West Menlo Park, California Population 2024

3,401

West Menlo Park is a city located in San Mateo County California. West Menlo Park has a 2024 population of 3,401. West Menlo Park is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -8.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,720 in 2020.

The average household income in West Menlo Park is $435,397 with a poverty rate of 4.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in West Menlo Park is 39.4 years, 39.5 years for males, and 38.5 years for females.

West Menlo Park Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of West Menlo Park was:

  • White: 74.68%
  • Asian: 16.79%
  • Two or more races: 8.12%
  • Other race: 0.24%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Black or African American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
6,986.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-8.58% (-319)
The current population of West Menlo Park, California is 3,401 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,720.

West Menlo Park, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,54074.68%
Asian57116.79%
Two or more races2768.12%
Other race80.24%
Native American40.12%
Black or African American20.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

West Menlo Park Population by Race

West Menlo Park Population Pyramid 2024

West Menlo Park Median Age

39.4

Total

39.5

Male

38.5

Female

West Menlo Park Adults

There are 2,327 adults, (349 of whom are seniors) in West Menlo Park.

West Menlo Park Age Dependency

71.9

Age Dependency Ratio

17.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.3

Child Dependency Ratio

West Menlo Park Sex Ratio

Female1,82253.57%
Male1,57946.43%

West Menlo Park Population by Age

West Menlo Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1932.8478.521.5
Married7963.3282.717.3
Non Family2541.1378.721.3
Female1043.2555.844.2
Male39351.348.7
showing: 5 rows

3.24

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

78.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

West Menlo Park Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

West Menlo Park Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Menlo Park Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

West Menlo Park Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$159,500

Average Earnings

$250,001

Average Male

$116,595

Average Female

West Menlo Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Menlo Park Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

West Menlo Park Language

79.72% of West Menlo Park residents speak only English, while 20.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 10.71% of the population.

West Menlo Park Language

West Menlo Park Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,453963.91%
Asian571386.65%
Native44100%
Black22100%
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4.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.82%

Male Poverty Rate

6.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Menlo Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Menlo Park is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Menlo Park is White, with 3.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 10.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.83%.

West Menlo Park Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School40%
Some College14.01%
Less Than 9th Grade13.51%
Bachelors or Greater1.74%
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West Menlo Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed72.92%
Male Unemployed45.45%
Female Employed5.83%
Male Employed0.34%
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West Menlo Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Menlo Park Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

West Menlo Park Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

64.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

71.0%

Male Marriage Rate

59.4%

Female Marriage Rate

West Menlo Park Married by Age and Sex

male

female

West 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.

West Menlo Park Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

West Menlo Park Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

47

Number of Veterans

47

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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West Menlo Park Veterans by War

count

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West Menlo Park Veterans by Age

count

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West Menlo Park Veterans by Race

West Menlo Park Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Menlo Park Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.2%

Labor Force Participation

66.3%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

West Menlo Park Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

West Menlo Park Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

West Menlo Park Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

45.05%

Born in West Menlo Park

79.8%

Native Born

20.2%

Foreign Born

9.56%

Non Citizen

10.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.8% of West Menlo Park residents were born in the United States, with 45.05% having been born in California. 9.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

West Menlo Park Place of Birth

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,401
20233,401
20223,401-91-2.61%
20213,492-228-6.13%
20203,720-440-10.58%
20194,160441.07%
20184,1163729.94%
20173,744-86-2.25%
20163,830310.82%
20153,799561.5%
20143,7431674.67%
20133,576-381-9.63%
20123,9573579.92%
20113,600-59-1.61%
20103,659
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West Menlo Park Population by Year