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Population (year 2000): 28,803. Estimated population in July 2005: 28,756 (-0.2% change)
Males: 14,165 (49.2%), Females: 14,638 (50.8%)

San Mateo County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 38.1 years
Median household income: $95,279 (year 2000)
Median house value: $566,500 (year 2000)

Foster City, CA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Foster City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (55.9%)
  • Chinese (16.3%)
  • Asian Indian (5.7%)
  • Hispanic (5.3%)
  • Japanese (4.6%)
  • Two or more races (4.1%)
  • Filipino (3.3%)
  • Black (2.1%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • Korean (1.2%)
  • Other Asian (1.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (11.0%), English (8.6%), Irish (8.1%), Italian (6.4%), Russian (3.6%), French (3.4%).City, California

Elevation: 3 feet

Land area: 3.8 square miles

Foster

For population 25 years and over in Foster City

  • High school or higher: 95.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 59.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Foster City city

  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 61.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

35.2% Foreign born (24.1% Asia, 6.2% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +624 (+2.2%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Mateo, CA San (3.2 miles pop. 92,482).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: CA Oakland, (17.1 miles pop. 399,484).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (359.0 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: CA Belmont, (2.9 miles Mateo, CA San (3.2 miles Carlos, CA San (3.6 miles City, CA Redwood (5.2 miles Park, CA (5.6 miles Highlands-Baywood Lake Hills, CA (6.0 miles Emerald CA (6.2 miles Hillsborough, Fair Oaks, CA (6.8 miles North


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 25 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $283,700
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $500,000
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings

Latitude: 37.55 N, Longitude: 122.27 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 650

Foster City, California business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (21.2%), Manufacturing (13.2%), Retail trade (13.1%), Educational,health and social services (13.0%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,174 (+4.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,394 (15.1%)

Crime in Foster City by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 4 2 2 5 3 3
    per 100,000 13.9 6.9 6.9 17.4 10.4 10.4
Robberies 5 14 3 7 6 2
    per 100,000 17.4 48.6 10.4 24.3 20.8 6.9
Assaults 16 10 27 24 37 29
    per 100,000 55.5 34.7 93.7 83.3 128.5 100.7
Burglaries 71 73 62 87 99 77
    per 100,000 246.5 253.4 215.3 302.1 343.7 267.3
Thefts 333 367 318 341 379 281
    per 100,000 1156.1 1274.2 1104.1 1183.9 1315.8 975.6
Auto thefts 22 24 26 38 35 47
    per 100,000 76.4 83.3 90.3 131.9 121.5 163.2
91.5 99.7 91.1 110.0 122.5 97.2

Average climate in Foster City, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Birthplace of: Jabari Issa - 2005 NFL player (Kansas City Chiefs, born: Apr 18, 1978).

Main business address for: EQUINIX INC (TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS (NO RADIO TELEPHONE)), ELECTRONICS FOR IMAGING INC (COMPUTER COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT), GILEAD SCIENCES INC (BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS (NO DIAGNOSTIC SUBSTANCES)).


Hospitals/medical centers near Foster City:
  • SAN MATEO COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; SAN MATEO, CA)
  • KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; REDWOOD CITY, CA)
  • MILLS-PENINSULA HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; BURLINGAME, CA)

Political contributions by individuals in Foster City, CA

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Foster City:
  • SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL (about 9 miles; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; ID: SFO)
  • METROPOLITAN OAKLAND INTL (about 12 miles; OAKLAND, CA; ID: OAK)
  • NORMAN Y. MINETA SAN JOSE INTERNATIONAL (about 28 miles; SAN JOSE, CA; ID: SJC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Foster City:
  • SAN CARLOS (about 5 miles; SAN CARLOS, CA; ID: SQL)
  • HAYWARD EXECUTIVE (about 13 miles; HAYWARD, CA; ID: HWD)
  • PALO ALTO ARPT OF SANTA CLARA CO (about 14 miles; PALO ALTO, CA; ID: PAO)

Amtrak stations near Foster City:
  • 9 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.
  • 10 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.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 8 $42,906 $64,359 0 $0
Financial Administration 9 $53,198 $70,930 0 $0
Fire - Other 2 $10,630 $63,780 0 $0
Streets and Highways 11 $66,562 $72,613 1 $962
Sewerage 21 $139,672 $79,812 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 43 $228,994 $63,905 18 $11,428
Firefighters 39 $286,656 $88,201 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 12 $84,614 $84,614 0 $0
Police - Other 26 $123,742 $57,111 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 41 $297,374 $87,036 0 $0
Other Government Administration 28 $136,704 $58,587 3 $4,418
Totals for Government 240 $1,471,052 $73,552 22 $16,808
College/University in Foster City:
  • ANTHONY SCHOOLS OF SAN FRANCISCO PENINSULA (Location: 1155 CHESS DR STE 108; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Foster City:
  • COLLEGE OF SAN MATEO (about 5 miles; SAN MATEO, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,619)
  • CANADA COLLEGE (about 7 miles; REDWOOD CITY, CA; FT enrollment: 2,438)
  • STANFORD UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; STANFORD, CA; FT enrollment: 14,955)
  • SKYLINE COLLEGE (about 13 miles; SAN BRUNO, CA; FT enrollment: 4,335)
  • CHABOT COLLEGE (about 13 miles; HAYWARD, CA; FT enrollment: 6,852)
  • COLLEGE OF ALAMEDA (about 16 miles; ALAMEDA, CA; FT enrollment: 2,450)
  • FOOTHILL COLLEGE (about 16 miles; LOS ALTOS HILLS, CA; FT enrollment: 7,415)
Public primary/middle schools in Foster City:
  • BOWDITCH MIDDLE (Students: 990; Location: 1450 TARPON ST.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • FOSTER CITY ELEMENTARY (Students: 766; Location: 461 BEACH PARK BLVD.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BREWER ISLAND ELEMENTARY (Students: 503; Location: 1151 POLYNESIA; Grades: KG - 05)
  • AUDUBON ELEMENTARY (Students: 473; Location: 841 GULL AVE.; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Foster City:
  • KIDS CONNECTION ELEMENTARY SCH (Students: 226; Location: 1998 BEACH PARK BLVD.; Grades: KG - 5)
  • ST AMBROSE SEA BREEZE SCHOOL (Students: 191; Location: 900 EDGEWATER BLVD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • FOSTER CITY PRE-SCHOOL DAY CAR (Students: 132; Location: 1064-F SHELL BOULEVARD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • JEWISH DAY SCHOOL OF THE NORTH (Students: 124; Location: PO BOX 4670; Grades: KG - 5)

Notable locations in Foster City: Foster City City Hall (A), Foster City Branch San Mateo County Library (B).

Shopping Centers: Port O'Call Shopping Center (1), Marlin Cove Shopping Center (2), Charter Square Shopping Center (3), Edgewater Place Shopping Center (4).

Churches in Foster City include: Peninsula Sinai Congregation (A), Island United Church (B), Saint Lukes Catholic Church (C), Saint Ambrose Episcopal Church (D).

Lake: Central Lake (A).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: O'Neill Slough (A), Belmont Slough (B).

Parks in Foster City include: Archurus Park (1), Farragut Park (2), Ketch Park (3), Kildeer Park (4), Sunfish Park (5), Leo J Ryan Memorial Park (6), Marlin Park (7), Boat Park (8), Boothbay Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Foster City compared to California state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Foster City:
  • 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.)
  • KSFB (1220 AM; 5 kW; PALO ALTO, CA; Owner: SCA-PALO ALTO, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KOIT (1260 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
Strongest FM radio stations in Foster City:
  • KCSM (91.1 FM; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SAN MATEO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KFJC (89.7 FM; LOS ALTOS, CA; Owner: FOOTHILL-DE ANZA COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • 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-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • KISQ-FM3 (98.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
TV broadcast stations around Foster City:
  • 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)
  • KTSF (Channel 26; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: LINCOLN BROADCASTING COMPANY, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • 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.)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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