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MENLO PARK COMMUNITY PROFILE Prepared by the Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce

Location & Climate 2014 Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce 1100 Merrill Street Menlo Park, CA 94025 PH: (650) 325-2818 FX: (650) 325-0920 www.menloparkchamber.com info@menloparkchamber.com

“The purpose of the Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce is to create an atmosphere in which business prospers and the community thrives.”

Menlo Park, a Tree City USA community, is located 27 miles south of San Francisco and 20 miles north of San Jose. Menlo Park is centrally situated between two major freeways and adjacent to Stanford University. The City covers 19 square miles. It is an ideal community for corporate headquarters and research & development firms. The area’s natural beauty has been protected throughout the City’s growth, preserving an environment which continues to offer livability and quality of life as its most important assets. Seasonal Temperature and Rainfall Patterns Temperature (°F)

Jan

Apr

Jul

Oct

265 Sunny Days a Year Average Annual Rainfall: 15.71” Elevation: Sea Level to 330 feet Source: City of Menlo Park

Average

49

58

68

61

High

59

70

80

74

Low

39

45

55

48

3.06

0.98

0.00

0.76

Precipitation (inches) Source: The Weather Channel

Economic Growth and Trends City of Menlo Park Business Development 701 Laurel Street Menlo Park, CA 94025 PH: (650) 330-6600 FX: (650) 328-7935

1970

1980

1990

2000

2010

Population - San Mateo County

556,234

587,329

649,623

707,161

718,451

Population - Menlo Park

26,826

26,438

28,040

30,785

32,026

Median Household Income - San Mateo County

$13,222

$17,962

$46,437

$70,819

$85,648

Median Household Income - Menlo Park

$9,461

$21,918

$50,468

$84,609

$107,860

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Total Taxable Sales $1,279,371 $4,073,283 $7,843,359 $14,044,016 $11,327,022* - San Mateo County (000’s) Total Taxable Sales - Menlo Park (000’s)

$72,830

$178,256

$498,214

$1,086,850

(1992 figure)

Source: Association of Bay Area Governments, United States Census, and State Board of Equalization, City of Menlo Park Consolidated Annual Financial Report *2010/2011 figures

$593,831*

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