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Overview

Introduction to San Bruno, California

San Bruno, California, in San Mateo county, is 1 miles S of South San Francisco, California (center to center) and 10 miles S of San Francisco, California. It's situated along a peninsula near the San Francisco International Airport. The landscape features foothills and a flat region near the San Francisco Bay. San Bruno offers a mild Mediterranean climate and has an ethnically diverse population. The well known YouTube, the popular online video company, is situated in the municipality. The Golden Gate National Cemetery is located in San Bruno.

San Bruno History

The Ohlone Village Urebure was located in the area. After the founding of the San Francisco de Asis Mission the land was used as a pasture for the mission livestock. Later, the area was included in the Rancho Buriburi and became prominent in the dairy farm business. The city was named in tribute to Spanish explorer Captain Bruno Hecate. Substantial development occurred after the well known 1906 earthquake. The city was incorporated in 1914. Japanese Americans were interred in San Bruno during WW II.

San Bruno Attractions

San Mateo Avenue is the prominent street in the downtown area and features a large number of unique shops and restaurants with architecture typical of the early 20th century American West. Residents and visitors can easily travel to nearby San Francisco and tour attractions such as Chinatown, Fisherman's Warf, Golden Gate Park, Alcatraz Island and the Golden Gate Bridge. Fioli House and Gardens and Hiller Aviation Museum are noteworthy destinations.

San Bruno Activities

San Bruno City Park is a popular location and includes hiking trails, picnic areas and features a recreation center that has an indoor basketball court. Junipero Serra County Park has scenic hiking trails and offers excellent views of the San Francisco Bay. Candlestick Point State Recreation Area, Montara State Beach, Gray Whale Cove State Beach and the San Bruno Mountain State Park are notable nearby destinations. The popular Great America Theme Park is a short drive away. The Crystal Springs Golf Course is a quality course.

San Bruno Transportation

The Bay Area Rapid Transit system is popular with residents. CalTrain offers commuter services to San Francisco and Silicon Valley. The San Francisco International Airport provides air travel.

People

Total Population 42,090
Male Share of the Population 50.1%
Female Share of the Population 49.9%
Senior Citizens 13.3%
Employed Population 16+ 22,814
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 46.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 35%
Median Earnings25+ $46,997
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,875
Median Earnings With High School Degree $35,748

Wealth

Median Family Income $89,805
% Above Poverty Level 93.3%
% Below Poverty Level 6.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.2%
% Using Public Transportation 10.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 26.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,685
Median House Value $602,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 61.3%
US/American 0.6%
English 4.3%
Irish 8.7%

San Bruno Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 1 miles S of South San Francisco, California (center to center)
Nearest Large City 10 miles S of San Francisco, California
County San Mateo
Standard Zip Codes 94066, 94096, 94098
P.O. Box Zip Codes 94067
Phone Area Codes 650
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.63
Longitude -122.41

San Bruno Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SAN FRANCISCO INTL AP
Distance 1.1 miles
Jan Temp 43 to 56 F
Apr Temp 48 to 64 F
Jul Temp 55 to 71 F
Oct Temp 52 to 70 F
Annual Precip 20.1 inches
Station RICHMOND
Distance 2.6 miles
Jan Temp 43 to 57 F
Apr Temp 48 to 66 F
Jul Temp 55 to 71 F
Oct Temp 53 to 72 F
Annual Precip 23.3 inches
Station REDWOOD CITY
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 58 F
Apr Temp 45 to 70 F
Jul Temp 55 to 81 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 20.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brisbane 4,421 $96,477
Burlingame 29,618 $132,210
Colma 1,837 $95,208
Hillsborough 11,148 $250
Millbrae 22,177 $106,051
South San Francisco 65,537 $89,186

San Bruno Public Libraries

Library
San Bruno Public Library
701 ANGUS AVE. W.
San Bruno, California
(650) 616-7078

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San Bruno High Schools

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CAPUCHINO HIGH
1501 MAGNOLIA DR.
650-877-7320
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 1,149 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.4

PENINSULA HIGH (CONT.)
300 PIEDMONT
650-877-8377
A Non-traditional School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 229 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.5

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