San Anselmo

Embraced by the scenic Ross Valley, this charming locale enjoys a Mediterranean climate, perfect for year-round outdoor activities.

Welcome to San Anselmo

Discover San Anselmo, a bustling town nestled just 14 miles from the Golden Gate. Embraced by the scenic Ross Valley, this charming locale enjoys a Mediterranean climate, perfect for year-round outdoor activities. With approximately 12,800 residents, San Anselmo offers a vibrant community and untouched natural beauty.
 
Downtown San Anselmo is filled with boutiques, hair salons, restaurants, and a picturesque library, drawing residents and visitors alike. Experience the town's lively spirit at annual events like the Art and Wine Festival and Movies in the Park.
 

Schools:

Education is a top priority in San Anselmo, with outstanding public and private schools serving the community. Wade Thomas Elementary, Brookside Elementary, and Hidden Valley Elementary provide nurturing learning environments for K-5 students. White Hill Middle School offers award-winning STEAM programs for grades 6-8, preparing students for success at Sir Francis Drake High School.
 
Archie Williams High School, located in San Anselmo, offers a rigorous academic curriculum and a supportive learning community for grades 9-12. Additionally, San Anselmo is home to San Domenico School and St. Anselm School, providing excellent private education options for families.
 

Notable Restaurants:

  • Comforts
  • MH Bakery
  • Kientz Hall
  • Voyage

Parks / Hikes:

  • Memorial Park
  • Creek Park
  • Robson Park
  • Imagination Park
  • Sorich/Tomahawk Trail

Clubs:

  • Bayclub Ross Valley

Events & Activities:

  • Live on the Avenue - Live music every Friday & Saturday, (July - September)
  • Farmers Market - Fairfax, Bolinas Park, Wednesdays 4-8pm (May through October)

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
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Wade Thomas Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Hidden Valley 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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Overview for San Anselmo, CA

15,871 people live in San Anselmo, where the median age is 45.7 and the average individual income is $90,554. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

15,871

Total Population

45.7 years

Median Age

High

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

$90,554

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for San Anselmo, CA

San Anselmo has 5,988 households, with an average household size of 2.62. 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. 15,871 people call San Anselmo home. The population density is 2,699.5 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

15,871

Total Population

High

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

45.7

Median Age

49.25 / 50.75%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
5,988

Total Households

2.62

Average Household Size

$90,554

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Commute Time

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15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

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