Napa

America’s world-renowned wine country. 

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Welcome to Napa

Located in Northern California, Napa is a wine-lovers paradise. With over 400 wineries scattered across its picturesque countryside, this highly-acclaimed area brings worldwide interest. Mild, comfortable weather year-round provides perfect conditions for its vineyards to flourish and a great opportunity for residents to enjoy the area’s elegant eateries and vibrant culture nestled between scenic views of rolling hills, mountains, and fields. Napa architecture includes modern villas, rustic estates, and historic cottages; these are just some of the styles available.

What to Love

  • Offers easy access to several Michelin-starred restaurants 
  • Its location provides a short drive to world-class California cities like San Francisco and Palo Alto 
  • Culturally-rich communities with an abundance of galleries, museums, studios, and art exhibitions 
  • Close to popular festivals like the Napa Valley Film Festival
  • A lively downtown offering locally-owned boutiques, national retailers, breweries, and delectable fare 
  • Home to The Napa River, one of the largest rivers spanning the central coast range, and its abundance of recreational opportunities 

Local Lifestyle

Luxury meets extraordinary views and a vibrant, peaceful ambiance in California’s affluent Napa. Residents benefit from close proximity to local attractions because of its dense, suburban feel but are also able to soak in the beautiful, natural landscapes surrounding its vineyards. Napa’s deep-rooted wine culture complements the area’s rich history, providing the vivacious yet posh living experience wine country is known for. 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

When not exploring Napa’s sprawling vineyards, residents and visitors alike flock to its energetic downtown for mouthwatering cuisine, fun attractions, and premier shopping. Oxbow Public Market, located in downtown Napa, is a beloved gathering place for food and wine enthusiasts. As you walk along its riverside deck, experience cuisine from local favorites like Hog Island Oyster Bar, El Porteño Empanadas, Live Fire Pizza, and more. For an intimate riverside setting, book a reservation at French bistro Angele Restaurant & Bar and partake in appetizing entrees like wild mushroom risotto, freshly-cut prime New York steak, and duck leg confit. Those who enjoy exquisite Japanese fare love fine-dining restaurant Morimoto Napa for its innovative, contemporary atmosphere and expansive beverage options. Top-quality steaks are cooked low and slow at gourmet eatery Cole’s Chop House. Customers can find a menu featuring dry-aged prime steaks, first-rate veal, and fresh seafood as well as an extensive whiskey collection. Purchase a ticket to Blue Note Napa or Uptown Theatre for live music and entertainment performances from local and national artists. Downtown’s First Street Napa is home to both locally-owned boutiques and well-liked retailers. Walk Napa’s historic streets while exploring shops like Anthropologie, Free People, Honey Whiskey, Lululemon, Napa Valley Jewelers, Tay & Grace, and more. 

Things to Do

Napa may be known for its wine, but this vibrant community has many activities to offer. Admire professional artwork at di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art or purchase a new painting for your home at Quent Cordair Fine Art. Outdoor lovers take in amazing views of nature while hiking trails through fields and forests at Westwood Hills Park. Tee off at Silverado Country Club’s members-only golf course or take advantage of its numerous amenities like social wine tastings, happy hours, spa treatments, private restaurants, and pool privileges. Take a cruise along the river in an authentic Venetian gondola or enjoy a relaxing ride on Napa’s famous wine train. The city hosts a variety of festivals that draw nationwide attention, including the Napa Lighted Art Festival and Napa Truffle Festival. Music lovers gather at Napa’s exclusive music festivals. Bottlerock Napa Valley and Festival Napa Valley are both annual, multi-day music celebrations boasting live performances from top-notch artists. 

Schools

The city of Napa is served by the Napa Valley Unified School District. 

Napa Real Estate

Ah, Napa! Known globally as the crown jewel of wine regions, this Californian city isn't just about sipping Cabernet while gazing at sun-drenched vineyards. Napa real estate offers an enviable blend of luxury, culture, and the finest vintages right at your doorstep. Whether you're daydreaming of a hillside haven or a town center treasure, the market here is as robust as a bottle of its finest red.

A Peek into Homes for Sale in Napa:

  • Luxury on the Heights: The crème de la crème of Napa homes proudly perch on the hills, where panoramic views of the sprawling Napa Valley await. These are the residences that define opulence and serenity.
  • Affordable Elegance in the Heart of the City: If hillside living isn't on your list, the town center of Napa presents more budget-friendly choices. While they might forgo the valley vistas, they make up for it with easy access to the city's bustling heart.
  • Space & Style: Homes in Napa are nothing short of generous, ranging in size from a cozy 1,500 to a spacious 3,000 square feet. With most homes boasting 3 or 4 bedrooms and 2 or 3 bathrooms, there's plenty of room for dreams to grow. What's more, many of these homes have seen thoughtful renovations, marrying vintage charm with modern conveniences.
  • The Outdoors Beckon: It's not all interiors! Most homes in Napa come with their very own yard or patio, perfect for soaking up that Californian sun.

Owning a Piece of the Vine: A Guide to Buying a Napa Valley Vineyard

Owning a vineyard in the iconic Napa Valley represents not just an investment in land, but a venture into the heart of one of the world's most prestigious wine regions. For enthusiasts dreaming of producing world-class wines, the allure of Napa Valley's rolling vineyards is undeniable. However, navigating the complexities of vineyard ownership in this acclaimed region requires thorough preparation and strategic planning. From understanding the nuances of viticulture and winemaking to grasping the legal and regulatory landscape, potential owners must educate themselves on every aspect of vineyard management. The initial step involves defining your goals—whether you're aiming for a lifestyle vineyard or a commercially viable operation—and setting a realistic budget, considering Napa Valley's premium land prices, which average around $400,000 per acre. This foundational phase is critical in shaping your journey towards owning a piece of this renowned wine-producing paradise.

The search for the perfect vineyard property in Napa Valley is a journey filled with important decisions, from choosing the right location that offers the ideal microclimate and soil composition for your desired grape varietals, to deciding between purchasing an existing vineyard or developing bare land. Each option presents its own set of challenges and opportunities, with existing vineyards providing a head start in production and bare land offering a blank canvas to tailor your vineyard to specific needs. Assembling a knowledgeable team is indispensable, including a real estate agent specialized in Napa Valley vineyards, viticulture consultants, and winery experts who can guide you through the intricacies of vineyard development, permitting, and production. Undertaking due diligence with a thorough property inspection and financial audit will ensure that your dream of owning a Napa Valley vineyard is built on a solid foundation. By meticulously planning and seeking professional guidance, owning a vineyard in Napa Valley can transition from a lofty dream to a rewarding reality, offering the chance to contribute to the legacy of one of the most celebrated wine regions in the world.


Overview for Napa , CA

88,292 people live in Napa , where the median age is 40.3 and the average individual income is $42,341.4. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

88,292

Total Population

40.3 years

Median Age

High

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

$42,341.4

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Napa , CA

Napa has 31,336 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Napa do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 88,292 people call Napa home. The population density is 754.34 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

88,292

Total Population

High

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

40.3

Median Age

49.23 / 50.77%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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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
31,336

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$42,341.4

Average individual Income

Marital Status

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Single
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Separated

Commute Time

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

Around Napa , CA

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

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Very Walkable
Walking Score
74
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
26
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Benevolent Neglect Wines, See's Candies, and Matthiasson Wines.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.7 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 1.7 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.9 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.42 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.47 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.77 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Napa , CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Napa . 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.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Kolbe Academy & Trinity Prep
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Nature's Way Montessori
PRIVATE
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
Alta Heights Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Bel Aire Park Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Northwood Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
West Park Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
St John The Baptist Catholic School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
The Oxbow School
PRIVATE
11th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Napa Montessori Children's House Inc.
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
New Technology High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
First Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St John's Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Phillips Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Pueblo Vista Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
10th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Napa County Juvenile Hall/Court
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
Blue Oak School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Kolbe Academy
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Napa Christian Campus Of Education
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Browns Valley Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
McPherson Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Shearer Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Napa Valley Language Academy
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Napa Valley Independent Studies
PUBLIC
K - 12th
3/5

Work With Lauren

As a dedicated REALTOR® in the heart of Napa, St. Helena, and Yountville, I find immense joy in connecting clients with their dream homes. My commitment runs deep, and those who've worked with me in these picturesque regions will vouch for the passion and professionalism I bring to every transaction. In fact, about 80% of my business thrives on the trust and referrals of past clients. Ensuring I'm always available and just a call away is my way of guaranteeing an exceptional customer experience. Whether you're envisioning the perfect home nestled in the scenic beauty of Napa or Sonoma Valleys, dreaming of the idyllic charm of wine country living, or simply longing for the allure of its captivating landscapes, let's embark on this journey together! As your local lifestyle expert, allow me to introduce you to the vibrant collection of experiences awaiting you in our communities.

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