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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A
West Menlo Park is a suburb of San Francisco with a population of 3,830. West Menlo Park is in San Mateo County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in West Menlo Park offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In West Menlo Park there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in West Menlo Park and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in West Menlo Park are highly rated.
About West Menlo Park...
Population
3,830

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,664,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$2,342
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    16%
  • Own
    84%
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West Menlo Park 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
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$180,192
National
$55,322
Children
25%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    50%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    13%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    3%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    13%
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West Menlo Park Reviews

1 review
I love West Menlo Park, I grew up here and it was a great, family friendly fun enviornment. It has the best weather and is only 45 minutes from the best city San Francisco and only 30 minutes from a beach, Half Moon Bay and an hour from Santa Cruz. The people here are all so nice and caring in my opinon
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