Living in Marina, CA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Marina SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
7
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
7

Marina, CA Crime Report

366
Total Crimes
1,625.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-36.70%
Below National Average

Marina, CA Cost Of Living

127
Marina's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average

Marina, California Info Snack

Marina is a city in Monterey County, California, United States. The United States Census Bureau estimated its 2013 population at 20,370. Marina is located along the central coast of California, 8 miles (13 km) west of Salinas, and 8 miles north of Monterey. Marina is also connected to Monterey, California by California State Route 1, which also connects it with Santa Cruz, California, after driving for about 35 miles. Marina is at an elevation of 43 feet (13 m). Marina was incorporated in 1975 and is the newest city on the Monterey Peninsula. The city includes part of the California State University, Monterey Bay campus, the UCMBEST branch research center of UC Santa Cruz, and the Veterans Transition Center (VTC). In 2012, Marina was named one of the 100 Best Community for Young People by America's Promise Alliance. The Fort Ord Station Veterinary Hospital, built in 1941 to provide healthcare for U.S. Army horses and mules, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2014. This is the first such official recognition on old Fort Ord.
Population
21,608
Unemployment
5.4%
Poverty
11.2%
Median Home
$469,500
Median Income
$62,803
Median Rent
$1,306

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Rankings for Marina in California

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4

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5

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6

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7

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8

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9

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Map Of Marina, CA

Population over time in Marina

Year Population % Change
2017 21,608 1.8%
2016 21,227 2.0%
2015 20,816 1.4%
2014 20,537 1.7%
2013 20,198 1.2%
2012 19,966 0.9%
2011 19,779 0.7%
2010 19,636 0.5%
2009 19,529 -
Crime/100k Marina CA USA
Violent Crime 217.7 447.4 368.9
Murder 4.4 4.4 5.0
Robbery 62.2 137.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 133.3 266.5 246.8
Property Crime 1408.2 2380.4 2199.5
Burglary 182.1 416.2 376.0
Larceny 1066.1 1571.8 1594.6
Car Theft 159.9 392.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Marina

White
34.1% (7,371)
African American
7.5% (1,613)
American Indian
0.3% (60)
Asian
18.5% (3,998)
Hawaiian
1.9% (417)
Other
0.2% (34)
Two Or More
8.0% (1,737)
Hispanic
29.5% (6,378)
Race Marina CA USA
White 34.1% 37.5% 61.1%
African American 7.5% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 18.5% 14.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 1.9% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 8.0% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 29.5% 38.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Marina, California

Less than $10,000
5.5% (119,074)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.6% (78,142)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.2% (177,752)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.8% (146,553)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.1% (260,475)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.8% (449,677)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.8% (298,258)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.1% (390,140)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.6% (142,545)
$200,000 or more
4.5% (98,179)
Income Marina CA USA
Less than $10,000 5.5% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.6% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.2% 8.0% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.8% 7.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.1% 10.9% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.8% 15.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.8% 12.3% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.1% 16.2% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.6% 8.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 4.5% 11.0% 7.0%

Gender in Marina

Female
51.2% (11,060)
Male
48.8% (10,548)
Gender Marina CA USA
Female 51.2% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.8% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Marina for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
9.0% (1,944)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (1,728)
High School / GED
20.0% (4,321)
Some College
24.0% (5,185)
Associate's Degree
12.0% (2,592)
Bachelor's Degree
17.0% (3,673)
Master's Degree
8.0% (1,728)
Professional Degree
1.0% (216)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (216)
Education Marina CA USA
< 9th Grade 9.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 20.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 12.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 17.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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