4.2 out of 10

Marina Park

37.5079715437437 -122.228146542952
Great for
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Safe & Sound
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Shopping Options
  • Schools
Not great for
  • Childcare
  • Cost of Living
  • Internet Access
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Parks & Recreation
Who lives here?
  • Singles
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Gay & Lesbian

Reviews

3/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 3/5
  • Safe & Sound 3/5
  • Clean & Green 2/5
  • Pest Free 2/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 2/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 2/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 2/5
  • Lack of Traffic 2/5
  • Parking 4/5
  • Cost of Living 2/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Public Transport 2/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 1/5
2yrs+

"Marsh, Marina and Condos"

This is basically where you will find the Redwood City marina. There is not much here besides the sailboats and the marshland except for some condos that face out over them (almost like a micro-Marina-del-Rey).

We looked at the cost of living here, just on a lark (it wouldn’t really work for us but we were curious). You can rent a 3-bedroom condo here starting at $3000 and rising up close to $4000.

The views here though are not that spectacular, given that you are at a marina. I’m not sure it is really worth the bayside prices.
Pros
  • The Boats
  • The Bay Breeze
  • The Condos
Cons
  • Expensive
  • Not that Attractive
  • Pest Problems
Recommended for
  • Singles
  • Gay & Lesbian
2/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 2/5
  • Safe & Sound 3/5
  • Clean & Green 1/5
  • Peace & Quiet 3/5
  • Eating Out 1/5
  • Nightlife 1/5
  • Shopping Options 1/5
2yrs+

"Marshland community"

Though within the vast mud lands of the San Francisco peninsula’s slough system, Marina Park is hardly worth mentioning. In fact, 3/4ths of its 4 square miles is an uninhabited marshland. As for the rest, you’ll come across sparse community quarters and a small, gritty business area. Demographically speaking, the neighborhood has a total population of under 500, most of which are from a white background (over 80%). For the general population, the district is largely anonymous with most people just passing over it on US Route 101 (up and down the San Francisco peninsula).

Marina Park’s residential quarters are made up of a couple new, cheap condominiums along Bair Island Road. There were a handful of mobile parks situated throughout the community, but it seems the apartment buildings have given the community a bit of a facelift. Yet according to the 2010 US Census, the median household income is about $45,000, well below the city’s average.

The district’s commercial quarters offers an eccentric mix of businesses. Its busiest area is located towards the southern edge of the community. There you’ll find an RV parking lot, a Nissan dealership, mini storage lot and a couple unglamorous commercial businesses and anonymous mid-rise buildings. For your dining needs, Pete’s Harbor is an old favorite and located along the waterfront. But its biggest luxury is its close proximity to downtown Redwood City.

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"A secret hidden gem"
37.4965316082992 -122.225129502964

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