Welcome in Larkspur


Larkspur is one of the most charming towns in all of Marin County. Centrally located, Larkspur is situated between Sausalito and San Rafael. With Mount Tamalpais to the west and the San Francisco Bay to the east, residents of this cheery community enjoy urban and rural amenities.
Larkspur Landing is home to Marin's main ferry terminal, making the commute to San Francisco's Financial District a breeze for locals. The Marin Country Mart, an open-air shopping and eating complex, attracts many ferry goers with its modern village vibe, unique shops, restaurants, and family-friendly events. Larkspur has a scenic downtown that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The main street, Magnolia Avenue, is lined with small boutique shops and an assortment of fine restaurants. 
Larkspur's hidden gem, Madrone Canyon, has winding trails and waterways leading up the side of Mount Tamalpais through the towering redwoods and majestic oaks. Three well-known public parks, Piper Park, Centennial Park, and Remillard Park, offer plenty of outdoor activity with various soccer fields, picnic areas, tennis courts, softball fields, children's playgrounds, a freshwater marsh, and a wildlife sanctuary.
Although development has filled most vacant land, many citizens took a firm stand on tree preservation. A strong sense of community is felt throughout Larkspur as many residents express a shared passion for ensuring the protection of the town and surrounding areas. Part of unincorporated Greenbrae is inside the city limits of Larkspur, so you'll also hear that town's name frequently referred to when visiting Larkspur.

Larkspur Architectural Styles

The architectural styles of Larkspur trace the story of Marin’s development over the years.
Styles range from Victorian to California Craftsman, Mission Revival, California Bungalow, and New England Tudor style.
Regardless of if you wish to live in a modern or historic home, the quaint community of Larkspur makes the perfect place to call home.

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Overview for Larkspur, CA

12,972 people live in Larkspur, where the median age is 50 and the average individual income is $94,909. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Larkspur, CA

Larkspur has 6,213 households, with an average household size of 2.07. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Larkspur do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 12,972 people call Larkspur home. The population density is 4,325.21 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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44.38 / 55.62%

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Schools in Larkspur, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Larkspur. 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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9th - 12th
North Bridge Academy
3rd - 7th
No rating available
San Andreas High (Continuation)
10th - 12th
Marin Primary & Middle School
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Tamiscal High (Alternative)
9th - 12th
St Patrick School
K - 8th
No rating available
6th - 8th

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