Profile for Mill Valley, California, CA
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Mill Valley is a city in Marin County, in the San Francisco-Oakland metro area.
The community was named for a local sawmill.
The latitude of Mill Valley is 37.906N. The longitude is -122.543W.
It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 79 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 13,418.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Mill Valley demographic reports
Mill Valley is at the foot of Mount Tamalpais.
Early suburban development; lots were sold in 1890.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 13. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.9 per 1,000 people.
Ranked No. 10 Best Place to Live by Money magazine, 2005.
Filming location for:
· 1971 movie, "Dirty Harry"
· 1996 movie, "Jack"
Well-known residents have included:
· Mariel Hemingway, actress
· Kathleen Quinlan, actress
National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Peet's Coffee & Tea, Starbucks
Local festivals include:
- Mill Valley Film Festival - Oct. 4-14, 2007
Dates often change. Check Mill Valley web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Tennessee Valley Orchestra
Nearby parks & recreation:
Mount Tamalpais State Park, Muir Woods National Monument, Bayfront Park
Colleges and universities:
Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 147
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Ancestry & family history
13% of Mill Valley residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mill Valley ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mill Valley was $64,179, compared with $21,587 nationally.
71% of Mill Valley residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Mill Valley festival dates:
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- Mill Valley Film Festival - O
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Median rent in Mill Valley, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,189. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,911.
Libraries in Mill Valley include Mill Valley Public Library ... View libraries
Marin County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mill Valley political report.
Mill Valley restaurants taking online reservations include El Paseo, Frantoio, Ora Restaurant Bar & Lounge, Piatti - Mill Valley, Piazza D'Angelo ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Mill Valley workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Mill Valley include Acqua Hotel, Best Value Inn & Suites, Holiday Inn Express Hotels, Mill Valley Inn, Mill Valley/Sausalito Travelodge.
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