Marin County

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Marin County, California

3501 Civic Center Dr
San Rafael, CA 94903
Phone: (415) 499-6407

Located on N coast of California, N of San Francisco; organized in 1850. Name Origin: Two main theories: 1) From the old Spanish name of San Rafael Bay, Bahia de Nuestra Senora del Rosario la Marinera, 'Bay of Our Lady of the Rosary, Mariner's Patron'; this name was given in 1775 by the surveyor Ayala. 2) For the name of a mythical Indian leader, transliterated to Marin; also applied to the islands in San Rafael Bay.

Area (sq mi):: 828.20 (land 519.80; water 308.39) Population per square mile: 475.10
Population 2005: 246,960 State rank: 25 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.10%; 1990-2000 7.50% Population 2000: 247,289 (White 78.60%; Black or African American 2.90%; Hispanic or Latino 11.10%; Asian 4.50%; Other 8.60%). Foreign born: 16.60%. Median age: 41.30
Income 2000: per capita $44,962; median household $71,306; Population below poverty level: 6.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $67,694-$65,642
Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 32.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 37.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • San Rafael County seat (55,560)
  • Novato (49,238)
  • Mill Valley (13,359)
  • San Anselmo (12,110)
  • Larkspur (11,797)

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