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West Menlo Park, CA (California) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $2,206,302 (it was $805,400 in 2000)
West Menlo Park:

$2,206,302
California:

$509,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $1,830,722 - Over $2,398,468

West Menlo Park,CA index of house prices

Total population: 3,659 (All urban)

Houses: 1,315 (1,248 occupied: 1,014 owner occupied, 227 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

18%
State:

45%

Housing density: 2,645 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $4,106,102.

Median contract rent in 2017: $1,875


Median gross rent in West Menlo Park, CA in 2017: $1,875

Housing units in West Menlo Park with a mortgage: 722 (0 second mortgage, 178 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 291

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $274,432

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $66,072

Median monthly housing costs: $3,578


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West Menlo Park, California Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1958

Median year apartment built: 1967

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,783
  • In family households: 3,254 (567 male householders, 347 female householders)
    778 spouses, 1,356 children (1,213 natural, 102 adopted, 61 stepchildren), 13 grandchildren, 21 brothers or sisters, 67 parents, 11 other relatives, 98 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 514 (101 male householders (65 living alone)), 231 female householders (180 living alone)), 183 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 11

Size of family households: 279 2-persons, 193 3-persons, 266 4-persons, 145 5-persons, 15 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 246 1-person, 58 2-persons, 10 3-persons, 25 5-persons.

995 married couples with children.
123 single-parent households (16 men, 107 women).

81.1% of residents of West Menlo Park speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 47% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
7.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well).
8.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (77% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 788 (20.8%)
(69.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

6.0
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West Menlo Park, California
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West Menlo Park, California
  • 0no bedroom
  • 91 bedroom
  • 1092 bedrooms
  • 4323 bedrooms
  • 3424 bedrooms
  • 1235+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Menlo Park, California
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Menlo Park, California
  • 0no bedroom
  • 421 bedroom
  • 302 bedrooms
  • 833 bedrooms
  • 614 bedrooms
  • 135+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in West Menlo Park in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in West Menlo Park in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 15no vehicle
  • 2561 vehicle
  • 4352 vehicles
  • 2283 vehicles
  • 444 vehicles
  • 345+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in West Menlo Park in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in West Menlo Park in renter-occupied apartments
  • 21no vehicle
  • 691 vehicle
  • 982 vehicles
  • 343 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in West Menlo Park, California
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in West Menlo Park, California
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 173 rooms
  • 664 rooms
  • 2195 rooms
  • 1956 rooms
  • 1687 rooms
  • 1408 rooms
  • 2069+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Menlo Park, California
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Menlo Park, California
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 273 rooms
  • 434 rooms
  • 125 rooms
  • 656 rooms
  • 427 rooms
  • 278 rooms
  • 79+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
  • West Menlo Park, CA household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in West Menlo Park, CA in 2017
  • 72Less than $10,000
  • 27$10,000 to $19,999
  • 19$20,000 to $29,999
  • 31$30,000 to $39,999
  • 9$40,000 to $49,999
  • 25$50,000 to $59,999
  • 77$60,000 to $74,999
  • 82$75,000 to $99,999
  • 50$100,000 to $124,999
  • 54$125,000 to $149,999
  • 187$150,000 to $199,999
  • 691$200,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in West Menlo Park, CA

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in West Menlo Park, CA in 2017
  • 13$1,000 to $1,249
  • 6$1,250 to $1,499
  • 44$1,500 to $1,999
  • 30$2,000 to $2,499
  • 72$2,500 to $2,999
  • 28$3,000 to $3,499
  • 31$3,500 or more
  • 21No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 37.3%
Number of people working at home: 138 (7.8% of all workers)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 20
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 81
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 156
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 233
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 271
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 119
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 279
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 85
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 81
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 119
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 139
  • 90 or more minutes: 24
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - West Menlo Park

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 259 (47%)
  • Carpooled: 35 (6%)
  • Taxi: 20 (4%)
  • Walked: 32 (6%)
  • Worked at home: 179 (33%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.1%Males
  • 3.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 56.5%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 6.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 11.5%Males
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in West Menlo Park, California
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in West Menlo Park, California
  • 1502010 or later
  • 1052000 to 2009
  • 1421990 to 1999
  • 851980 to 1989
  • 881970 to 1979
  • 122Before 1970
Ancestries in West Menlo Park, CA

First ancestries reported:

  • Italian: 115 (5.5%)
  • American: 111 (5.3%)
  • German: 111 (5.3%)
  • European: 98 (4.7%)
  • British: 90 (4.3%)
  • Irish: 83 (4.0%)
  • English: 61 (2.9%)
  • French: 41 (2.0%)
  • Eastern European: 35 (1.7%)
  • Romanian: 33 (1.6%)
  • Iranian: 22 (1.1%)
  • Northern European: 22 (1.1%)
  • Basque: 11 (0.5%)
  • Czech: 9 (0.4%)
  • Dutch: 9 (0.4%)
  • Greek: 8 (0.4%)
  • Polish: 8 (0.4%)
  • Australian: 7 (0.3%)
  • Hungarian: 6 (0.3%)
  • Scottish: 5 (0.2%)
  • Norwegian: 3 (0.1%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

India
West Menlo Park:

10.3% (81)
California:

4.4% (464,381)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
West Menlo Park:

8.6% (68)
California:

5.8% (608,533)

Germany
West Menlo Park:

7.4% (58)
California:

0.7% (78,828)

Philippines
West Menlo Park:

7.1% (56)
California:

8.0% (842,233)

Taiwan
West Menlo Park:

6.5% (51)
California:

1.7% (176,288)

El Salvador
West Menlo Park:

5.7% (45)
California:

4.1% (428,905)

Canada
West Menlo Park:

5.3% (42)
California:

1.3% (132,692)

Australia
West Menlo Park:

5.2% (41)
California:

0.2% (20,961)

Japan
West Menlo Park:

5.1% (40)
California:

1.0% (107,906)

Hong Kong
West Menlo Park:

4.8% (38)
California:

1.0% (101,715)

Italy
West Menlo Park:

4.6% (36)
California:

0.3% (30,805)

England
West Menlo Park:

3.8% (30)
California:

0.6% (61,451)

Vietnam
West Menlo Park:

3.2% (25)
California:

4.9% (516,046)

United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
West Menlo Park:

3.2% (25)
California:

0.6% (58,853)

Iran
West Menlo Park:

2.3% (18)
California:

2.0% (206,488)

Brazil
West Menlo Park:

2.2% (17)
California:

0.4% (39,214)

Korea
West Menlo Park:

2.0% (16)
California:

3.1% (326,935)

Burma
West Menlo Park:

1.8% (14)
California:

0.2% (25,270)

France
West Menlo Park:

1.8% (14)
California:

0.4% (37,581)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,936
  • Other state: 961
  • Northeast: 343
  • Midwest: 271
  • South: 212
  • West: 129

89.9% of West Menlo Park residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37.6% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 80.5% lived in California.


West Menlo Park:

89.9%
State average:

87.0%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 25
  • Less than 1 year of college: 20
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 70
  • Associate degree: 20
  • Bachelor's degree: 235
  • Master's degree: 404
  • Professional school degree: 160
  • Doctorate degree: 201
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 8
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 4
  • 11th grade: 10
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 36
  • Less than 1 year of college: 23
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 88
  • Associate degree: 67
  • Bachelor's degree: 477
  • Master's degree: 422
  • Professional school degree: 180
  • Doctorate degree: 110
Educational Attainment for Females
West Menlo Park marital status for males
West Menlo Park marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,268
  • One, attached: 1
  • 10 to 19: 19
  • 20 to 49: 11
  • 50 or more: 7
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 2.1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 18 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in West Menlo Park
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West Menlo Park, CA
  • 81.4%Utility gas
  • 17.7%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West Menlo Park, CA
  • 68.0%Utility gas
  • 29.3%Electricity
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 14
Here:

2.0%
California:

8.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 59
Here:

25.2%
California:

8.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 23
Here:

43.4%
California:

15.1%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability