San Bruno, CA

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Living in San Bruno

San Bruno is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 43,908 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, San Bruno is the 205th 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.

San Bruno is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, San Bruno is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in San Bruno who work in management occupations (12.81%), office and administrative support (10.63%), and sales jobs (10.47%).

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.

Like elsewhere in America, most people in San Bruno use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of San Bruno‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the subway. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

The citizens of San Bruno are among the most well-educated in the nation: 43.45% of adults in San Bruno have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in San Bruno in 2018 was $48,832, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $195,328 for a family of four.

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 Asian, followed by White. 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 29.98% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in San Bruno include Irish, Italian, German, English, and French.

Foreign born people are also an important part of San Bruno's cultural character, accounting for 38.96% of the city’s population.

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