Marin City, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Marin City, California - Basic Facts

The Marin City Census Designated Place had a population of 2,715 as of July 1, 2017. Marin City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Marin City is located at latitude 37.8712 and longitude -122.5137 in Marin County. The formal boundaries for the Marin City Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Marin County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Marin City Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628816) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Marin City Census Designated Place is located within Southeast Marin CCD of Marin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Marin City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Marin City, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,715
Daytime Population: Workers 671
Daytime Population: Residents 1,533
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,204
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 2,714
Population in Familes 2,017
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 5,059
Diversity Index3 78


Median Household Income $56,724
Average Household Income $82,473
Per Capita Income $33,606


Total Housing Units 1,331 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 349 (26.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 866 (65.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 116 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $607,311
Average Home Value $690,688


Total Households 1,215
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 715
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.25% 0.25%
Households 0.21% 0.25%
Families 1.22% 0.25%
Median Household Income   4.66%
Per Capita Income   3.24%

Marin City, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marin City to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 808 47th
Population Density # 240 84th
Diversity Index # 430 72nd
Median Household Income # 747 51st
Per Capita Income # 564 63rd

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