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San Mateo, CA Demographics

  • Total Population104,035
  • Female 51,828
    Male 52,207
  • Median Age38.5

Average Rent in San Mateo, CA

  • San Mateo, CA Average Rental Price, February 2020 $3,357 /mo

    San Mateo, CA Apartment Rent Ranges

    • $1,501-$2,0001%
    • > $2,00099%

    San Mateo, CA Rent Trends

    Average Rent Nov / 2016 Mar / 2017 Jul / 2017 Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Feb / 2020
    San Mateo, CA $2,953 $2,998 $3,111 $3,053 $3,113 $3,268 $3,227 $3,212 $3,361 $3,283 $3,357
    National $1,340 $1,337 $1,368 $1,371 $1,374 $1,408 $1,417 $1,422 $1,458 $1,466 $1,468

    San Mateo, CA Households

    • Total Number of Households38,583
    • Family 24,602
      Non-family 13,981
    • Children 11,646
      No Children 26,937
    • Average People Per Household2.65
    • Median Household Income$115,167
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$2,405

    San Mateo, CA Education Statistics

    • No High School6%
    • Some High School19%
    • Some College20%
    • Associate Degree6%
    • Bachelor Degree29%
    • Graduate Degree20%

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