Skip to main content
U.S. flag

This is an original und secure website


City of Marina

  •   State: 
    Monterey County
      County FIPS: 
    36°41′04″N 121°48′08″W
      Area total: 
    9.81 sq mi (25.4 km²)
      Area land: 
    8.91 sq mi (23.1 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.90 sq mi (2.3 km²)
    43 ft (13 m)
    Incorporated November 13, 1975
  •   Latitude: 
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Salinas, CA
    Pacific Standard Time (PST) UTC-8:00; Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) UTC-7:00
      ZIP codes: 

    Marina, Monterey County, California, United States

  •   Population: 
      Population density: 
    2,510.0 residents per square mile of area (969.1/km²)
      Household income: 
      Unemployment rate: 
  •   Sales taxes: 
      Income taxes: 

Marina was incorporated in 1975 and is the newest city in the Monterey area. It includes part of the California State University, Monterey Bay campus, the UC Santa Cruz UC MBEST center, and the Veterans Transition Center (VTC) In 2012, Marina was named one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People by America's Promise Alliance. The city plans to adapt to climate change and sea level rise, based on managed retreat, and has been described as an example for other coastal cities. Cemex had a sand mining operation in the city that concerned environmentalists and scientists. A settlement was reached in 2017, and CEMEX ended mining in December 2020. It is on California State Route 1 between Monterey and Santa Cruz and sits at an elevation of 43 feet (13 m) The city's history is intertwined with that of Fort Ord. Fort Ord lands were used as an infantry training center since the MexicanAmerican War. 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. Unlike most other coastal towns in California, Marina's coastline remains undeveloped and protects rare species of butterflies, buckwheat, and sea lettuce. It also has 86 miles (138 km) of trails for the public to explore on foot, bike or horseback. It has a population of 22,359, up from 19,718 in 2010. The census reported that 18,827 people (95.5% of the population) lived in households.


Marina is the primary city name, but also East Garrison are acceptable city names or spellings. The official name is City of Marina. Marina incorporated in 1975. Fort Ord lands were used as an infantry training center since the MexicanAmerican War. In 2012, President Barack Obama designated 14,000 acres (57 km²) of the closed base as a national monument managed by the BLM. Cemex had a sand mining operation in the city along the Monterey Bay coastline that concerned environmentalists and scientists. The California Coastal Commission in March 2016 issued a Cease and Desist order asking for "administration civil penalties", stating that "the operation is narrowing beaches and impacting environmentally sensitive habitat" CemEX denied the allegations and continued to operate. A settlement was reached in 2017, and CEMEX ended mining in December 2020. Some of the last undeveloped natural wildlands are now overseen by the Bureau of Land Management, including 86 miles (138 km) of trails for the public to explore on foot, bike or horseback. In July 1994, the California State University began its first academic year, and barracks were soon transformed into dorms. The first joint Army and Navy maneuvers held in 1940 were held in the area. The city's history is intertwined with that of Fort Ord, which was decommissioned in 1991 and formally closed after troop reassignment in 1994. It is located on the northern tip of Monterey Peninsula, near the San Francisco Bay and the Santa Catalina Islands. It has a population of about 2,000 people, and is home to the California Institute of the Arts and the University of California, San Francisco.


Marina's coastline remains undeveloped and protects rare species of butterflies, buckwheat, and sea lettuce. The city plans to adapt to climate change and sea level rise, based on managed retreat, and has been described as an example for other coastal cities. It is located in California's Central Coast region, near the San Francisco Bay and the San Joaquin River. It has a population of 1.5 million people, and is home to a variety of wildlife, including sea lions, sea otters, sea lions and sea gulls. It also has a coastline of 2,000 acres of land, which it plans to develop in the future. It's located on the coast of California's central coast, close to San Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego. It was founded in 1858 and is located on a former convict camp. It sits on the shore of the Santa Catalina Bay, which was once the site of the town of Marina, California, and was once known as the "Pearl Harbor" of the California Coast. It lies on the California coast, which is now known as "Marina Bay" and has a coastline of 1,500 acres. The town is also home to rare species, such as sea lettuce, sea butterflies, sea buckwheats and sea lilies, which are protected by the city. The coastline is also known for its biodiversity, with rare species including sea lettuce and sea urchins, sea cucumbers.


At the 2010 census Marina had a population of 19,718. The racial makeup of Marina was 8,904 (45.1%) White, 1,487 (7.5%) African American, 140 (0.7%) Native American, 2,931 (9.9%) Asian, 544 (2.8%) Pacific Islander, and 1,974 (10.0%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5,372 persons (27.2%) There were 7,200 housing units at an average density of 737.5 per square mile. 7,857 people (39.8% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 10,970 people (55.6%) lived in rental housing units. The median income for a household in the city was $43,000, and the median family income was $46,139. Out of the total people living under the poverty line, 13.1% are under the age of 18 and 5.9% are 65 or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.26. The city is served by the U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet, which is based in the San Francisco Bay Area. The U.N. has a naval base in Marina, which was built in the 19th century. It was the site of the World War II-era Battle of the Bulge.

Parks and recreation

The Labor Day Parade & Family Festival held the Saturday before the official holiday pays homage to the significant military history of the town. Fort Ord Dunes State Park is a popular place for horseback riding, hiking, fishing and cycling. The tall sand dunes at Marina beaches provide optimal conditions for paragliding and hang gliding. A Marina based skydiving center has become a popular attraction because of its high altitude skydives and proximity to the beach. The annual Otter Fest in August welcomes back students, staff, and faculty to CSU, Monterey Bay. It began in 2010 with a Key to the City presentation to the campus president. It is named after the university's otter mascot. Earth Day is celebrated in April as a community work party to maintain and improve Locke-Paddon Park. The town is home to the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, which has a base in Marina and a fleet of ships in the harbor. The city is also home to a number of wineries, restaurants, and other businesses. The mayor of Marina is a former mayor of the city of Seaside, California, who served in the California National Guard in the 1980s and 1990s. The current mayor is a current member of the Board of Supervisors of the City of Marina and served as mayor from 2003 to 2007. The Marina Police Department has been in charge of the Marina Harbor Police Department for the past 10 years. The police department has been responsible for the protection of the coastline since the 1950s.


Marina Municipal Airport is a general aviation airport that is owned by the City of Marina. Skydive Monterey Bay conducts skydiving and parachuting activities on the south east side of the airport. In 2021, a manufacturing facility for Joby Aviation was approved at the airport to build an electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft that it intends to operate as an air taxi service. The airport is located on the eastern tip of Monterey Peninsula, California. The city of Marina is the largest city in Monterey County, California, with a population of 2.2 million. The City ofMarina is the only city in the state of California to have its own airport. It is also the largest airport in the county with a total population of 1.3 million. It has a runway that measures in at a total length of 4.5 acres. The airfield has a passenger capacity of 2,000. It also has a cargo capacity of 1,000, with the capacity to grow to 3,000 in the future. It was the first airport of its kind to be built in the U.S. in the 1970s and 1980s. The current airport is the second largest in the United States, after Los Angeles International Airport, and is located in the San Francisco Bay Area. It opened in 1961 and has a capacity of 4,000 acres (1.2 km) and is home to the California Air National Guard base. The Marina Municipal Airport was built in 1961.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Marina, Monterey County, California = 97. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 30. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 71. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Marina = 5.4 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO ( and is uniform worldwide.


The most recent city population of 1,441 individuals with a median age of 32.7 age the population grows by 1.40% in Marina, Monterey County, California population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 2,510.0 residents per square mile of area (969.1/km²). There are average 2.72 people per household in the 6,807 households with an average household income of $52,552 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 6.30% of the available work force and has dropped -3.56% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 26.58%. The number of physicians in Marina per 100,000 population = 173.5.


The annual rainfall in Marina = 18.6 inches and the annual snowfall = 0 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 74. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 261. 70 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 42.9 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 80, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Marina, Monterey County, California which are owned by the occupant = 33.11%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 33 years with median home cost = $314,320 and home appreciation of -14.94%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $6.03 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.


The local school district spends $5,896 per student. There are 18.9 students for each teacher in the school, 6205 students for each Librarian and 1013 students for each Counselor. 7.98% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 9.45% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 4.74% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Marina's population in Monterey County, California of 7,674 residents in 1930 has dropped 0,19-fold to 1,441 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 41.96% female residents and 58.04% male residents live in Marina, Monterey County, California.

    As of 2020 in Marina, Monterey County, California are married and the remaining 45.95% are single population.

  • 24.8 minutes is the average time that residents in Marina require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    74.63% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 16.31% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 2.17% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 2.51% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Marina, Monterey County, California, 33.11% are owner-occupied homes, another 39.96% are rented apartments, and the remaining 26.93% are vacant.

  • The 43.90% of the population in Marina, Monterey County, California who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

Show cameras in area

Cameras in


Please wait while loading content

Please wait

Booking Offer

Other cities around Bemidji

Title Distance in miles Show on Map

Skyline of Marina

In 51 U.S. states are published

2635 Companies
938 Counties
1761 Cities

The 5 newest Companies

Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc

3130 Industrial St, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495

Jerry Jordan Food Broker

1754 Camp Ave, Merrick, NY 11566

Two One Two New York

1410 Broadway # 2104, New York, NY 10018

Freddoloso Foods Corporation

2440 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60612

Wilke International Inc

14321 W 96th Terrace, Lenexa, KS 66215

Other Companies

Northwest Mexican Foods

1298 Bethel Dr A, Eugene, OR 97402


555 E City Ave, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

Liberty Food Services

1410 Michigan St, Storm Lake, IA 50588

Turkey Valley Farms

112 S 6th St, Marshall, MN 56258

Elite Food Services Specialist Inc

1722 S Glenstone Ave, Springfield, MO 65804

Landscape of California