San Mateo County

San Mateo County, California

555 County Ctr
Redwood City, CA 94063
Phone: (650) 363-4712
Fax: (650) 363-4843

On N central coast of CA, S of San Francisco; organized Apr 19, 1856 from San Francisco County. Name Origin: For the creek, named for Saint Matthew the Apostle

Area (sq mi):: 741.01 (land 449.07; water 291.95) Population per square mile: 1557.90
Population 2005: 699,610 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.10%; 1990-2000 8.90% Population 2000: 707,161 (White 49.80%; Black or African American 3.50%; Hispanic or Latino 21.90%; Asian 20.00%; Other 16.90%). Foreign born: 32.30%. Median age: 36.80
Income 2000: per capita $36,045; median household $70,819; Population below poverty level: 5.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $58,905-$52,841
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.20% Median travel time to work: 27.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Daly City (100,620)
  • San Mateo (91,275)
  • Redwood City County seat (73,346)
  • South San Francisco (59,897)
  • San Bruno (39,661)
  • Pacifica (37,182)
  • Menlo Park (29,759)
  • Foster City (28,847)
  • Burlingame (27,420)
  • San Carlos (26,915)
  • Belmont (24,449)
  • Millbrae (20,419)
  • Half Moon Bay (12,208)
  • Hillsborough (10,600)

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    References in classic literature ?
    Still farming, my family had moved to a ranch on the bleak sad coast of San Mateo County, south of San Francisco.
    Who: Catholic Charities unaccompanied minor clients; Jilma Meneses, Catholic Charities Chief Executive Officer; Carlos G Bolanos, San Mateo County Sheriff; Julio Huerta, Community Affairs Consul, Mexican Consulate General; Stan Maupin, Fire Chief Redwood City and San Carlos Fire Departments; and representatives from San Mateo County Supervisor Warren Slocum's office and Santa Clara County.
    Other orders include Savannah Police Department for 542 Axon Body 2 cameras on a 5-year contract, San Mateo County Sheriff's Office for 537 Axon Body 2 cameras and 80 Axon Fleet 2 in-car video systems on a 5-year contract, and Santa Monica Police Department for 325 Axon Body 2 cameras, 35 Axon Flex 2 cameras and 65 Axon Fleet 2 in-car video systems on a 5-year contract.
    United American was a full-service commercial bank located in San Mateo County with three full-service branches located in San Mateo, Redwood City and Half Moon Bay, California.
    FNB Bancorp, through its wholly owned subsidiary, First National Bank of Northern California, operates 12 full service banking offices in the City and County of San Francisco, San Mateo County, and Santa Clara County.
    Juslyn Manalo, a former community service worker who fought for the rights of Fil-Am veterans, became the first Filipina to win a council seat in Daly City, the largest city in San Mateo County, California.
    Assembly member, Kevin Mullin, said, 'Motiv's expansion is a great example of the growing innovation economy in San Mateo County. I applaud Motiv's commitment to sustainability and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.
    Chief executive officer of Nibbi Brothers General Contractors, Nibbi is the second generation of leadership in Nibbi Brothers, a construction firm, With regional knowledge in real estate and the building trades and prior bank experience, he serves on numerous boards and committees including San Francisco Center for Economic Development, HEART of San Mateo County, Carpenter's Health and Welfare Trust Fund, Committee on Jobs and San Francisco Boys and Girls Club.
    International Resource News-July 10, 2015--Schneider Electric starts energy efficiency project with San Mateo County Community College District
    Mobile Beacon said it has partnered with San Mateo County Library (SMCL) to launch the "Bring the Internet Home" program to patrons across San Mateo County's 12 library branches.
    TELECOMWORLDWIRE-April 20, 2015-Mobile Beacon, San Mateo County Library announce lending program in California

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