Foster City, CA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Foster City, California Info Snack

Population
33,997
Unemployment
3.1%
Poverty
4.4%
Median Home
$1,245,800
Median Income
$158,529
Median Rent
$3,209

Foster City SnackAbility

10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
Safety
8
Amenities
9.5
Education
9.5
Commute
4

Foster City, CA Crime Report

464
Total Crimes
1,340.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-45.89%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Foster City
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 464 1,340.1 2,772.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 39 112.6 441.2 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.3 5.0
Robbery 8 23.1 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 21 60.7 267.1 250.2
Property Crime 425 1,227.5 2,331.2 2,109.9
Burglary 63 182.0 386.1 340.5
Larceny 341 984.9 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 21 60.7 358.8 219.9

Foster City, CA Cost Of Living

222
Foster City's Overall Cost Of Living
2.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Foster City California National Average
Overall 222 140 100
Services 130 111 100
Groceries 126 118 100
Health 127 113 100
Housing 440 196 100
Transportation 137 128 100
Utilities 121 118 100

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Rankings for Foster City in California

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Population over time in Foster City

Year Population % Change
2019 33,997 0.6%
2018 33,784 0.8%
2017 33,529 1.7%
2016 32,967 1.8%
2015 32,377 1.8%
2014 31,809 1.8%
2013 31,259 1.6%
2012 30,754 2.1%
2011 30,133 1.3%
2010 29,746 -

Race / Ethnicity in Foster City

White
36.9% (12,542)
African American
2.4% (828)
American Indian
0.2% (53)
Asian
47.5% (16,162)
Hawaiian
0.2% (54)
Other
0.1% (39)
Two Or More
4.3% (1,461)
Hispanic
8.4% (2,858)
Race Foster City CA USA
White 36.9% 37.2% 60.7%
African American 2.4% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 47.5% 14.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.3% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 8.4% 39.0% 18.0%

Gender in Foster City

Female
50.2% (17,058)
Male
49.8% (16,939)
Gender Foster City CA USA
Female 50.2% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.8% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Foster City for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (679)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (679)
High School / GED
7.0% (2,379)
Some College
13.0% (4,419)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (2,039)
Bachelor's Degree
35.0% (11,898)
Master's Degree
24.0% (8,159)
Professional Degree
4.0% (1,359)
Doctorate Degree
7.0% (2,379)
Education Foster City CA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 7.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 13.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 35.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 24.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 7.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Foster City, California

Less than $10,000
2.8% (95,105)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.1% (38,310)
$15,000 to $24,999
2.6% (88,676)
$25,000 to $34,999
2.9% (98,588)
$35,000 to $49,999
5.7% (192,354)
$50,000 to $74,999
5.7% (195,034)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.7% (262,009)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.5% (629,306)
$150,000 to $199,999
15.8% (537,147)
$200,000 or more
37.2% (1,263,166)
Income Foster City CA USA
Less than $10,000 2.8% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.1% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 2.6% 7.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 2.9% 7.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 5.7% 10.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 5.7% 15.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.7% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.5% 16.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 15.8% 8.9% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 37.2% 12.2% 7.7%

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