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Overview

Introduction to Burlingame, California

Burlingame, California is 2 miles NW of San Mateo, California (center to center) and 13 miles S of San Francisco, California. It is in San Mateo county. The city is part of the San Francisco metro area. 

Burlingame History

Burlingame is named after Anson Burlingame, who chose an 1,100 acres site for himself in the region. The town slowly developed, and by 1906 many people from San Francisco came and settled here. The region is often known as the 'City of Trees' due to the number of trees within the city. Most of the residential properties have trees owned and protected by the city. Besides this, the city also has various parks and Eucalyptus groves that add to the overall tree count. The Eucalyptus groves are situated to the west of the city on Interstate 280 and alongside many city streets, like El Camino Real, California Drive and other smaller local streets.

Burlingame and nearby Attractions

  • PEZ Store & Museum
  • Happy World Travel
  • Bayside Park
  • Village Park
  • Ray Park
  • Elite Limousine Inc

Things To Do In Burlingame

The city of Burlingame is dotted with breathtaking beaches where people can enjoy various activities like scuba diving, parasailing, swimming, snorkeling, etc. The city also provides other recreation opportunities like hiking, golf and bike tours. There are various parks in the city, which people can visit at the leisure time. The nightlife of Burlingame is lively with various bars, clubs, movie theaters, restaurants and shopping arcades.

Burlingame Transportation

Burlingame is served by San Francisco International airport.

Burlingame Higher Education

The city is served by Roth-Williams Center for Functional Occlusion.

Demographics

People

Total Population30,118
Male Share of the Population46.3%
Female Share of the Population53.7%
Senior Citizens13.7%
Employed Population 16+15,387
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married54%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher60.5%
Median Earnings25+$71,191
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,833
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,268

Wealth

Median Family Income$147,466
% Above Poverty Level92.8%
% Below Poverty Level7.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home5.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.7%
% Using Public Transportation15.3%

Housing

People Living Alone33.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,789
Median House Value$1,447,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)43%
Irish11.8%
German10.3%
Italian8.8%
English6.7%
Russian3.6%
Norwegian2%
French Except Basque2%
Polish1.9%
Arab1.8%
Swedish1.8%
Scottish1.7%
Ukrainian1.2%
African1%
Greek0.9%
Danishn0.8%
Portuguese0.7%
US/American0.6%
Welsh0.6%
Swiss0.6%
Serbian0.6%
Palestinian0.6%
Iranian0.5%
Croatian0.5%
Czech0.4%
Turkish0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Austrian0.4%
West Indian0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Finnish0.4%
Dutch0.4%
South African0.3%
Belgian0.3%
Australian0.2%
Jamaican0.2%
Belizean0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Ugandan0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Icelander0.1%
Maltese0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Ghanaian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Kenyan0.1%
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Burlingame Almanac

CategoryValue
County San Mateo County
Standard Zip Codes94010
P.O. Box Zip Codes94011
Phone Area Codes650
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude37.57
Approximate Longitude-122.34

Burlingame Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationRICHMOND
Distance2.2 miles
Jan Temp43 to 57 F
Apr Temp48 to 66 F
Jul Temp55 to 71 F
Oct Temp53 to 72 F
Annual Precip23.3 inches
StationREDWOOD CITY
Distance10 miles
Jan Temp39 to 58 F
Apr Temp45 to 70 F
Jul Temp55 to 81 F
Oct Temp49 to 73 F
Annual Precip20.1 inches
StationWOODSIDE FIRE STN 1
Distance12.2 miles
Jan Temp36 to 60 F
Apr Temp42 to 73 F
Jul Temp51 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 79 F
Annual Precip28.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Foster City32,967$143,326
Hillsborough11,312$233,424
Millbrae22,522$116,089
San Bruno42,736$100,601
San Mateo102,224$110,228
South San Francisco66,587$92,150

Burlingame Public Libraries

Burlingame Public Library
480 PRIMROSE RD.
Burlingame, California
(650) 558-7400

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Burlingame Hospitals

Burlingame Health Care Center D/p Snf
(Non-profit)
1100 Trousdale Drive
Mills-peninsula Medical Center
(Non-profit)
1501 Trousdale Drive

Burlingame Public Schools

Bsd Preschool
1825 Trousdale Dr.
ZIP: 94010
Burlingame High
1 Mangini Way
ZIP: 94010
High
Total Enrollment 1316
Burlingame Intermediate
1715 Quesada Way
ZIP: 94010
Middle
Total Enrollment 1004
Franklin Elementary
2385 Trousdale Dr.
ZIP: 94010
Primary
Total Enrollment 599
Lincoln Elementary
1801 Devereux Dr.
ZIP: 94010
Primary
Total Enrollment 495
Mckinley Elementary
701 Paloma Ave.
ZIP: 94010
Primary
Total Enrollment 522
Roosevelt Elementary
1151 Vancouver Ave.
ZIP: 94010
Primary
Total Enrollment 338
Washington Elementary
801 Howard Ave.
ZIP: 94010
Primary
Total Enrollment 342

Burlingame Private Schools

American Advanced Academy
1338 Bayshore Hwy
ZIP: 94010
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 39
Mercy High School
2750 Adeline Dr
ZIP: 94010
Secondary
Total Enrollment 500
Our Lady Of Angels School
1328 Cabrillo Ave
ZIP: 94010
Elementary
Total Enrollment 318
St Catherine Of Siena School
1300 Bayswater Ave
ZIP: 94010
Elementary
Total Enrollment 311
The Avalon Academy
818 Mahler Rd
ZIP: 94010
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 28
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