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B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    D
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B
Brisbane is a suburb of San Francisco with a population of 4,692. Brisbane is in San Mateo County. Living in Brisbane offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Brisbane there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many families live in Brisbane and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Brisbane are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$872,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,967
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Brisbane Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    146.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    20.9
    40.7
  • Robbery
    20.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    814.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,065.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    62.7
    284

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    4%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    18%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

Working in Brisbane

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$110,372
National
$55,322
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Brisbane Reviews

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It's a quiet and hidden town located outside of San Francisco, it's calming and relaxing because the views are spectacular! The little village is hidden away from all the noise and traffice of the Bay Area and the views at night are beautiful with a sky full of stars!
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