City Data – San Mateo CA 94401 – San Mateo County – 26/27
San Mateo (Spanish for “Saint Matthew”) is a city in San Mateo County, California, in the high-tech enclave of Silicon Valley in the San Francisco Bay Area. With a population of 97,207 as of the 2010 census, it is one of the larger suburbs on the San Francisco Peninsula, located between Burlingame to the north, Foster City and San Francisco Bay to the east, Belmont to the south, and Highlands-Baywood Park and Hillsborough to the west. The 2015 population was estimated to be 103,536. San Mateo was incorporated in 1894. By car, San Mateo is about thirty minutes from downtown San Joseand twenty-five minutes from downtown San Francisco.
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 36,691
Zip code population in 2010: 34,429
Zip code population in 2000: 32,484