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San Mateo County

Population in 2012: 32,881 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.8%
 

Males: 15,901  (48.4%)
Females: 16,980  (51.6%)

Median resident age:  38.7 years
California median age:  45.6 years

Zip codes: 94025.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $103,658 (it was $84,609 in 2000)
Menlo Park:

$103,658
California:

$57,287
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $67,423

Menlo Park city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $925,568 (it was $738,300 in 2000)
Menlo Park:

$925,568
California:

$355,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $912,595; Detached houses: $962,991; Townhouses or other attached units: $802,430; In 2-unit structures: $606,075; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $782,660; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $600,178; Mobile homes: $14,715

Median gross rent in 2011: $1,758.

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  • White alone - 19,701 (62.2%)
  • Hispanic - 5,723 (18.1%)
  • Asian alone - 3,232 (10.2%)
  • Black alone - 1,797 (5.7%)
  • Two or more races - 943 (3.0%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 141 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 70 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 62 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Menlo Park: 163.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (11.2%), English (9.5%), Irish (8.9%), Italian (5.5%), Scottish (2.6%), French (2.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 60 feet

Land area: 10.1 square miles.

Population density: 3247 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Menlo Park:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 68.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 36.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Menlo Park city:

  • Never married: 30.4%
  • Now married: 53.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

7,415 residents are foreign born (8.8% Latin America, 5.5% Asia, 4.0% Europe).

This city:  23.4%
California:  26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Menlo Park, California as of April 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Menlo Park to the number of sex offenders is 1,442 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $8,704 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $2,965 (0.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Palo Alto, CA (2.8 miles , pop. 58,598).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fremont, CA (12.4 miles , pop. 203,413).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (315.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Atherton, CA (1.1 miles ), West Menlo Park, CA (1.4 miles ), North Fair Oaks, CA (1.4 miles ), Stanford, CA (1.5 miles ), East Palo Alto, CA (1.5 miles ), Palo Alto, CA (1.7 miles ), Redwood City, CA (1.9 miles ), Emerald Lake Hills, CA (2.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 98 buildings, average cost: $282,800
  • 1998: 91 buildings, average cost: $264,900
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $350,700
  • 2000: 38 buildings, average cost: $387,800
  • 2002: 19 buildings, average cost: $475,900
  • 2003: 18 buildings, average cost: $699,300
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $711,800
  • 2005: 23 buildings, average cost: $722,200
  • 2006: 16 buildings, average cost: $719,000
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $719,900
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $719,900
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $719,900
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $719,900
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $719,900
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $739,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.45 N, Longitude: 122.18 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +14,619 (+46.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,462 (22.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 650

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Crime rates in Menlo Park by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000300011022
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.09.90.00.00.03.33.30.06.26.1
Rapes 4986897517322
per 100,000 12.828.725.119.626.530.023.416.73.323.39.96.26.1
Robberies 25322627374327263131202023
per 100,000 79.7102.181.588.2122.7143.590.287.1103.8103.366.261.770.3
Assaults 34453733303641432430182526
per 100,000 108.4143.5115.9107.999.5120.2137.0144.080.4100.059.677.279.5
Burglaries 143167128182165159150129180137139196165
per 100,000 455.9532.6401.1594.9547.2530.8501.2431.9602.8456.5460.2604.9504.4
Thefts 544580500600544497498381492484467386432
per 100,000 1734.41849.71566.61961.11804.01659.01664.01275.71647.61612.71546.31191.31320.6
Auto thefts 39514359709180504949393528
per 100,000 124.3162.6134.7192.8232.1303.8267.3167.4164.1163.3129.1108.085.6
Arson 3432343122522
per 100,000 9.612.89.46.59.913.410.03.36.76.716.66.26.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 158.4195.9160.5189.0215.2207.7186.1154.6168.7176.3136.7142.2141.4

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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 Menlo Park detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 66 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
California average:

2.36

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Menlo Park, California accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.6%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,833 (+6.3%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (22%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Information (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Computer specialists (9%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Life and physical scientists (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (3%)

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Earthquake activity:

Menlo Park-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 1414% 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 58.7 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 32.7 miles away from Menlo Park 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 27.8 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 30.5 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 41.6 miles away from Menlo Park center
On 1/27/1980 at 02:33:36, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 31.0 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: Josie Maran - Film actor, Tanya Seaman - Vegan, Ariel Rittenhouse - Diver., John Montgomery - College basketball player (Loyola Marymnt Lions).

Main business address for: LANDEC CORP \CA\ (PLASTICS, MATERIALS, SYNTH RESINS & NONVULCAN ELASTOMERS), DEPOMED INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), EXPONENT INC (SERVICES-MANAGEMENT CONSULTING SERVICES), HALF ROBERT INTERNATIONAL INC /DE/ (SERVICES-HELP SUPPLY SERVICES), NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE), KANA SOFTWARE INC (SERVICES-BUSINESS SERVICES, NEC), BELLAVISTA CAPITAL INC (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS), CORCEPT THERAPEUTICS INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS) and 3 other public companies.


Hospital/medical center in Menlo Park:

  • MENLO PARK SURGICAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, 570 WILLOW ROAD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Menlo Park:

  • STANFORD HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 3 miles away; STANFORD, CA)
  • KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL - REDWOOD CITY (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 3 miles away; REDWOOD CITY, CA)
  • LUCILE SALTER PACKARD CHILDREN'S HSP AT STANFORD (Childrens, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 4 miles away; PALO ALTO, CA)

Political contributions by individuals in Menlo Park, CA

Amtrak stations near Menlo Park:

  • 12 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.
  • 14 miles: SANTA CLARA-GREAT AMERICA (SANTA CLARA, FOOT OF STARS & STRIPES DR.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking.
  • 16 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.

Local government website: www.ci.menlo-park.ca.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Menlo Park:

  • Stanford University (about 2 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 11 miles; San Mateo, CA; FT enrollment: 2,867)
  • Mission College (about 12 miles; Santa Clara, CA; FT enrollment: 2,635)
  • De Anza College (about 12 miles; Cupertino, CA; FT enrollment: 11,139)
  • Chabot College (about 14 miles; Hayward, CA; FT enrollment: 4,344)
  • Santa Clara University (about 16 miles; Santa Clara, CA; FT enrollment: 6,769)

Public high school in Menlo Park:

Private high school in Menlo Park:

  • MID-PENINSULA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 121; Location: 1340 WILLOW RD; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Menlo Park:

Private elementary/middle schools in Menlo Park:

  • NATIVITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 269; Location: 1250 LAUREL ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • PHILLIPS BROOKS SCHOOL (Students: 246; Location: 2245 AVY AVE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • ST RAYMOND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 244; Location: 1211 ARBOR RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • GERMAN - AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 241; Location: 275 ELLIOTT DR; Grades: PK - 7)
  • BEECHWOOD SCHOOL (Students: 161; Location: 50 TERMINAL AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • TRINITY SCHOOL (Students: 156; Location: 2650 SAND HILL RD; Grades: PK - 5)
  • UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS MONTESSORI CHILDRENS CENTER (Students: 71; Location: 2066 AVY AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Menlo Park, map of school districts: MENLO PARK CITY ELEMENTARY, RAVENSWOOD CITY ELEMENTARY, SEQUOIA UNION HIGH

Library in Menlo Park:

  • MENLO PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,101,176; Location: 800 ALMA ST.; 150,377 books; 8,479 e-books; 12,317 audio materials; 15,148 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 225 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • There is a second Episcopal Church in Menlo Park, Saint Bede's Episcopal Church, 2650 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025 (650) 854-6555.

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Notable locations in Menlo Park: Allied Arts Guild (A), Menlo McCandless Office Park (B), Menlo Park Civic Center (C), Menlo Park Office Center (D), Bohannon Industrial Park (E), Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club (F), McKeon Memorial Library (G), Harris Community Center (H), Burgess Theater (I), Belle Haven Office of Public Services (J), Menlo Park City Hall (K), Menlo Park Central Library (L), Menlo Park Fire Protection District Station 6 (M), Menlo Park Fire Protection District Station 77 (N), Menlo Park Fire Protection District Station 1 Headquarters (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Sharon Shopping Center (1), Sharon Heights Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Menlo Park include: Christ Temple Apostolic Church (A), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (B), Corpus Christi Monastery (C), First United Pentecostal Church (D), Greater Friendship Baptist Church (E), Holy Trinity Episcopal Church (F), Macedonia Baptist Church (G), Menalto Baptist Church (H), Menlo Park Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Holy Cross Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Menlo Park include: Nealon Park (1), Sharon Hills Park (2), Burgess Park (3), Camp Fremont Park (4), Hopkins Park (5), Flood County Park (6), Sharon Park (7), Stanford Hills Park (8), Bayfront Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Archdiocese of S F Archives (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 320 Middlefield Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotel: Best Western Riviera (15 El Camino Real) (1). Display/hide its approximate location 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 29.4. This is about average.
City:

29.4
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00422. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00422
U.S.:

0.02218
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.476. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.476
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 12.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 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 2.4 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 2.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.0
U.S.:

25.6
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.91. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.91
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Menlo Park and their reported violations in the past:

WINKIN LANTERN (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-15-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-1997)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
WEBB RANCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and APR-04-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-04-2000)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 5.4%
(4.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.5% for Black residents, 7.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 5.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 6.4% for other race residents, 8.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.3%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.0%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Menlo Park, CA

People in group quarters in Menlo Park in 2010:

  • 300 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 236 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 223 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 44 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 15 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 10 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Menlo Park in 2000:

  • 312 people in nursing homes
  • 217 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 181 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 181 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 89 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 57 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 43 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 27 people in religious group quarters
  • 20 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill

Menlo Park compared to California state average:

Menlo Park, California environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Menlo Park (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: 1000 El Camino Real - Ust Branch, Menlo Park Branch, Sand Hill Road Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Menlo Park Branch at 735 Santa Cruz Avenue, branch established on 1952/12/15; Sharon Heights Branch at 325 Sharon Park Drive, branch established on 1966/08/15. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First Republic Bank: Menlo Park Branch at 2550 Sand Hill Road, Suite 100, branch established on 2011/03/08; Menlo Park Branch at 1215 El Camino Real, branch established on 1998/06/01. Info updated 2010/08/03: Bank assets: $27,791.8 mil, Deposits: $22,459.3 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 60 total offices
  • Citibank, National Association: Menlo Park Branch at 620 Santa Cruz Ave, branch established on 2008/09/10. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Bank of the West: Menlo Park Branch at 701 Santa Cruz Avenue, branch established on 1971/12/13. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Comerica Bank: Menlo-Atherton Banking Floor Branch at 800 Oak Grove Avenue, branch established on 1989/11/15. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $60,970.5 mil, Deposits: $48,300.9 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 497 total offices, Holding Company: Comerica Incorporated
  • Silicon Valley Bank: Sand Hill Road Branch at 3000 Sand Hill Road, Suite 150, Building 3, branch established on 1989/03/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $18,760.9 mil, Deposits: $16,815.1 mil, headquarters in Santa Clara, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Svb Financial Group
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 650 Santa Cruz Ave Branch at 650 Santa Cruz Ave, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Menlo Park Branch at 1105 El Camino Real, branch established on 1973/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Menlo Park, California:

  • Stanford Park Hotel, 100 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025 , Phone: (415) 322-1234
  • Mermaid Inn Motel, 727 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025 , Phone: (415) 323-9481, Fax: (415) 323-0662
  • Menlo Park Inn, 1315 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025 , Phone: (415) 326-7530, Fax: (415) 328-7539
  • Best Western Riviera , 15 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025 , Phone: (800) 632-7825, Fax: (650) 321-2137
  • Red Cottage Inn & Suites , 1704 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025 , Phone: (650) 326-9010, Fax: (650) 326-4002
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Menlo Park, California

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Menlo Park travel time to work - commute


Menlo Park mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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Religion statistics for Menlo Park (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 8$52,260$78,3900$0
Other Government Administration 33$245,331$89,21113$22,611
Judicial and Legal 1$10,923$131,0760$0
Police Protection - Officers 63$525,393$100,0750$0
Police - Other 14$91,251$78,21513$24,954
Streets and Highways 34$228,501$80,6475$18,382
Welfare 32$115,774$43,41539$63,423
Parks and Recreation 33$187,559$68,20361$54,953
Housing and Community Development(Local) 6$47,404$94,8080$0
Water Supply 2$12,781$76,6860$0
Local Libraries 5$35,643$85,54351$97,035
Other and Unallocable 19$82,218$51,9270$0
Totals for Government 250$1,635,038$78,482182$281,358

Menlo Park government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $7,440,000 ($226.27)
    Regular Highways: $3,110,000 ($94.58)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,638,000 ($49.82)
    General: $663,000 ($20.16)
    Water Utilities: $613,000 ($18.64)
    Police Protection: $211,000 ($6.42)
    Central Staff Services: $69,000 ($2.10)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $8,367,000 ($254.46)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,199,000 ($249.35)
    Regular Highways: $2,800,000 ($85.16)
    Financial Administration: $2,757,000 ($83.85)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,635,000 ($80.14)
    Water Utilities: $2,564,000 ($77.98)
    Libraries: $2,099,000 ($63.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,383,000 ($42.06)
    Central Staff Services: $890,000 ($27.07)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $622,000 ($18.92)
    Health Services - Other: $173,000 ($5.26)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $109,000 ($3.31)
    General - Other: $40,000 ($1.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,085,000 ($124.24)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing & Community Development: $11,942,000 ($363.19)
    Libraries: $28,000 ($0.85)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $18,000 ($0.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($0.36)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($0.12)
    Central Staff: $3,000 ($0.09)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $15,262,000 ($464.16)

Menlo Park government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $2,458,000 ($74.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,327,000 ($40.36)
    All Other: $805,000 ($24.48)
    Parking Facilities: $256,000 ($7.79)
    Housing & Community Development: $46,000 ($1.40)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($0.15)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $36,000 ($1.09)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,115,000 ($155.56)
    Special Assessments: $932,000 ($28.34)
    General Revenue, NEC: $547,000 ($16.64)
    Rents: $493,000 ($14.99)
    Property Sale Other: $23,000 ($0.70)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,893,000 ($118.40)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,021,000 ($61.46)
    General Support: $1,783,000 ($54.23)
    Highways: $1,228,000 ($37.35)
  • Tax - Property: $15,855,000 ($482.19)
    Total General Sales: $9,031,000 ($274.66)
    NEC: $2,654,000 ($80.72)
    Public Utilities: $1,247,000 ($37.92)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,165,000 ($35.43)

Menlo Park government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $77,255,000 ($2349.53)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $13,245,000 ($402.82)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $45,530,000 ($1384.69)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $44,000,000 ($1338.16)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $970,000 ($29.50)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $67,427,000 ($2050.64)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $58,613,000 ($1782.58)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $571,000 ($17.37)

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 Menlo Park:

  • 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.)
  • KSFB (1220 AM; 5 kW; PALO ALTO, CA; Owner: SCA-PALO ALTO, LLC)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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 Menlo Park:

  • KFJC (89.7 FM; LOS ALTOS, CA; Owner: FOOTHILL-DE ANZA COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • 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)
  • KSQL (99.1 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KKUP (91.5 FM; CUPERTINO, CA; Owner: ASSURANCE SCIENCES FOUNDATION)
  • KISQ-FM3 (98.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBRG (100.3 FM; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KCEA (89.1 FM; ATHERTON, CA; Owner: MENLO-ATHERTON HIGH SCHOOL)
  • 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 Menlo Park:

  • 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.)
  • KBIT-CA (Channel 28; SAN FRANCISCO, ETC., CA; Owner: POLAR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTVU (Channel 2; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICU-TV (Channel 36; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • KBWB (Channel 20; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KBWB LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTEH (Channel 54; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTEH FOUNDATION)
  • KFSF (Channel 66; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SAN FRANCISCO LLC)
  • KCNS (Channel 38; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • 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 accident count (per 100,000 population)


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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10
Total length: 296 meters (971ft)
Total costs: $114,440,000
Total average daily traffic: 938,400
Total average daily truck traffic: 37,398

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 3
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Menlo Park, CA



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED23$402,680260$716,6671,188$515,16924$333,14512$4,909,45690$369,4830$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$274,27032$602,906124$520,8602$104,6800$08$334,6660$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$302,14053$548,585295$574,12816$206,0731$4,775,00029$453,2002$182,155
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$314,89242$615,820171$573,13714$299,1800$014$379,3800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$252,2673$961,34363$504,3843$522,2470$03$333,6670$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 12 tracts in Menlo Park, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$341,1480$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$480,2100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$704,210
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13
  • Hazardous Condition: 33

Incident types - Menlo Park


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

Most common first names in Menlo Park, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John36275.8 years
Mary30982.6 years
William25576.5 years
Robert22473.8 years
James20674.9 years
Margaret16681.7 years
Charles16176.8 years
Helen15881.6 years
George15578.0 years
Ruth15181.4 years
Most common last names in Menlo Park, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11778.1 years
Johnson10079.0 years
Williams6776.7 years
Jones6580.5 years
Brown6177.7 years
Miller5374.2 years
Anderson4876.5 years
Walker4578.2 years
Nelson4381.3 years
White4373.5 years
Businesses in Menlo Park, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1New Balance1
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Baskin-Robbins1Quiznos1
Best Western1Safeway2
Blockbuster1Staples1
CVS1Starbucks6
Cold Stone Creamery1Subway1
Curves1T-Mobile1
FedEx15Trader Joe's1
H&R Block2U-Haul1
Jamba Juice1UPS8
Kroger1Vons2
LensCrafters1Walgreens1
McDonald's1
Browse common businesses in Menlo Park, CA


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