Menlo Park

Welcome to Menlo Park

A gem in the heart of Silicon Valley
Embrace a lifestyle synonymous with innovation and luxury in Menlo Park — an illustrious enclave nestled in the heart of Silicon Valley. Renowned for its proximity to global technology headquarters and startups, Menlo Park presents a distinguished residential experience, finely intertwining urban sophistication with suburban tranquility. Its boulevards are adorned with lush foliage, revealing the city’s commitment to ecological preservation and sustainability.
This is a city where the pursuit of a flourishing career harmonizes with a commitment to green living, offering residents a harmonious balance between work and leisure.

What to Love

  • A strategic location offering various employment opportunities in tech.
  • Exceptional quality of life bolstered by green initiatives.
  • Access to distinguished schools and proximity to Stanford University.
  • A community-oriented environment, flourishing with activities.
  • Abundance of parks and trails, amplifying the city’s scenic beauty.

Local Lifestyle

In the heart of Silicon Valley, Menlo Park boasts a lifestyle that is both luxuriously sophisticated and comfortably familial. Menlo Park's lifestyle is a fusion of elegance and innovation. Whether strolling through tech hubs or enjoying the tranquility of green spaces, residents savor a unique blend of the contemporary and the classic. The community spirit thrives through events, neighborhood associations, and a commitment to sustainable living, creating a lifestyle that embraces both progress and tradition.

Dining and Entertainment

Dive into a culinary journey at Flea Street Cafe, known for its farm-to-table dishes and friendly setting. Head to the ever-elegant Left Bank Brasserie, where exquisite dining meets artistic ambiance. 
Dutch Goose offers a more laid-back, traditional American experience with a menu of burger bowls, bacon cheeseburgers, tuna melts, and more. For a fusion of flavors and a unique dining encounter, The Refuge stands out with its character and charm.
Madera offers a sophisticated dining experience in the Rosewood Sand Hill Hotel. Embrace the Italian charm at Portola Kitchen, known for its amazing pizzas and pasta. For a relaxed, vibrant ambiance paired with an array of delightful American and Mediterranean offerings, Cafe Borrone is a must-visit.

Things to Do

The Menlo Park Summerfest downtown illuminates the city with an explosion of art, riveting live music, and culinary attractions. Meanwhile, the downtown Connoisseurs’ Marketplace showcases artisanal brilliance, live musical performances, and gourmet indulgence, celebrating the creative spirit.
For a blend of seasonal delight and community celebration, the Menlo Park Holiday Tree Lighting and Blocktoberfest festivities resonate with warmth, joy, and communal unity, offering splendid experiences that echo the city’s enchanting spirit. The Menlo Park Recreation Department and Menlo Park Library also coordinate various annual events and programs, including holiday celebrations, summer concerts, and community gatherings for tons of fun.


Public Schools:
  • The Menlo Park City School District (MPCSD) is central to the city’s educational landscape.
    • Laurel Elementary School
    • Encinal Elementary School
    • Oak Knoll School
    • Hillview Middle School
  • High school students in Menlo Park typically attend schools in the Sequoia Union High School District.
    • Menlo-Atherton High School
Private Schools:
  • Phillips Brooks School
  • Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton
  • German International School of Silicon Valley (GISSV)

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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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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Very Bikeable
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Some Transit
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Gladys Wong, CMT, MIM, Dan Jamati Golf Lessons, and Jen DeLaney, MSPT MPH MA.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Active 3.49 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.91 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.63 miles 38 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.64 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.81 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.43 miles 6 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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Schools in Menlo Park, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Menlo Park. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Oak Knoll Elementary
K - 5th
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Phillips Brooks School
PreK - 5th
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4th - 8th
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Mid-Peninsula High School
9th - 12th
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Nativity Elementary School
PreK - 8th
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Belle Haven Elementary
K - 5th
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9th - 12th
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6th - 8th
Alto International School
PreK - 10th
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