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Sausalito is a San Francisco Bay Area city in Marin County, California. Sausalito is 8 miles (13 km) south-southeast of San Rafael, at an elevation of 13 feet (4 m). The population was 7,061 as of the 2010 census. The community is situated near the northern end of the Golden Gate Bridge, and prior to the building of that bridge served as a terminus for rail, car, and ferry traffic. Developed rapidly as a shipbuilding center in World War II, the city's industrial character gave way in postwar years to a reputation as a wealthy and artistic enclave, a picturesque residential community (incorporating large numbers of houseboats), and a tourist destination. It is adjacent to, and largely bounded by, the protected spaces of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.


Sausalito is situated on the northern end of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. It was formerly an important terminus on various transportation routes. Today it is a tourist destination and a scenic neighbourhood. You can learn about the history of Sausalito by taking a wooden boat tour along the historic waterfront of the city. The Bay Area is a popular tourist spot in Sausalito. You can view a working model of the San Francisco Bay and even the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta System. You can buy some amazing artworks from one of the art galleries in Sausalito. You can tour the art galleries in Bridgeway as a part of the Artwalk. Visit Sausalito’s hidden culture on your next holiday in San Francisco.

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Facts and Stats for Sausalito*

  • Pollution Statistics in Sausalito

    Know the pollution level of Sausalito before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 29.17 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 39.86 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 59.46 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 53.38 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25.68 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25.69 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 21.25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 26.35 (Low)
  • Sausalito: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Sausalito for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Sausalito.

    • Burglary and Theft 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 46.68 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 45.41 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 35.64 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 42.45 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 66.22 (High)
    • Attacks 41.84 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 66.07 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 77.04 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 57.65 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 23.21 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 66.84 (High)
  • Living in Sausalito - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Sausalito is 157.34 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 50.84 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 97.34 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 37.42 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 43.14 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 98.12 (High)
    • Health Care Index 72.9 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.92 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 96.4 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Sausalito

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Sausalito

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 44 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 86.11 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 56.72 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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