San Carlos

San Carlos is a small city located in San Mateo County, California, United States.

Welcome to San Carlos

San Carlos is a small city located in San Mateo County, California, United States. It is situated between Belmont to the north and Redwood City to the south, and it is approximately 25 miles south of San Francisco.
 
San Carlos is known for its small town feel and is a popular place to live for families and professionals who work in the nearby cities of San Francisco and Silicon Valley. The city has a population of around 30,000 people and covers an area of about 5 square miles.
 
One of the main attractions in San Carlos is Laurel Street, which is the city's downtown area. It is a popular spot for shopping, dining, and entertainment. Other popular attractions in San Carlos include the Hiller Aviation Museum, which features a collection of aircraft and exhibits on aviation history, and Burton Park, which has playgrounds, sports fields, and picnic areas.
 
San Carlos is also home to a number of well-regarded public and private schools, and it has a relatively low crime rate compared to many other cities in the Bay Area. The city is served by a number of major transportation routes, including Highway 101 and Caltrain, making it easy to travel to other parts of the Bay Area.
 
  • San Carlos is bordered by several natural features, including the San Francisco Bay to the east and the Santa Cruz Mountains to the west. As a result, the city offers a variety of outdoor recreation opportunities, including hiking, biking, and water sports.
  • The city's economy is largely driven by small businesses and the technology industry. Some of the major companies with offices in San Carlos include Oracle, Tesla, and Check Point Software.
  • San Carlos has a mild climate, with temperatures typically ranging from the mid-50s to the mid-70s Fahrenheit. The city receives most of its rainfall during the winter months, with dry and sunny weather prevailing for much of the rest of the year.
  • San Carlos is home to several annual events that draw visitors from around the Bay Area, including the Hometown Days festival, the Art & Wine Faire, and the Halloween Spooktacular.
  • The city has a diverse population, with residents from a range of ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. The median household income in San Carlos is above the national average, and the city has a relatively high percentage of residents with advanced degrees.
 
San Carlos is a thriving community with a lot to offer its residents and visitors. Whether you're interested in outdoor activities, cultural events, or high-tech innovation, there's something for everyone in this charming city. Overall, San Carlos is a desirable place to live, known for its strong sense of community, attractive neighborhoods, and convenient location.
 

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Overview for San Carlos, CA

35,396 people live in San Carlos, where the median age is 41.6 and the average individual income is $94,178.9. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

35,396

Total Population

41.6 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$94,178.9

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for San Carlos, CA

San Carlos has 12,922 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in San Carlos do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 35,396 people call San Carlos home. The population density is 4,002.01 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

35,396

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

41.6

Median Age

47.85 / 52.15%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
12,922

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$94,178.9

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in San Carlos, CA

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby San Carlos. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
San Carlos Charter Learning Center
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
4th - 5th
5/5
Brittan Acres Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 3rd
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 3rd
5/5
PUBLIC
4th - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 3rd
5/5
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 3rd
No rating available

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