Menlo Park

Overview for Menlo Park, CA

33,677 people live in Menlo Park, where the median age is 38.4 and the average individual income is $98,481. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

38.4 years

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Welcome to Menlo Park

A booming community with the beauty of the Bay area

Menlo Park Homes For Sale


Found on the San Francisco Bay, Menlo Park is a city between San Francisco and San Jose. Thriving with growing technology businesses and startups, this community is great for professionals of all ages. Menlo Park is well-known for being the home of venture capitalists and is a part of Silicon Valley, making it a haven for technology professionals.


Menlo Park is rich with the history of the American Gold Rush and the location where Thomas Edison invented the phonograph. The community is comprised of fabulous five-star dining establishments and affluent boutiques. 



What to Love

  • Easy commuting throughout the entire Bay area
  • Scenic views of the Bay and surrounding nature 
  • Variety of upscale restaurants, cozy cafes, and hip bars
  • Annual festivals and events year-round 


Local Lifestyle

The residents of Menlo Park live among a beautiful landscape with views of the oceanside and the country. All the amenities that one could want are with quick access throughout Menlo Park. Anyone working outside of Menlo Park will find an easy commute to all of the Bay area. Locals can find a restaurant that suits their taste and shopping that presents the latest in fashion.



Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Cafe Borrone is a high-end cafe with a great outdoor patio. The cafe hosts band nights so guests can enjoy live music with their coffee and small dishes. The art displays on the walls change frequently and are for sale as they appreciate and support local artists.


Anyone searching for a fine dining establishment can find high-end Italian food at Roma. Being in such an amazing part of the country for fishing, pastures, and agriculture, Roma prides itself on being farm-to-table cuisine. A patron can’t go wrong with the gorgonzola ravioli or sausage rigatoni paired with a classic Italian wine.


The Allied Arts Guild contains upscale boutiques, bistros, and art studios all with a gorgeous and historic garden. This is a perfect location to hold a special event such as a wedding, reception, or luncheons. The venue has been around since 1929 and has always provided a luxurious place for artists to work.


For a great day of shopping, locals can go to the adjacent neighborhood of Stanford for the Standford Shopping Center. Many of the stores in this outdoor shopping center are luxurious brands that are always to date on the latest trends. The shopping center is located on the Standford University campus, and is a pleasure to walk around with beautiful flora. 



Things to Do

Bedwell Bayfront Park is a good destination for enjoying the outdoors and getting some exercise. The park shares a space with the Don Edwards San Francisco National Wildlife Refugee. There are extensive trails throughout the park for walking, biking, and hiking. 


It would seem inappropriate to live close to some of the best wine growers in the world without sampling some of the wine and there are so many wonderful wineries to sample. Varner Wine is located in the heart of downtown. Partnered with Foxglove, Varner Wine aspires to bring the best local wine to the people of Menlo Park.


The Menlo Park Sidewalk Fine Arts Festival takes in bi-yearly in April and October. Over 100 local artists gather to sell paintings, sculptures, glass, ceramics, jewelry, and more. Tons of kids' activities are set up around the festival to help inspire the artists in children.




Several of the schools in Menlo Park are optimal options for academic success and graduation rates.



Around Menlo Park, CA

There's plenty to do around Menlo Park, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Slow Burn Eats, ShiraOne Fitness, and Victoria Art Studio.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.46 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.81 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.25 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.81 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.26 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.68 miles 19 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Menlo Park, CA

Menlo Park has 11,725 households, with an average household size of 2.78. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Menlo Park do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 33,677 people call Menlo Park home. The population density is 3,371.07 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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48.79 / 51.21%

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