Overview for Cotati, CA

7,603 people live in Cotati, where the median age is 37.2 and the average individual income is $41,847. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

37.2 years

Median Age


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


Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Cotati, CA

Cotati has 2,828 households, with an average household size of 2.68. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Cotati do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 7,603 people call Cotati home. The population density is 4,056.28 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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


Median Age

46.51 / 53.49%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
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Commute Time

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30 to 59 Minutes
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Schools in Cotati, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Cotati. 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.
School rating
Thomas Page Academy
K - 8th

Around Cotati, CA

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

Very Walkable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Tacos El Pariente Vidal El Chucky, Sisson & Son, and Classical and Contemporary Dance with Tamara Grose.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.52 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.49 miles 20 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.3 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.31 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.25 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.21 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Cotati is a charming town located in Sonoma County that offers a delightful mix of small-town charm, outdoor activities, and a lively community spirit. Whether you're seeking a quaint downtown experience, outdoor adventures, or a taste of local culture, Cotati has a myriad of activities to satisfy every interest. From exploring the cute downtown with its array of restaurants, bars, and shops to immersing yourself in the natural beauty of the surrounding area, Cotati is a hidden gem worth discovering.

Established in 1893, Cotati has a rich history that contributes to its unique character. The town began as a hub for transportation and agriculture, and today, it retains its small-town charm while embracing modern amenities. With a stroll through the downtown area, visitors will find an eclectic mix of locally-owned shops, inviting restaurants, and cozy bars. Take your time to peruse the unique boutiques and indulge in delicious culinary delights that showcase the local flavors.

While Cotati's downtown exudes a cozy ambiance, outdoor enthusiasts will find plenty to explore in the surrounding area. The town is surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty, offering numerous opportunities for outdoor activities. Discover nearby parks and open spaces that provide ideal settings for picnicking, playing sports, or simply enjoying a leisurely walk. Helen Putnam Regional Park, with its panoramic views and well-maintained trails, is a popular spot for hiking and bird-watching.

Additionally, Cotati hosts several festivals and parades throughout the year, offering a glimpse into the community's vibrant culture. The Cotati Accordion Festival is a unique event that celebrates the accordion's lively tunes and brings together music lovers from all over. The Cotati Jazz Festival is another highlight, featuring talented jazz musicians and creating an atmosphere of joyful celebration. Keep an eye on the town's event calendar to participate in these lively and unforgettable experiences.

Interesting historical facts about Cotati add depth to its allure. The town was originally named "Cotati-Rohnert Park" when it was first incorporated, and it later became an independent entity. Cotati is known for its symbolic "Egg Capital of the World" title, reflecting the area's agricultural heritage and history of egg production.

Cotati's proximity to other attractions in Sonoma County allows visitors to easily explore the wider region. The town is just a short drive away from renowned wineries and vineyards, where you can indulge in wine tastings and learn about the art of winemaking. Immerse yourself in the local wine culture and discover the flavors that make Sonoma County famous.

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