Menlo Park, a Tree City USA community, is a quiet yet vibrant city of pleasant, tree-lined neighborhoods and friendly people. Situated on "The Peninsula", Menlo Park is conveniently located centrally between San Francisco on the North and San Jose on the South, and bordered by the cities of Palo Alto and Atherton. Menlo Park prides itself as a city with old fashioned values in the center of Silicon Valley.
Menlo Park is an attractive residential neighborhoods, ranging from quaint bungalow to convenient cluster homes and new executive style housing. Its school district, Las Lomitas, Menlo Park, Ravenswood are among the highest scores in state. The Menlo Park City School District serves the communities of Menlo Park and Atherton, and includes Laurel, Oak Knoll, and Encinal elementary schools, Hillview Middle school, and Menlo-Atherton High, which is one of the highest-ranking schools on the Peninsula.
Despite its proximity to Stanford University, Sand Hill Road venture capitalists, dot-com start-ups and research institutions, "Menlo Park still at least seems like a small town," notes Michael Svanevik and Shirley Burgett in their published "Menlo Park: Beyond the Gate." Menlo Park Real Estate now offers a suburban enclave with many urban amenities: from a bustling downtown and strong public school district, to plenty of parks and recreation facilities. Today, Menlo Park houses many unique businesses such as SRI (Stanford Research Institute), Sunset Magazine, the U.S Geological Survey, the Stanford Linear Accelerator and number of venture capital firms and as one of the Realtors in Menlo Park, I can assist you with your housing needs.
Quick look at Menlo Park
Population (2000): 30,785
Households (2000): 12,387
Single-Family Housing (2000): 61.1 percent
Median Home Selling Price: $1,405,000
Median Condo Selling Price: $998,500
Mean Household Income (2000): $123,809
Neighborhoods in Menlo Park
- Allied Arts/Stanford Park
- Central Menlo Park
- County area of Fair Oaks
- Felton Gables
- Linfield Oaks
- Menlo Oaks
- Sharon Heights/Stanford Hills
- Middlefield to El Camino
- Suburban Park/Flook Park
- The Willows
- Belle Haven