San Bruno, CA


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San Bruno is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 43,185 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, San Bruno is the 201st largest community in California.

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

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, San Bruno is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, San Bruno is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in San Bruno who work in office and administrative support (16.30%), sales jobs (10.07%), and management occupations (9.43%).

Also of interest is that San Bruno has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, San Bruno is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the subway helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the San Bruno area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

The citizens of San Bruno are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 35.18% of adults in San Bruno have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in San Bruno in 2010 was $36,876, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $147,504 for a family of four. However, San Bruno contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

San Bruno is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call San Bruno home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of San Bruno residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. San Bruno also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 29.54% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in San Bruno include Italian, German, English, and French .

Foreign born people are also an important part of San Bruno's cultural character, accounting for 36.14% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in San Bruno is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.