Only larceny-theft cases involving property over $400 in value are reported as property crimes. The California Secretary of State, as of February 2019, reports that San Mateo County has 404,958 registered voters. Most of them had good educational background from their homelands, but their lack of knowing the English language made it difficult for them to find other jobs in the beginning.[13]. The only deepwater port in South San Francisco Bay is the Port of Redwood City, situated along Redwood Creek, originally created as a lumber embarcadero in 1850. [19] The discovery of two elk specimens made news in 1962, one a royal elk (royal elk bulls have 6 tines per antler) from a peat bog excavated in Pacifica's historic Laguna Alta, and now in the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology collection. The endangered wildflower Hickman's potentilla is found near the Pacific Ocean on the lower slopes of Montara Mountain. 7.4% were of Italian, 7.1% Irish, 7.0% German and 5.3% English ancestry according to Census 2000. Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) trains serve San Francisco International Airport and the northern portion of the county, terminating at Millbrae. San Mateo County , officially the County of San Mateo, is a county located in the U.S. state of California. Everything south of the line became the new San Mateo County while everything north of the line became the new consolidated City and County of San Francisco, to date the only consolidated city-county in California. San Mateo County straddles the San Francisco Peninsula, with the Santa Cruz Mountains running its entire length. As of the census of 2009,[66] there were 714,936 people, 258,648 households, and 174,582 families residing in the county. QuickFacts San Mateo County, California; California. San Mateo County has reached a 72.8% self-response in the 2020 census, higher than the state’s 62.9% average and the nation's 61.8%. Caltrain, BART, and SamTrans converge at the Millbrae Intermodal station. Additionally, San Mateo County hosts the headquarters of Oracle Corporation, Visa Inc, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Electronic Arts, YouTube, Genentech, and Gilead Sciences, as well as a hub of venture capital firms in Menlo Park and several other technology related companies. The article revealed that the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the average weekly wage in the county was US$3,240, which is 107% higher than the previous year: "That’s the equivalent of $168,000 a year, and more than 50% higher than the next highest county, New York County (better known as Manhattan), which came in at $2,107 a week, or roughly $110,000 a year."[79]. The racial makeup of San Mateo County was 383,535 (53.4%) White, 20,436 (2.8%) African American, 3,306 (0.5%) Native American, 178,118 (24.8%) Asian (9.8% Filipino, 9.0% Chinese, 1.9% Indian, 1.2% Japanese, 0.8% Korean, 0.5% Vietnamese, 0.3% Burmese, 0.1% Pakistani), 10,317 (1.4%) Pacific Islander (0.6% Tongan, 0.3% Samoan, 0.2% Fijian, 0.1% Native Hawaiian), 84,529 (11.8%) from other races, and 38,210 (5.3%) from two or more races. During the biennial One-Day Homeless Count on Jan. 31, 2019, 400 volunteers fanned out on foot and by car for As of the 2010 census, the population was 718,451. Every city, town, and unincorporated area of San Mateo County has more registered Democrats than Republicans. The County of San Mateo has added a translation feature developed by Google Translate to assist web visitors in understanding information on this website in a variety of foreign languages. United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation. 65.18% of San Mateo County, California residents were born in the United States, with 47.92% having been born in California. 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The county encompasses a variety of habitats including estuarine, marine, oak woodland, redwood forest, coastal scrub and oak savannah. A number of bayside watercourses drain the eastern part of the county including San Bruno Creek and Colma Creek. Phelps. The school uses songs from the famous Banana Slug String Band. Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Please be aware that Google Translate, a free third party service which the County does not control, provides automated computer translations that may not give you an exact translation. oʊ / SAN mə-TAY-oh), officially the County of San Mateo, is a county located in the U.S. state of California.As of the 2010 census, the population was 718,451. In 2019 2020, the population of the city of San Mateo, USA is - 101 128 people. American Community Survey, 2011 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, Table B19113. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000", "2010 Census P.L. The endangered wildflowers White-rayed pentachaeta, Pentachaeta bellidiflora, San Mateo Woolly Sunflower, Eriophyllum latilobum, Marin Dwarf Flax, Hesperolinon congestum and the San Mateo Thornmint, Acanthomintha duttonii, are found in the vicinity of the Crystal Springs Reservoir. QuickFacts provides statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more. [14] It is the third-smallest county in California by land area. Until about 1850, the name appeared as San Matheo. San Mateo County, California's estimated population is 771,019 with a growth rate of 0.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. For every 100 females there were 97.8 males.  Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources. The county is broken up into several public school districts in addition to the local Catholic diocese and many other private parochial and secular schools. [8] San Mateo County then annexed part of northern Santa Cruz County in March 1868, including Pescadero and Pigeon Point. [9] Another election in May 1874 named San Mateo the county seat, but the state supreme court overturned that election on 24 February 1875 and the county seat has remained at Redwood City ever since.[9]. There are numerous species of wildlife present, especially along the San Francisco Bay estuarine shoreline, San Bruno Mountain, Fitzgerald Marine Reserve and the forests on the Montara Mountain block.