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San Mateo is a city in San Mateo County, in the San Francisco-Oakland metro area.
The latitude of San Mateo is 37.563N. The longitude is -122.324W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 43 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 91,157.
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10% of San Mateo residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the San Mateo ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in San Mateo was $36,176, compared with $21,587 nationally.
39% of San Mateo residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in San Mateo, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,119. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,133.
Libraries in San Mateo include Hillsdale Branch Library, Marina Branch Library, San Mateo Public Library ... View libraries
TV stations in San Mateo include KCSM.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KCSM.
San Mateo County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our San Mateo political report.
San Mateo restaurants taking online reservations include 231 Ellsworth, Astaria, Bogies, Capellini, Central Park Bistro, Kingfish, San Mateo, La Lanterna, Left Bank San Mateo, Lure, Spiedo - San Mateo ... View restaurants
The average commute time for San Mateo workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in San Mateo between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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