San Mateo

Emerges as a dynamic and enchanting city that seamlessly blends the comforts of suburban living.

Welcome to San Mateo

Nestled along the vibrant San Francisco Peninsula, San Mateo, California, emerges as a dynamic and enchanting city that seamlessly blends the comforts of suburban living with the energy of a thriving urban hub. Characterized by its tree-lined streets, historic architecture, and a diverse community, San Mateo captivates residents and visitors alike with its welcoming atmosphere. The city's downtown, a bustling epicenter, showcases a melange of culinary delights, ranging from eclectic eateries to upscale dining establishments, creating a vibrant tapestry of gastronomic experiences. Beyond its culinary allure, San Mateo offers a spectrum of activities, from exploring the tranquil Japanese Tea Garden in Central Park to attending cultural events that dot the city's calendar. With easy access to both Silicon Valley and the cultural richness of San Francisco, San Mateo stands as a beacon of opportunity and community, where the pursuit of a high-quality lifestyle harmoniously intertwines with a myriad of engaging activities and a rich tapestry of cultural experiences.

Overview for San Mateo, CA

112,215 people live in San Mateo, where the median age is 40.3 and the average individual income is $68,500.49. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

112,215

Total Population

40.3 years

Median Age

High

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

$68,500.49

Average individual Income

Around San Mateo, CA

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

82
Very Walkable
Walking Score
91
Biker's Paradise
Bike Score
44
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Bay Area Taco Catering, Sweet Lil' Lo's Cookies, and Shorinji Kempo Peninsula.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.38 miles 36 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.34 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.56 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.65 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.78 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.38 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for San Mateo, CA

San Mateo has 42,076 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in San Mateo do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 112,215 people call San Mateo home. The population density is 7,079.76 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

112,215

Total Population

High

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

40.3

Median Age

49.87 / 50.13%

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
42,076

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$68,500.49

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

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

Schools in San Mateo, CA

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby San Mateo. 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
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Bay Meadows Kindercare
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
George Hall Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
College Park Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
North Shoreview Montessori
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Beresford Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Centennial Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Fiesta Gardens International Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
San Mateo Park Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Compass High School
PRIVATE
8th - 12th
No rating available
Pacific Rim Int'l School
PRIVATE
PreK - 10th
No rating available
St Matthew Catholic School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Meadow Heights Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Junipero Serra High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Tulane Montessori Children's House
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
St Matthew's Episcopal Day School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
2nd - 12th
No rating available
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