Sausalito, CA

Census Place

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2022 Population
7,233
0.372% 1-year decline
US Senator
N/AAlex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Senator
N/ALaphonza Butler
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
54.4
2.16% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
7.66%
5.23% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$163,170
16.2% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$1.74M
18.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Sausalito, CA had a population of 7.23k people with a median age of 54.4 and a median household income of $163,170. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Sausalito, CA declined from 7,260 to 7,233, a −0.372% decrease and its median household income grew from $140,417 to $163,170, a 16.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sausalito, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (82.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.73%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.68%), White (Hispanic) (3.17%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.55%).

None of the households in Sausalito, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

93.1% of the residents in Sausalito, CA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Sausalito, CA was $1.74M, and the homeownership rate was 54.3%.

Most people in Sausalito, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Sausalito, CA was 2 cars per household.

About the photo: Floating homes on the Sausalito waterfront in Marin County

Population & Diversity

Sausalito, CA is home to a population of 7.23k people, from which 93.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 15.4% of Sausalito, CA residents were born outside of the country (1.11k people).

In 2022, there were 12.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.98k people) in Sausalito, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 487 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 266 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

93.1%
2022 Citizenship
94.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 93.1% of Sausalito, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Sausalito, CA was 94.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Sausalito, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    5.98k ± 332
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    487 ± 204
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    266 ± 152
8.5%
Hispanic Population
615 people

In 2022, there were 12.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.98k people) in Sausalito, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 487 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 266 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.5% of the people in Sausalito, CA are hispanic (615 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Sausalito, CA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

15.4%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.11k people
14.9%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.08k people

As of 2022, 15.4% of Sausalito, CA residents (1.11k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Sausalito, CA was 14.9%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    128 ± 68
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    28 ± 36
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    9 ± 24

Sausalito, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.57 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Sausalito, CA employs 4.11k people. The largest industries in Sausalito, CA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,082 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (437 people), and Retail Trade (381 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($250,001), Wholesale Trade ($167,599), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($167,159).

Occupations

4.11k
2022 Value
± 498
−0.436%
1 Year decline
± 17.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sausalito, CA declined at a rate of −0.436%, from 4.13k employees to 4.11k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sausalito, CA, are Management Occupations (1,166 people), Sales & Related Occupations (768 people), and Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (523 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sausalito, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.11k
2022 Value
± 498
−0.436%
1 Year decline
± 17.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sausalito, CA declined at a rate of −0.436%, from 4.13k employees to 4.11k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sausalito, CA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,082 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (437 people), and Retail Trade (381 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sausalito, CA, though some of these residents may live in Sausalito, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$138,705
Median earning men ± $43,985
$87,337
Median earning women ± $3,949

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Other Services Except Public Administration ($250,001), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($199,000), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($178,438).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($185,682), Wholesale Trade ($167,763), and Manufacturing ($94,053).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.57%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 17.9M people employed in California. This represents a 2.57% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in California.

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Civics

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing the state of California. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from California

N/AAlex Padilla
Senator from California3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Kamala Harris, who had become Vice President of the United States.
N/ALaphonza Butler
Senator from California1
Assumed office on October 3, 2023
Appointed to the seat following the death of Dianne Feinstein.

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing California.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in California over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for California have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 2.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.26% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (6.9M), High School or Equivalent (6.8M), and Bachelors Degree (6.36M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Sausalito, CA was $1.74M in 2022, which is 6.15 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $1.46M to $1.74M, a 18.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Sausalito, CA is 54.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Sausalito, CA have an average commute time of 30.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Sausalito, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$1.74M
Median Property Value 2022
±$328,479
$2,203
Median Property Taxes
±$305

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Sausalito, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Sausalito, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

54.3%
Homeownership
2022
60.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 54.3% of the housing units in Sausalito, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 55.3%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 1302.01
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$163,170
Median Household Income
± $21,544
4.06k
Number of Households
± 452

In 2022, the median household income of the 4.06k households in Sausalito, CA grew to $163,170 from the previous year's value of $140,417.

The following chart displays the households in Sausalito, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Sausalito, CA is from California.
0.498
2022 Wage GINI in California
0.497
2021 Wage GINI in California

In 2022, the income inequality in California was 0.498 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.107% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in California in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (47.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (38.8%)
  3. Public Transit (8.09%)

In 2022, 47.4% of workers in Sausalito, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (38.8%) and those who used public transit to get to work (8.09%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

30.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sausalito, CA have a longer commute time (30.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.99% of the workforce in Sausalito, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Sausalito, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Sausalito, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.66% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sausalito, CA (553 out of 7.22k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Males 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sausalito, CA is White, followed by Asian and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

99.4% of the population of Sausalito, CA has health coverage, with 48.9% on employee plans, 3.37% on Medicaid, 24.6% on Medicare, 21.7% on non-group plans, and 0.857% on military or VA plans.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 8.12% under 18 years, 19.3% between 18 and 34 years, 40.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 32.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 42.3% were men and 57.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

0.622%
Uninsured
48.9%
Employer Coverage
3.37%
Medicaid
24.6%
Medicare
21.7%
Non-Group
0.857%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sausalito, CA declined by 30.6% from 0.896% to 0.622%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Sausalito, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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