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General Plan Speakers 2013 Series

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Peter Calthorpe on population and development in the Bay Area
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John King on maintaining a sense of place Video
Dena Belzer on demographic trends

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Ed Everett on community engagement Video 
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Mill Valley Population: 13,903 (2010 Census)

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2%

  Population change 2000-2010

89%

  White

47 yrs

  Median age 

4%

  Asian

6%

  Persons under 5 years

4%

  Hispanic or Latino

24%

  Persons under 18 years

1%

  Black

19%

  Persons 65 years and over

2%

  American Indian, Native Alaskan,
  Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander and other

Mill Valley Per capita income:  $72,388 (2009 dollars, 2006-2010) 

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3%

Individuals in poverty

97%

  High school graduates

71%

  Bachelor degree or higher

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

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  Persons per household

$106,017

  Median household income

 Mill Valley  Homes: 6,534 (2010) 

MFR housing

26%

Housing units in multi-unit structures

$1 Million

  Median value of owner occupied housing units

7%

Vacant housing units

65%

  Owner-occupied units

35%

  Renter-occupied units

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

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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: 4,312, or 64% (2006-2010)

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  Travel time to work

16%

  Work from home

6,789

  Total commuters

8%

  Use public transportation

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 occuring 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.

    65 & Over Population    Mill Valley     Marin      CA    
    2000

    15%

    14% 11%
    2010 19%

    17%  

     11%
  • Marin Commission on Aging predicts by the year 2020, nearly one third of every Marin residents will be 60 years or older.

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. 

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Last updated: 5/6/2014 9:25:40 AM