San Carlos, California

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Population in 2017: 30,499 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.0%
 
Males: 14,573  (47.8%)
Females: 15,926  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

42.5 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 94070.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $168,378 (it was $88,460 in 2000)
San Carlos:

$168,378
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $83,629 (it was $46,628 in 2000)

San Carlos city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: over $1,000,000 (it was $607,100 in 2000)
San Carlos:

over $1,000,000
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: over $1,000,000; detached houses: over $1,000,000; townhouses or other attached units: over $1,000,000; in 2-unit structures: $772,204; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $871,114; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $951,155

Median gross rent in 2017: $2,339.

March 2019 cost of living index in San Carlos: 170.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.8%
(2.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.6% for Black residents, 5.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.6% for American Indian residents, 12.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 7.4% for other race residents, 0.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in San Carlos, CA (2017)
    • 20,63668.2%White alone
    • 4,57315.1%Asian alone
    • 3,03110.0%Hispanic
    • 1,5265.0%Two or more races
    • 1140.4%Black alone
    • 710.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 470.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in San Carlos, California as of December 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in San Carlos is 2,499 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in San Carlos by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(11.1)
3
(11.1)
1
(3.7)
3
(11.1)
2
(7.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
10
(36.9)
7
(25.9)
7
(26.0)
5
(18.6)
12
(44.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
18
(66.4)
11
(40.6)
27
(100.4)
12
(44.6)
11
(40.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
105
(387.5)
150
(554.3)
87
(323.4)
71
(263.7)
113
(415.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
419
(1,546)
401
(1,482)
327
(1,216)
369
(1,371)
436
(1,604)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
56
(206.7)
48
(177.4)
37
(137.5)
37
(137.4)
29
(106.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
7
(25.8)
6
(22.2)
8
(29.7)
12
(44.6)
4
(14.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)138.7137.0113.1107.7129.0

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City-data.com crime index in San Carlos, CA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 37 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.10
California average:

2.19
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Ancestries: German (7.4%), European (6.3%), Italian (6.0%), American (5.4%), Irish (5.0%), English (4.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 76 feet

Land area: 5.92 square miles.

Population density: 5,155 people per square mile   (average).

San Carlos, California map

5,934 residents are foreign born (5.5% Europe, 5.1% Asia, 2.9% Latin America).

This city:

19.6%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $10,238 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,962 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Redwood City, CA (1.9 miles , pop. 75,402).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fremont, CA (15.7 miles , pop. 203,413).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (321.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Redwood City, CA (1.4 miles ),
Belmont, CA (1.4 miles ),
Emerald Lake Hills, CA (1.6 miles ),
Foster City, CA (1.9 miles ),
North Fair Oaks, CA (1.9 miles ),
Atherton, CA (2.1 miles ),
San Mateo, CA (2.2 miles ),
Highlands-Baywood Park, CA (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 37.50 N, Longitude: 122.26 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,241 (+10.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,171 (19.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 650

Distribution of median household income in San Carlos, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in San Carlos, CA in 2017

Property values in San Carlos, CA

San Carlos satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.3%
California:

4.6%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in San Carlos, CA
Historical housing units in San Carlos, CA

Population change in the 1990s: +1,482 (+5.6%).
Most common industries in San Carlos, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (16.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.5%)
  • Health care (6.4%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (17.9%)
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (8.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Educational services (3.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.0%)
  • Health care (2.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.8%)
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
  • Air transportation (3.6%)
Most common occupations in San Carlos, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.0%)
  • Computer specialists (5.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Top executives (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.6%)
  • Computer specialists (6.9%)
  • Top executives (5.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Engineers (3.9%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.4%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)

Average climate in San Carlos, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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San Carlos, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 99.8. This is worse than average.

City:

99.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.407. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.407
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.296. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.296
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 21.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00914. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00914
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

San Carlos-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 747% 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 53.1 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 38.2 miles away from the city 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 191.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 251.0 miles away from San Carlos center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 283.1 miles away from the city 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 219.8 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 (13).
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).
San Carlos topographic map

Main business address for: NEKTAR THERAPEUTICS (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), CONCEPTUS INC (SURGICAL & MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS & APPARATUS), CORIO INC (SERVICES-COMPUTER PROGRAMMING SERVICES), NATUS MEDICAL INC (ELECTROMEDICAL & ELECTROTHERAPEUTIC APPARATUS).

Hospitals and medical centers near San Carlos:

  • SEQUOIA HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; REDWOOD CITY, CA)
  • CRESTVIEW ICF/DDN HOME (Hospital, about 2 miles away; BELMONT, CA)
  • REHAB AT HOME, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; BELMONT, CA)
  • NURSING RESOURCES INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; REDWOOD CITY, CA)
  • CARLMONT GARDENS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BELMONT, CA)
  • CORDILLERAS MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; REDWOOD CITY, CA)
  • REDWOOD CITY DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; REDWOOD CITY, CA)

Airports located in San Carlos:

Amtrak stations near San Carlos:

  • 10 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.
  • 11 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.
  • 15 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to San Carlos:

  • Canada College (about 4 miles; Redwood City, CA; Full-time enrollment: 3,446)
  • College of San Mateo (about 5 miles; San Mateo, CA; FT enrollment: 5,398)
  • Stanford University (about 7 miles; Stanford, CA; FT enrollment: 14,410)
  • Foothill College (about 13 miles; Los Altos Hills, CA; FT enrollment: 9,635)
  • Chabot College (about 14 miles; Hayward, CA; FT enrollment: 7,610)
  • Skyline College (about 15 miles; San Bruno, CA; FT enrollment: 5,824)
  • California State University-East Bay (about 16 miles; Hayward, CA; FT enrollment: 12,956)

Private high school in San Carlos:

  • WEST BAY HIGH (Students: 30, Location: 1561 LAUREL ST STE A, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in San Carlos:

Private elementary/middle schools in San Carlos:

  • ST CHARLES SCHOOL (Students: 305, Location: 850 TAMARACK AVE, Grades: KG-8)
  • ARBOR BAY SCHOOL (Students: 44, Location: 1017 CEDAR ST, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in San Carlos

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in San Carlos: Fire Station Number 2 (A), San Carlos City Hall (B), San Carlos School District Building (C), San Carlos Historical Museum (D), San Carlos Branch San Mateo County Library (E), Belmont - San Carlos Fire Department Station 13 (F), Belmont San Carlos Fire Department Station 16 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Circle Star Shopping Center (1), Britton Station Shopping Center (2), Longs Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in San Carlos include: NEKTAR THERAPEUTICS (A), CONCEPTUS INC (B), CORIO INC (C), NATUS MEDICAL INC (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in San Carlos include: Berean Bible Church (A), Fale Hufanga Tongan United Methodist Church (B), Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (C), Celebration Church of Religious Science (D), First Baptist Church of San Carlos (E), Carlmont Christian Center (F), Episcopal Church of the Epiphany (G), Saint Charles Catholic Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Cordilleras Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in San Carlos include: E R Burton Park (1), McDougal Park (2), Arguello Park (3), Hillcrest Circle Park (4), Laureola Park (5), Big Canyon Park (6), Crestview Park (7), Eaton Park (8), Heather Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Best Value Inn (1562 El Camino Real).

Birthplace of: Kathryn Bigelow - Film director, Scott Lighty - Martial artist, Rachelle Leah - Television personality, Bill Duplissea (baseball) - Baseball player, Will Taʻufoʻou - Football player.

San Mateo County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in San Carlos and their reported violations in the past:

JIMCO TRUCK PLAZA WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2012)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2012)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.9%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.1%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in San Carlos in 2010:

  • 41 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 29 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in San Carlos in 2000:

  • 145 people in nursing homes
  • 29 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in San Carlos (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: San Carlos Branch at 760 Laurel Street, branch established on 1934/12/24. 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
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 845 Laurel Avenue Branch at 845 Laurel Avenue, branch established on 1988/06/30. 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.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: San Carlos Branch at 632 Laurel Street, branch established on 1947/08/18. 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
  • Citibank, National Association: 796 Laurel Street Branch at 796 Laurel Street, branch established on 1934/10/01. 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.
  • Compass Bank: San Carlos Branch at 796 El Camino Real, branch established on 2009/08/22. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Union Bank, National Association: San Carlos Branch at 799 Laurel Street, branch established on 1961/01/03. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: San Carlos Branch at 780 Laurel Street, branch established on 1988/04/01. 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
  • Comerica Bank: San Carlos Branch at 644 Laurel Street, branch established on 2007/12/20. 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

For population 15 years and over in San Carlos:

Marital status in San Carlos, CA
  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 61.5%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

For population 25 years and over in San Carlos:

  • High school or higher: 97.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 66.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 30.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - San Carlos
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in San Carlos:

(San Carlos, California Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for San Carlos, CA (based on San Mateo County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
San Mateo County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 39
This 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.
California:

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

10.02 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

54.8%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
San Carlos:

54.0%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.0
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.8%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
San Carlos:

9.5%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
San Carlos:

34.1%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
This city:

60.8%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
San Carlos:

80.7%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of San Carlos, CA Residents
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
Firefighters 17$180,369$127,3190$0
Sewerage 16$96,437$72,3280$0
Financial Administration 12$87,289$87,2890$0
Other and Unallocable 12$93,773$93,7730$0
Parks and Recreation 12$86,563$86,56319$22,547
Other Government Administration 10$76,184$91,4210$0
Streets and Highways 4$33,152$99,4560$0
Fire - Other 3$19,944$79,7760$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$33,453$133,8120$0
Judicial and Legal 1$10,219$122,6280$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 90$717,383$95,65119$22,547

San Carlos government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,064,000 ($67.67)
    Housing and Community Development: $957,000 ($31.38)
    Police Protection: $269,000 ($8.82)
    Local Fire Protection: $214,000 ($7.02)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,731,000 ($220.70)
    Central Staff Services: $6,393,000 ($209.61)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,094,000 ($199.81)
    Sewerage: $5,218,000 ($171.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,574,000 ($117.18)
    Regular Highways: $1,524,000 ($49.97)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,475,000 ($48.36)
    Financial Administration: $1,402,000 ($45.97)
    Libraries: $402,000 ($13.18)
    Housing and Community Development: $214,000 ($7.02)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $843,000 ($27.64)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $872,000 ($28.59)
    Parking Facilities: $90,000 ($2.95)
    Central Staff Services: $52,000 ($1.70)
    Libraries: $20,000 ($0.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($0.23)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,712,000 ($285.65)

San Carlos government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $10,195,000 ($334.27)
    Other: $2,197,000 ($72.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,606,000 ($52.66)
    Housing and Community Development: $74,000 ($2.43)
    Parking Facilities: $10,000 ($0.33)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,074,000 ($68.00)
    Rents: $1,156,000 ($37.90)
    General Revenue - Other: $819,000 ($26.85)
    Fines and Forfeits: $320,000 ($10.49)
    Donations From Private Sources: $53,000 ($1.74)
    Sale of Property: $23,000 ($0.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $834,000 ($27.35)
    Other: $149,000 ($4.89)
    General Local Government Support: $54,000 ($1.77)
  • Tax - Property: $16,507,000 ($541.23)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,743,000 ($188.30)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,735,000 ($56.89)
    Other License: $1,425,000 ($46.72)
    Other Selective Sales: $944,000 ($30.95)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $648,000 ($21.25)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $255,000 ($8.36)

San Carlos government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,999,000 ($819.67)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,305,000 ($796.91)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $694,000 ($22.75)

San Carlos government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,867,000 ($389.09)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,247,000 ($991.74)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,294,000 ($403.10)

6.90% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($153,556 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.90%
California average:

5.03%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,088 average AGI)
San Mateo County:

0.07%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from San Francisco County, CA  1.54% ($139,745 average AGI)
from Santa Clara County, CA  1.32% ($219,350)
from Alameda County, CA  0.61% ($99,304)


7.51% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($143,515 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.51%
California average:

5.21%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,865 average AGI)
San Mateo County:

0.12%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to San Francisco County, CA  1.20% ($169,587 average AGI)
to Santa Clara County, CA  1.10% ($154,202)
to Alameda County, CA  1.04% ($98,442)
Businesses in San Carlos, CA
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1Marriott1
7-Eleven1MasterBrand Cabinets12
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1McDonald's1
Baskin-Robbins1New Balance2
Burger King1Nike4
CVS2Office Depot1
Carl\s Jr.1PetSmart1
Chipotle1SAS Shoes1
Curves1Starbucks3
Decora Cabinetry4Subway1
FedEx5T.J.Maxx1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1The Room Place1
Home Depot1Trader Joe's1
Homestead Studio Suites1UPS2
Jamba Juice1Vans2
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1

Strongest AM radio stations in San Carlos:

  • KYCY (1550 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSFB (1220 AM; 5 kW; PALO ALTO, CA; Owner: SCA-PALO ALTO, LLC)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KSFO (560 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KOIT (1260 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in San Carlos:

  • KFJC (89.7 FM; LOS ALTOS, CA; Owner: FOOTHILL-DE ANZA COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KCSM (91.1 FM; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SAN MATEO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • 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.)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • KQED-FM (88.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KITS (105.3 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING 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)
  • KZBR-FM2 (95.7 FM; LIVERMORE, ETC., CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KIOI (101.3 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KOIT-FM (96.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KISQ-FM3 (98.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KKSF (103.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around San Carlos:

  • 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)
  • KCSM-TV (Channel 60; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SAN MATEO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KBIT-CA (Channel 28; SAN FRANCISCO, ETC., CA; Owner: POLAR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICU-TV (Channel 36; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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 accident count
See more detailed statistics of San Carlos fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 16.9mTotal length
  • $465,000Total costs
  • 673,704Total average daily traffic
  • 38,200Total average daily truck traffic
  • 716,942Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in San Carlos, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 71950-1959
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for San Carlos, CA
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 124 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in San Carlos)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in San Carlos, CA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 332 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in San Carlos)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in San Carlos)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 75 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 3 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED17$626,059232$596,0161,563$448,56962$342,5803$870,00049$342,227
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$717,40526$565,316148$494,6826$237,6720$06$296,383
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$560,33523$558,743233$532,70315$350,0991$700,00012$360,998
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$424,00031$549,349169$503,2967$109,5930$06$375,132
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$728,0006$523,19259$461,7493$508,3100$05$400,358

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 6091.00 , 6092.00, 6093.00, 6094.00, 6095.00, 6096.01, 6096.02, 6096.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$496,9502$504,095
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$494,9040$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 6091.00 , 6092.00, 6093.00, 6094.00, 6095.00, 6096.01, 6096.02, 6096.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in San Carlos, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in San Carlos, CA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 48. The highest number of reported fires - 81 took place in 2008, and the least - 17 in 2012. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in San Carlos, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (55.9%), and Outside Fires (20.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in San Carlos, CA
    • 37455.9%Structure Fires
    • 13420.0%Outside Fires
    • 8612.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 7511.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for San Carlos, CA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in San Carlos, California:

  • Americas Best Value Inn, 1562 El Camino Real, San Carlos, California 94070 , Phone: (650) 591-6655, Fax: (650) 802-9139
  • Days Inn San Carlos, 26 El Camino Real, San Carlos, California 94070 , Phone: (650) 591-5771, Fax: (650) 508-1476
  • Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, 251 El Camino Real, San Carlos, California 94070 , Phone: (650) 508-1800, Fax: (650) 593-6100
  • Extended Stay America - San Francisco - San Carlos, 3 Cir Star Way, San Carlos, California 94070 , Phone: (650) 368-2600, Fax: (650) 368-5815
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott, 555 Skyway Rd, San Carlos, California 94070 , Phone: (650) 631-0777, Fax: (650) 631-9610
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in San Carlos, California
Most common first names in San Carlos, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John18575.7 years
Mary18281.4 years
William15075.8 years
Robert14571.3 years
George13675.9 years
James12674.9 years
Charles9778.0 years
Margaret9680.1 years
Helen9482.1 years
Ruth8481.0 years
Most common last names in San Carlos, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5578.9 years
Smith5376.3 years
Brown2974.9 years
Miller2779.5 years
Anderson2775.4 years
Peterson2680.3 years
Davis2479.6 years
Williams2381.0 years
Nelson2180.0 years
Thomas2179.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in San Carlos, CA
  • 84.0%Utility gas
  • 13.0%Electricity
  • 1.0%Solar energy
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in San Carlos, CA
  • 66.3%Utility gas
  • 31.3%Electricity
  • 1.6%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Wood


San Carlos compared to California state average:

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

San Carlos on our top lists:

  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Turkey (population 500+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median house value (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of high school students in private schools (500+ students)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Belarus (population 500+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
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