San Carlos

San Carlos, nestled between Belmont and Redwood City, is a charming family-friendly town known as "The City of Good Living." With highly-rated public schools, a lively downtown on Laurel Avenue, and a thriving business district, property values remain consistently high. Attractions like the Hiller Aviation Museum and a small craft airport add to the town's unique character, catering to aviation enthusiasts.

 

San Carlos is also renowned for its vibrant community events throughout the year. The celebrated Art and Wine Faire, held downtown every October, showcases local artistic talent and offers a delightful celebration for residents and visitors. The annual Hometown Days at Burton Park feature fabulous live music and excellent food, captivating attendees. As winter arrives, the enchanting Eucalyptus Avenue Holiday Lights create a picturesque and magical ambiance. When it comes to housing, San Carlos' six distinct neighborhoods offer diverse options, from charming two-bedroom homes to beautifully crafted residences with bay views. There's something for everyone in this wonderful town.

Overview for San Carlos, CA

30,754 people live in San Carlos, where the median age is 41 and the average individual income is $104,853. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

30,754

Total Population

41 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$104,853

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for San Carlos, CA

San Carlos has 11,393 households, with an average household size of 2.69. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in San Carlos do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 30,754 people call San Carlos home. The population density is 5,682.7 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

30,754

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

41

Median Age

48.88 / 51.12%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
11,393

Total Households

2.69

Average Household Size

$104,853

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in San Carlos, CA

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby San Carlos. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
San Carlos Charter Learning Center
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
4th - 5th
5/5
Brittan Acres Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 3rd
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 3rd
5/5
PUBLIC
4th - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 3rd
5/5
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 3rd
No rating available
City of San Carlos Sign San Carlos Laurel Street Downtown San Carlos Eucalyptus St. San Carlos, Burton Park San Carlos Avenue Street Corner San Carlos Art and Wine Faire

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