Overall Niche Grade
- Public SchoolsA-
- Crime & SafetyC+
- Good for FamiliesA-
- Cost of LivingD
- Health & FitnessA
- Outdoor ActivitiesA
San Bruno is a suburb of San Francisco with a population of 43,114. San Bruno is in San Mateo County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in San Bruno offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In San Bruno there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in San Bruno and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in San Bruno are highly rated.
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San Bruno Reviews
San Bruno is a tight community that likes to be involved and help others. It is a safe and quiet area. It has many types of transportation available with cal train and Bart being quite close. In Downtown there are many diverse places to eat with amazing food. Here you can also find produce markets, bakeries,ice-cream shops and fun places. Local businesses also support their local schools in various ways. Nearby there are also multiple parks to have some fun! The weather here is also very nice. It is not to hot nor to cold, it has a balanced mix of the two.
San Bruno is a half and half neighborhood. On one side, you have really nice houses, very suburban feeling; and the other half is full of apartment complexes, some nicer than others. It's still safe enough to walk around in the dark (with a flashlight of course), but some parts of the neighborhood are more run-down than others. The roads are not kept up really well, and there are some 2 way streets that are way too narrow, but it is a decently quiet neighborhood to live in. Great weather, near a lot of shopping (local or corporate), and lots of street parking.
San Bruno is a very close community, which makes everyone feel included. The community supports many school events, which include school concerts and sports. It is filled with many friendly people that are willing to help you out when needed. Their are many local businesses and shops that have amazing food, and a variety of things. The local shops have freshly made ice cream, clothes, produce and many more things. The weather is one of my favorite things from San Bruno since it is never too hot or too cold it is just right.