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0.77% growth
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Median Household Income
3.47% growth
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1.24% growth
Median Property Value
15.1% growth

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The economy of Menlo Park, CA employs 16,438 people. The economy of Menlo Park, CA is specialized in Management of Companies & Enterprises; Information; and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services, which employ respectively 4.24; 3.5; and 2.49 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Menlo Park, CA are Professional, Scientific, Tech Services (2,919), Educational Services (2,518), and Healthcare & Social Assistance (2,131), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($199,886), Utilities ($111,932), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($102,532).

Median household income in Menlo Park, CA is $126,045. Males in Menlo Park, CA have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,697. The income inequality of Menlo Park, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.507 which is higher than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Menlo Park, CA. In San Mateo County, CA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 45-54, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 101 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $7,225. Monterey County, CA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in California.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Menlo Park, CA is from the county of San Mateo County, CA.

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Menlo Park, CA is home to a population of 33,319 people, from which 87.4% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Menlo Park, CA is composed of 20,203 White residents (60.6%), 5,267 Hispanic residents (15.8%), 4,176 Asian residents (12.5%), 1,743 Black residents (5.23%), and 1,276 Two+ residents (3.83%). The most common foreign languages in Menlo Park, CA are Spanish (4,670 speakers), Chinese (1,001 speakers), and French (500 speakers), but compared to other places, Menlo Park, CA has a relative high number of Scandinavian (183 speakers), Hebrew (287 speakers), and Hungarian (59 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Menlo Park, CA awarded 161 degrees. The student population of Menlo Park, CA is skewed away from females, with 92 male students and 69 female students. Most students in Menlo Park, CA are White (69 and 42.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (34 and 21.1%), Unknown (17 and 10.6%), and Asian (10 and 6.21%). The largest universities in Menlo Park, CA by number of graduates are Menlo College (161 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Menlo Park, CA are General Marketing & Marketing Management (53 and 32.9%), General Business Administration & Management (47 and 29.2%), and Accounting (29 and 18%). The median tuition costs in Menlo Park, CA are N/A for private four year colleges, and $39,250 and $39,250 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Menlo Park, CA is $1.58M, which is 7.72 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $1.37M to $1.58M, a 15.1% increase. The homeownership rate of Menlo Park, CA is 57.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Menlo Park, CA have an average commute time of 21.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Menlo Park, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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