San Anselmo

A desirable destination for Marin County homebuyers looking to live a little off the beaten track.

Welcome to San Anselmo

 
Great weather, access to hiking and biking trails, good schools, and a strong, vibrant downtown make San Anselmo a desirable destination for Marin County homebuyers looking to live a little off the beaten track. Browse our selection of San Anselmo homes for sale.
 
The neighborhood surrounding the San Francisco Theological Seminary is a quiet, leafy enclave of large, older houses with well-tended yards. Heading up Butterfield Road will take you to the rolling hills above San Anselmo, which offer sweeping views of the open spaces, grasslands, and oak trees of northern Marin County. Downtown, locals get their fill of gourmet comfort food at Comforts and their caffeine fix at the Marin Coffee Roasters. Shopping for antiques is a notable pastime here, with numerous stores devoted to discovering the perfect find.
 
San Anselmo is a town made for strolling. Small shops and many restaurants line the main street, which backs onto the active San Anselmo Creek. Insalata’s and Cucina Restaurant & Wine Bar are popular dinner destinations with locals.

Overview for San Anselmo, CA

12,795 people live in San Anselmo, where the median age is 44.9 and the average individual income is $87,951. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

12,795

Total Population

44.9 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$87,951

Average individual Income

Around San Anselmo, CA

There's plenty to do around San Anselmo, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

81
Very Walkable
Walking Score
60
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Ship-Shaper, Little Tree Studios, and Mustad Marine Yacht Delivery.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 3.29 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.78 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.01 miles 25 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.71 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.16 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 0.61 miles 23 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for San Anselmo, CA

San Anselmo has 4,995 households, with an average household size of 2.55. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in San Anselmo do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 12,795 people call San Anselmo home. The population density is 4,782.77 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

12,795

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

44.9

Median Age

49.73 / 50.27%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
4,995

Total Households

2.55

Average Household Size

$87,951

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
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Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in San Anselmo, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby San Anselmo. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Wade Thomas Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PRIVATE
3rd - 12th
No rating available
Irine M Hunt School Of Marin
PRIVATE
K - 11th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
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