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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    D+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    NG
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B+
Smith Ranch is a neighborhood in San Rafael, California with a population of 6,618. Smith Ranch is in Marin County. Living in Smith Ranch offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Smith Ranch and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Smith Ranch are highly rated.
About Smith Ranch...
Population
6,618

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$541,856
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,452
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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Smith Ranch Rankings

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

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$87,381
National
$55,322
Families with Children
22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%
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SOME GREAT LOCAL PLACES NEARBY, ESPECIALLY FOR MEXICAN, SANDWICHES, COFFEE AND BEER.
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I love the area because it has beautiful scenery.
VERY NICE PEOPLE. NEIGHBORS AROUND DOMINICAN SPECIFICALLY ARE VERY RUDE. GET ANGRY WHEN WE HOLD EVENTS BUT LET THEIR DOGS POOP EVERYWHERE WITHOUT CLEANING UP.