Brisbane, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Brisbane, California - Basic Facts

The City of Brisbane had a population of 4,638 as of July 1, 2018.

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, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brisbane: Visitacion City.

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Brisbane, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,638
Population in Households 4,624
Population in Familes 3,422
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density2 1,498
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $106,753
Average Household Income $138,151
Per Capita Income $57,118


Total Housing Units 2,000 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,242 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 696 (34.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 ( 3.1%)
Median Home Value $812,073
Average Home Value $873,450


Total Households 1,937
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 1,132
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.97% 0.76%
Households 0.75% 0.63%
Families 0.77% 0.66%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   3.61%

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, 2018 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 # 667 56th
Population Density # 678 55th
Diversity Index # 562 63rd
Median Household Income # 171 89th
Per Capita Income # 169 89th

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