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San Mateo city, California

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Table

San Mateo city, California
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
102,200
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
102,200
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
105,674
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
-3.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 105,661
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 97,207
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
15.8%
Female persons, percent
50.0%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
50.2%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
2.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
24.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
2.3%
Two or More Races, percent
8.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
24.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
41.0%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 2,633
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 35.0%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 52.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $1,186,400
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $3,733
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $763
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $2,658
Building permits, 2021 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 39,072
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.61
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 85.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 42.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 96.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 93.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 92.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 56.4%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 4.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
4.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 70.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 65.3%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 482,945
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,190,877
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) D
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 2,035,197
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $19,536
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 29.1
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $126,102
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $65,319
Persons in poverty, percent
7.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 X
Total employment, 2020 X
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,269
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,782
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 515
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,054
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,654
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 105
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,647
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 8,707.8
Population per square mile, 2010 8,014.0
Land area in square miles, 2020 12.13
Land area in square miles, 2010 12.13
FIPS Code 0668252
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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