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Overview

Introduction to Daly City California

Daly City is a city in eastern San Mateo County, in the Bay Area of Northern California. Daly City is approximately ten minutes south of San Francisco, twenty-five minutes southwest of Oakland, and fifty minutes northwest of San Jose. The city is bound by the the Pacific Ocean on the west and nearly to San Francisco Bay on the east. Daly City is one of the few majority Asian-American cities in the continental United States.

The first non-native American settlement of the area now occupied by Daly City started in the 1850s. The city was incorporated in 1911, and was named after John Daly, a prominent area businessman.

The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is located approximately nine miles to the south of Daly City. The city is also bisected by two major highways, U.S. Highway 101 and Interstate 280. Daly City is also served by two Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) system stations as well as the San Francisco Municipal Railway (MUNI) and the San Mateo County Transit District (samTrans).

Daly City Arts, Culture, and Entertainment

Daly City residents have easy access to all of the cultural and entertainment attractions of nearby San Francisco and Oakland. Some of the more notable items in and near Daly City include:

  • Daly City's seven-mile coast which is accessible to the public.
  • The Cow Palace arena that is the home for the annual Grand National Rodeo, Horse & Stock Show.
  • The Lake Merced Golf and Country Club.
  • The Golden Gate National Recreation Area which includes Daly City's Thornton Beach.
  • The Pacific Plaza.
  • San Bruno Mountain, with 2,063 acres of park land.

Daly City's location provides sports-minded residents with access to the many professional teams located in Oakland, San Francisco, and San Jose, including:

  • The San Jose Skyrockets of the Continental Basketball Association (CBA).
  • The Oakland Slammers of the International Basketball League (IBL).
  • The Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball (MLB).
  • The San Jose Giants of Minor League Baseball (MiLB). The Giants are a Class A Advanced affiliate of the San Francisco Giants.
  • The San Francisco Dragons of Major League Lacrosse (MLL) and the San Jose Stealth of the National Lacrosse League (NLL).
  • The San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League (NHL).
  • The Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL).
  • The San Francisco Seals who play in the USL Premier Development League of the United Soccer League (USL).

Demographics

People

Total Population105,543
Male Share of the Population49.8%
Female Share of the Population50.2%
Senior Citizens15.6%
Employed Population 16+56,224
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married46.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher35.1%
Median Earnings25+$40,347
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,793
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,341

Wealth

Median Family Income$87,322
% Above Poverty Level91.1%
% Below Poverty Level8.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.2%
% Using Public Transportation20%

Housing

People Living Alone18.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,769
Median House Value$611,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)78.7%
Irish2.7%
Italian2.3%
German2.1%
English1.6%
Arab0.9%
Russian0.8%
French Except Basque0.5%
African0.4%
Swedish0.4%
Portuguese0.4%
Greek0.3%
Scottish0.3%
Palestinian0.3%
Brazilian0.3%
Polish0.3%
Norwegian0.2%
US/American0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Swiss0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Welsh0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Jordanian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Dutch0.1%
Maltese0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
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Daly City Almanac

CategoryValue
County San Mateo County
Standard Zip Codes94014, 94015
P.O. Box Zip Codes94016, 94017
Phone Area Codes650
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude37.7
Approximate Longitude-122.45

Daly City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationSAN FRANCISCO OCEANSIDE
Distance2.9 miles
Jan Temp45 to 57 F
Apr Temp48 to 59 F
Jul Temp54 to 61 F
Oct Temp53 to 65 F
Annual Precip19.7 inches
StationSAN FRANCISCO DOWNTOWN
Distance4.5 miles
Jan Temp46 to 58 F
Apr Temp50 to 65 F
Jul Temp54 to 68 F
Oct Temp55 to 70 F
Annual Precip22.2 inches
StationRICHMOND
Distance8 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brisbane4,568$109,653
Colma1,540$100,521
Pacifica38,844$120,480
San Bruno42,736$100,601
San Francisco850,282$103,363
South San Francisco66,587$92,150

Daly City Public Libraries

Daly City Public Library
111 LAKE MERCED BOULEVARD
Daly City, California
(650) 991-8025

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Daly City Hospitals

Seton Medical Center
(Non-profit)
1900 Sullivan Avenue

Daly City Public Schools

Bayshore Elementary
155 Oriente St.
ZIP: 94014
Primary
Total Enrollment 200
George Washington Elementary
251 Whittier St.
ZIP: 94014
Primary
Total Enrollment 379
Garnet J. Robertson Intermediate
1 Martin St.
ZIP: 94014
Middle
Total Enrollment 178
Thornton High
115 First Ave.
ZIP: 94014
High
Total Enrollment 181
Thomas R. Pollicita Middle
550 E. Market St.
ZIP: 94014
Middle
Total Enrollment 696
John F. Kennedy Elementary
785 Price St.
ZIP: 94014
Primary
Total Enrollment 418
Woodrow Wilson Elementary
43 Miriam St.
ZIP: 94014
Primary
Total Enrollment 366
Susan B. Anthony Elementary
575 Abbot Ave.
ZIP: 94014
Primary
Total Enrollment 548
Panorama Elementary
25 Bellevue Ave.
ZIP: 94014
Primary
Total Enrollment 106
Jefferson High
6996 Mission St.
ZIP: 94014
High
Total Enrollment 1135
Fernando Rivera Intermediate
1255 S.gate Ave.
ZIP: 94015
Middle
Total Enrollment 477
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Elementary
1200 Skyline Dr.
ZIP: 94015
Primary
Total Enrollment 334
Skyline Elementary
55 Christen Ave.
ZIP: 94015
Primary
Total Enrollment 419
Thomas Edison Elementary
1267 S.gate Ave.
ZIP: 94015
Primary
Total Enrollment 407
Westlake Elementary
80 Fieldcrest Dr.
ZIP: 94015
Primary
Total Enrollment 422
Marjorie H. Tobias Elementary
725 S.gate Ave.
ZIP: 94015
Primary
Total Enrollment 401
Summit Public School: Shasta
350 90th St.
ZIP: 94015
High
Total Enrollment 220
Junipero Serra Elementary
151 Victoria St.
ZIP: 94015
Primary
Total Enrollment 345
Westmoor High
131 W.moor Ave.
ZIP: 94015
High
Total Enrollment 1690
Margaret Pauline Brown Elementary
305 E.moor Ave.
ZIP: 94015
Primary
Total Enrollment 355
Daniel Webster Elementary
425 El Dorado Dr.
ZIP: 94015
Primary
Total Enrollment 455

Daly City Private Schools

Our Lady Perpetual Help School
80 Wellington Ave
ZIP: 94014
Elementary
Total Enrollment 240
The Hilldale School
79 Florence St
ZIP: 94014
Elementary
Total Enrollment 78
Bridgemont High School
444 E Market St
ZIP: 94014
Secondary
Total Enrollment 40
Our Lady Of Mercy School
7 Elmwood Dr
ZIP: 94015
Elementary
Total Enrollment 410
Spectrum Center - Dale City
60 Christopher Court Ste C
ZIP: 94015
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 43
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