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South San Francisco is a city in San Mateo County, in the San Francisco-Oakland metro area.
The latitude of South San Francisco is 37.654N. The longitude is -122.406W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 13 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 59,415.
The biotech company Genentech was founded here in 1976.
Sections below provide additional information and links about South San Francisco 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 94005 ZIP code.
5% of South San Francisco residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the South San Francisco ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in South San Francisco was $23,562, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of South San Francisco residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in South San Francisco, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $971. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,766.
San Mateo County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our South San Francisco political report.
South San Francisco restaurants taking online reservations include Houlihan's South San Francisco, Luxor Restaurant, Lounge & Banquet Hall ... View restaurants
The average commute time for South San Francisco workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 15 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in South San Francisco between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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