6.4 out of 10

San Mateo County

Ranked 20th best county in California
37.3950993679918 -122.230719620265

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Great for
  • Clean & Green
  • Safe & Sound
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Schools
Not great for
  • Childcare
  • Pest Free
  • Nightlife
  • Public Transport
  • Cost of Living
Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Singles
  • Students

Best Cities in San Mateo County

1

San Carlos

4.5/5
"City of Good Living"
37.4976601162953 -122.273355362835
2

Hillsborough

4/5
"$$$ The 1% $$$"
37.5624431466572 -122.359711808989
3

Woodside

3.5/5
"Heaven Can Wait If You Live Here"
37.418395661287 -122.25479567492
4

Portola Valley

3.5/5
"The Real Redwood City"
37.3729637934388 -122.219312115103
5

Belmont

3.5/5
"Very Nice Upper Middle-Class City"
37.5143355161853 -122.289325520929
6

Menlo Park

3.5/5
"Beautiful residential quarters and startup business hub"
37.4542053932836 -122.172303237418
7

Burlingame

3.5/5
"Beautiful Homes, Great Food and Pez"
37.5796336218128 -122.37513766443
8

Atherton

3.5/5
"A Little Grove of Tech Millionaires"
37.4533237553828 -122.203637610508
9

Foster City

3.5/5
"Forbes’ 2009 America’s Top 25 Towns to Live Well"
37.5550876892189 -122.262284044398
10

Daly City

3/5
"A Sleepy Secret"
37.7032888592212 -122.416515106116

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