Muir Beach

Mainly full-time residents include lawyers and doctors, as well as authors and artists.

Welcome to Muir Beach

Drive six bucolic miles from Highway 101 to the tiny enclave of Muir Beach, and you’ve entered another world. The town’s 150 homes, many with commanding ocean views, perch on a hillside overlooking Muir Beach Cove.

With its limited supply, Muir Beach homes for sale can be hard to come by. The community is entirely surrounded by the magnificent Golden Gate National Recreation Area, which boasts miles of hiking trails. Mount Tamalpais State Park, Muir Woods National Monument, and Green Gulch Farm Zen Center are close by.

Muir Beach’s mainly full-time residents include lawyers and doctors, as well as authors and artists. Community members gather for beach volleyball, tai chi, potlucks, and full-moon hikes.

Muir Beach Cove is a popular spot for boogie boarding, kayaking, and fishing. Trails lead from the cove to high bluffs -- with breathtaking ocean views. When evening falls and visitors head home, Muir Beach residents enjoy quiet sunset walks along the beach, while the surrounding hillsides come alive with fox, birds, deer, and coyote.

The only commercial enterprise in Muir Beach is The Pelican Inn, a Tudor-style, authentic English pub and hotel. On a rainy afternoon, Muir Beach residents can be found having a cup of hot tea in front of its massive brick fireplace.

Homes in Muir Beach don’t hit the market often, but locals will tell you that the wait is worth it. Seaside homes offer dramatic ocean views, and some have a separate guest cottage. Anywhere you live in Muir Beach, you’re not far from all of the amenities of a major metropolitan area, yet far from its hustle and bustle.

Overview for Muir Beach, CA

1,280 people live in Muir Beach, where the median age is 46.6 and the average individual income is $99,154. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

1,280

Total Population

46.6 years

Median Age

Medium

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$99,154

Average individual Income

Around Muir Beach, CA

There's plenty to do around Muir Beach, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

2
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
32
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including EZ Rehab Physical Therapy, Sail Taihoa, and Welcome to Amyland.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 3.93 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.42 miles 52 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.64 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.42 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.49 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.44 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Muir Beach, CA

Muir Beach has 468 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Muir Beach do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 1,280 people call Muir Beach home. The population density is 25.97 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

1,280

Total Population

Medium

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

46.6

Median Age

55.63 / 44.38%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
468

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$99,154

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

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