Foster City

Hugs the coast of San Fransisco Bay, eastward of San Mateo and Belmont

Welcome to Foster City


Foster City Homes for Sale and Lifestyle

Foster City, California hugs the coast of the San Fransisco Bay, eastward of San Mateo and Belmont. A coastal community, Foster City CA has many water amenities, including Central Lake, temperate weather, gorgeous surroundings, and views. When it comes to San Mateo County real estate in the community, an affluent focus embraces a variety of master-planned neighborhoods and Foster City homes for sale. In fact, a high standard of living, quality craftsmanship, and a close-knit community amid a relaxed, small-town ambiance keep homes for sale in high demand. For those interested, luxury amenities and idyllic locations typify real estate in Foster City. Available homes also provide proximity to every convenience and recreational opportunity. In fact, home buyers with growing children should be glad to know homes for sale in Foster City offer the added benefit of putting families amid an outstanding school system.
Foster City makes a significant statement in fine suburban living with an accent on the waterfront lifestyle at San Francisco Bay. It has numerous parks, green areas, walking trails, golf, and other recreational facilities. Foster City homes for sale blend beautifully with a circular pattern of neighborhoods and a centrally developed lagoon. In fact, the community could be considered a circular, coastal island. Everything appears accessible within about a 3-mile radius, making it easy to get around in Foster City. With all the exclusive water features prevalent, boating represents one mode of transportation. Find out more.

Overview for Foster City, CA

33,511 people live in Foster City, where the median age is 39.6 and the average individual income is $80,545. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

39.6 years

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Around Foster City, CA

There's plenty to do around Foster City, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including PeteZeria Forno, Divine Sweets by Ana, and Sugar Cinns Bake Shop.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.56 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.6 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.73 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.57 miles 31 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.47 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.24 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Foster City, CA

Foster City has 12,475 households, with an average household size of 2.67. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Foster City do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 33,511 people call Foster City home. The population density is 8,848.53 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

49.26 / 50.74%

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Schools in Foster City, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Foster City. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Kids Connection Elementary
K - 5th
No rating available
Brewer Island Elementary
K - 5th
Beach Park Elementary
K - 5th
No rating available
All Are Friends Montessori
PreK - K
No rating available

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