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Overview

Introduction to Tiburon, California

Tiburon, California, in Marin county, is 7 miles N of San Francisco, California.

Tiburon History

Tiburon was founded on February 18, 1850. The area was originally inhabited by Native Americans. The name was adopted from the word tiburón, meaning shark in Spanish. Tiburon was incorporated as a city on June 23, 1964. The North Pacific Railroad arrived in the city in 1882.

Tiburon and Nearby Attractions

  • Bay Area Discovery Museum.
  • Oakland Museum of California.
  • John Muir National Historic Site.
  • Benicia Capitol State Historic Park.
  • Point Pinole Regional Park.
  • McNears Beach County Park.

Things To Do In Tiburon

Local parks include the San Bruno Mountain State Park, the Agate Beach County Park, the John F. McInnis County Park and the Samuel P. Taylor State Park. Local churches include the Tiburon Baptist Church, the Old Saint Hilarys Church and the Community Congregational Church. Tiburon is home to the Boardwalk Shopping Center, the Cove Shopping Center and the Ark Row Shopping Center. Local museums include the Treasure Island Museum, the Bay Area Discovery Museum and the Habitot Children's Museum.

Tiburon Transportation

San Francisco International is the nearest major airport.

Tiburon Higher Education

The University of San Francisco, the College of Marin and Golden Gate University-San Francisco are the nearest colleges and universities.

People

Total Population 9,158
Male Share of the Population 46.4%
Female Share of the Population 53.6%
Senior Citizens 26.2%
Employed Population 16+ 4,128
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 61.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 71.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $185,485
% Above Poverty Level 96.4%
% Below Poverty Level 3.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 33 minutes
% Working from Home 17%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.4%
% Using Public Transportation 13.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.7%
Median Gross Rent $2,159
Median House Value $1,608,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.8%
US/American 0%
English 17.7%
Irish 13.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Tiburon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 7 miles N of San Francisco, California
County Marin
Standard Zip Codes 94920
Phone Area Codes 415
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.873
Longitude -122.455

Tiburon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SAN FRANCISCO DOWNTOWN
Distance 7.5 miles
Jan Temp 46 to 58 F
Apr Temp 50 to 65 F
Jul Temp 54 to 68 F
Oct Temp 55 to 70 F
Annual Precip 22.2 inches
Station SAN RAFAEL CIVIC CENTER
Distance 9.7 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 56 F
Apr Temp 47 to 69 F
Jul Temp 55 to 81 F
Oct Temp 51 to 74 F
Annual Precip 34.2 inches
Station OAKLAND MUSEUM
Distance 11.5 miles
Jan Temp 45 to 57 F
Apr Temp 51 to 66 F
Jul Temp 57 to 73 F
Oct Temp 55 to 72 F
Annual Precip 22.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Tiburon, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bel Tiburon (94920)

Belvedere Tiburon (94920)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Belvedere 1,992 $212,708
Corte Madera 9,595 $147,778
Larkspur 12,219 $121,486
Mill Valley 14,243 $174,176
San Francisco 840,763 $96,336
Sausalito 7,094 $181,667

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Tiburon Public Libraries

Library
Belvedere-tiburon Library
1501 TIBURON BLVD
Tiburon, California
(415) 789-2665
Library Web Site

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