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    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
    D
  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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San Marino is a suburb of Los Angeles with a population of 13,331. San Marino is in Los Angeles County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in San Marino offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In San Marino there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in San Marino and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in San Marino are highly rated.
About San Marino...
Population
13,331

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,550,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$3,501
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    16%
  • Own
    84%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    59.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    7.5
    40.7
  • Robbery
    15
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    628.8
    500.1
  • Theft
    883.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    7.5
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    41%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    6%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%

Working in San Marino

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$152,527
National
$55,322
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San Marino Reviews

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San Marino is a safe and small town where not much happens. The school isn't that great but if you are over 40 it's a great place to settle down and do much of nothing. There is absolutely nothing ever going on here, and good luck trying to get anywhere because you have to drive. And there is only like 3 places to eat nearby.
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I would like to see more businesses/restaurants enter San Marino. We do not offer a wide range of restaurant choices as of now, and are lacking especially in Mexican and Asian foods. Furthermore, although we do not have much of a night life, there are many cities nearby that offer a wide range of options, so it is nice to be in the middle of everything. This city is relatively safe, and has a great public education program, so it is a wonderful place to raise kids (if you can afford to live here - the real estate is very expensive).
It is a really quiet suburb. Everyone almost knows everyone and the schools are really great, especially the elementary school. There are lots of stores for every occasion, from groceries to tech stuff. There is an absurdly amount of Starbucks in the area, so that could be a plus or negative.