Real Estate Market Update for San Rafael, CA
Welcome to December's Market Update,. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of December. The number of active listings was down 19% from one year earlier, and down 31% from the previous month. This smaller inventory means that buyers who waited to buy may have had a smaller selection to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 610-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 12%. This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just over 800-thousand dollars. The number of units sold decreased 8% year-over-year, and decreased 13% month-over-month. Fewer sales could indicate an opportunity for buyers to negotiate better terms. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for San Rafael, CA
Area Information for San Rafael, CA
  • Population: 58,790
  • Median Age: 39.96 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 23.21 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 5
  • Sales Tax: 9%
  • Population Density: 3,570/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 5.22%
  • Closest Airport: Metropolitan Oakland International
  • Closest College: Dominican University Of California
  • Closest Jr. College: College Of Marin
  • Median Household Income: $74,377
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 14.04%
  • Median Years in Residence: 3.74 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $517,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Giants
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 22%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for San Rafael, CA
Median Age: 39.96 Married: 32% Number of Households: 22,963 Households with Children: 6,017
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for San Rafael, CA

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Coleman Elementary School 0.7 mi Public K-5 3-5 5
      Saint Raphael Elementary School 0.8 mi Catholic K-8 0 5
      Marin Academy 0.9 mi Private 9-12 0 4
      Phoenix Academy 0.9 mi Public 9-12 0 4
      Marin County Special Education School 1.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      Venetia Valley Elementary School 1.1 mi Public K-8 2 4
      Madrone High Continuation School 1.2 mi Public 11-12 2 5
      San Rafael High School 1.2 mi Public 9-12 3 4
      Sun Valley Elementary School 1.3 mi Public K-5 5 5
      Trinity Preschool And Kindergarten 1.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Short Elementary School 1.4 mi Public K-3 0 0
      James B. Davidson Middle School 1.4 mi Public 6-8 3-5 3
      Anova Center For Education San Rafael 1.5 mi Private 1-12 0 0
      Laurel Dell Elementary School 1.5 mi Public K-5 3 4
      Terra Linda High School 1.7 mi Public 9-12 3-5 4
      Vallecito Elementary School 2.0 mi Public K-5 4 4
      Bahia Vista Elementary School 2.0 mi Public K-5 1 3
      Mark Day School 2.1 mi Private K-8 0 4
      San Pedro Elementary School 2.1 mi Public K-5 1 4
      Montessori School Of Central Marin 2.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      St Isabella School 2.2 mi Catholic K-8 0 0
      Marin County Rop School 2.3 mi Public 9-12 0 0
      Anthony G. Bacich Elementary School 2.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-4 4 4
      Marin Catholic High School 2.4 mi Catholic 9-12 0 5
      Star Academy 2.4 mi Private 1-12 0 5
      Glenwood Elementary School 2.6 mi Public K-5 4-5 5
      Adaline E. Kent Middle School 2.6 mi Public 5-8 5 4
      Montessori De Terra Linda 2.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-6 0 4
      Girotondo Italian Preschool & Kindergarten 3.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Miller Creek Middle School 3.2 mi Public 6-8 4-5 4
      Timothy Murphy 3.3 mi Private 3-12 0 0
      Dunham Academy 3.3 mi Private K-8 0 0
      Marin Waldorf School 3.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Mary E. Silveira Elementary School 3.7 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Dixie Elementary School 4.0 mi Public K-5 5 5
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics © 2014
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        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2014 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.