San Rafael Real Estate Market Overview

Could San Rafael, CA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about San Rafael. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near San Rafael such as... Greenbrae and Novato. When you’re ready, Trulia has 94 resale and new homes in San Rafael lined up for you, including 32 open houses, and 40 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$875,000

Median Sales Price

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$583

Price Per Sqft

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$4,000

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in San Rafael show a 3% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 0% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in San Rafael for Dec 23 to Mar 22 was $875,000 based on 50 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for San Rafael was $583, an increase of 20% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in San Rafael for Feb 23 to Mar 23 was $4,000.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around San Rafael can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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117

Counts of Arrest

113

Counts of Assault

57

Counts of Theft


Best Schools in San Rafael

There are 21 schools in San Rafael.

Elementary Schools
10

Sun Valley Elementary School

Public, K - 5

10

Dixie Elementary School

Public, K - 5

9

Glenwood Elementary School

Public, K - 5

Middle Schools
9

Miller Creek Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

7

James B. Davidson Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

3

Marin County Community School

Public, 7 - 12

High Schools
7

Terra Linda High School

Public, 9 - 12

6

San Rafael High School

Public, 9 - 12

4

Madrone High (Continuation) School

Public, 11 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in San Rafael by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
39%
Single residents
Home owners
70%
Home owners
Median age
46
Median age
Household income
$84,583
Median household income
College educated
56%
College educated

Commute

Most people in San Rafael commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
86% commute by car
0% commute by bike
10% commute by public transportation
1% commute by foot

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