Menlo Park, California Population 2022

34,130
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Menlo Park is a city located in San Mateo County California. With a 2020 population of 34,130, it is the 245th largest city in California and the 1337th largest city in the United States. Menlo Park is currently growing at a rate of 0.52% annually and its population has increased by 1.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 33,780 in 2020. Spanning over 17 miles, Menlo Park has a population density of 3,409 people per square mile.

The average household income in Menlo Park is $241,222 with a poverty rate of 5.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,531 per month, and the median house value is $2.00 Mn. The median age in Menlo Park is 37.9 years, 37 years for males, and 39 years for females.

Menlo Park Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Menlo Parkwas:

  • White: 65.40%
  • Asian: 15.23%
  • Two or more races: 6.26%
  • Other race: 5.62%
  • Black or African American: 4.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 2.24%
  • Native American: 0.98%
The current population of Menlo Park, California is 34,130 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 33,780.

Menlo Park, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,02865.40%
Black or African American1,5044.27%
American Indian and Alaska Native3440.98%
Asian5,36215.23%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander7892.24%
Some Other Race1,9805.62%
Two or More Races2,2046.26%
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Menlo Park Population by Race

Menlo Park Population Pyramid 2022

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Menlo Park Median Age

37.6


Total

37.1


Male

38.5


Female

Menlo Park Adults

There are 26,539 adults, (5,135 of whom are seniors) in Menlo Park.

Menlo Park Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Menlo Park Sex Ratio

Female

17,995

51.11%

Male

17,216

48.89%

Menlo Park Population by Age

Menlo Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Menlo Park Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72%28%
All58.2%41.8%
Female45.9%54.1%
Male45.6%54.4%
Non Family39.2%60.8%

58.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Menlo Park Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,1742.858.2
Married6,7683.5572
Male2853.0545.6
Female1,1113.0445.9
Non Family4,0101.4539.2

3.39

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

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Menlo Park Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7253.09%
9th to 12th Grade3661.56%
High School Graduate2,2119.41%
Some College2,52410.74%
Associates Degree1,1024.69%
Bachelors Degree6,60228.10%
Graduate Degree9,96442.41%
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Menlo Park Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Menlo Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian3,4093,3262,877
White14,42914,32911,936
2+ Races816814589
Hispanic3,3812,604915
Islander472412118
Black1,1941,123275
Other Race1,290958228
Native American19213614

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 99.75%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 84.39%.

Menlo Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$91,374$111,421$71,470
Less Than 9th Grade$31,034$40,435$30,649
High School Graduate$37,636$37,962$34,000
Some College$40,747$50,984$33,125
Bachelors Degree$105,875$152,727$79,489
Graduate Degree$129,265$168,265$93,553

$91,374

Average Earnings

$111,421

Average Male

$71,470

Average Female

Menlo Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

Menlo Park Language by Age

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Menlo Park Language

65.05% of Menlo Park residents speak only English, while 34.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.32% of the population.

Menlo Park Language

Menlo Park Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native33419257.49%
Islander7899812.42%
Multiple2,1431657.70%
Hispanic5,4694187.64%
Asian5,2833406.44%
Black1,448896.15%
White20,0827523.74%
Other79NaN%

5.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.76%

Male Poverty Rate

5.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Menlo Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Menlo Park is Native, with 57.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Menlo Park is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.46%.

Menlo Park Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.48%
High School11.85%
Some College8.65%
Bachelors or Greater3.58%

Menlo Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.22%
Male Unemployed24.63%
Female Employed3.23%
Female Unemployed10.40%

Menlo Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Menlo Park Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$167,567$250,985
Families$203,861$301,896
Married Families$247,339-
Non Families$88,629$142,157
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Income by Household Type

Menlo Park Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Menlo Park Married by Age and Sex

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Menlo Park Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Menlo Park Marital Status by Race

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Menlo Park Marital Status

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1,138

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War198
First Gulf War109
Vietnam316
Korea66
World War II137

Menlo Park Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3455
35 to 54217
55 to 64298
65 to 74168
75+400

Menlo Park Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7914.49%
Black18013.48%
Native American3510.90%
Asian250.60%
Islander386.87%
Other Race271.84%
2+ Races423.75%
Hispanic591.51%

Menlo Park Veterans by Race

Menlo Park Veterans by Education

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20.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Menlo Park Veterans by Education

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66%

Labor Force Participation

63.5%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Menlo Park Employment by Age

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Menlo Park Employment by Race

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Menlo Park Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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44.69%

Born in Menlo Park

73.12%

Native Born

26.88%

Foreign Born

13.20%

Non Citizen

13.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

73.12% of Menlo Park residents were born in the United States, with 44.69% having been born in California. 13.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Menlo Park Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19302,2540.00%
19403,2581,0043.75%
195013,58710,32915.35%
196026,95713,3707.09%
197026,826-131-0.05%
198026,438-388-0.15%
199028,0401,6020.59%
200030,7852,7450.94%
201032,0261,2410.40%
201132,2011750.55%
201232,3761750.54%
201332,5511750.54%
201432,7261750.54%
201532,9011750.53%
201633,0761750.53%
201733,2511750.53%
201833,4261750.53%
201933,6011750.52%
202033,7801790.53%
202133,9551750.52%
202234,1301750.52%

Menlo Park Population by Year