Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA

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Population
119,924
0.254% 1-year growth
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kamala Harris
Democratic Party
Median Age
36.9

Poverty Rate
9.5%

Median Household Income
$117,388
9.14% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$1.7M
10.7% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
52,901
2.49% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA had a population of 120k people with a median age of 36.9 and a median household income of $117,388. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA grew from 119,620 to 119,924, a 0.254% increase and its median household income grew from $107,553 to $117,388, a 9.14% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (44.4%), Other (Hispanic) (17.6%), White (Hispanic) (14.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (9.59%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.44%). 45.8% of the people in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA speak a non-English language, and 82.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in San Mateo County (Southeast)--Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA are Canada College (870 degrees awarded in 2017) and Menlo College (191 degrees).

The median property value in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA is $1.7M, and the homeownership rate is 60.8%. Most people in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in California went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 61.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (31.6%), followed by Gary Johnson (3.37%). The most partisan county was San Francisco County, CA with 85% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris are the senators currently representing the state of California. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA is currently represented by 53 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for California
61.7% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in California
  1. 85% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 78.7% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 78.1% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in California was San Francisco County, CA with 85% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in California colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from California

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Dianne Feinstein
Senator from California1
Assumed office on November 4, 1992
Kamala Harris
Senator from California3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris are the senators currently representing California.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 53 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA is home to a population of 120k people, from which 82.1% are citizens. As of 2018, 30.8% of Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA residents were born outside of the country (36.9k people).

In 2018, there were 2.52 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (53.3k people) in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 21.1k Other (Hispanic) and 17.5k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA are Spanish (34,456 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (2,953 speakers), and Ilocano, Samoan, Hawaiian, or Other Austronesian Languages (2,675 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    53.3k ± 1.18k
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    21.1k ± 2.1k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    17.5k ± 1.99k
34.3%
Hispanic Population
41.1k people

In 2018, there were 2.52 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (53.3k people) in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 21.1k Other (Hispanic) and 17.5k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

34.3% of the people in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA are hispanic (41.1k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    34,456 speakers (30.9%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    2,953 speakers (2.65%)
  3. Ilocano, Samoan, Hawaiian, or Other Austronesian Languages
    2,675 speakers (2.4%)

45.8% of Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA was Spanish. 30.9% of the overall population of Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA are native Spanish speakers. 2.65% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 2.4% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

30.8%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
36.9k people
30.8%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
36.5k people

As of 2018, 30.8% of Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA residents (36.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA was 30.8%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

30
Median Native-Born Age
± 1.2
44
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.8

In 2018, the median age of all people in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA was 36.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 30, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA residents was 37.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    14,566 ± 2,777 people
  2. El Salvador
    2,735 ± 1,269 people
  3. Guatemala
    2,012 ± 1,092 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA was Mexico, the natal country of 14,566 Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA residents, followed by El Salvador with 2,735 and Guatemala with 2,012.

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Citizenship

82.1%
2018 Citizenship
81.6%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 82.1% of Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA was 81.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,024 ± 177
  2. Korea
    433 ± 104
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    354 ± 122

Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.36 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA is $117,388. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA was Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA with a value of $181,965, followed by San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA and Inner Mission & Castro PUMA, CA, with respective values of $179,435 and $164,252.

Males in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA have an average income that is 1.5 times higher than the average income of females, which is $87,377. The income inequality in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.571, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA employs 52.9k people. The largest industries in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA are Restaurants & Food Services (3,626 people), Computer Systems Design (3,098 people), and Construction (3,034 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($300,012), Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing ($285,199), and Broadcasting (except internet) ($260,699).

Wages

Median Household Income

$117,388
2018 value
± $4,531
9.14%
1 Year Growth
± 6.34%

Households in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA have a median annual income of $117,388, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $107,553 in 2017, which represents a 9.14% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$131,212
Average Male Salary in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA
± $22,482
$87,377
Average Female Salary in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA
± $19,219

In 2017, full-time male employees in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA made 1.5 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA
  1. White
    $124,073 ± $20,098
  2. Asian
    $120,751 ± $39,566
  3. Two or More Races
    $89,846 ± $76,692

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA workers was White. These workers were paid 1.03 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA.

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Wage Distribution

0.571
2017 Wage GINI in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA
0.575
2016 Wage GINI in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA

In 2017, the income inequality in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA was 0.571 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.754% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA was Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA with a value of $181,965, followed by San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA and Inner Mission & Castro PUMA, CA, with respective values of $179,435 and $164,252.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA (11.3k out of 119k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. Hispanic
    6,122 ± 621
  2. White
    5,074 ± 556
  3. Other
    3,290 ± 455

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA is Hispanic, followed by White and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

52.9k
2017 Value
2.49%
1 Year growth
± 2.49%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA grew at a rate of 2.49%, from 51.6k employees to 52.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA, are Miscellaneous managers (2,426 people), Chief executives & legislators (1,614 people), and Software developers, applications & systems software (1,557 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous managers (2,426 people), Chief executives & legislators (1,614 people), and Software developers, applications & systems software (1,557 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & information research scientists (15.4 times higher than expected), Other Physical Scientists (7.09 times), and Architectural & engineering managers (6.17 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA, by average salary, are Human resources managers ($321,743), Architectural & engineering managers ($320,437), and Financial analysts ($309,601).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

52.9k
2017 Value
2.49%
1 Year growth
± 2.49%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA grew at a rate of 2.49%, from 51.6k employees to 52.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA, are Restaurants & Food Services (3,626 people), Computer Systems Design (3,098 people), and Construction (3,034 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA, though some of these residents may live in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (3,626 people), Computer Systems Design (3,098 people), and Construction (3,034 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA has an unusually high number of Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals (27.3 times higher than expected), Other information services, except libraries & archives, & internet publishing & broadcasting & web search portals (13.6 times), and Software publishing (6.98 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA, by average salary, are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($300,012), Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing ($285,199), and Broadcasting (except internet) ($260,699).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $196B
  2. $157B
  3. $127B

In 2015, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $196B, followed by Mixed freight ($157B) and Gasoline ($127B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound California products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.54T
2015 Value in California
$2.48T
Projected 2045 Value in California
61.2% growth

In 2015, total outbound California trade was $1.54T. This is expected to increase 61.2% to $2.48T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound California trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $63.1B
  2. $42.2B
  3. $31.2B

In 2015, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $63.1B, followed by Arizona with $42.2B and Washington and $31.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that California shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in San Mateo County (Southeast)--Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA awarded 1,061 degrees. The student population of San Mateo County (Southeast)--Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA is skewed towards women, with 2,737 male students and 4,159 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in San Mateo County (Southeast)--Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA are Hispanic or Latino (465 and 47.2%), followed by White (266 and 27%), Asian (111 and 11.3%), and Black or African American (47 and 4.77%).

The largest universities in San Mateo County (Southeast)--Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA by number of degrees awarded are Canada College (870 and 82%) and Menlo College (191 and 18%).

The most popular majors in San Mateo County (Southeast)--Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (144 and 13.6%), General Business Administration & Management (119 and 11.2%), and Child Care Provider (110 and 10.4%).

The median tuition costs in San Mateo County (Southeast)--Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA are $40,625 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 48 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 68 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 62 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in San Mateo County (Southeast)--Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA was General Economics with 48 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in San Mateo County (Southeast)--Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 870 degrees awarded
  2. 191 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$40,625
Median Private

In 2017, the San Mateo County (Southeast)--Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Canada College with 870 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

355
Degrees Awarded to Men
706
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 355 men were awarded degrees from institutions in San Mateo County (Southeast)--Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA, which is 0.503 times less than the 706 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in San Mateo County (Southeast)--Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    465 degrees awarded
  2. White
    266 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    111 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in San Mateo County (Southeast)--Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 465 degrees mean that there were 1.75 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 266 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA was $1.7M in 2018, which is 7.4 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $1.53M to $1.7M, a 10.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA is 60.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA have an average commute time of 23.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$1.7M
2018 Median
± $49,292
$1.53M
2017 Median
± $54,776

In 2018, the median property value in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA grew to to $1.7M from the previous year's value of $1.53M.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$117,388
Median Household Income
± $4,531
37.6k
Number of Households
± 1,150

In 2018, the median household income of the 37.6k households in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA grew to $117,388 from the previous year's value of $107,553.

The following chart displays the households in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

60.8%
2018 Homeownership
60.7%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 60.8% of the housing units in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 60.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

23.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA have a shorter commute time (23.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 1.75% of the workforce in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    69.9%
  2. Carpooled
    9.16%
  3. Worked At Home
    7.86%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA was Drove Alone (69.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.16%) and those who Worked At Home (7.86%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

93.9% of the population of Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA has health coverage, with 54% on employee plans, 16.6% on Medicaid, 9.99% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 0.863% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in California was $7,549 in 2014. This is a 4.04% increase from the previous year ($7,256).

Primary care physicians in California see 1281 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1281 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1214 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 324 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (10.6%). Additionally, Tulare County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,281 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in California

Primary care physicians in California see an average of 1,281 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,281 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in California in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,549
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in California
$4,735
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,368
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,833
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in California (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.04%, from $7,256 to $7,549.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

6.14%
Uninsured
54%
Employer Coverage
16.6%
Medicaid
9.99%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
0.863%
Military or VA

Between N/A and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA N/A by N/A from N/A% to 6.14%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 10.6% prevalence
  2. 10.5% prevalence
  3. 10.3% prevalence

Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in California, at 10.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in California by county over multiple years.

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