Sausalito has the 3049th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 3.1% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Sausalito is part of the San Francisco metro area. Unemployment in the San Francisco area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. San Francisco has the 7th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Sausalito is above average at $72,740, and the median cost of a home in Sausalito is over $1,000,000, which is above the national average. 72% of workers in Sausalito hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 98% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Sausalito. 66% of Sausalito workers drive to work alone, 8% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 16% walk. People in Sausalito spend an average of 31 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.