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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
San Carlos is 63% less densely populated than Foster City.
People are 4% less likely to be married in Foster City.
The Median Age is 1.8 years older in San Carlos.

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PEOPLE
 San Carlos, CAFoster City, CAUnited States
 Population29,93133,477321,418,820
 Population - 201027,83029,746308,745,538
 Population - 200027,71828,803285,036,114
 Population - 199026,16728,176251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now14.39%18.81%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now7.98%16.23%12.76%
 Pop. Density5,4168,81991
 Land Area643,531,905
 Water Area016264,837
 Median Age42.540.737.4
 Female Population51.23%51.46%50.81%
 Male Population48.77%48.54%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 San Carlos, CAFoster City, CAUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.41%6.27%6.36%
 Age 5 to 97.91%6.33%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.22%5.80%6.59%
 Age 15 to 172.87%2.78%4.03%
 Age 18 to 202.55%2.58%4.35%
 Age 21 to 242.52%2.72%5.61%
 Age 25 to 349.76%13.82%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4416.39%17.18%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5417.18%13.75%14.09%
 Age 55 to 597.67%5.89%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.80%6.68%5.72%
 Age 65 to 747.50%9.37%7.64%
 Age 75 to 844.88%4.86%4.26%
 Age 85 and over2.36%1.98%1.85%
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 RACE
 San Carlos, CAFoster City, CAUnited States
 White71.56%41.89%62.77%
 Black0.89%1.94%12.24%
 Asian11.64%45.75%4.95%
 Native American0.01%0.13%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.61%0.13%0.16%
 Other0.08%0.15%0.20%
 Two or More Races4.47%4.49%2.13%
 Hispanic10.74%5.52%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic89.26%94.48%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 San Carlos, CAFoster City, CAUnited States
 Households11,57012,188116,211,000
 Family Households7,6518,64776,958,100
 Non Family Households3,9193,54139,253,000
 Household Size2.512.62.63
 Married Population59.06%62.66%50.58%
 Single Population40.94%37.34%49.42%
 Now Married57.57%61.31%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.50%1.35%2.17%
 Never Married24.44%23.94%32.55%
 Widowed5.89%5.87%5.95%
 Divorced10.62%7.53%10.92%
 Married, w/children41.30%39.22%31.68%
 Married, no children42.73%45.17%41.44%
 Single, w/children6.52%7.64%16.94%
 Single, no children9.45%7.97%9.95%

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 COMMENTS
Comments about San Carlos

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