarants and is walkable. Very centrally located in Sonoma county, easy access to parks and coast.
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Absolutely love this town! It has everything from farmers markets, bars, shops, and has a hometown feel.
Small, nice town. Cool people. Lots of local music and activities. Range of food options, farmer's markets during the summer.