Menlo Park, California

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Population in 2013: 33,071 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.4%
 
Males: 15,737  (47.6%)
Females: 17,334  (52.4%)
Median resident age:  38.1 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 94025.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $116,233 (it was $84,609 in 2000)
Menlo Park:

$116,233
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $68,816 (it was $53,341 in 2000)

Menlo Park city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: over $1,000,000 (it was $738,300 in 2000)
Menlo Park:

over $1,000,000
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $950,438; Detached houses: over $1,000,000; Townhouses or other attached units: $650,038; In 2-unit structures: $641,590; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $519,312; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $457,712; Mobile homes: $67,444; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $140,817

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,806.

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  • Races in Menlo Park, CA (2013)

    Menlo Park races chart
    • 20,15860.6%White alone
    • 5,79317.4%Hispanic
    • 3,67711.1%Asian alone
    • 1,4264.3%Black alone
    • 1,1203.4%Two or more races
    • 4781.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 870.3%Other race alone
    • 670.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Menlo Park: 155.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (10.2%), English (9.2%), Irish (8.2%), Italian (5.1%), United States (2.9%), Scottish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 60 feet

Land area: 10.1 square miles.

Population density: 3,266 people per square mile   (average).

Menlo Park,CA real estate house value index trend

Menlo Park, California map

For population 25 years and over in Menlo Park:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 73.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 42.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Menlo Park city:

  • Never married: 32.8%
  • Now married: 53.7%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

7,707 residents are foreign born (7.8% Latin America, 5.3% Asia, 4.1% Europe).

This city:

23.2%
California:

26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Menlo Park, California as of September 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Menlo Park to the number of sex offenders is 2,055 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 2013: $10,283 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $5,971 (0.6%)

Menlo Park satellite photo by USGS

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 ), Ladera, CA (2.0 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: +16,142 (+48.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,355 (21.3%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 650

Menlo Park household income distribution Menlo Park home values distribution

Property values in Menlo Park, CA


Crime rates in Menlo Park by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0003000110220
per 100,000 0.00.00.09.90.00.00.03.33.30.06.26.10.0
Rapes 9868975173223
per 100,000 28.725.119.626.530.023.416.73.323.39.96.26.19.1
Robberies 32262737432726313120202318
per 100,000 102.181.588.2122.7143.590.287.1103.8103.366.261.770.354.3
Assaults 45373330364143243018252632
per 100,000 143.5115.9107.999.5120.2137.0144.080.4100.059.677.279.596.5
Burglaries 167128182165159150129180137139196165180
per 100,000 532.6401.1594.9547.2530.8501.2431.9602.8456.5460.2604.9504.4543.1
Thefts 580500600544497498381492484467386432436
per 100,000 1,849.71,566.61,961.11,804.01,659.01,664.01,275.71,647.61,612.71,546.31,191.31,320.61,315.4
Auto thefts 51435970918050494939352828
per 100,000 162.6134.7192.8232.1303.8267.3167.4164.1163.3129.1108.085.684.5
Arson 4323431225223
per 100,000 12.89.46.59.913.410.03.36.76.716.66.26.19.1
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 196.1160.6189.1215.3207.8186.2154.7168.8176.4136.8142.2141.5133.1

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City-data.com crime index 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 2013, including police officers: 66 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
California average:

2.34
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.4%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,833 (+6.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (19%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Menlo Park: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Menlo Park, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Menlo Park-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 752% 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 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 186.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 245.5 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 288.4 miles away from Menlo Park center
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 224.6 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
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, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Menlo Park topographic map

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.

Hospitals and medical centers in Menlo Park:

  • MENLO PARK SURGICAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 570 WILLOW ROAD)
  • SATELLITE DIALYSIS MENLO PARK (1040 HAMILTON COURT)
  • WELLBOUND OF MENLO PARK LLC (927 HAMILTON AVENUE)
  • ATHERTON HEALTHCARE (1275 CRANE STREET)
  • PENINSULA PLAZA HEALTH CARE CENTER (1275 CRANE ST)
  • UNIVERSITY CONVALESCENT HOSP (2122 SANTA CRUZ AVE.)

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.

College/University in Menlo Park:

  • Saint Patrick's Seminary and University (Full-time enrollment: 109; Location: 320 Middlefield Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.stpatricksseminary.org; Offers Master's degree)

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

  • Stanford University (about 2 miles; Stanford, CA; Full-time enrollment: 14,410)
  • Canada College (about 5 miles; Redwood City, CA; FT enrollment: 3,446)
  • Foothill College (about 8 miles; Los Altos Hills, CA; FT enrollment: 9,635)
  • College of San Mateo (about 11 miles; San Mateo, CA; FT enrollment: 5,398)
  • Mission College (about 12 miles; Santa Clara, CA; FT enrollment: 5,625)
  • De Anza College (about 12 miles; Cupertino, CA; FT enrollment: 16,729)
  • Chabot College (about 14 miles; Hayward, CA; FT enrollment: 7,610)

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

Main business address in Menlo Park include: LANDEC CORP \CA\ (A), DEPOMED INC (B), EXPONENT INC (C), HALF ROBERT INTERNATIONAL INC /DE/ (D), NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS (E), KANA SOFTWARE INC (F), BELLAVISTA CAPITAL INC (G), CORCEPT THERAPEUTICS INC (H). 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)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 99.5. This is worse than average.

City:

99.5
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.374. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.374
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.45. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.45
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.05. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.05
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 23.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.16
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00223. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00223
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in Menlo Park that have no violations reported:

  • STARLITE WINERY (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MT. HAMILTON GRANDVIEW RESTAURANT (Population served: 46, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WINKIN LANTERN (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.9%
(4.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.4% for Black residents, 9.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.5% for American Indian residents, 29.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 11.4% for other race residents, 7.3% 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

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, California environmental map by EPA

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Menlo Park compared to California state average:

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

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
California average:

15.4

Menlo Park travel time to work - commute Menlo Park mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

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Neighborhoods in Menlo Park:

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Religion statistics for Menlo Park city (based on San Mateo County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic243,63422
Other31,69778
Evangelical Protestant24,771166
Mainline Protestant23,84074
Orthodox5,3505
Black Protestant2,04612
None387,113-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$59,718$89,5770$0
Other Government Administration 23$173,020$90,2714$6,421
Judicial and Legal 1$9,195$110,3400$0
Police Protection - Officers 46$527,012$137,4812$3,485
Police - Other 21$141,773$81,0138$25,485
Streets and Highways 22$174,120$94,97513$29,037
Solid Waste Management 1$7,844$94,1281$1,355
Parks and Recreation 36$186,596$62,19981$92,833
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$41,612$166,4480$0
Natural Resources 3$20,327$81,3081$828
Local Libraries 6$46,545$93,09036$62,731
Other and Unallocable 15$100,989$80,7913$49,428
Totals for Government 185$1,488,751$96,568149$271,603

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

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $7,440,000 ($224.97)
    Regular Highways: $3,110,000 ($94.04)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,638,000 ($49.53)
    General: $663,000 ($20.05)
    Water Utilities: $613,000 ($18.54)
    Police Protection: $211,000 ($6.38)
    Central Staff Services: $69,000 ($2.09)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $8,367,000 ($253.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,199,000 ($247.92)
    Regular Highways: $2,800,000 ($84.67)
    Financial Administration: $2,757,000 ($83.37)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,635,000 ($79.68)
    Water Utilities: $2,564,000 ($77.53)
    Libraries: $2,099,000 ($63.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,383,000 ($41.82)
    Central Staff Services: $890,000 ($26.91)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $622,000 ($18.81)
    Health Services - Other: $173,000 ($5.23)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $109,000 ($3.30)
    General - Other: $40,000 ($1.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,085,000 ($123.52)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing & Community Development: $11,942,000 ($361.10)
    Libraries: $28,000 ($0.85)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $18,000 ($0.54)
    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 ($461.49)

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

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $2,458,000 ($74.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,327,000 ($40.13)
    All Other: $805,000 ($24.34)
    Parking Facilities: $256,000 ($7.74)
    Housing & Community Development: $46,000 ($1.39)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($0.15)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $36,000 ($1.09)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,115,000 ($154.67)
    Special Assessments: $932,000 ($28.18)
    General Revenue, NEC: $547,000 ($16.54)
    Rents: $493,000 ($14.91)
    Property Sale Other: $23,000 ($0.70)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,893,000 ($117.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,021,000 ($61.11)
    General Support: $1,783,000 ($53.91)
    Highways: $1,228,000 ($37.13)
  • Tax - Property: $15,855,000 ($479.42)
    Total General Sales: $9,031,000 ($273.08)
    NEC: $2,654,000 ($80.25)
    Public Utilities: $1,247,000 ($37.71)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,165,000 ($35.23)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $77,255,000 ($2336.03)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $13,245,000 ($400.50)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $45,530,000 ($1376.73)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $44,000,000 ($1330.47)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $970,000 ($29.33)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $67,427,000 ($2038.86)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $58,613,000 ($1772.34)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $571,000 ($17.27)

6.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($76,297 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($483 average AGI)
San Mateo County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from San Francisco County, CA  1.77% ($75,145 average AGI)
from Santa Clara County, CA  1.20% ($92,061)
from Alameda County, CA  0.71% ($64,730)


6.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($73,109 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.62%
California average:

5.12%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,393 average AGI)
San Mateo County:

0.12%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to San Francisco County, CA  1.44% ($61,177 average AGI)
to Santa Clara County, CA  1.10% ($95,955)
to Alameda County, CA  0.78% ($62,828)

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 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 296m971ftTotal length
  • $114,440,000Total costs
  • 938,400Total average daily traffic
  • 37,398Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
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

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