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Population in 2012: 7,191 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.0%
 

Males: 3,595  (50.0%)
Females: 3,596  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  48.2 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 94027.

Estimated median household income in 2012: over $212,407 (it was over $200,000 in 2000)
Atherton:

over $212,407
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $130,113

Atherton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: over $956,138 (it was over $1,000,000 in 2000)
Atherton:

over $956,138
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $1,187,779; Detached houses: $1,192,743; Townhouses or other attached units: $975,000; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $350,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $2,001.

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  • White alone - 5,405 (78.2%)
  • Asian alone - 910 (13.2%)
  • Hispanic - 268 (3.9%)
  • Two or more races - 191 (2.8%)
  • Black alone - 72 (1.0%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 45 (0.7%)
  • Other race alone - 18 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.07%)

Races in Atherton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Atherton: 153.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (14.9%), German (13.0%), Irish (11.1%), Italian (8.0%), Norwegian (3.1%), Polish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated on 09/12/1923  

Elevation: 60 feet

Land area: 4.90 square miles.

Population density: 1,467 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Atherton:

  • High school or higher: 98.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 84.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 43.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Atherton town:

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 64.1%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

1,019 residents are foreign born (7.6% Asia, 2.9% Europe).

This town:  14.6%
California:  27.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $10,001 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $10,001 (1.0%)

Atherton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Redwood City, CA (2.6 miles , pop. 75,402).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fremont, CA (13.3 miles , pop. 203,413).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (316.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: North Fair Oaks, CA (1.1 miles ), Menlo Park, CA (1.1 miles ), West Menlo Park, CA (1.3 miles ), Redwood City, CA (1.6 miles ), Stanford, CA (1.8 miles ), East Palo Alto, CA (1.8 miles ), Emerald Lake Hills, CA (1.9 miles ), Palo Alto, CA (2.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $689,100
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $686,900
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $687,400
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $687,300
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $687,300
  • 2002: 28 buildings, average cost: $2,007,600
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $1,860,900
  • 2004: 31 buildings, average cost: $1,898,800
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $1,890,300
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $1,759,500
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $2,173,500
  • 2008: 24 buildings, average cost: $2,828,100
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $2,738,000
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $3,608,400
  • 2011: 27 buildings, average cost: $2,728,500
  • 2012: 31 buildings, average cost: $2,912,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.46 N, Longitude: 122.20 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +427 (+6.1%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 326 (14.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 650

Atherton household income distribution Atherton home values distribution

Property values in Atherton, CA


 

Crime rates in Atherton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 204422010300
per 100,000 27.30.055.856.027.927.60.013.60.039.90.00.0
Robberies 222382224403
per 100,000 27.326.827.942.0111.527.627.427.253.853.10.042.5
Assaults 1021201112111035171433
per 100,000 136.5281.5278.9153.9167.3151.9136.9476.1228.8186.042.942.5
Burglaries 583740465032345142281127
per 100,000 791.5496.0557.9643.4697.0441.9465.3693.7565.3372.0157.3382.4
Thefts 848010914016413116717215310712197
per 100,000 1146.31072.51520.21958.32286.01808.92285.52339.52059.21421.51729.81373.9
Auto thefts 846355479130
per 100,000 109.253.683.742.069.769.054.795.2121.113.342.90.0
Arson 110207260020
per 100,000 13.613.40.028.00.096.727.481.60.00.028.60.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 174.1152.2224.1223.6244.6176.5170.6274.8201.4175.996.0107.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Atherton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 24 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.55
California average:

2.36

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Atherton, California accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.7%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +309 (+4.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Finance and insurance (20%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Top executives (14%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Other financial specialists (6%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Lawyers (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (7%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Art and design workers (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Atherton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 1385% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 57.6 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 33.8 miles away from Atherton center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 4/24/1984 at 21:15:19, a magnitude 6.2 (5.7 MB, 6.1 MS, 6.2 MW, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 29.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/24/1980 at 19:00:09, a magnitude 5.9 (5.3 MB, 5.9 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 31.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/6/1979 at 17:05:22, a magnitude 5.9 (5.4 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, 5.9 ML) earthquake occurred 42.7 miles away from Atherton center
On 1/27/1980 at 02:33:36, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 31.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in San Mateo County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Drew Fuller - Film actor.


Hospitals/medical centers near Atherton:

  • ATHERTON HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; MENLO PARK, CA)
  • PENINSULA PLAZA HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; MENLO PARK, CA)
  • LAUREL GLEN CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; REDWOOD CITY, CA)

Political contributions by individuals in Atherton, CA

Amtrak stations near Atherton:

  • 13 miles: FREMONT (CENTERVILLE, FREMONT & PERALTA BLVDS.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: MILLBRAE (MILLBRAE AVE. & CALIFORNIA DR.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: SAN FRANCISCO INT'L AIRPO (SAN BRUNO, SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.ci.atherton.ca.us

College/University in Atherton:

  • Menlo College (Full-time enrollment: 589; Location: 1000 El Camino Real; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.menlo.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Atherton:

  • Stanford University (about 3 miles; Stanford, CA; Full-time enrollment: 14,562)
  • Foothill College (about 8 miles; Los Altos Hills, CA; FT enrollment: 4,985)
  • College of San Mateo (about 9 miles; San Mateo, CA; FT enrollment: 2,867)
  • De Anza College (about 13 miles; Cupertino, CA; FT enrollment: 11,139)
  • Mission College (about 13 miles; Santa Clara, CA; FT enrollment: 2,635)
  • Chabot College (about 14 miles; Hayward, CA; FT enrollment: 4,344)
  • California State University-East Bay (about 16 miles; Hayward, CA; FT enrollment: 11,298)

Public high school in Atherton:

Private high schools in Atherton:

  • SACRED HEART SCHOOLS ATHERTON (Students: 1,049; Location: 150 VALPARAISO; Grades: PK - 12)
  • SACRED HEART PREPARATORY (Students: 527; Location: 150 VALPARAISO AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Atherton:

See full list of schools located in Atherton, map of school districts: LAS LOMITAS ELEMENTARY, MENLO PARK CITY ELEMENTARY, SEQUOIA UNION HIGH


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Notable locations in Atherton: Menlo Circus Club (A), Vallombrosa Catholic Retreat Center (B), Atherton City Hall (C), Atherton Branch San Mateo County Library (D), Bowman Library (E), O'Brien Hall (F), Michaels Hall (G), Kratt Hall (H), Howard Hall (I), Haynes-Prim Pavilion Sports Center (J), Florence Moore Science Building (K), El Camino Hall (L), Brawner Hall (M), Menlo Park Fire Protection District Station 3 (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Atherton: Church of the Nativity (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Bear Gulch Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Atherton include: Cartan Athletic Fields (1), Holbrook-Palmer Park (2), Redding Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
San Mateo County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  Pb  CO  NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 SO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.3. This is about average.
City:

29.3
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00423. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00423
U.S.:

0.02218
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.478. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.478
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 12.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.3
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 19.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 19.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.0
U.S.:

25.6
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.89. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.89
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.9%
(4.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 7.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  82.1%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.1%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Atherton, CA

332 people in college/university student housing in 2010
53 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Atherton in 2000:

  • 254 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 49 people in religious group quarters
  • 15 people in nursing homes

Atherton compared to California state average:

Atherton, California environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Atherton travel time to work - commute


Atherton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Atherton town (based on San Mateo County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.85%
Here41.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishPresbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal Church
Adherents69.6%8.3%3.5%3.2%2.0%
Congregations11.0%2.3%3.2%7.4%4.8%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchMuslim EstimateAssemblies of GodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents1.4%1.3%1.0%1.0%8.8%
Congregations5.5%1.0%7.7%3.2%53.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 171
San Mateo County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 39
San Mateo County:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 114
San Mateo County:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 703
Here:

10.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
San Mateo County:

16.9%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.0%
State:

17.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$43,493$74,5590$0
Other Government Administration 8$46,981$70,4720$0
Police Protection - Officers 30$252,567$101,0272$612
Police - Other 8$54,351$81,5275$3,968
Streets and Highways 12$66,791$66,7910$0
Parks and Recreation 5$35,361$84,8665$2,158
Other and Unallocable 7$41,660$71,4170$0
Totals for Government 77$541,204$84,34312$6,738

Atherton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $290,000 ($40.33)
    Regular Highways: $158,000 ($21.97)
    Police Protection: $157,000 ($21.83)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,229,000 ($449.03)
    Regular Highways: $2,236,000 ($310.94)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $795,000 ($110.55)
    Central Staff Services: $696,000 ($96.79)
    Parks & Recreation: $504,000 ($70.09)
    Financial Administration: $307,000 ($42.69)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $176,000 ($24.48)
    Libraries: $18,000 ($2.50)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $4,000 ($0.56)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,655,000 ($508.27)

Atherton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $517,000 ($71.90)
    All Other: $238,000 ($33.10)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($0.56)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $419,000 ($58.27)
    General Revenue, NEC: $162,000 ($22.53)
    Rents: $66,000 ($9.18)
    Property Sale Other: $9,000 ($1.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $626,000 ($87.05)
    All Other: $238,000 ($33.10)
    Highways: $139,000 ($19.33)
  • Tax - Property: $3,344,000 ($465.03)
    NEC: $3,139,000 ($436.52)
    Total General Sales: $312,000 ($43.39)
    Public Utilities: $296,000 ($41.16)

Atherton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $9,962,000 ($1385.34)

7.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($75,468 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.22%
California average:

5.75%

0.19% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,259 average AGI)
San Mateo County:

0.19%
California average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from San Francisco County, CA  1.99% ($65,876 average AGI)
from Santa Clara County, CA  1.19% ($105,470)
from Alameda County, CA  0.71% ($60,283)


8.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($83,253 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.12%
California average:

6.27%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,125 average AGI)
San Mateo County:

0.12%
California average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Santa Clara County, CA  1.46% ($108,860 average AGI)
to San Francisco County, CA  1.45% ($68,160)
to Alameda County, CA  1.05% ($61,599)

Strongest AM radio stations in Atherton:

  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KYCY (1550 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KSFB (1220 AM; 5 kW; PALO ALTO, CA; Owner: SCA-PALO ALTO, LLC)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KNEW (910 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSJX (1500 AM; 10 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING INC)
  • KSFO (560 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Atherton:

  • KFJC (89.7 FM; LOS ALTOS, CA; Owner: FOOTHILL-DE ANZA COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KCEA (89.1 FM; ATHERTON, CA; Owner: MENLO-ATHERTON HIGH SCHOOL)
  • KZBR-FM2 (95.7 FM; LIVERMORE, ETC., CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBAA (94.5 FM; GILROY, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KBLX-FM2 (102.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS -CA, INC.)
  • KSOL-FM3 (98.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KISQ-FM3 (98.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSQL (99.1 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KKUP (91.5 FM; CUPERTINO, CA; Owner: ASSURANCE SCIENCES FOUNDATION)
  • KBRG (100.3 FM; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KMEL-FM1 (106.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KYLD (94.9 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFRC-FM (99.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KBLX-FM (102.9 FM; BERKELEY, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS - CA, INC.)
  • KZBR (95.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KMEL (106.1 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSAN (107.7 FM; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Atherton:

  • KQED (Channel 9; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KGO-TV (Channel 7; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPIX-TV (Channel 5; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTVU (Channel 2; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBIT-CA (Channel 28; SAN FRANCISCO, ETC., CA; Owner: POLAR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRON-TV (Channel 4; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SAN FRANCISCO, INC.)
  • KMTP-TV (Channel 32; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: MINORITY TELEVISION PROJECT)
  • KBHK-TV (Channel 44; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF SAN FRANCISCO INC.)
  • KCSM-TV (Channel 60; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SAN MATEO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KICU-TV (Channel 36; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBWB (Channel 20; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KBWB LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFSF (Channel 66; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SAN FRANCISCO LLC)
  • KCNS (Channel 38; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • KTEH (Channel 54; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTEH FOUNDATION)
  • KDTV (Channel 14; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KDTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KSTS (Channel 48; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTSF (Channel 26; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: LINCOLN BROADCASTING COMPANY, A CALIFORNIA LP)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Atherton, California:
  • Fatal accident count: 17
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 22
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 18
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 28
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 5
California average:
  • Fatal accident count: 208
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 310
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 81
  • Fatalities: 223
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 541
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 42

See more detailed statistics of Atherton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here



FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Kieran Nolan`, 555 Middlefield Road (Lat: 37.461444 Lon: -122.174194), Type: 25.9, Overall height: 25.9 m
    Registrant: 4692297471, Lg5201@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE MS: A3
  • John Monday, 555 Middlefield Road (Lat: 37.461444 Lon: -122.174194), Type: 25.9, Overall height: 25.9 m
    Registrant: 4692297471, Lg5201@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE MS: A3

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 2600 Se Of Woodside Rd On Moore Rd (Lat: 37.433278 Lon: -122.233028), Call Sign: KML373
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.9000 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/06/2004, Expiration Date: 06/20/2014
    Registrant: Callifornia Water Service Company, 1720 North First Street, San Jose, CA 95112, Phone: (408) 367-8242, Fax: (408) 367-8427, Email:
  • Lat: 37.440278 Lon: -122.221389, Call Sign: WQBJ957
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.337 MHz, 456.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/22/2004, Expiration Date: 10/22/2014, Certifier: Michael Michelson
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • 555 Middlefield Rd (Lat: 37.461889 Lon: -122.175528), Type: Bant, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQCR762
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.200 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/10/2005, Expiration Date: 05/10/2015, Certifier: Clint Walker
    Registrant: The Spectrum Firm, Inc., 21 Ski Run Trail, Fairfield, PA 17320, Phone: (717) 642-8109, Fax: (717) 642-6931, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • 555 Middlefield Road, 555 Middlefield Road (Lat: 37.461333 Lon: -122.175833), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 8.5 m, Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WPQQ795
    Assigned Frequencies: 949.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/21/2000, Expiration Date: 12/01/2013, Certifier: Donald G Gielow
    Registrant: Garvey, Schubert & Barer, 1000 Potomac Str. Nw, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20007, Phone: (202) 965-7880, Fax: (202) 965-1729, Email:
  • STATION, 91 Ashfield Rd (Lat: 37.463528 Lon: -122.197444), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: KZI88
    Assigned Frequencies: 6645.00 MHz, 23175.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/23/2010, Expiration Date: 06/07/2020
    Registrant: Phone: (415) 363-4442

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

74 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Atherton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

36 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Atherton)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$743,00043$1,168,930236$1,043,1145$514,4006$1,676,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$03$695,33330$624,4000$01$1,713,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$05$1,598,60038$1,437,7893$795,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$07$840,42931$872,0654$800,0001$300,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$2,313,3334$1,048,5000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 6114.00 , 6115.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2000
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$247,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 6114.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 7

Incident types - Atherton


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Atherton, CA

Most common first names in Atherton, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2980.2 years
Mary2281.8 years
Robert2178.9 years
William1781.5 years
Margaret1685.9 years
Charles1278.4 years
Helen1288.6 years
Frances1083.2 years
James1083.5 years
Virginia1085.0 years
Most common last names in Atherton, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson779.3 years
Davis589.4 years
Miller587.0 years
Murphy587.6 years
Nelson584.2 years
Smith581.0 years
Benetti488.7 years
Jones483.8 years
Allen485.5 years
Hughes480.3 years

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