Profile for Woodside, California, CA
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Woodside is a town in San Mateo County, in the San Francisco-Oakland metro area.
The latitude of Woodside is 37.43N. The longitude is -122.252W.
It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 384 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,256.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Woodside demographic reports
Once the site of a booming lumber industry
Ranked No. 17 in Worth magazine's list of 250 Richest Towns, 2002
Filming location for:
· 1978 movie, "Heaven Can Wait"
· 1999 movie, "Bicentennial Man"
· 2004 movie, "Kinsey"
· 2005 movie, "Rent"
Census 2000 highlights: Ranked as the sixth richest community in America, with a per capita income of $104,667
Well-known residents have included:
· Eric Heiden, Olympic speed skater
Historic sites and museums: Filoli Center, Woodside Store Park
Today, Woodside, California, has become familiar to Americans as a seat of Silicon Valley power, the habitat of millionaires plotting the future of the computer and Internet industries, a meeting place where billions of dollars can be lined up for a new investment in the future.
-- Finding History in Woodside, California
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Ancestry & family history
14% of Woodside residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Woodside ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Woodside was $104,667, compared with $21,587 nationally.
67% of Woodside residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Woodside, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,537. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $3,967.
Libraries in Woodside include Woodside Library ... View libraries
San Mateo County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Woodside political report.
Woodside restaurants taking online reservations include The Village Pub ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Woodside workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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“ Today, Woodside, California, has become familiar to Americans as a seat of Silicon Valley power, the habitat of millionaires plotting the future of the computer and Internet industries, a meeting place where billions of dollars can be lined up for a new investment in the future. ”
~ Finding History in Woodside, California
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