About The City of San Carlos

The City of San Carlos is an interesting community covering 5.92 Sq. Miles, with many local resources. San Carlos, “The City of Good Living,” is located in the center of the San Francisco Bay Area and has everything at its doorstep. San Francisco is 25 miles north and San Jose is 25 miles south. San Carlos boasts an ideal climate, good government, an outstanding school system, attractive residential areas, a fine shopping district, excellent restaurants, a modern industrial and commercial area and plenty of open space. As part of the northern end of Silicon Valley, San Carlos hosts several technology companies and is the address of many of the West Coast’s biotech and medical instrumentation firms. You’ll find friendly, involved people here and an inviting community atmosphere.


Chamber of Commerce

San Carlos Chamber of Commerce

1500 Laurel Street

San Carlos, CA 94070-5103

650.593 1068

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Population in July 2008: 27,238. Population change since 2000: -1.7%

Males: 13,095 (48.1%)

Females: 14,143 (51.9%)

Median resident age: 39.9 years

California median age: 33.3 years

Zip codes: 94070, 94071.

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Estimated median household income in 2008: $106,365 (it was $88,460 in 2000)

San Carlos: $106,365

California: $61,021

Estimated per capita income in 2008: $57,485

Estimated median house or condo value in 2008: $1,107,057 (it was $607,100 in 2000)

San Carlos: $1,107,057

California: $467,000

Mean prices in 2008: All housing units: $1,192,416; Detached houses: $1,255,052; Townhouses or other attached units: $1,119,717; In 2-unit structures: $613,029; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $984,706; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $513,542; Mobile homes: $351,563

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