Menlo Park, California

City of Menlo Park
City
Downtown Menlo Park
Downtown Menlo Park
Official logo of City of Menlo Park
Logo
Location in San Mateo County and the state of California
Location in San Mateo County and the state of California
Menlo Park street map, California
Menlo Park street map, California
City of Menlo Park is located in the US
City of Menlo Park
City of Menlo Park
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 37°27′10″N 122°11′00″W / 37.45278°N 122.18333°W / 37.45278; -122.18333Coordinates: 37°27′10″N 122°11′00″W / 37.45278°N 122.18333°W / 37.45278; -122.18333
Country  United States
State  California
County San Mateo
Incorporated November 23, 1927[1]
Government
 • Mayor Peter Ohtaki[2]
Area[3]
 • Total 17.39 sq mi (45.03 km2)
 • Land 9.99 sq mi (25.88 km2)
 • Water 7.39 sq mi (19.15 km2)  43.79%
Elevation[4] 72 ft (22 m)
Population (2010)[5]
 • Total 32,026
 • Estimate (2016)[6] 33,888
 • Density 3,391.85/sq mi (1,309.63/km2)
Time zone Pacific (UTC−8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC−7)
ZIP codes 94025–94029
Area code 650
FIPS code 06-46870
GNIS feature IDs 1659108, 2411079
Website www.menlopark.org

Menlo Park is a city at the eastern edge of San Mateo County, in the San Francisco Bay Area of California, in the United States. It is bordered by San Francisco Bay on the north and east; East Palo Alto, Palo Alto, and Stanford to the south; Atherton, North Fair Oaks, and Redwood City to the west. Menlo Park is one of the most educated cities in the state of California and the United States; nearly 70% of residents over the age of 25 has earned a bachelor's degree or higher.[7] Menlo Park had 32,026 inhabitants according to the 2010 United States Census, which had grown to an estimated 33,888 inhabitants by 2016.[8][9] Menlo Park is the site of Facebook's main campus.

  1. ^ "California Cities by Incorporation Date". California Association of Local Agency Formation Commissions. Archived from the original (Word) on October 17, 2013. Retrieved August 25, 2014. 
  2. ^ "City Council". City of Menlo Park. Retrieved December 16, 2014. 
  3. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 28, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Menlo Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved December 19, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Menlo Park (city) QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on August 24, 2012. Retrieved April 13, 2015. 
  6. ^ Cite error: The named reference USCensusEst2016 was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  7. ^ Schwartz, Carly (November 17, 2011). "California's Most Educated Cities: Palo Alto, Los Altos Top the List". The Huffington Post Online. Retrieved September 9, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Census 2010: Table 3A – Total Population by Race (Hispanic exclusive) and Hispanic or Latino: 2010". California Department of Finance. Archived from the original (Excel) on December 3, 2013. Retrieved March 22, 2010. 
  9. ^ "U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts: Menlo Park city, California". www.census.gov. Retrieved 2018-01-28. 

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