San Carlos

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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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
Brittan Acres Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 3rd
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 3rd
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
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
San Carlos Charter Learning Center
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 3rd
No rating available
PUBLIC
4th - 5th
5/5

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.

47
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
43
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Inspired Cookie, unsalted butter, and Beurre Pastry Shop.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 5.48 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 22.97 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 6.94 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 19.34 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 18.82 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 16.26 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
A bit quieter than other parts of the Bay Area, San Carlos welcomes in new residents to experience a mix of housing and outdoor possibilities. Set between Redwood City and Belmont, San Carlos offers the appeal of living in this exciting region, coupled with the enjoyment of a peaceful, more residential area. With its highly rated public schools, its rolling hills and its quaint downtown, San Carlos offers an inviting alternative for buyers searching for a new place to call home in the Bay Area. Known as “The City of Good Living”, San Carlos neighborhoods range from entry-level homes to the more affluent appeal of custom homes perched on large hilly lots.
 
Within walking distance of the downtown Caltrain and popular Laurel Street, the most affordable single-family homes are often found in Clearfield Park. New residents are also left to consider the northernmost neighborhood of Cordes, or walkable Howard Park. As one of the city’s most expensive by square footage, Howard Park homes typically range from Arts & Crafts to bungalows and modestly sized Mediterranean designs. Comparably, White Oaks also offers the appeal of sitting close to downtown, the park and transportation, coupled with tree-lined streets and the enjoyment of restored or even remodeled homes. Much farther from Laurel Street, buyers uncover the rolling hills, Bay and canyon views from neighborhoods like Alder Manor, were homes are typically larger and newer than the rest of the city. Buyers are also treated to sensational views and hillside homes in Beverly Terrace, where large homes and large lots are the norm. The city opens up to the possibility of finding everything from a cozy two-bedroom in San Carlos to a much larger hillside home with Bay views.
 
A San Carlos lifestyle extends to downtown, where shops, cafes and restaurants line popular Laurel Street. Residents are also left to enjoy the appeal of rugged hiking trails and Bay views from places like Big Canyon Park and Eaton Park, or the miles of trails that exist in nearby Pulgas Ridge Open Space Preserve. Live music and the arts come to the region each fall with the San Carlos Art and Wine Faire, while the city also boasts its own small airport and aviation museum.
 

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