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San Carlos, San Mateo County, California

San Carlos is a city in San Mateo County, California. As of the 2014 census, the city population was 29,803. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.92 square miles. An elevation is 76 feet (23.16 m) above sea level. The population density was 5,037 people per square mile. The median age was 43.2 years (California state median age was 36.2 years). For every 100 females there were 94 males.
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P.O. Box 4565, San Mateo, CA
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2014)
29,803 residents
Population Change
+7.5% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
43.2 years (State: 36.2)
Below the Poverty Line
3.6% (Year: 2015)
Population Males
14,443 residents
Population Females
15,360 residents
Population Urban
100% of residents
Foreign Born Residents
6.0% Europe, 5.2% Asia, 3.5% Latin America
Daytime Population Change
+1,342 (+4.5%)
Live and Work in the City
3,084 (19.6%)
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
2.9% (State: 5.5%)

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    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers


      San Carlos Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)


        San Carlos Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2015)


          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born San Carlos Residents


            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Median Home Value (Year: 2015)
              $1,000,000 (State: $449,100)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$392,900 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2015)
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $890 – $1,571
              Median Rent for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              164 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $8,770 (0.70%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $4,714 (0.40%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $142,444 (State: $64,500)
              Changes in Household Income
              +$53,984 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2015)
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              +$22,998 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

                    • Canada College
                      about 4 miles
                      Redwood City, CA
                      Full-time enrollment: 3,446
                    • College of San Mateo
                      about 5 miles
                      San Mateo, CA
                      FT enrollment: 5,398
                    • Stanford University
                      about 7 miles
                      Stanford, CA
                      FT enrollment: 14,410
                    • Foothill College
                      about 13 miles
                      Los Altos Hills, CA
                      FT enrollment: 9,635
                    • Chabot College
                      about 14 miles
                      Hayward, CA
                      FT enrollment: 7,610
                    • Skyline College
                      about 15 miles
                      San Bruno, CA
                      FT enrollment: 5,824
                    • California State University-East Bay
                      about 16 miles
                      Hayward, CA
                      FT enrollment: 12,956

                    List of Largest Private High Schools

                    • WEST BAY HIGH
                      Students: 30
                      Location: 1561 LAUREL ST STE A
                      Grades: 9-12

                    List of Largest Public Middle Schools

                    • TIERRA LINDA MIDDLE
                      Students: 573
                      Location: 750 DARTMOUTH AVE.
                      Grades: 5-8
                      Charter school
                    • BRITTAN ACRES ELEMENTARY
                      Students: 233
                      Location: 2000 BELLE AVE.
                      Grades: KG-4
                      Charter school
                    • ARUNDEL ELEMENTARY
                      Students: 230
                      Location: 200 ARUNDEL RD.
                      Grades: KG-4
                      Charter school
                    • WHITE OAKS ELEMENTARY
                      Students: 207
                      Location: 1901 WHITE OAK WAY
                      Grades: KG-4
                      Charter school
                    • HEATHER ELEMENTARY
                      Students: 194
                      Location: 2757 MELENDY DR.
                      Grades: KG-4
                      Charter school
                      Students: 190
                      Location: 750 DARTMOUTH AVE.
                      Grades: KG-8
                      Charter school
                    • CENTRAL MIDDLE
                      Location: 828 CHESTNUT ST.
                      Grades: 5-8

                    List of Largest Private Middle Schools

                    • ST CHARLES SCHOOL
                      Students: 305
                      Location: 850 TAMARACK AVE
                      Grades: KG-8
                    • ARBOR BAY SCHOOL
                      Students: 44
                      Location: 1017 CEDAR ST
                      Grades: KG-8
                    San Carlos Police Department
                    Full-time Employees (Year: 2010)
                    37 policemen
                    Full-time Law Enforcement Officers
                    30 policemen
                    Officers per 1,000 Residents
                    1.10 policemen (State: 2.46)
                    Labor Market Description

                    Unemployment Rate


                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)


                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)


                          Male: Most Common Occupations


                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                              San Carlos 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 San Carlos

                              • SEQUOIA HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals
                                about 2 miles away
                                REDWOOD CITY, CA
                              • CRESTVIEW ICF/DDN HOME
                                Hospital, about 2 miles away
                                BELMONT, CA
                              • REHAB AT HOME, INC
                                Home Health Center, about 2 miles away
                                BELMONT, CA
                              • NURSING RESOURCES INC
                                Home Health Center, about 2 miles away
                                REDWOOD CITY, CA
                              • CARLMONT GARDENS NURSING CENTER
                                Nursing Home, about 2 miles away
                                BELMONT, CA
                              • CORDILLERAS MENTAL HEALTH CENTER
                                Nursing Home, about 3 miles away
                                REDWOOD CITY, CA
                              • REDWOOD CITY DIALYSIS CENTER
                                Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away
                                REDWOOD CITY, CA

                              Airports & Heliports in San Carlos

                              • San Carlos Airport

                              Amtrak Stations in San Carlos

                              • 10 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.
                              • 15 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.

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                                Means of Transportation for Getting to Work

                                  Other Information

                                  San Carlos by Race (According to 2015)


                                    Median Unit Value (According to 2015)


                                      Crime Rates per 100,000 Residents (According to 2009)


                                        Natural Disasters in San Carlos


                                          Air Quality Information

                                            Common Weather Information
                                            Earthquakes Average Activity
                                            747% (Greater then US)
                                            Number of Natural Disasters
                                            14 pc. (State: 13 pc.)
                                            Number of Major Disasters
                                            11 pc.
                                            Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                            2 pc.
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                                            ZIP Codes for San Carlos: 94070
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