Brisbane, CA

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Brisbane Profile


Overview

Brisbane is a very small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of California. With a population of 4,671 people and just one neighborhood, Brisbane is the 529th largest community in California.

Brisbane home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Brisbane real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Brisbane is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Brisbane is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brisbane who work in office and administrative support (14.10%), management occupations (11.73%), and sales jobs (9.16%).

Of important note, Brisbane is also a city of artists. Brisbane has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Brisbane’s character.

A relatively large number of people in Brisbane telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.40% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

In addition, Brisbane is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.

Brisbane is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

One downside of living in Brisbane is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Brisbane, the average commute to work is 33.97 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the city, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

Despite being a small city, Brisbane has a lot of people using the subway to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the subway are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

Brisbane Demographics

If knowledge is power, Brisbane is a pretty powerful place. 54.81% of the adults in Brisbane have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Brisbane in 2018 was $63,978, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $255,912 for a family of four.

Brisbane is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Brisbane home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Brisbane residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Brisbane also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.16% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Brisbane include German, Italian, Irish, English, and Norwegian.

In addition, Brisbane has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (29.00%).

The most common language spoken in Brisbane is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Italian.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Brisbane, CA HOMES

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TYPE OF Brisbane, CA HOMES

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SIZE OF Brisbane, CA HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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1 in 227

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Brisbane VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Brisbane Property CRIMES

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CA* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Bayshore School
155 Oriente St.
Daly City, CA 94014
KG-08
Brisbane Elementary School
500 San Bruno Ave.
Brisbane, CA 94005
KG-05
Jefferson High School
6996 Mission St.
Daly City, CA 94014
09-12
John F. Kennedy Elementary School
785 Price St.
Daly City, CA 94014
KG-05
Lipman Middle School
1 Solano St.
Brisbane, CA 94005
06-08
Martin Elementary School
35 Sch St.
South San Francisco, CA 94080
KG-05
Parkway Heights Middle School
650 Sunset Ave.
South San Francisco, CA 94080
06-08
South San Francisco High School
400 B St.
South San Francisco, CA 94080
09-12
Sunshine Gardens Elementary School
1200 Miller Ave.
South San Francisco, CA 94080
KG-05
Thomas R. Pollicita Middle School
550 E. Market St.
Daly City, CA 94014
06-08
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO UNIFIED


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to California

(10 is best)

Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 41.3% 59.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 34.6% 52.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.7% 7.1%

Educational Expenditures

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JEFFERSON UNION HIGH


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to California

(10 is best)

Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 30.6% 59.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 27.0% 52.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.6% 7.1%

Educational Expenditures

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BRISBANE ELEMENTARY


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to California

(10 is best)

Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 25.0% 59.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 23.3% 52.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.7% 7.1%

Educational Expenditures

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