Foster City Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

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

Foster City Population & Age Distribution

 
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Total Population
33,901

Age

Under 5 Years:
5.8%
5 - 17:
16.1%
18 - 24:
4.2%
25 - 34:
16.4%
35 - 54:
28.7%
55 - 64:
12.0%
Over 65 Years:
16.8%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
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Attending College
3.4%
3.4%
High School Graduates
96.3%
96.3%
College Graduated
70.3%
70.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 
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Per capita Income

Foster City
$70,705
$70,705
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Foster City
$158,529
$158,529
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
4.4%

Employment Industries in Foster City

 
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Professional, scientific, and technical services
28.4%
28.4%
Manufacturing
11.8%
11.8%
Healthcare
8.5%
8.5%
Information Technology
7.4%
7.4%
Finance
6.8%
6.8%
Education
6.6%
6.6%
Retail
5.8%
5.8%
Accommodation
4.2%
4.2%
Transportation
4.0%
4.0%
Other
3.2%
3.2%
Administration
2.4%
2.4%
Real estate
2.4%
2.4%
Public Service
2.2%
2.2%
Wholesale
2.2%
2.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
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White
36.9%
36.9%
Black Or African American
2.4%
2.4%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.2%
0.2%
Asian
47.5%
47.5%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.2%
0.2%
Other Race / Two or More Races
4.4%
4.4%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
8.4%
8.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 
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Ancestry (Top 20)

German
6.4%
6.4%
Irish
5.2%
5.2%
Italian
4.5%
4.5%
English
4.3%
4.3%
Russian
2.9%
2.9%
Iranian
2.2%
2.2%
European
2.0%
2.0%
Polish
1.6%
1.6%
French
1.3%
1.3%
Portuguese
1.1%
1.1%
Ukrainian
1.0%
1.0%
Swedish
1.0%
1.0%
Scottish
1.0%
1.0%
Israeli
0.7%
0.7%
Turkish
0.6%
0.6%
Hungarian
0.5%
0.5%
Other Arab
0.5%
0.5%
Greek
0.5%
0.5%
Scots-Irish
0.5%
0.5%
Dutch
0.5%
0.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
46.8%
46.8%
Chinese
18.2%
18.2%
Langs. of India
7.6%
7.6%
Spanish
5.6%
5.6%
Other Asian languages
3.2%
3.2%
Japanese
2.3%
2.3%
Tagalog
1.8%
1.8%
Russian
1.3%
1.3%
German/Yiddish
1.2%
1.2%
Slavic languages
1.0%
1.0%
African languages
1.0%
1.0%
Arabic
0.9%
0.9%
French
0.9%
0.9%
Persian
0.8%
0.8%
Korean
0.7%
0.7%
Portuguese
0.5%
0.5%
Hungarian
0.4%
0.4%
Vietnamese
0.4%
0.4%
Pacific Island languages
0.3%
0.3%
Scandinavian languages
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Foster City Residents:
45.1%