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"Fog Capital of California"
Pacifica is a city in San Mateo County, in the San Francisco-Oakland metro area.
The community name, Spanish for "peaceful," was chosen in a 1957 contest
The latitude of Pacifica is 37.613N. The longitude is -122.485W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 82 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 37,291.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Pacifica 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 94015 ZIP code.
11% of Pacifica residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pacifica ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pacifica was $30,183, compared with $21,587 nationally.
34% of Pacifica residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Pacifica, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,166. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,814.
Libraries in Pacifica include Pacifica Library, Sanchez Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Pacifica include Pacifica Tribune
San Mateo County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pacifica political report.
Pacifica restaurants taking online reservations include Barolo Restaurant - Pacifica, Ristorante Portofino ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Pacifica workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Pacifica between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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