Foster City, CA

32,967 Population
3.8 square miles 8,685.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
8,685.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
51.8%
was 52.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
43.8%
was 42.9%
 
Percent Under 18
21.4%
was 21.5%
 
Percent 65 and Over
15.6%
was 15.9%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2
was 3.1
Ranked 2nd Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
4.3%
was 4.2%
 
Median Household Income
$129,733
was $123,039
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
40
39.5
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
3
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
60
was 45.9
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
906.6
was 934.1
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
13,450
was 12,866
 
Median Rent
$2,535
was $2,356
 
Total Building Permits
1
 
Occupied Housing Units
12,906
was 12,377
 
Homeownership Rate
57.7%
was 58.5%
 
Single Family Building Permits
1
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
3,543.4
was 3,389.6
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
9.1%
was 8.7%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.9%
was 98.9%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
97.3%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.5%
was 98.6%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
96.1%
was 96.0%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
69.4%
was 65.5%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
96.3%
was 95.5%
 
Debt Service Ratio
0%
 
Revenue
$45,478,469
was $36,608,718
 
Expenditure
$36,818,270
was $39,309,811
 
Revenue per Capita
$1,430
was $1,171
 
Expenditure per Capita
$1,157
was $1,258
 

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