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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
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  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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Sausalito is a suburb of San Francisco with a population of 7,116. Sausalito is in Marin County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Sausalito offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Sausalito there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Sausalito and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Sausalito are highly rated.

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About Sausalito...
Population
7,116

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,346,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$2,583
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    45%
  • Own
    55%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    84.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    14
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    295
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,147
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    182.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    4%
  • 18-24 years
    1%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    20%
  • 65+ years
    30%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    35%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    4%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    national  12%

Working in Sausalito

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$111,906
National
$62,843

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