West Menlo Park, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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West Menlo Park, California - Basic Facts

The West Menlo Park Census Designated Place had a population of 3,816 as of July 1, 2017. West Menlo Park ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for West Menlo Park is located at latitude 37.4338 and longitude -122.2034 in San Mateo County. The formal boundaries for the West Menlo Park Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. San Mateo County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 115 feet.

The West Menlo Park Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409555) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The West Menlo Park Census Designated Place is located within San Mateo CCD of San Mateo County.

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

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West Menlo Park, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,816
Daytime Population: Workers 603
Daytime Population: Residents 2,070
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,673
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 3,808
Population in Familes 3,216
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 7,839
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $153,818
Average Household Income $223,574
Per Capita Income $83,314


Total Housing Units 1,469 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,121 (76.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 275 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Average Home Value $1,199,598


Total Households 1,395
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 1,000
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 0.58% 0.57%
Households 0.39% 0.48%
Families 0.42% 0.48%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   1.5%

West Menlo Park, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Menlo Park 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 # 709 53rd
Population Density # 110 93rd
Diversity Index # 1125 26th
Median Household Income # 35 98th
Per Capita Income # 36 98th

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