Mill Valley

Indulge in upscale boutiques, cozy cafés, and cultural delights like music at the Sweetwater and an annual film festival.

Welcome to Mill Valley

Discover Mill Valley, one of Marin's most sought-after towns, blending lively energy with quintessential Marin charm. Discover the heart of Mill Valley in its bustling downtown, centered around the picturesque Lytton Square and the lively Lumber Yard. Indulge in upscale boutiques, cozy cafés, and cultural delights like music at the Sweetwater and an annual film festival.
 
Embrace the outdoors with Mill Valley's stunning redwood surroundings and abundant hiking and biking trails, beloved by locals. Experience the strong sense of community and lively energy that permeates the neighborhoods, making Mill Valley a welcoming place to call home.
 

School:

Education is paramount in Mill Valley, with highly-rated public schools offering a supportive and enriching environment for students. The Mill Valley School District comprises five public elementary schools and one middle school, each offering diverse programs in sports, arts, technology, and languages. Mill Valley Middle School provides a safe learning environment for grades 6-8, nurturing thoughtful and creative students who contribute to the community.
 
For high school, many students attend the nationally recognized Tamalpais High School, renowned for its academic excellence and supportive environment. Additionally, Mill Valley boasts exceptional private preschool, primary, and middle school options, including Mt. Tamalpais and Marin Horizon, providing smaller learning environments for K-8 education.
 

Notable Restaurants:

  • El Paseo
  • Playa
  • Bungalow 44
  • Corner Bar
  • Hook Fish
  • Buckeye Roadhouse
  • Piazza D’Angelo

Parks / Hikes/Beaches:

  • Dipsea Trail Head
  • Cascade Falls Trailhead
  • Tennessee Valley Trailhead
  • Muir Woods
  • Muir Beach
  • Eastwood Park - Public pickleball courts
  • Strawberry Recreation center -  Public pickleball courts

Clubs:

  • Mill Valley Tennis Club
  • The Club at Harbor Point
  • Boyle Park Tennis Facilit

Events & Activities:

  • Mill Valley Film Festival
  • First Tuesday Art Walks - in the evening first Tuesday of every month (except January)
    stroll through town to view an exciting range of art by Bay Area artists.
  • Farmers Market - CVS parking lot, Fridays, 930am-230pm (all year)
  • Strawberry Village Farmers Market, Tuesdays, 10am-2:30pm (June - November)
  • Sweetwater Music Hall

Schools in Mill Valley, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Mill Valley. 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
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Mount Tamalpais School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Ring Mountain Day School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Strawberry Point Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Edna Maguire Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Tamalpais Valley Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
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Overview for Mill Valley, CA

32,711 people live in Mill Valley, where the median age is 46.1 and the average individual income is $101,149. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

32,711

Total Population

46.1 years

Median Age

High

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

$101,149

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Mill Valley, CA

Mill Valley has 12,469 households, with an average household size of 2.59. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Mill Valley do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 32,711 people call Mill Valley home. The population density is 867.44 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

32,711

Total Population

High

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

46.1

Median Age

47.2 / 52.8%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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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
12,469

Total Households

2.59

Average Household Size

$101,149

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Marital Status

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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

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