Overview of Corte Madera
The unincorporated town of Corte Madera, Calif., is situated along the scenic landscape of the Marin County countryside. Corte Madera is located about 12 miles north of San Francisco, between the San Francisco Bay and Mount Tamalpais. According to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, roughly 9,350 people call Corte Madera home. People looking at Corte Madera apartments for rent will enjoy the outdoor lifestyle that is well-associated with life in this northern California locale.
Living in Corte Madera, CA
The town of Corte Madera was incorporated in 1916, and has long been a community dedicated to its beautiful natural scenery. Because of this prime location in The Golden State, Corte Madera is associated with high living costs: Residents pay a 121 percent higher cost of living than the national average. However, the average commute is about one minute lower than the national average. Residents might be able do without a vehicle in this town as well, because it is considered somewhat walkable by Walkscore.com.
People looking at Corte Madera apartments will find that there is a very diverse work environment, and there are plenty of opportunities for employment in the region. Some of Marin County's top employers include Bay Area Sea Kayakers, Bradley Real Estate, Cagwin & Dorward Landscape, College of Marin, Corrections Dept. and Fireman's Fund Insurance Co.
Corte Madera Attractions and Special Events
Whatever type of recreation you are looking for ? you'll find it in Marin County. From historic museums to art galleries to outdoor resources, this region is home to some of California's best. Residents can go hiking, biking, kayaking, fishing or golfing in one of the many parks of the region. The American Indian Museum, Bolinas Museum, Marin History Museum and Novato History Museum are all located within the community.
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