Home / Select Cities  /  Comparing San Mateo, CA vs. Castro Valley, CA
Compare Cities
The BestPlaces City Compare will show you how two cities compare in over a dozen categories and 100s of items. The most popular comparisons are: Population, Cost of Living, Average Rent, Crime Rate, Tax Rates and Air Quality.

San Mateo, California
Castro Valley, California
USA
HEALTH COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Air quality is based on ozone alert days and number of pollutants in the air, as reported by the EPA.
The EPA has a complex method of measuring watershead quality using 15 indicators.
Superfund index is based on the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup effort.
HEALTH
 COMMENTS
Comments about San Mateo

A comfortable place: San Mateo has a diverse mix of people, a pleasant climate, a very pleasant downtown park with lots going on, and pretty much whatever you need handy. It's not far to... (read more)

To See All SperlingViews for San Mateo Click Here

Comments about Castro Valley

2015 review of Castro Valley, CA: CURMUDGEON - THANK YOU for your post. The most important part of your comment is your second paragraph. "Hodge-Podge" is the correct word for a lot of Castro... (read more)

To See All SperlingViews for Castro Valley Click Here


Popular Comparisons
SAFEST PLACES TO LIVE
Corvallis, OR
vs. Salem, OR
Compare Now

MOST SCHOOL SPENDING
Riverton, WY
vs. Malone, NY
Compare Now


More Popular Comparisons
HIGHEST POPULATION
New York, NY
vs. Los Angeles, CA
Compare Now

HEALTHIEST RETIREMENT
Seattle, WA
vs. Minneapolis, MN
Compare Now


More Popular Comparisons
BEST COST OF LIVING
Pecos, TX
vs. Lamesa, TX
Compare Now

LONGEST AUTO COMMUTE
Raymondville, TX
vs. Summerville, GA
Compare Now