Marina, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Marina, California - Basic Facts

The City of Marina had a population of 20,115 as of July 1, 2016. Marina ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Marina is located at latitude 36.6806 and longitude -121.7901 in Monterey County. The formal boundaries for the City of Marina (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.88 sq. miles. Monterey County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 43 feet.

The City of Marina (GNIS ID: 2411035) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Marina is located within Seaside-Monterey CCD of Monterey County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Marina population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Marina, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 20,115
Population in Households 19,277
Population in Familes 15,604
Population in Group Qrtrs 838
Population Density1 2,265
Diversity Index2 87


Total Households 6,902
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 4,712
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,302 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,871 (39.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,031 (55.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 400 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $450,183
Average Home Value $466,381


Median Household Income $54,345
Average Household Income $73,926
Per Capita Income $25,939
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.32% 0.56%
Households 0.13% 0.46%
Families 0.14% 0.47%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Marina, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marina to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 347 77th
Population Density1 # 565 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 113 93rd
Median Household Income # 775 49th
Per Capita Income # 864 43rd

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