Ross Valley, California

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Population in July 2007: 59,297.
Males: 31,149  (52.5%)
Females: 28,148  (47.5%)
Median resident age:  41.6 years
California median age:  33.3 years

Zip code: 94904

Estimated median household income in 2013: $99,604 (it was $73,539 in 2000)
Ross Valley:

$99,604
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $61,962 (it was $45,905 in 2000)

Ross Valley CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $914,715 (it was $575,400 in 2000)
Ross Valley:

$914,715
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $974,193; Detached houses: over $1,000,000; Townhouses or other attached units: $484,378; In 2-unit structures: $586,699; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $605,124; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $426,815; Mobile homes: $81,193; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $467,040
  • Races in Ross Valley, CA (2000)

    Ross Valley races chart
    • 49,57683.1%White alone
    • 3,5175.9%Hispanic
    • 2,9344.9%Black alone
    • 1,8943.2%Asian alone
    • 1,2972.2%Two or more races
    • 1950.3%American Indian alone
    • 1770.3%Other race alone
    • 720.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Ross Valley detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ross Valley: 194.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 48.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,221 people per square mile   (low).

Ross Valley, California map

For population 25 years and over in Ross Valley:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ross Valley CCD:

  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 61.1%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Ross Valley CCD:  0.6% ($3,535)
California:  0.8% ($1,564)
Ross Valley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Contra Costa, CA (12.8 miles , pop. 236,008).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (355.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Ross, CA (0.6 miles ), Kentfield, CA (0.8 miles ), San Anselmo, CA (1.3 miles ), Larkspur, CA (1.3 miles ), San Rafael, CA (1.5 miles ), Fairfax, CA (1.7 miles ), Corte Madera, CA (1.8 miles ), Mill Valley, CA (1.9 miles ).

Latitude: 37.96 N, Longitude: 122.55 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 415

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.1%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Lawyers (5%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

Work and jobs in Ross Valley: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Ross Valley, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Ross Valley-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 727% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 24.5 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 72.8 miles away from Ross Valley center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 248.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 226.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 284.5 miles away from Ross Valley center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 184.2 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Marin County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 9, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Ross Valley:

  • MARIN GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; GREENBRAE, CA)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-FIFTH AVENUE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SAN RAFAEL, CA)
  • THE TAMALPAIS (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; GREENBRAE, CA)
  • SATELLITE DIALYSIS GREENBRAE (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; GREENBRAE, CA)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-LARKSPUR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; GREENBRAE, CA)
  • ROSS GENERAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ROSS, CA)
  • ALDERSLY SKILLED NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SAN RAFAEL, CA)

Amtrak stations near Ross Valley:

  • 12 miles: RICHMOND (16TH ST. & MACDONALD AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: SAN FRANCISCO FISHERMANS (SAN FRANCISCO, PIER 39) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: SAN FRANCISCO (31 THE EMBARCADERO) - Bus Station . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ross Valley:

  • College of Marin (about 1 miles; Kentfield, CA; Full-time enrollment: 4,489)
  • Contra Costa College (about 12 miles; San Pablo, CA; FT enrollment: 4,249)
  • University of San Francisco (about 14 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 9,190)
  • Academy of Art University (about 15 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 12,352)
  • Berkeley City College (about 17 miles; Berkeley, CA; FT enrollment: 3,146)
  • San Francisco State University (about 17 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 24,644)
  • City College of San Francisco (about 18 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 17,569)

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Notable locations in Ross Valley: Camp Lilienthal (A), Tamarancho Boy Scout Camp (B), Rifle Camp (C), Laurel Dell Campground (D), Mailliard Camp (E), Camp Arequipa (F), Tuckers Camp (G), Sky Oaks Ranger Station (H), Lagunitas Picnic Grounds (I), Inspiration Point (J), Five Corners (K), Eckerts Camp (L), Bay Tree Junction (M), Marin Town and Country Club (N), Marin Art and Garden Center (O), Higgins Landing Small Craft Dock (P), Barths Retreat (Q), Meadow Country Club (R), Lagunitas Country Club (S), Henry E Bothin Youth Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Red Hill Shopping Center (1), Village Square Shopping Center (2), Town Center Corte Madera Shopping Center (3), The Village at Corte Madera Shopping Center (4), Paradise Shopping Center (5), Marin Co-Op Shopping Center (6), Larkspur Landing Shopping Center (7), Kentwoodlands Shopping Center (8), Bon Air Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ross Valley include: Saint Anselms Catholic Church (A), Church of the Nazarene (B), Fairfax Community Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Montgomery Memorial Chapel (E), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (F), Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church (G), Saint Ritas Roman Catholic Church (H), Seventh Day Adventist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Lily Lake (A), Alpine Lake (B), Kent Lake (C), Phoenix Lake (D), Lake Lagunitas (E), Bon Tempe Lake (F), Hidden Lake (G), Shorebird Marsh (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Bon Tempe Creek (A), Bothin Creek (B), Carey Camp Creek (C), Cascade Creek (D), Cataract Creek (E), Deer Park Creek (F), East Fork Lagunitas Creek (G), Fairfax Creek (H), Larkspur Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Ross Valley include: Mount Tamalpais Game Refuge (1), Phoenix Lake Park (2), Bolinas Park (3), Baltimore Canyon Preserve (4), Bon Air Landing Park (5), Corte Madera State Ecological Reserve (6), Corte Madera Town Park (7), Creekside Park (8), Dolliver Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Marin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 98.0. This is worse than average.

City:

98.0
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.349. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.349
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 12.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.1
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.518. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.518
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 21.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00320. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00320
U.S.:

0.01376
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  60.9%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.3%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.8%
Whole state:

14.2%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

2.7%
Whole state:

6.3%

People in group quarters in Ross Valley in 2010:

  • 4,854 people in state prisons
  • 91 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 63 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 55 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 46 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 42 people in college/university student housing
  • 21 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 9 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Ross Valley in 2000:

  • 6,212 people in state prisons
  • 148 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 140 people in nursing homes
  • 125 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 82 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 48 people in other group homes
  • 25 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 19 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 6 people in religious group quarters

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
California average:

16.1

Ross Valley travel time to work - commute Ross Valley mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ross Valley CCD (based on Marin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic77,11430
Other12,11950
Mainline Protestant9,45848
Evangelical Protestant8,81771
Orthodox1,5253
Black Protestant7752
None142,601-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 64
Marin County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Marin County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Marin County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 295
Here:

11.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.0%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Marin County:

17.1%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.1%
State:

17.9%

6.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($88,608 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.24%
California average:

5.03%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,219 average AGI)
Marin County:

0.08%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from San Francisco County, CA  1.39% ($125,493 average AGI)
from Sonoma County, CA  0.72% ($51,874)
from Alameda County, CA  0.42% ($69,715)


6.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($74,194 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.24%
California average:

5.12%

0.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,107 average AGI)
Marin County:

0.15%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sonoma County, CA  0.98% ($65,660 average AGI)
to San Francisco County, CA  0.95% ($76,018)
to Contra Costa County, CA  0.40% ($64,580)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ross Valley:

  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KNEW (910 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KFRC (610 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF LOS ANGELES)
  • KYCY (1550 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSFO (560 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KDYA (1190 AM; 10 kW; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: BAYBRIDGE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KABL (960 AM; 5 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ross Valley:

  • KSFB-FM (100.7 FM; SAN RAFAEL, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDFC-FM (102.1 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KISQ (98.1 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KEAR (106.9 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KSOL-FM2 (98.9 FM; SAUSALITO, ETC., CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KOIT-FM (96.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KKSF (103.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFOG (104.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KFFG LICO, INC)
  • KSOL (98.9 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBLX-FM2 (102.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS -CA, INC.)
  • KSOL-FM3 (98.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KISQ-FM3 (98.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KYLD (94.9 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMEL (106.1 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KZBR (95.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KALW (91.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: SAN FRANCISCO UNIFIED SCHOOL DIST.)
  • KFRC-FM (99.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ross Valley:

  • KQED (Channel 9; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KGO-TV (Channel 7; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPIX-TV (Channel 5; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTVU (Channel 2; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRON-TV (Channel 4; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SAN FRANCISCO, INC.)
  • KMTP-TV (Channel 32; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: MINORITY TELEVISION PROJECT)
  • KBHK-TV (Channel 44; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF SAN FRANCISCO INC.)
  • KBWB (Channel 20; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KBWB LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFSF (Channel 66; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SAN FRANCISCO LLC)
  • KCNS (Channel 38; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • KCSM-TV (Channel 60; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SAN MATEO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KSPX (Channel 29; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: PAXSON SACRAMENTO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KOVR (Channel 13; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: SCI - SACRAMENTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KXTV (Channel 10; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KXTV, INC.)
  • KTXL (Channel 40; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CHANNEL 40, INC.)
  • KUVS (Channel 19; MODESTO, CA; Owner: KUVS LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KQCA (Channel 58; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KVIE (Channel 6; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KVIE, INC.)
  • KTNC-TV (Channel 42; CONCORD, CA; Owner: KTNC LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTSF (Channel 26; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: LINCOLN BROADCASTING COMPANY, A CALIFORNIA LP)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Ross Valley compared to California state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Ross Valley on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Social scientists and related workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Social scientists and related workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Religious workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Architects, surveyors, and cartographers (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Architects, surveyors, and cartographers (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Media and communication equipment workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of workers working at home, population 50,000+"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Data processing, libraries, and other information services (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Radio, TV, and computer stores (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Other direct selling establishments (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Data processing, libraries, and other information services (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median house value (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Social assistance (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (population 50,000+)"
  • #92 (94904) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #95 (94904) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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