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Menlo Park is a city in San Mateo County, in the San Francisco-Oakland metro area.
The community was named after a ranch name of two settlers from Menlough, Ireland.
The latitude of Menlo Park is 37.453N. The longitude is -122.181W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 72 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 29,811.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Menlo Park demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the San Mateo County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, San Francisco area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 94027 ZIP code.
12% of Menlo Park residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Menlo Park ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Menlo Park was $53,341, compared with $21,587 nationally.
62% of Menlo Park residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Menlo Park, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,247. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,734.
Libraries in Menlo Park include Belle Haven Branch, Menlo Park Public Library ... View libraries
San Mateo County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Menlo Park political report.
Menlo Park restaurants taking online reservations include Duck Club at Stanford Park Hotel, Flea Street Cafe, Gambardella's, Henry's Prime Steakhouse, Kaygetsu, Left Bank Menlo Park, Marche - Menlo Park, Oak City Bar and Grill ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Menlo Park workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Menlo Park between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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