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Overview

Introduction to San Marino, California

San Marino, California, in Los Angeles county, is 2 miles NE of Alhambra, California (center to center) and 9 miles NE of Los Angeles, California. The city is conveniently located inside the Los Angeles-Long Beach metropolitan area. 

San Marino History

The area that is presently known as San Marino, was originally inhabited by the Gabrielino Indians. It went on to become a part of the San Gabriel Mission. Major portions of the area were included in a land grant that was given to an Indian lady, Victoria Reid. The present name of San Marino was based upon the Republic of San Marino in Italy and was given by J. De Barth Shorb.

San Marino and Nearby Attractions

  • The Huntington Library.
  • San Marino City Hall.
  • El Molino Viejo.
  • Botanical Gardens.
  • Lacy Park.
  • Archives of American Art.

Things To Do In San Marino

San Marino is a wealthy city. Apart from the regular attraction like parks and playgrounds, the most popular tourist attraction is The Huntington Library which with its Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, is a world class cultural and educational center, which has been built on 150 acres of exquisite gardens. Its has rare books and manuscripts and one of the best collections of art from the 18th century.

San Marino Transportation

The local airport is Burbank/ Glendale/ Pasadena Airport.

San Marino Higher Education

The area is served by the Pasadena City College.

Demographics

People

Total Population13,331
Male Share of the Population48.9%
Female Share of the Population51.1%
Senior Citizens20.4%
Employed Population 16+5,291
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married66.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher73.4%
Median Earnings25+$87,432
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$167,398
% Above Poverty Level93.2%
% Below Poverty Level6.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home11.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation1.8%

Housing

People Living Alone13.1%
Median Gross Rent$3
Median House Value$1,550,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)67.4%
Irish7.1%
German6%
English5.5%
Italian2.3%
Scottish2.2%
Swedish1.4%
Danishn0.9%
French Except Basque0.8%
Russian0.6%
Arab0.5%
Ukrainian0.5%
Welsh0.5%
Finnish0.4%
West Indian0.4%
Dutch0.4%
Norwegian0.3%
Palestinian0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Jamaican0.2%
Haitian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Polish0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
US/American0.2%
Czech0.2%
Basque0.1%
Iranian0.1%
African0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
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San Marino Almanac

CategoryValue
County Los Angeles County
Standard Zip Codes91108
P.O. Box Zip Codes91118
Phone Area Codes626
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude34.12
Approximate Longitude-118.11

San Marino Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationSAN GABRIEL FIRE DEPT
Distance1.5 miles
Jan Temp43 to 70 F
Apr Temp50 to 77 F
Jul Temp62 to 89 F
Oct Temp55 to 83 F
Annual Precip18.5 inches
StationPASADENA
Distance3.2 miles
Jan Temp44 to 68 F
Apr Temp50 to 76 F
Jul Temp61 to 89 F
Oct Temp55 to 83 F
Annual Precip21 inches
StationMT WILSON NO 2
Distance8.1 miles
Jan Temp36 to 53 F
Apr Temp41 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 82 F
Oct Temp51 to 69 F
Annual Precip40.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alhambra85,168$62,886
Pasadena141,231$93,178
San Gabriel40,315$59,099
Sierra Madre11,061$121,578
South Pasadena25,974$122,655
Temple City36,214$79,775

San Marino Public Libraries

Crowell Public Library
1890 HUNTINGTON DR.
San Marino, California
(626) 300-0779

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San Marino Public Schools

Carver Elementary
3100 Hntngtn Dr.
ZIP: 91108
Primary
Total Enrollment 611
Huntington Middle
1700 Hntngtn Dr.
ZIP: 91108
Middle
Total Enrollment 784
San Marino High
2701 Hntngtn Dr.
ZIP: 91108
High
Total Enrollment 1189
Valentine Elementary
1650 Hntngtn Dr.
ZIP: 91108
Primary
Total Enrollment 550

San Marino Private Schools

Southwestern Academy
2800 Monterey Rd
ZIP: 91108
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 170
Ss Felicitas & Perpetua School
2955 Huntington Dr
ZIP: 91108
Elementary
Total Enrollment 247
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