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Atherton, San Mateo County, California

Atherton is a city in San Mateo County, California. As of the 2014 census, the city population was 7,147. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.9 square miles. An elevation is 60 feet (18.28 m) above sea level. The population density was 1,458 people per square mile. The median age was 47.6 years (California state median age was 35.7 years). For every 100 females there were 104 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2014)
7,147 residents
Population Change
+0.7% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
47.6 years (State: 35.7)
Below the Poverty Line
3.6% (Year: 2013)
Population Males
3,641 residents
Population Females
3,506 residents
Population Urban
100% of residents
Foreign Born Residents
7.4% Asia, 3.0% Europe
Daytime Population Change
+221 (+3.1%)
Live and Work in the City
366 (13.9%)
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
3% (State: 5.5%)

Elections Results Data


    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers


      Atherton Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)


        Atherton Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2013)


          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born Atherton Residents


            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Median Home Value (Year: 2013)
              $1,000,000 (State: $373,100)
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2013)
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              150 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2013)
              $10,331 (1.00%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2013)
              $11,566 (1.10%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $270,426 (State: $60,190)
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2013)
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              +$24,103 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)


                Males 25 Years and Older


                  Females 25 Years and Older


                    Nearest Colleges & Universities

                    • Stanford University
                      about 3 miles
                      Stanford, CA
                      Full-time enrollment: 14,410
                    • Canada College
                      about 4 miles
                      Redwood City, CA
                      FT enrollment: 3,446
                    • Foothill College
                      about 8 miles
                      Los Altos Hills, CA
                      FT enrollment: 9,635
                    • College of San Mateo
                      about 10 miles
                      San Mateo, CA
                      FT enrollment: 5,398
                    • Mission College
                      about 13 miles
                      Santa Clara, CA
                      FT enrollment: 5,625
                    • De Anza College
                      about 13 miles
                      Cupertino, CA
                      FT enrollment: 16,729
                    • Chabot College
                      about 14 miles
                      Hayward, CA
                      FT enrollment: 7,610

                    List of Largest Colleges & Universities

                    • Menlo College
                      Full-time enrollment: 723
                      Location: 1000 El Camino Real
                      Private, not-for-profit

                    List of Largest Public High Schools

                    • MENLO-ATHERTON HIGH
                      Students: 1,429
                      Location: 555 MIDDLEFIELD RD.
                      Grades: 9-12

                    List of Largest Private High Schools

                      Students: 1,103
                      Location: 150 VALPARAISO AVE
                      Grades: PK-12

                    List of Largest Public Middle Schools

                    • SELBY LANE ELEMENTARY
                      Students: 511
                      Location: 170 SELBY LN.
                      Grades: KG-8
                    • ENCINAL ELEMENTARY
                      Students: 436
                      Location: 195 ENCINAL AVE.
                      Grades: KG-5
                    • LAS LOMITAS ELEMENTARY
                      Students: 263
                      Location: 299 ALAMEDA DE LAS PULGAS
                      Grades: KG-3
                    • LAUREL ELEMENTARY
                      Location: 95 EDGE RD.
                      Grades: KG-3
                    Atherton Police Department
                    Full-time Employees (Year: 2014)
                    27 policemen
                    Full-time Law Enforcement Officers
                    21 policemen
                    Officers per 1,000 Residents
                    2.91 policemen (State: 2.32)
                    Labor Market Description

                    Unemployment Rate


                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)


                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)


                          Male: Most Common Occupations


                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                              Atherton Infrastructure
                              Grocery Stores in the City
                              171 stores
                              Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                              2.44 (State: 2.14)
                              Supercenters in the City
                              4 centers
                              Supercenters per 10,000 Citizens
                              0.06 (State: 0.04)
                              Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                              39 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                              0.56 (State: 0.62)
                              Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                              114 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                              1.62 (State: 1.49)
                              Number of Restaurants in the City
                              703 restaurants
                              Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                              10.02 (State: 7.42)
                              Number of Houses in the City

                              Hospitals in Atherton

                              • ATHERTON HEALTHCARE
                                Nursing Home, about 1 miles away
                                MENLO PARK, CA
                              • PENINSULA PLAZA HEALTH CARE CENTER
                                Nursing Home, about 1 miles away
                                MENLO PARK, CA
                              • LAUREL GLEN CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL
                                Nursing Home, about 2 miles away
                                REDWOOD CITY, CA
                              • ELLIPSE
                                Nursing Home, about 2 miles away
                                REDWOOD CITY, CA
                              • WOODSIDE WOMENS HOSPITAL
                                Hospital, about 2 miles away
                                REDWOOD CITY, CA
                              • VI AT PALO ALTO
                                Nursing Home, about 2 miles away
                                PALO ALTO, CA
                              • STANFORD HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals
                                about 3 miles away
                                STANFORD, CA

                              Amtrak Stations in Atherton

                              • 13 miles: FREMONT (CENTERVILLE, FREMONT & PERALTA BLVDS.)
                                Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
                              • 15 miles: MILLBRAE (MILLBRAE AVE. & CALIFORNIA DR.)
                                Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
                                Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.

                              Average Travel Time to Work


                                Means of Transportation for Getting to Work

                                  Other Information

                                  Atherton by Race (According to 2010)


                                    Median Unit Value (According to 2013)


                                      Crime Rates per 100,000 Residents (According to 2014)


                                        Natural Disasters in Atherton


                                          Air Quality Information

                                            Common Weather Information
                                            Earthquakes Average Activity
                                            751% (Greater then US)
                                            Number of Natural Disasters
                                            14 pc. (State: 12 pc.)
                                            Number of Major Disasters
                                            11 pc.
                                            Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                            2 pc.
                                            Google Map of Atherton
                                            ZIP Codes for Atherton: 94027
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