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Living in San Mateo

San Mateo has an average Walk Score of 64 with 97,207 residents.

The most walkable San Mateo neighborhoods are Downtown, Hayward Park and North Central.

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Walk Score of San Mateo, CA

San Mateo is Somewhat Walkable

Some errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Bridge On Second Street

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Martin Luther King Park

Some errands can be accomplished on foot in San Mateo.

San Mateo Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for 55 West Fifth in the San Mateo area
from $2,912
1 bed
Walk Score 97
Rental info for Creekside in the San Mateo area
from $2,461
1 bed
Walk Score 80
Rental info for Park Place at San Mateo in the San Mateo area
from $2,767
1 bed
Walk Score 61
Rental info for Hillsdale Garden Apartments in the San Mateo area
from $2,341
1 bed
Walk Score 87
Rental info for Metropolitan Apartments in the San Mateo area
from $3,565
1 bed
Walk Score 96
Rental info for Bridgepointe in the San Mateo area
from $2,710
1 bed
Walk Score 56
Rental info for 888 San Mateo in the San Mateo area
from $2,986
1 bed
Walk Score 85
Rental info for Park 20 in the San Mateo area
from $2,858
Studio
Walk Score 79

San Mateo Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Downtown 94 - - 4,890
2 Hayward Park 75 - - 8,881
3 North Central 74 - - 11,312
4 Northwest Heights 68 - - 15,705
5 Beresford Park 67 - - 7,343
6 Hillsdale 61 - - 11,070
7 Sugarloaf 57 - - 13,283
8 Shoreview 56 - - 14,251
9 Marina Lagoon 47 - - 8,650
10 Western Hills 39 - - 1,930

Eating & Drinking

There are about 430 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in San Mateo.

People in San Mateo can walk to an average of 6 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Jack's Prime Burgers & Shakes

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Los Primos

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on Bridge On Second Street

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San Mateo has about 10 car shares from RelayRides and Getaround.

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Century Theater

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Center Park

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Center Park rest area

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$2550 / Two BR - 840ft² - Lovely San Mateo Home for Rent

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Central Business District

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Central Business District

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Northeast Hillsdale, San Mateo

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Northeast Hillsdale, San Mateo

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Northeast Hillsdale, San Mateo

thumbnail for Central Business DistrictThe purpose of the CBD district is to encourage the development and re-use of existing downtown structures as a center for retail, cultural, entertainment, and community service uses

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on Central Business District

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Northeast Hillsdale, San Mateo

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Northeast Hillsdale, San Mateo

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Northeast Hillsdale, San Mateo

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Northeast Hillsdale, San Mateo

thumbnail for Northeast Hillsdale, San MateoBikes for loan at the central housing office. Nice. #NortheastHillsdale

Cameron Walter
on Northeast Hillsdale, San Mateo

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Northeast Hillsdale, San Mateo

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Central San Mateo, San Mateo

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Central San Mateo, San Mateo

thumbnail for Northeast Hillsdale, San MateoRarely a cloud in the sky. #NortheastHillsdale

Cameron Walter
on Northeast Hillsdale, San Mateo

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