Foster City Information

Foster City Information

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

General Foster City Information

State: California

County: San Mateo County

Close cities: San Mateo, CA, Redwood City, CA, Palo Alto, CA, West Menlo Park, CA, Emerald Lake Hills, CA, Belmont, CA, San Carlos, CA, Hillsborough, CA, Stanford, CA, Burlingame, CA, North Fair Oaks, CA, Atherton, CA, Menlo Park, CA, Brisbane, CA, Woodside, CA, East Palo Alto, CA, Highlands-Baywood Park, CA, South San Francisco, CA, San Bruno, CA, Millbrae, CA

Foster City Population (census data)
Total 28,912 (-0.2% since 2000)
Male 14,218 (49.2%)
Female 14,694 (50.8%)

Population Density: 7,693 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 177.0 (US Avg is 100)

Foster City Elevation: 3 feet above sea level

Land Area: 3.76 square miles

Median Household Income: $111,814

Zip Codes: 94404.

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Foster City Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (55.9%)
  • Chinese (16.3%)
  • Asian Indian (5.7%)
  • Hispanic (5.3%)
  • Japanese (4.6%)
  • Two or more races (4.1%)
  • Filipino (3.3%)
  • Black (2.1%)
  • Korean (1.2%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • Other Asian (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (11.0%)
  • English (8.6%)
  • Irish (8.1%)
  • Italian (6.4%)
  • Russian (3.6%)
  • French (3.4%)
Foriegn Born: 10,141 people (35.1%)
  • Asia (79.5%)
  • Europe (20.5%)

Local Foster City Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: San Francisco Giants, Oakland Athletics
NFL Football: San Francisco 49ers, Oakland Raiders
NBA Basketball: Sacramento Kings, Golden State Warriors
NHL Hockey: San Jose Sharks
NCAA Sports: Stanford University, University of San Francisco

Foster City School Information

Middle Schools
Bowditch Middle (1450 Tarpon Street, Foster City, CA, 94404 - San Mateo-Foster City Elementary District)
Elementary Schools
Audubon Elementary (841 Gull Avenue, Foster City, CA, 94404 - San Mateo-Foster City Elementary District)
Brewer Island Elementary (1151 Polynesia Drive, Foster City, CA, 94404 - San Mateo-Foster City Elementary District)
Foster City Elementary (461 Beach Park Boulevard, Foster City, CA, 94404 - San Mateo-Foster City Elementary District)

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