Brisbane, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Brisbane, California - Basic Facts

The City of Brisbane had a population of 4,694 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Brisbane is located at latitude 37.6758 and longitude -122.3833 in San Mateo County. The formal boundaries for the City of Brisbane (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.1 sq. miles and a water area of 16.98 sq. miles. San Mateo County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 115 feet.

The City of Brisbane (GNIS ID: 2409912) 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.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Brisbane is located within South San Francisco CCD of San Mateo County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brisbane population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brisbane: Visitacion City.

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Brisbane, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,694
Population in Households 4,680
Population in Familes 3,426
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 1,516
Diversity Index2 73


Total Households 1,963
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,143
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,064 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,212 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 751 (36.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $743,464
Average Home Value $785,375


Median Household Income $95,892
Average Household Income $129,697
Per Capita Income $53,629
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.28% 1.11%
Households 1.04% 0.97%
Families 1.01% 0.99%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   3.02%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Brisbane, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brisbane to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 662 56th
Population Density1 # 678 55th
Diversity Index2 # 549 64th
Median Household Income # 210 86th
Per Capita Income # 176 88th

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