Corte Madera

Known for it's laid back, outdoor lifestyle, vibrant community and home to two of Marin County's finest shopping centers.

Welcome to Corte Madera

Known for its laid-back, outdoor lifestyle, and vibrant community.
The charming town of Corte Madera lies at the foot of Mount Tamalpais, between Mill Valley, Larkspur, and the marshlands of the San Francisco Bay. Centrally located, Corte Madera is known for its laid back, outdoor lifestyle, vibrant community, and home to two of Marin County's finest shopping centers.

What to Love

The Town Center and The Village at Corte Madera, with major department stores, and a variety of boutiques and restaurants provide an outdoor destination experience for people of all ages. The Corte Madera Certified Farmers’ Market fills the Corte Madera Town Center courtyard with California-grown produce and artisan goods every Wednesday afternoon from 1-5 p.m. Corte Madera is the perfect blend of a laid-back lifestyle and an active community.

Local Lifestyle

Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy Shorebird Marsh, a 31-acre wildlife habitat, also a prime spot for bird watching. At the southeastern edge of town lies the Ring Mountain Open Space Preserve, a large area of designated open space that overlooks the San Francisco Bay. All of these protected natural areas are examples of the town’s commitment to preserving the area’s wildlife and habitat.


The residents of Corte Madera place high importance on education, offering a range of highly ranked schooling options, from the public Neil Cummins Elementary School and Redwood High School to private schools including Lycee Francais, Marin Montessori School, and the prestigious Marin Country Day School where tuition can cost up to $22,000.



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Overview for Corte Madera, CA

10,145 people live in Corte Madera, where the median age is 44.3 and the average individual income is $95,257. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

44.3 years

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Around Corte Madera, CA

There's plenty to do around Corte Madera, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Walking Score
Very Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Bay and Beyond Sailing, Ship-Shaper, and May on the Bay Charters.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 3.44 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.93 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.75 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.41 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.45 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.13 miles 25 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Corte Madera, CA

Corte Madera has 3,930 households, with an average household size of 2.58. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Corte Madera do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 10,145 people call Corte Madera home. The population density is 3,210.24 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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Median Age

48.38 / 51.62%

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Schools in Corte Madera, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Corte Madera. 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.
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Neil Cummins Elementary
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