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Larkspur
  • Suburb of San Francisco, CA

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade A
  9. Cost of Living
    grade D
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Larkspur is a suburb of San Francisco with a population of 12,972. Larkspur is in Marin County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Larkspur offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Larkspur there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Larkspur and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Larkspur are highly rated.

About

About Larkspur...
Population
12,972

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,463,600
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$2,610
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    54%
  • Own
    46%
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Larkspur Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    25%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    33%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    38%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    8%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  11%

Working in Larkspur

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$135,260
National
$69,021

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Larkspur Reviews

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