Best Places to Live

San Mateo, CA

Population: 101,335
LIV
SCORE
638
Ian Curcio

Among the most diverse cities in Silicon Valley, with a 43 percent minority population, San Mateo contains a rich assortment of historic buildings, parks and restaurants. Technology and finance companies anchor the economy in San Mateo, which is home to Franklin Templeton Investments and GoPro. Sustainability efforts are a priority for city leaders, and many residents use local buses and a commuter rail service to get to work. See where San Mateo ranked on our Top 100 Best Places to Live 2015 list. 

San Mateo, CA Ranking Data

Civic
72
Demographics
78
Economy
59
Education
59
Health
62
Housing
58
Infrastructure
63