Menlo Park

Menlo Park is situated between Palo Alto, Atherton and Stanford and spans out to the San Francisco Bay. The city is about 17 square miles and has a population of about 35,000 residents. There are 4 elementary schools that serve Menlo Park, two of which are located within the boundaries of Atherton. There are two middle schools that serve the city and Menlo-Atherton High School is the high school for this community. It is home to Facebook Headquarters, Stanford Linear Accelerator (SLAC) as well as having some of the leading Venture Capital firms along Sand Hill Road. Menlo Park’s downtown area is a mix of restaurants, bakeries and varied retail shops. The Allied Arts Guild is nestled in the southern part of Menlo Park close to Stanford Shopping Center. The Guild has been a local gem since 1929 where artists can come together to create and sell their pieces to the public. It’s a pleasure to meander through the lovely gardens, shops housed within the beautiful Spanish style buildings and end with a treat at the cafe.
 

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Overview for Menlo Park, CA

33,677 people live in Menlo Park, where the median age is 38.4 and the average individual income is $98,481. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

33,677

Total Population

38.4 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$98,481

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Menlo Park, CA

Menlo Park has 11,725 households, with an average household size of 2.78. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Menlo Park do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 33,677 people call Menlo Park home. The population density is 3,371.07 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

33,677

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

38.4

Median Age

48.79 / 51.21%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
11,725

Total Households

2.78

Average Household Size

$98,481

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Marital Status

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Single
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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Menlo Park, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Menlo Park. 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
Oak Knoll Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Phillips Brooks School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
4th - 8th
5/5
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Mid-Peninsula High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Nativity Elementary School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Belle Haven Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Alto International School
PRIVATE
PreK - 10th
No rating available

Around Menlo Park, CA

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

37
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
71
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
37
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Slow Burn Eats, ShiraOne Fitness, and Victoria Art Studio.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.46 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.81 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.25 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.81 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.26 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.68 miles 19 reviews 5/5 stars
Menlo Park is situated between Palo Alto, Atherton and Stanford and spans out to the San Francisco Bay. The city is about 17 square miles and has a population of about 35,000 residents. There are 4 elementary schools that serve Menlo Park, two of which are located within the boundaries of Atherton. There are two middle schools that serve the city and Menlo-Atherton High School is the high school for this community. It is home to Facebook Headquarters, Stanford Linear Accelerator (SLAC) as well as having some of the leading Venture Capital firms along Sand Hill Road. Menlo Park’s downtown area is a mix of restaurants, bakeries and varied retail shops. The Allied Arts Guild is nestled in the southern part of Menlo Park close to Stanford Shopping Center. The Guild has been a local gem since 1929 where artists can come together to create and sell their pieces to the public. It’s a pleasure to meander through the lovely gardens, shops housed within the beautiful Spanish style buildings and end with a treat at the cafe.
 

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