San Carlos

San Carlos

The city is known for its suburban feel and diverse community.

Welcome to San Carlos

San Carlos is a city located in San Mateo County, California, in the United States. It is part of the San Francisco Bay Area and is located near the major city of San Francisco. The city has a population of around 28,000 people and is known for its suburban feel and diverse community. San Carlos is also known for its excellent schools and high median household income. The city has several parks and open spaces, including the Burton Park, which is popular for hiking, biking, and other outdoor activities. Additionally, it has a variety of shopping and dining options, including the historic downtown area, which features a mix of boutique shops and restaurants. The city is also known for its cultural events, such as the San Carlos Art and Wine Faire, and the San Carlos Hometown Days festival.
 

Things To Do

  • Visit the Hiller Aviation Museum: This museum offers exhibits and events that highlight the history of aviation.
  • Visit the San Carlos Art & Wine Faire: This annual event features a variety of art and craft vendors, as well as live music and wine tastings from local wineries.
  • Visit the San Carlos Library: This library offers a variety of books, videos, and events for all ages.
  • Visit the San Carlos History Museum: This museum offers exhibits and events that highlight the history of San Carlos and the surrounding area.
  • Visit the Burton Park: This park offers playgrounds, picnic areas, and a community center.
  • Visit the Heather Park: This park offers playgrounds, picnic areas, and a community center.
  • Visit the Arguello Park: This park offers playgrounds, picnic areas, and a community center.
  • Visit the San Carlos Farmers' Market: This market features a variety of fresh produce, baked goods, and artisanal crafts, and is open on Saturdays.
  • Visit the San Carlos Museum: This museum features exhibits on the history of San Carlos and the surrounding area.
  • Visit the San Carlos Elms Park: This park offers playgrounds, picnic areas, and a community center.
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San Carlos Resources


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

Around San Carlos, CA

There's plenty to do around San Carlos, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

46
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
43
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Vision Parkour, Challenge School, and The Fitness Connection.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 1.3 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.12 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.92 miles 27 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.26 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.67 miles 33 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.87 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars

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
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate 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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