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San Mateo, CA

  • Population: 91,000
  • Median Household Income: $79,548.00
  • Median Age: 40.1
  • County: San Mateo
  • Patchwork Nation Classification: Campus and Careers

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City Facts

Data Type Number Source Data Details Compare
Demographics     Details Compare
Families 61.0% American Community Survey
Married Couples 48.0% American Community Survey
Foreign-Born 34.0% American Community Survey
California-Born 47.0% American Community Survey
Language other than English spoken in the home 41.0% American Community Survey
College Educated 42.0% American Community Survey
Median Household Income $79,548.00 American Community Survey
Poverty Rate 6.0% American Community Survey
Population 91,000 American Community Survey
Median Age 40.1 American Community Survey
Senior Citizens 16.0% American Community Survey
White 70.0% American Community Survey
African-American 3.0% American Community Survey
Asian 21.0% American Community Survey
Hispanic 21.0% American Community Survey
Non-citizens 16.2% Association of Bay Area Governments
Local Government     Details Compare
Total Revenues 2006-07 $154,668,245.00 California State Controller's Office
Street lighting and landscaping 2006-07 $1,938,615.00 California State Controller's Office
Golf course expenditures 2006-07 $2,846,453.00 California State Controller's Office
Library Expenditures 2006-07 $14,875,701.00 California State Controller's Office
Local Sales & Use Tax 9.25% California State Board of Equalization
Police Expenditures 2006-07 $29,960,691.00 California State Controller's Office
Government Management and Support Expenditures 2006-07 $9,085,115.00 California State Controller's Office
Fire Expenditures 2006-07 $18,571,788.00 California State Controller's Office
Legislative Expenditures 2006-07 $1,265,158.00 California State Controller's Office
Cemetery Expenditures 2006-07 $0.00 California State Controller's Office
Politics & Elections     Details Compare
Registered Voters 48,762 California Secretary of State
Democrats 51.46% California Secretary of State
Republicans 21.97% California Secretary of State
Green Party 0.71% California Secretary of State
Libertarians 0.41% California Secretary of State
Decline to state 22.99% California Secretary of State
Transportation & Energy     Details Compare
Power Plants 1 California Energy Commission
Average Commute (minutes) 23.4 American Community Survey
2 household vehicles 38.0% American Community Survey
3 or more household vehicles 18.0% American Community Survey
Crime     Details Compare
Violent Crime 306 Office of the Attorney General (California)
Car Theft 222 Office of the Attorney General (California)
Labor     Details Compare
Unemployment as of April '09 6.4% California Employment Development Department
Garment Manufacturers and Contractors 2 California Department of Industrial Relations
Self-Employed 9.8% Association of Bay Area Governments
Lifestyle     Details Compare
Veterinarians 52 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Car Wash/Detailing Businesses 9 California Department of Industrial Relations
Gun Ranges 1 National Rifle Association
Landscape Architects 17 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Retail & Grocery     Details Compare
Safeway 3 Safeway
Trader Joe's 1 Trader Joe's
Liquor Licenses 78 California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control
Whole Foods 1 Whole Foods
Target 1 Target
Wal-Mart 0 Wal-Mart
Education     Details Compare
Montessori Schools 2 American Montessori Society
Libraries with free Wi-Fi 3 California State Library
Charter Schools 0 California Department of Education
Private Schools 9 California Department of Education
Public Schools 16 California Department of Education
Community Colleges 1 California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office
Health & Medicine     Details Compare
Federally-funded health centers 5 United States Department of Health and Human Services
Funeral Establishments 5 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Planned Parenthood Locations 1 Planned Parenthood
Housing     Details Compare
Housing Units 39,000 American Community Survey
Vacant Units 6.0% American Community Survey
Multi-Unit Structures 43.0% American Community Survey
Units built after 1990 10.0% American Community Survey
Renter-Occupied Units 45.0% American Community Survey
Median mortgage cost $2,936.00 American Community Survey
Median rental cost $1,394.00 American Community Survey
Recreation     Details Compare
YMCA Centers 2 YMCA Centers
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Local Newspapers 2 Nu-Designs Web Marketing

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