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Living in San Mateo

San Mateo has an average Walk Score of 63 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

San Mateo Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Downtown 93 15 - 4,890
2 Hayward Park 72 19 - 8,881
3 North Central 70 5 - 11,312
4 Beresford Park 67 1 - 7,343
5 Northwest Heights 67 13 - 15,705
6 Hillsdale 58 27 - 11,070
7 Sugarloaf 57 15 - 13,283
8 Shoreview 53 5 - 14,251
9 Marina Lagoon 45 19 - 8,650
10 Western Hills 37 - - 1,930

Eating & Drinking

There are about 406 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in San Mateo.

People in San Mateo can walk to an average of 5 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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thumbnail for Bridge On Second StreetThis bridge on second street crosses San Mateo Creek and leads to a small children's playground, park area and an apartment building. #central

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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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Crossroads Fitness

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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

thumbnail for Crossroads FitnessCrossroads Fitness is home to a small group of exercise professionals who offer individual and group training programs #sanmateoheights

Christine Cook
on Crossroads Fitness

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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 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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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 MateoBikes for loan at the central housing office. Nice. #NortheastHillsdale

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