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Tomales is in Marin County, in the San Francisco-Oakland metro area.

The community was named after an Indian tribe; the word derives from an Indian term for "bay."

The latitude of Tomales is 38.246N. The longitude is -122.904W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 89 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 210.


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Median household income
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$51,953
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Tomales demographic reports
Tomales is on Tomales Bay.
Once a steamer landing. Commerce boomed during the gold rush and plummeted with the 1906 earthquake and a major fire 14 years later.
Quotes:
The highest praise pessimistic Californians could bestow on a picture-perfect village like this was to call it 'un-Californian.'
-- California Fault
Thurston Clarke

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19% of Tomales residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tomales ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tomales was $26,609, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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43% of Tomales residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Tomales, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $653.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,136.


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Marin County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Tomales political report.

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The average commute time for Tomales workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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“ The highest praise pessimistic Californians could bestow on a picture-perfect village like this was to call it 'un-Californian.' ”
~ California Fault
Thurston Clarke

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