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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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West Menlo Park is a suburb of San Jose with a population of 4,160. 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 a sparse suburban 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.

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About West Menlo Park...
Population
4,160

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$2,000,001
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$2,980
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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West Menlo Park Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    16%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    20%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    55%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    11%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    4%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  12%

Working in West Menlo Park

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$214,167
National
$62,843

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