San Mateo Neighborhoods Map

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The city of San Mateo, CA has a population of 103,619 and a population density of 8,539 people per square mile. There are a total of 13 San Mateo, CA neighborhoods. The neighborhood with the highest Livability Score is Baywood-Aragon and the largest neighhorhood by population is Hillsdale. The San Mateo, CA neighborhood map is a great way to see which neighborhoods have a higher Livability Score compared to those with a lower Livability Score.
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Outdoor activities, various perks of big city life, and so much more await locals of San Mateo, California. This beautiful city is located on the San Francisco Bay coastline and offers residents an active lifestyle like no other. San Mateo is located in between San Francisco and San Jose. The coastline is to the east of the city's limits and the Interstate 280 runs north and south along the western boundary. Public transportation is also available to help navigate the city streets more easily. The Peninsula Golf and Country Club and Notre Dame de Namur University are both within the San Mateo city limits. There are dozens of popular neighborhoods within the city including; Baywood-Aragon, Beresford, and Sugerloaf.


The Baywood-Aragon neighborhood is a great neighborhood located near downtown San Mateo. Residents enjoy lower crime rates and higher home values in this location. Active lifestyles are among the most important things to residents of this neighborhood. Tons of activities are available including fitness centers, parks, and the San Francisco Bay is nearby as well. Hayward Square, San Mateo Central Park, and De Anza Historical Park are great destinations in the neighborhood to enjoy outdoor activities. 24 Hour Fitness, Junior Gym, and CrossFitSan Mateo offer variuos indoor activities for residents to enjoy also. Richocet, Plato's Closet San Mateo, and The Green Fashion Florist are among the unique shopping experiences available in this luxurious neighborhood as well. Families also enjoy a variety of schooling options for their children. St. Matthew Catholic School and Bright Beginnings Montessori school, and the various public schools are all options to choose from. Cafe 400, Ramen Dojo, and 31st Union are among the various restaurants in the area for unique dining options.


The active neighborhood of Beresford is a great place for families, retiries, and college students alike. The neighborhood borders the prestigious Peninsula Golf and Country Club and contains amazing views of the golf course. The College of San Mateo and The Hillsdale Shopping Center are also located within the boundaries of the Beresford neighborhood. Residents can enjoy a variety of outdoor water activities by going to the close by San Francisco Bay. They can also enjoy a variety of other outdoor activities at the various parks located in the area. Hidden Park San Mateo, West Hillsdale Park, Trinta Park, and Borel Park are just a few of the parks in the vicinity. The local library is also located in Beresford.


Sugarloaf is another great neighborhood to live in San Mateo, California. This neighborhood is an angler's dream come true. The Lower Crystal Springs Reservoir and Redwood Shores State Marine Park are within a short distance from the homes in this neighborhood. Jim's Pro Shop is also located in the neighborhood and offers a variety of fishing necessities. Families can also enjoy the various parks in this neighborhood. Cipriani Dog Park is one of the most popular destinations for locals and their furry friends on warm, sunny days. The city's public transportation offers residents a variety of convenient stops to help them get around the city quickly and economically friendly.