The Town of Atherton had a population of 7,083 as of July 1, 2015.
The primary coordinate point for Atherton is located at latitude 37.4571 and longitude -122.2011 in San Mateo County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Atherton (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. San Mateo County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 59 feet.
The Town of Atherton (GNIS ID: 2411651) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Atherton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Atherton: Fair Oaks.
|Population in Households||6,698|
|Population in Familes||5,956|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||385|
|Average Household Size||2.81|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,596 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,142 (82.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||244 ( 9.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||210 ( 8.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$1,000,001|
|Average Home Value||$1,119,281|
|Median Household Income||$200,001|
|Average Household Income||$297,326|
|Per Capita Income||$101,343|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.0%|
|Per Capita Income||2.64%|
The table below compares Atherton to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 566||63rd|
|Population Density1||# 695||54th|
|Diversity Index2||# 1122||26th|
|Median Household Income||# 3||99th|
|Per Capita Income||# 5||100th|
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