Marina, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Marina, California - Basic Facts

The City of Marina had a population of 21,789 as of July 1, 2018. 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, 2018.

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Marina, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 21,789
Population in Households 20,922
Population in Familes 17,104
Population in Group Qrtrs 867
Population Density2 2,453
Diversity Index3 88


Median Household Income $59,703
Average Household Income $80,235
Per Capita Income $28,343


Total Housing Units 7,872 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,206 (40.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,330 (55.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 336 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $517,070
Average Home Value $550,367


Total Households 7,536
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 5,182
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 1.22% 0.88%
Households 1.17% 0.85%
Families 1.27% 0.9%
Median Household Income   3.57%
Per Capita Income   3.31%

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, 2018 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 # 338 78th
Population Density # 544 64th
Diversity Index # 77 95th
Median Household Income # 729 52nd
Per Capita Income # 858 43rd

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