San Mateo, California

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Population in 2017: 104,748 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +13.3%
 
Males: 51,833  (49.5%)
Females: 52,915  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

38.7 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 94401, 94403.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $108,058 (it was $64,757 in 2000)
San Mateo:

$108,058
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $58,957 (it was $36,176 in 2000)

San Mateo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: over $1,000,000 (it was $453,600 in 2000)
San Mateo:

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: over $1,000,000; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $607,490; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $872,670

Median gross rent in 2017: $2,480.

March 2019 cost of living index in San Mateo: 175.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.5%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.2% for Black residents, 15.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.3% for American Indian residents, 9.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 19.4% for other race residents, 5.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in San Mateo, CA (2010)
    • 45,24046.5%White alone
    • 25,81526.6%Hispanic
    • 18,15318.7%Asian alone
    • 3,4793.6%Two or more races
    • 2,0992.2%Black alone
    • 1,9372.0%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 3440.4%Other race alone
    • 1400.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 55 registered sex offenders living in San Mateo, California as of October 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in San Mateo is 1,890 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 Mateo by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
4
(4.4)
2
(2.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.1)
2
(2.2)
1
(1.1)
1
(1.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(1.9)
1
(1.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
22
(23.9)
18
(19.6)
19
(20.8)
28
(30.6)
16
(17.4)
24
(25.9)
20
(20.3)
13
(13.1)
29
(28.9)
21
(20.6)
11
(10.5)
18
(17.2)
19
(18.1)
25
(23.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
117
(127.3)
83
(90.3)
100
(109.4)
118
(128.8)
110
(119.3)
82
(88.4)
69
(70.2)
81
(81.6)
85
(84.6)
74
(72.5)
62
(59.4)
44
(42.0)
64
(60.9)
88
(83.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
260
(283.0)
222
(241.6)
187
(204.5)
213
(232.4)
210
(227.7)
185
(199.5)
156
(158.6)
167
(168.2)
125
(124.5)
135
(132.2)
191
(183.1)
179
(170.8)
185
(176.0)
172
(162.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
355
(386.4)
274
(298.1)
241
(263.6)
234
(255.3)
274
(297.2)
242
(261.0)
306
(311.1)
285
(287.0)
309
(307.6)
407
(398.7)
726
(696.0)
732
(698.5)
706
(671.8)
590
(557.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,205
(2,400)
1,920
(2,089)
1,610
(1,761)
1,766
(1,927)
1,720
(1,865)
1,464
(1,579)
1,288
(1,310)
1,448
(1,458)
1,601
(1,594)
1,338
(1,311)
1,114
(1,068)
1,194
(1,139)
1,231
(1,171)
1,360
(1,285)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
220
(239.4)
294
(319.9)
222
(242.8)
288
(314.2)
178
(193.0)
199
(214.6)
138
(140.3)
143
(144.0)
155
(154.3)
199
(194.9)
205
(196.5)
215
(205.1)
188
(178.9)
213
(201.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
24
(26.1)
20
(21.8)
20
(21.9)
17
(18.5)
19
(20.6)
19
(20.5)
4
(4.1)
6
(6.0)
12
(11.9)
9
(8.8)
8
(7.7)
4
(3.8)
8
(7.6)
6
(5.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)264.9225.5198.6231.8210.4187.9156.5158.5171.0160.6173.9173.3176.1182.9

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 148 (107 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.01
California average:

1.99
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Ancestries: Italian (3.9%), German (3.3%), Irish (3.3%), European (2.3%), American (2.3%), Russian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 12.2 square miles.

Population density: 8,573 people per square mile   (high).

San Mateo, California map

35,094 residents are foreign born (12.4% Latin America, 9.9% Asia, 4.2% Europe).

This city:

33.6%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $7,760 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,821 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Francisco, CA (15.8 miles , pop. 776,733).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (326.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Hillsborough, CA (1.6 miles ),
Foster City, CA (1.6 miles ),
Highlands-Baywood Park, CA (1.6 miles ),
Belmont, CA (1.7 miles ),
Burlingame, CA (1.9 miles ),
San Carlos, CA (2.2 miles ),
Millbrae, CA (2.4 miles ),
Redwood City, CA (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 37.55 N, Longitude: 122.31 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,682 (+2.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 14,761 (27.2%)

Area code: 650

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

Property values in San Mateo, CA

San Mateo satellite photo by USGS

San Mateo tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.3%
California:

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

Population change in the 1990s: +6,560 (+7.6%).
Most common industries in San Mateo, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2017
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2017
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.6%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.2%)
  • Health care (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2017
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
  • Private households (4.9%)
Most common occupations in San Mateo, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.5%)
  • Computer specialists (7.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (2.1%)
  • Cashiers (2.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Computer specialists (9.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.8%)
  • Engineers (2.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (2.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (2.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Computer specialists (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.2%)
  • Registered nurses (2.8%)

Average climate in San Mateo, California

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San Mateo, 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 100. This is worse than average.

City:

100
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.428. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.428
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.8
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.372. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.372
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.0115. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0115
U.S.:

0.0098

Earthquake activity:

San Mateo-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 744% 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 48.6 miles away from San Mateo 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 42.9 miles away from San Mateo 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 196.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 255.6 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 278.5 miles away from San Mateo 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 215.2 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 Mateo topographic map

Main business address for: SERENA SOFTWARE INC (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE), BLUE MARTINI SOFTWARE INC (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE), BAY VIEW TRANSACTION CORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS), PERSISTENCE SOFTWARE INC (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE), SCICLONE PHARMACEUTICALS INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), BAY VIEW CAPITAL CORP (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED), E PIPHANY INC (SERVICES-BUSINESS SERVICES, NEC), SIEBEL SYSTEMS INC (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE) and 7 other public companies.

Hospitals in San Mateo:

  • ADAMS ICF/DD-N (1778 ADAMS STREET)
  • AMERICAN STAR HOME I (1130 LAFAYETTE AVENUE)
  • CASA NOVA ICF/DDH (3937 CASANOVA DRIVE)
  • DAKOTA ICF/DD-H (1433 DAKOTA AVENUE)
  • JAMES COURT MANOR ICF/DDH (1316 JAMES COURT)
  • KATHRYNE MANOR - ICF/DDH (840 KATHRYNE AVENUE)
  • MILLS HEALTH CENTER (100 S SAN MATEO DRIVE)
  • MISSION HOSPICE OF SAN MATEO COUNTY (1900 O'FARRELL STREET, SUITE 200)
  • SAN MATEO MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 222 W 39TH AVE)
  • SOUTH GRANT ICF/DD-H (1618 SOUTH GRANT)

Amtrak stations near San Mateo:

  • 6 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.
  • 6 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: HAYWARD (22555 MEEKLAND AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking.

Colleges/Universities in San Mateo:

  • College of San Mateo (Full-time enrollment: 5,398; Location: 1700 W Hillsdale Blvd; Public; Website: www.collegeofsanmateo.edu)
  • Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts (Full-time enrollment: 1,361; Location: 2121 S El Camino Real Bldg C 200; Private, for-profit; Website: www.gurnick.edu)
  • San Mateo County Community College District Office (Location: 3401 CSM Drive; Public; Website: www.smccd.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near San Mateo:

  • Canada College (about 8 miles; Redwood City, CA; Full-time enrollment: 3,446)
  • Skyline College (about 10 miles; San Bruno, CA; FT enrollment: 5,824)
  • Stanford University (about 12 miles; Stanford, CA; FT enrollment: 14,410)
  • Chabot College (about 13 miles; Hayward, CA; FT enrollment: 7,610)
  • City College of San Francisco (about 15 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 17,569)
  • San Francisco State University (about 15 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 24,644)
  • California State University-East Bay (about 16 miles; Hayward, CA; FT enrollment: 12,956)

Public high schools in San Mateo:

  • ARAGON HIGH (Students: 1,232, Location: 900 ALAMEDA DE LAS PULGAS, Grades: 9-12)
  • SAN MATEO HIGH (Students: 922, Location: 506 N. DELAWARE ST., Grades: 9-12)
  • HILLSDALE HIGH (Students: 835, Location: 3115 DEL MONTE ST., Grades: 9-12)
  • GATEWAY CENTER (Students: 14, Location: 35 TOWER RD., Grades: 7-12)
  • HILLCREST AT YOUTH SERVICES CENTER (Location: 10 LOOP RD., Grades: 5-12)
  • MARGARET J. KEMP (Location: 400 PAUL SCANNELL DR., Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in San Mateo:

  • JUNIPERO SERRA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 897, Location: 451 W 20TH AVE, Grades: 9-12, Boys only)
  • STANBRIDGE ACADEMY (Students: 108, Location: 515 E POPLAR AVE, Grades: KG-12)
  • ALPHA BEACON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 105, Location: 2025 KEHOE AVE, Grades: PK-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in San Mateo:

Private elementary/middle schools in San Mateo:

  • ST MATTHEW CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 614, Location: 910 S EL CAMINO REAL, Grades: KG-8)
  • ST GREGORY SCHOOL (Students: 322, Location: 2701 HACIENDA ST, Grades: KG-8)
  • THE CAREY SCHOOL (Students: 253, Location: 1 CAREY SCHOOL LN, Grades: PK-5)
  • ST MATTHEW'S EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOOL (Students: 230, Location: 16 BALDWIN AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST TIMOTHY SCHOOL (Students: 214, Location: 1515 DOLAN AVE, Grades: KG-8)
  • GRACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 53, Location: 2825 ALAMEDA DE LAS PULGAS, Grades: KG-8)
  • ODYSSEY SCHOOL (Students: 30, Location: 201 POLHEMUS RD, Grades: 6-8)
  • RUSSELL BEDE SCHOOL (Students: 18, Location: 446 TURNER TER, Grades: 1-6)
See full list of schools located in San Mateo

Libraries in San Mateo:

  • SAN MATEO COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $26,516,364; Location: 125 LESSINGIA COURT; 637,089 books; 8,545 e-books; 93,620 audio materials; 78,237 video materials; 42 local licensed databases; 23 other licensed databases; 1,729 print serial subscriptions; 5 electronic serial subscriptions)
  • SAN MATEO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $5,648,456; Location: 55 WEST THIRD AVE; 394,588 books; 12,570 e-books; 12,471 audio materials; 8,119 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 20 other licensed databases; 545 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in San Mateo: Bay Meadows Racetrack (A), San Mateo Municipal Golf Course (B), Coyote Point Marina (C), Peninsula Country Club (D), San Mateo Public Library (E), San Mateo Performing Arts Center (F), San Mateo City Hall (G), Peninsula Animal Shelter (H), Grace and Truth Hall (I), Marina Branch San Mateo Public Library (J), Hillsdale Branch San Mateo County Library (K), City of San Mateo Fire Department Station 26 (L), City of San Mateo Fire Department Station 27 (M), City of San Mateo Fire Department Station 21 (N), City of San Mateo Fire Department Station 23 (O), City of San Mateo Fire Department Station 24 (P), City of San Mateo Fire Department Station 25 (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Woodlake Shopping Center (1), Parkside Plaza Shopping Center (2), Bridgepointe Shopping Center (3), Wood Lake Shopping Center (4), Fiesta Gardens Shopping Center (5), Shoreview Shopping Center (6), San Mateo Commons Shopping Center (7), Los Prados Shopping Center (8), Laurelwood Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in San Mateo include: SERENA SOFTWARE INC (A), BLUE MARTINI SOFTWARE INC (B), BAY VIEW TRANSACTION CORP (C), PERSISTENCE SOFTWARE INC (D), SCICLONE PHARMACEUTICALS INC (E), BAY VIEW CAPITAL CORP (F), E PIPHANY INC (G), SIEBEL SYSTEMS INC (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in San Mateo include: Calvary Baptist Church (A), Chinese Baptist Church (B), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C), First Baptist Church (D), First Christian Church (E), First Church of Christ Scientist (F), First Methodist Church (G), First Presbyterian Church (H), Four Square Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Johns Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Laurel Creek (A), San Mateo Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in San Mateo include: Anza Expedition Historical Marker (1), Beresford Park (2), Central Park (3), Coyote Point County Park (4), Eastside Park (5), Fiesta Grounds (6), Timberland Park (7), Casanova Park (8), Laguna Vista Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Coyote Point Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1651 Coyote Point Drive), Center for the American Musical (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1366 Rainbow Drive), San Mateo Arboretum Society (Botanical Gardens; 9th & Palm), B St Billiards (Amusement & Theme Parks; 164 South B Street).

Hotels: Best Western San Mateo Los Pra (2940 South Norfolk Street), Benjamin Franklin Hotel (44 East 3rd Avenue).

Courts: San Mateo County Offices - Courts-Superior Court Of California-San Mateo C (21 Tower Road), Family Service Agency Of San Mateo County - Children's Waiting Room Juvenile Court Br (Juvenile Court Branc).

Birthplace of: Harry Humphry Mellon - Businessman, Merv Griffin - Singer and television game show producer, Dennis Haysbert - Actor, Leslie Cockburn - Documentary filmmaker, Andy Banachowski - Volleyball player, Marilyn Milos - Nurse, Keith Carradine - (born 1949), actor, Bud Black - Baseball player and coach, John Wetteland - Baseball player and coach, Janice Romary - Fencer.

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

6.4%
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 Mateo in 2010:

  • 460 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 306 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 174 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 136 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 130 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 75 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 20 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 7 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in San Mateo in 2000:

  • 477 people in nursing homes
  • 341 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 140 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 95 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 55 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 46 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 35 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 31 people in other group homes
  • 29 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 22 people in religious group quarters
  • 13 people in halfway houses
  • 10 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Banks with most branches in San Mateo (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Crystal Springs Center, Midtown San Mateo, Hillsdale Branch, San Mateo Branch, Hillsdale Center. 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
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: San Mateo Branch, South Norfolk & East Hillsdale Blvd, San Mateo Branch, East 4th Avenue & El Camino Real Ban. 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.
  • Citibank, National Association: Crystal Springs Branch, San Mateo Branch, West Hillsdale Blvd Branch. 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.
  • East West Bank: San Mateo Marina Plaza Branch, San Mateo Branch, San Mateo Branch. Info updated 2010/06/14: Bank assets: $21,962.4 mil, Deposits: $17,501.8 mil, headquarters in Pasadena, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 131 total offices, Holding Company: East West Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Laurelwood Branch, Hillsdale Branch, A.P. Giannini 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
  • U.S. Bank National Association: El Camino Real Safeway Branch at 1655 El Camino Real, branch established on 2003/11/24; San Mateo at 136 Second Avenue, branch established on 2002/11/02. 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
  • Boston Private Bank & Trust Company: Bovet Road Branch at 160 Bovet Road, branch established on 1980/04/02. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $5,848.9 mil, Deposits: $4,643.9 mil, headquarters in Boston, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc.
  • Metro United Bank: San Mateo Northern California Branch at 43 East 3rd Ave, branch established on 2006/12/01. Info updated 2011/07/08: Bank assets: $398.0 mil, Deposits: $333.5 mil, headquarters in San Diego, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Metrocorp Bancshares, Inc.
  • First National Bank of Northern California: San Mateo Branch at 491 El Camino Real, Suite B, branch established on 1997/04/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $715.6 mil, Deposits: $622.4 mil, headquarters in Daly City, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb Bancorp
  • 11 other banks with 11 local branches

For population 15 years and over in San Mateo:

Marital status in San Mateo, CA
  • Never married: 30.8%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in San Mateo:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 55.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.7
California average:

15.0

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in San Mateo:

(San Mateo, California Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for San Mateo, 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.
State:

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

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.
State:

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
San Mateo County:

10.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
San Mateo County:

7.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

16.9%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
San Mateo County:

18.0%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
San Mateo:

51.2%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.0%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
San Mateo:

27.8
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.1%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.1%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
San Mateo:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
San Mateo:

31.0%
State:

31.3%

General health condition:
This city:

57.4%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
San Mateo:

80.4%
State:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of San Mateo, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 105$1,217,594$139,1540$0
Firefighters 78$1,116,628$171,7890$0
Parks and Recreation 60$499,489$99,898111$140,834
Police - Other 36$347,340$115,78032$43,810
Streets and Highways 35$321,513$110,2334$2,188
Water Supply 35$221,200$75,8402$1,159
Other Government Administration 34$308,906$109,0268$5,432
Natural Resources 33$161,217$58,62426$46,128
Sewerage 31$266,633$103,2131$729
Housing and Community Development (Local) 30$279,579$111,8323$4,142
Other and Unallocable 26$237,535$109,6320$0
Local Libraries 25$153,765$73,80753$73,402
Financial Administration 12$114,810$114,8104$10,823
Judicial and Legal 4$45,671$137,0131$1,084
Fire - Other 3$25,813$103,2528$34,259
Solid Waste Management 3$23,441$93,7640$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 550$5,341,134$116,534253$363,990

San Mateo government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $27,347,000 ($261.07)
    Regular Highways: $10,681,000 ($101.97)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,701,000 ($63.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,893,000 ($37.17)
    Central Staff Services: $3,289,000 ($31.40)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,927,000 ($27.94)
    Police Protection: $580,000 ($5.54)
    Local Fire Protection: $285,000 ($2.72)
    Libraries: $223,000 ($2.13)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $34,687,000 ($331.15)
    Sewerage: $23,215,000 ($221.63)
    Local Fire Protection: $22,547,000 ($215.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,475,000 ($138.19)
    Central Staff Services: $12,490,000 ($119.24)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $6,917,000 ($66.03)
    Libraries: $5,876,000 ($56.10)
    Regular Highways: $5,012,000 ($47.85)
    Parking Facilities: $2,337,000 ($22.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,227,000 ($11.71)
    Health - Other: $560,000 ($5.35)
    Housing and Community Development: $469,000 ($4.48)
    General - Other: $211,000 ($2.01)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,347,000 ($41.50)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $704,000 ($6.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $492,000 ($4.70)
    Natural Resources - Other: $480,000 ($4.58)
    General - Other: $285,000 ($2.72)
    Central Staff Services: $51,000 ($0.49)
    Health - Other: $31,000 ($0.30)
    Police Protection: $17,000 ($0.16)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($0.07)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000 ($0.02)

San Mateo government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $31,349,000 ($299.28)
    Other: $10,021,000 ($95.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,286,000 ($60.01)
    Parking Facilities: $4,612,000 ($44.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,297,000 ($12.38)
    Regular Highways: $360,000 ($3.44)
    Housing and Community Development: $216,000 ($2.06)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $845,000 ($8.07)
    Highways: $325,000 ($3.10)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $186,000 ($1.78)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,764,000 ($26.39)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,177,000 ($20.78)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,028,000 ($9.81)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,008,000 ($9.62)
    Special Assessments: $538,000 ($5.14)
    Rents: $325,000 ($3.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,905,000 ($56.37)
    Other: $3,269,000 ($31.21)
    Highways: $2,140,000 ($20.43)
    Housing and Community Development: $801,000 ($7.65)
  • Tax - Property: $59,057,000 ($563.80)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $27,938,000 ($266.72)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $9,894,000 ($94.46)
    Other License: $9,465,000 ($90.36)
    Other Selective Sales: $8,869,000 ($84.67)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,426,000 ($51.80)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,143,000 ($30.01)
    Pari - mutuels Sales: $175,000 ($1.67)

San Mateo government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $204,234,000 ($1949.77)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $203,399,000 ($1941.79)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $53,544,000 ($511.17)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,709,000 ($503.20)

San Mateo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $51,727,000 ($493.82)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $156,194,000 ($1491.14)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,584,000 ($158.32)

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 Mateo, CA
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness2Kmart1
7-Eleven3LensCrafters1
ALDO1Little Caesars Pizza2
AT&T1Macy's2
Ace Hardware1Marriott2
American Eagle Outfitters1Marshalls1
Ann Taylor1MasterBrand Cabinets6
Apple Store1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Men's Wearhouse1
BMW1Motherhood Maternity2
Banana Republic1New Balance4
Barnes & Noble1Nike7
Baskin-Robbins1Nordstrom1
Bath & Body Works1Office Depot1
Bebe1Old Navy2
Bed Bath & Beyond1Outback1
Best Western2Outback Steakhouse1
Big O Tires1Pac Sun1
Blockbuster1Panda Express1
Brookstone1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King2Payless1
CVS5Penske1
Cache1PetSmart1
Chico's1Pier 1 Imports1
Cinnabon 1Plato's Closet1
Cold Stone Creamery1Quiznos1
Coldwater Creek1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Red Robin1
Curves1Rite Aid2
Dennys1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1Safeway3
Express1Sears1
FedEx15Sprint Nextel1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Staples1
Foot Locker1Starbucks12
Ford1Subway6
Forever 211Super 81
GNC2T-Mobile4
GameStop1T.G.I. Driday's1
Gap2T.J.Maxx1
Gymboree1Taco Bell3
H&R Block3Target1
Hilton1The Cheesecake Factory1
Holiday Inn1The Room Place1
Hollister Co.1Torrid1
Home Depot1Toys"R"Us1
Homestead Studio Suites1Trader Joe's1
Hot Topic1U-Haul2
Howard Johnson1UPS12
J. Jill1Vans3
Jamba Juice2Verizon Wireless1
JoS. A. Bank1Victoria's Secret1
Jones New York5Vons3
Journeys1Walgreens1
Justice1Whole Foods Market1
KFC1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in San Mateo:

  • 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)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSFO (560 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KNEW (910 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSFB (1220 AM; 5 kW; PALO ALTO, CA; Owner: SCA-PALO ALTO, LLC)
  • KOIT (1260 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in San Mateo:

  • KCSM (91.1 FM; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SAN MATEO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KFRC-FM (99.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KYLD (94.9 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, 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)
  • KSAN (107.7 FM; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KMEL (106.1 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQED-FM (88.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KITS (105.3 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KKSF (103.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFOG (104.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KFFG LICO, INC)
  • KFJC (89.7 FM; LOS ALTOS, CA; Owner: FOOTHILL-DE ANZA COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KSOL (98.9 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around San Mateo:

  • 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.)
  • KTSF (Channel 26; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: LINCOLN BROADCASTING COMPANY, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • 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.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in San Mateo: Paul Hellstrom Foster.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of San Mateo fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 83Number of bridges
  • 1,759ft / 536mTotal length
  • $146,784,000Total costs
  • 3,271,551Total average daily traffic
  • 131,955Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,266,387Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in San Mateo, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 31920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 141950-1959
  • 341960-1969
  • 141970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for San Mateo, CA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in San Mateo)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 93 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in San Mateo, CA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 141 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 773 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in San Mateo)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in San Mateo)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 74 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 25 full and 1 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 ORIGINATED112$484,101604$493,2853,128$399,673118$302,69515$4,117,683190$380,175
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$426,33374$440,775314$411,9846$334,0251$870,00019$330,604
APPLICATIONS DENIED19$471,984103$453,501762$461,48332$139,9664$580,62569$351,076
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN18$509,05680$469,762437$425,34421$238,3280$033$406,529
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$518,85517$437,102140$420,27912$277,6670$012$381,481

Detailed mortgage data for all 25 tracts in San Mateo, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 16 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED31$430,5362$583,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$525,2025$441,652
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$394,3580$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$432,1431$542,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$383,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in San Mateo, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in San Mateo, 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 210. The highest number of fire incidents - 292 took place in 2008, and the least - 124 in 2016. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in San Mateo, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (49.1%), and Outside Fires (27.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in San Mateo, CA
    • 1,44349.1%Structure Fires
    • 81927.9%Outside Fires
    • 47516.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1996.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for San Mateo, CA

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

  • Radisson Villa Hotel, 4000 S El Camino Real, San Mateo, California 94403 , Phone: (650) 341-0966, Fax: (650) 358-4070
  • Holiday Inn & Suites, 330 N Bayshore Blvd, San Mateo, California 94401 , Phone: (650) 344-3219, Fax: (650) 344-9012
  • Comfort Inn, 350 Bayshore Blvd, San Mateo, California 94401 , Phone: (650) 344-6376, Fax: (650) 343-7108
  • Extended Stay America - San Francisco - San Mateo - Sfo, 1830 Gateway Dr, San Mateo, California 94404 , Phone: (650) 574-1744, Fax: (650) 574-1757
  • Wingate Inn, 480 N Bayshore Blvd, San Mateo, California 94401 , Phone: (650) 347-9990, Fax: (650) 347-9991
  • Residence Inn San Francisco Airport, 2000 Winward Way, San Mateo, California 94404 , Phone: (650) 574-4700, Fax: (650) 572-9084
  • Hilton Garden Inn San Mateo, 2000 Bridgepointe Cir, San Mateo, California 94404 , Phone: (650) 522-9000, Fax: (650) 522-9099
  • Stone Villa Inn, 2175 S El Camino Real, San Mateo, California 94403 , Phone: (650) 458-6556, Fax: (650) 458-6561
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in San Mateo, California
Most common first names in San Mateo, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John75975.2 years
Mary62181.7 years
William58776.0 years
Robert52171.9 years
James47373.2 years
George41077.5 years
Joseph37577.4 years
Margaret34181.2 years
Charles34076.7 years
Helen33581.7 years
Most common last names in San Mateo, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith22377.8 years
Johnson16877.1 years
Brown13675.7 years
Lee13275.9 years
Miller11578.4 years
Williams11275.6 years
Jones10178.0 years
Davis9177.3 years
Anderson9078.1 years
Wilson8376.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in San Mateo, CA
  • 70.9%Utility gas
  • 26.6%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Solar energy
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in San Mateo, CA
  • 48.5%Utility gas
  • 45.8%Electricity
  • 3.2%No fuel used
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Solar energy


San Mateo compared to California state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black 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.

San Mateo on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other services, except public administration (population 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median house value (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between morning and afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest humidity differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest temperature differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: business and financial operations occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: accommodation and food services (population 50,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest maximum monthly sunshine amount (population 50,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average sunshine amount (population 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of murders per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Hong Kong (population 500+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 50,000+)"
  • #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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