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Mill Valley
  • Suburb of San Francisco, CA

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  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 A minus

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Mill Valley is a suburb of San Francisco with a population of 14,456. Mill Valley is in Marin County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Mill Valley offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Mill Valley there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Mill Valley and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Mill Valley are highly rated.

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About Mill Valley...
Population
14,456

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,625,400
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$2,694
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    35
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    405.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,671.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    97.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    19%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    36%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    39%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    7%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    national  11%

Working in Mill Valley

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$170,946
National
$64,994

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