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February 7, 2019
History of Woodacre

Woodacre is an unincorporated town and census-designated place located in the San Geronimo Valley in Marin County, California. Woodacre is located 8 miles (13 km) south-southwest of Novatoand 8 miles northwest of San Rafael; the nearest incorporated town is Fairfax, 4 miles east-southeast. At 364 feet, Woodacre has the highest base elevation in Marin County. The population was 1,348 at the 2010 census.

There were 595 households, of which 144 (24.2%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 279 (46.9%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 54 (9.1%) had a female householder with no husband present, 25 (4.2%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 49 (8.2%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 11 (1.8%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 163 households (27.4%) were made up of individuals and 44 (7.4%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27. There were 358 families (60.2% of all households); the average family size was 2.72.

238 people (17.7%) were under the age of 18, 53 people (3.9%) aged 18 to 24, 262 people (19.4%) aged 25 to 44, 575 people (42.7%) aged 45 to 64, and 220 people (16.3%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50.5 years. For every 100 females there were 92.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.5 males.

There were 639 housing units at an average density of 355.7 per square mile (137.3/km²), of which 74.6% were owner-occupied and 25.4% were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0.7%; the rental vacancy rate was 2.6%. 77.3% of the population lived in owner-occupied housing units and 22.7% lived in rental housing units.

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