Foster City, California 

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Best Places to Live in Foster City, California

Regional center - Northern California coast at the head of San Francisco Bay
Pros
-Year round climate
-Attractive setting
-Arts & culture
Cons
-Soft economy
-Crowding
-Extreme living costs

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What Bert Has To Say About San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward Metro Area

A world-class city in every respect, the stunningly beautiful and culturally rich San Francisco is not only a unique place to visit but also to live. The area has a lot going for it: exceptional arts and cultural activities, plenty of history and sense of place, a strong commercial and financial core; and all the education and services anyone could want. The climate is one of the most unusual in the world, and the area is among the most ethnically and socially diverse in the country. The many world-famous tourist attractions- Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, the cable car system, hilltop residential enclaves, and the wine country to the north- mix with considerable local entertainment and culture to make the city one of the most interesting and fun places to live in the country.


QUICK FACTS

City: Foster City
Zip Codes: 94404
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 155 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Foster City is 3.00% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Foster City jobs have increased by 3.79%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Foster City's cost of living is 223.90% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Foster City's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Foster City's population is 33,477 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 18.81%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Foster City is $1,442,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 43.20%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Foster City public schools spend $10,761 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 23.3 students per teacher in Foster City. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Foster City

It's a good time to buy in Foster City. Home Appreciation is up 12.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Foster City Real Estate.

The median home price in Foster City is $1,442,000. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Foster City    4 Reviews
Great Family Town! - 3/17/2008
Built on lagoons, great climate, good schools, lots of soccer and other sports for kids, plenty of parking and... (Read More)

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Foster City - 9/1/2007
A great city to raise a family, safe, great weather around the year, good schools and plenty of recreation. But only if you can afford the hight cost of... (Read More)

Expensive But Worth It If You Can Afford It - 6/25/2006
Landlords are able to command and receive high rent due to the following attributes: safety, weather and cleanliness of Foster City. The lagoon, waterways and gardens... (Read More)


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ZIP CODES IN FOSTER CITY, CALIFORNIA
94404