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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population9,170
Male Share of the Population46.9%
Female Share of the Population53.1%
Senior Citizens25.2%
Employed Population 16+4,341
Age of the Population50

Families

% of people married63.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher72.1%
Median Earnings25+$85,786
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$194,545
% Above Poverty Level96.4%
% Below Poverty Level3.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time32 minutes
% Working from Home17.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.7%
% Using Public Transportation11.8%

Housing

People Living Alone26.9%
Median Gross Rent$2,275
Median House Value$1,847,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)21.4%
English16%
German15.6%
Irish13.1%
Italian9.8%
Russian5.5%
Scottish4.8%
Polish3%
Iranian2.7%
Swedish2.5%
Norwegian2.5%
French Except Basque1.9%
Arab1.7%
Dutch1.3%
Ukrainian1.1%
Welsh1.1%
Czech1.1%
Lebanese1%
Greek1%
Swiss1%
Jamaican0.9%
Hungarian0.9%
West Indian0.9%
Danishn0.8%
Romanian0.6%
Latvian0.6%
Icelander0.5%
Portuguese0.5%
Lithuanian0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Syrian0.3%
Moroccan0.3%
New Zealand0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Australian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
African0.2%
Ethiopian0.2%
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Tiburon Almanac

CategoryValue
County Marin County
Standard Zip Codes94920
Phone Area Codes415
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude37.89
Approximate Longitude-122.47

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)

StationSAN FRANCISCO DOWNTOWN
Distance7.5 miles
Jan Temp46 to 58 F
Apr Temp50 to 65 F
Jul Temp54 to 68 F
Oct Temp55 to 70 F
Annual Precip22.2 inches
StationSAN RAFAEL CIVIC CENTER
Distance9.7 miles
Jan Temp41 to 56 F
Apr Temp47 to 69 F
Jul Temp55 to 81 F
Oct Temp51 to 74 F
Annual Precip34.2 inches
StationOAKLAND MUSEUM
Distance11.5 miles
Jan Temp45 to 57 F
Apr Temp51 to 66 F
Jul Temp57 to 73 F
Oct Temp55 to 72 F
Annual Precip22.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Belvedere2,017$250
Corte Madera9,694$150,781
Larkspur12,268$128,750
Mill Valley14,318$183,529
San Francisco850,282$103,363
Sausalito7,115$188,938

Tiburon Public Libraries

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

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Tiburon Public Schools

Bel Aire Elementary
277 Karen Way
ZIP: 94920
Primary
Total Enrollment 572
Del Mar Middle
105 Avenida Miraflores
ZIP: 94920
Middle
Total Enrollment 501
Reed Elementary
1199 Tiburon Blvd.
ZIP: 94920
Primary
Total Enrollment 472

Tiburon Private Schools

Ring Mountain School
215 Blackfield Dr
ZIP: 94920
Elementary
Total Enrollment 99
St Hilary
765 Hilary Dr
ZIP: 94920
Elementary
Total Enrollment 234
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