Overview for Tomales, CA

268 people live in Tomales, where the median age is 39 and the average individual income is $63,105. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

39 years

Median Age


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


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Demographics and Employment Data for Tomales, CA

Tomales has 64 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Tomales do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 268 people call Tomales home. The population density is 6,526.063 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

45.15 / 55.22%

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Schools in Tomales, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Tomales. 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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Tomales Elementary
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Around Tomales, CA

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

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Nestled along the scenic coastline of Marin County, California, Tomales invites visitors to embrace its coastal charms and tranquil beauty. With its idyllic location, picturesque landscapes, and a rich tapestry of history and culture, Tomales captivates with its small-town ambiance and coastal allure. In this article, we explore the captivating essence of Tomales, its rich heritage, interesting facts about the area, and the abundance of outdoor activities that make it a haven for nature enthusiasts and seekers of coastal bliss.

Coastal Charm and Rich Heritage:

Tomales exudes a coastal charm that reflects the region's maritime heritage and laid-back lifestyle. The town is characterized by its quaint cottages, friendly locals, and a deep connection to the sea. The Tomales Regional History Center preserves the town's rich heritage through exhibits and artifacts, offering a glimpse into its seafaring past and the lives of the early settlers.

Scenic Landscapes and Outdoor Adventures:

Tomales' location along the picturesque coastline of Marin County sets the stage for unforgettable outdoor adventures and breathtaking vistas.

Tomales Bay State Park: Just minutes away from the town, Tomales Bay State Park is a sanctuary of natural beauty. The park features sandy beaches, tranquil coves, and meandering trails that wind through forests and meadows. Visitors can enjoy activities such as hiking, picnicking, kayaking, and birdwatching while immersing themselves in the serenity of the bay.

Point Reyes National Seashore: Located nearby, Point Reyes National Seashore beckons with its rugged coastline, dramatic cliffs, and expansive wilderness. Hikers can explore a network of trails that offer stunning vistas, including the famous Tomales Point Trail, where visitors may spot tule elk and other wildlife. The seashore also provides opportunities for beachcombing, tidepooling, and wildlife photography.

Interesting Facts and Local Delights:

Tomales Bay Oyster Company: Tomales is renowned for its succulent oysters, and the Tomales Bay Oyster Company provides a unique farm-to-table experience. Visitors can savor freshly shucked oysters while enjoying views of Tomales Bay, immersing themselves in the flavors of the region.

Historic Tomales Town Hall: The Historic Tomales Town Hall stands as a testament to the town's community spirit and architectural heritage. Built in 1874, the hall hosts various events, including concerts, art shows, and community gatherings, fostering a sense of belonging and celebration.

Tomales, California, invites visitors to discover its coastal charms, rich heritage, and breathtaking landscapes. With its small-town ambiance, proximity to natural wonders, and a range of interesting local offerings, Tomales offers a serene haven for nature enthusiasts and seekers of coastal bliss. Whether exploring the town's maritime heritage, immersing oneself in outdoor adventures, or indulging in the region's culinary delights, Tomales promises an unforgettable experience. Uncover the coastal treasures of this charming Marin County town and create cherished memories amidst the idyllic landscapes of Tomales.

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