Foster City, California 

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Population

32,891

+12.7% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

3.8%

Median Income

$114,651

Median Home Price

$1,801,300

Median Age

40.4

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.7 / 7.5

summer / winter

Best Places to Live in Foster City, California

Regional center - Northern California coast at the head of San Francisco Bay. August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Foster City, while January and December are the least comfortable months.
State: California
County: San Mateo County
Metro Area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward Metro Area
City: Foster City
Zip Codes: 94404
Cost of Living: 188.2% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 155 ft above sea level

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Foster City, CA Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Year round climate
Attractive setting
Arts & culture
Cons
Soft economy
Crowding
Extreme living costs

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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Foster City is 3.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Foster City jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Foster City's cost of living is 188.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Foster City's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Foster City, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, San Mateo county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 77.9% to 20.2%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Foster City's population is 32,891 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 12.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 31.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Foster City is Real Estate: $1,801,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.3%.

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. More Education



Best Places to Live in Foster City Rankings


Housing Market in Foster City

It's a good time to buy in Foster City. Home Appreciation is up 12.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Foster City is $1,801,300.
Real Estate: See Homes

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

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