San Mateo, California 

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Population

103,536

21% Growth

Unemployment Rate

3.2%

Median Income

$90,087

Avg. Home Price

$1,475,400

Best Places to Live in San Mateo, 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: San Mateo
Zip Codes: 94403 94401 94402
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 155 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in San Mateo is 3.2% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. San Mateo jobs have increased by 3.79%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, San Mateo's cost of living is 169.40% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare San Mateo's Cost of Living
POPULATION
San Mateo's population is 103,536 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 21.12%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in San Mateo is $1,475,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 18.84%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
San Mateo 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 San Mateo. Learn More...

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Housing Market in San Mateo

It's a good time to buy in San Mateo. Home Appreciation is up 18.8% in the last 12 months. Browse San Mateo Real Estate.

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Reviews for San Mateo   10 Reviews
A comfortable place - 4/28/2010
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

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I love this town! - 5/1/2008
I have lived in San Mateo for approximately 25 years. I have watched the different neighbors grow and expand during all this time. Currently, our small city is very... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN SAN MATEO, CALIFORNIA
94403 94401 94402
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