Atherton Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Atherton, CA

General Atherton Information

State: California

County: San Mateo County

Close cities: Belmont, CA, San Carlos, CA, Woodside, CA, La Honda, CA, Emerald Lake Hills, CA, Loyola, CA, Palo Alto, CA, Stanford, CA, Foster City, CA, Portola Valley, CA, North Fair Oaks, CA, Union City, CA, West Menlo Park, CA, Los Altos Hills, CA, Redwood City, CA, East Palo Alto, CA, Menlo Park, CA

Atherton Population (census data)
Total 7,335 (+0.7% since 2000)
Male 3,547 (48.4%)
Female 3,788 (51.6%)

Population Density: 1,496 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 178.5 (US Avg is 100)

Atherton Elevation: 60 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1923

Land Area: 4.90 square miles

Zip Codes: 94027.

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Atherton Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (83.7%)
  • Chinese (5.2%)
  • Hispanic (2.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • Japanese (1.1%)
  • Asian Indian (1.1%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • Filipino (0.8%)
  • Other Asian (0.8%)
  • Black (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (18.0%)
  • English (15.5%)
  • Irish (11.7%)
  • Italian (9.5%)
  • Scottish (5.7%)
  • Swedish (3.8%)
Foriegn Born: 1,032 people (14.1%)
  • Asia (61.2%)
  • Europe (38.8%)

Local Atherton Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: San Francisco Giants, Oakland Athletics
NFL Football: San Francisco 49ers, Oakland Raiders
NBA Basketball: Golden State Warriors
NHL Hockey: San Jose Sharks

Atherton School Information

High Schools
Menlo-Atherton High (555 Middlefield Road, Atherton, CA, 94025 - Sequoia Union High District)
Elementary Schools
Encinal Elementary (195 Encinal Avenue, Atherton, CA, 94027 - Menlo Park City Elementary District)
Las Lomitas Elementary (299 Alameda De Las Pulgas, Atherton, CA, 94027 - Las Lomitas Elementary District)
Laurel Elementary (95 Edge Road, Atherton, CA, 94027 - Menlo Park City Elementary District)
Selby Lane Elementary (170 Selby Lane, Atherton, CA, 94027 - Redwood City Elementary District)

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