Information and Data

Mill Valley Population: 13,903 (2010 Census)

2% Population Change (2000-2010)  89%  White 
 47 Median Age 4%  Asian
 6% Under 5 yrs.  4% Hispanic/Latino
 24% Under 18 yrs.  1%  Black
 19% 65 yrs. and Over  2% American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander, other

 


 

Mill Valley Per Capita Income: $72,388 (2009 dollars, 2006-2010)

3% Individuals in Poverty
 97% High School Graduates
 71% Bachelor Degree or Higher 

 


 

Mill Valley Households: 5,671  (2005-2009)

2.3               Persons per Household

$106,017     Median Household Income


 

Mill Valley Homes: 6,534 (2010)

 26% Housing units in multi-unit structures $1 Million  Median Value of Owner Occupied Housing Unit 
 7% Vacant Housing Units   65% Owner Occupied
   info data img 3  35% Renter Occupied

 


 

Mill Valley Workers: 7,030 (16 & Over, 2006-2010)      

67% Business, science & arts  3,413 Number of firms, 2007
20% Sales and office 40% Women-owned firms, 2007
6% Service 18% Self-employed not incorporated business workers 
4%  Construction and maintenance $62,098 Median earnings for workers (2009 dollars)
2%  Production and transporation


Mill Valley Commuters that Drive Alone: 64%
(4,312 Commuters, 2006-2010)

 26 min Travel time to work 16%  Work from Home
 6,789 Total commuters  8% Transit
 64% Drive alone  3% Walk
 5% Carpool  4% Other 

 


Interesting Trends & Comparisons

   

Slow population growth anticipated for the future:

  • Mill Valley's population is anticipated to increase between 2 to 3% every 10 years, which is similar to 2000-2010 data. Source: ABAG Projections and Priorities 2009.

Aging America, also occurring in Mill Valley:

  • Median age has also increased in Mill Valley 47 years old in 2010, as opposed to 43 years old in 2000.
  • 20% increase in Mill Valley 65 & over population since 2000.
  • Marin Commission on Aging predicts by the year 2020, nearly one third of every Marin residents will be 60 years or older.

    65 & Over Population    Mill Valley     Marin      CA    
    2000 15% 14% 11%
    2010 19% 17%    11%

Educated Bay Area Work Force:

  • 97% High school graduates (population 25+ years and older).
  • 33% increase in Mill Valley population with Bachelor's degree since 2000.

    Bachelor's Degree & Higher      Mill Valley    Marin         CA     
    2000 38%  31% 17% 
    2010 71% 54%   30%

Housing prices have remained stable and have held their value in Mill Valley, despite economic downturn

  • Median value of owner-occupied housing units was $746,200 in 2000 and $1 Million in 2010. (Number of owner-occupied housing units remained constant at 65% of all housing units for 2000 and 2010).

A large portion of residents work from home:

  • Approximately 16% of commuters work from home, similar to 2000.