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Encyclopedia > Daly City

Daly City is a city located in San Mateo County, California, United States. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 103,621. Daly City and a few communities in Los Angeles County, California such as Monterey Park and Rowland Heights are the only majority-Asian cities in the continental United States.


Location of Daly City, California

Daly City is located at 37°41'27" North, 122°27'57" West (37.690700, -122.465950)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 19.6 km˛ (7.6 mi˛). 19.6 km˛ (7.6 mi˛) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.


As of the census2 of 2000, there are 103,621 people, 30,775 households, and 23,081 families residing in the city. The population density is 5,292.1/km˛ (13,703.8/mi˛). There are 31,311 housing units at an average density of 1,599.1/km˛ (4,140.9/mi˛). The racial makeup of the city is 25.90% White, 4.56% African American, 0.44% Native American, 50.69% Asian, 0.91% Pacific Islander, 11.32% from other races, and 6.19% from two or more races. 22.27% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 30,775 households out of which 34.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.5% are married couples living together, 14.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% are non-families. 18.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.34 and the average family size is 3.78.

In the city the population is spread out with 22.5% under the age of 18, 10.5% from 18 to 24, 32.2% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 12.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 96.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $62,310, and the median income for a family is $68,365. Males have a median income of $38,227 versus $32,147 for females. The per capita income for the city is $21,900. 7.1% of the population and 4.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 7.4% of those under the age of 18 and 5.3% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

External links

  • Maps and aerial photos
    • Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=37.6907&longitude=-122.46595&zoom=6)
    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=37.6907&lon=-122.46595&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
    • Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-122.46595&lat=37.6907&w=750&h=500)

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Daly City Real Estate Agents, Daly City Homes For Sale, REALTORS and Daly City (701 words)
Daly City is located in San Mateo County on the Peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Daly City is known for its year round cool foggy weather and is a 15 minute to one of CaliforniaÂ’s beaches.
Daly City is one of the only majority-Asian cities in the United States and is home to the only Karaites synagogue in the United States, Bnei Yisrael.
An Overview of Daly City History (1661 words)
Sharing a common border with the City/County of San Francisco, Daly City is known as the "Gateway to the Peninsula." The City's area extends from the Pacific Ocean on the west and nearly to San Francisco Bay on the east.
Daly became a prominent businessman and leader among the burgeoning population of the area.
Daly moved into San Francisco in 1885, seeking better schooling for his children, but maintained his business at the "top-of-the-hill." He helped establish a bank in the new community, donated funds for the first library, and was a political leader if not a resident.
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