San Carlos

Offering a diverse array of culinary delights that cater to every palate.

Welcome to San Carlos

Nestled amidst the scenic landscapes of the San Francisco Peninsula, San Carlos, California, beckons with an irresistible blend of suburban charm and vibrant energy. As the sun sets over the rolling hills, the city's dining scene comes to life, offering a diverse array of culinary delights that cater to every palate. Laurel Street, adorned with its eclectic mix of shops and dining establishments, becomes a focal point for residents and visitors alike, creating a vibrant tapestry of gastronomic adventures and retail therapy.
 
From quaint local cafes to upscale eateries lining the charming downtown streets, San Carlos is a haven for food enthusiasts seeking a gastronomic adventure. The city's embrace of a rich tapestry of activities provides residents and visitors with an array of recreational options. Whether exploring the meticulously maintained parks, partaking in community events, or enjoying the cultural offerings in the heart of the city, San Carlos stands as a dynamic destination where dining experiences on Laurel Street and engaging activities converge to create an environment that celebrates the joy of living. With its inviting atmosphere and a myriad of options for both dining and recreation, San Carlos invites you to savor the vibrant essence of suburban living on the Peninsula.

Overview for San Carlos, CA

30,754 people live in San Carlos, where the median age is 41 and the average individual income is $104,853. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

30,754

Total Population

41 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$104,853

Average individual Income

Around San Carlos, CA

There's plenty to do around San Carlos, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

46
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
43
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Sarah Lindsay Cakes of San Francisco, Slow Burn Eats, and Britt Bakes.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 0.24 miles 24 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.44 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.62 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.19 miles 20 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.34 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.79 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for San Carlos, CA

San Carlos has 11,393 households, with an average household size of 2.69. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in San Carlos do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 30,754 people call San Carlos home. The population density is 5,682.7 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

30,754

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

41

Median Age

48.88 / 51.12%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
11,393

Total Households

2.69

Average Household Size

$104,853

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in San Carlos, CA

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby San Carlos. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
San Carlos Charter Learning Center
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
4th - 5th
5/5
Brittan Acres Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 3rd
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 3rd
5/5
PUBLIC
4th - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 3rd
5/5
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 3rd
No rating available
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