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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    D
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A-
Marin City is a suburb of San Francisco with a population of 3,016. Marin City is in Marin County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Marin City offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Marin City and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Marin City are highly rated.
About Marin City...
Population
3,016

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$625,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,370
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    68%
  • Own
    32%
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Marin City Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    3%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    13%

Working in Marin City

Jobs
C-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$42,737
National
$55,322
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Marin City Reviews

2 reviews
What I like the most is it’s proxi to the city. Very easy to get to San Francisco if you work or study there. Another thing that I like is it’s diversity in people.
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Living in Marin County the expenses are very high. Marin is not a great place to live if you are low income.