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Encyclopedia > Daly City, California
City of Daly City
Nickname: "Gateway to the Peninsula"
Location of Daly City within San Mateo County
Coordinates: 37°41′27″N, 122°27′57″W
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Country United States of America
State California
County San Mateo
Incorporated March 18, 1911
Government
 - Mayor Maggie Gomez
 - City Manager Patricia E. Martel
Area
 - City  8.0 sq mi (20.48 km²)
Population (2000)
 - City 103,621
 - Density 13,703.8/sq mi (5,353.05/km²)
  United States Census Bureau
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 - Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
Website: http://www.ci.daly-city.ca.us/

Daly City is a city in San Mateo County, California, United States with a 2000 population of 103,621. It is named in honor of businessman and landowner, John Daly. Daly City and a few communities in Los Angeles and Santa Clara Counties (such as Monterey Park, Milpitas and Rowland Heights) are the only majority-Asian cities in the continental United States. Many of the Asian Americans residing in Daly City are Filipino Americans, with a sizable number of Chinese Americans. This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (561x614, 108 KB) [edit] Summary Daly City highlighted in the map of San Mateo County, California, USA with County highlighted in California. ... Screenshot of Google Maps showing a route from Toronto to Ottawa on the 400-Series highways. ... Google Earth is a virtual globe program that was originally called Earth Viewer and was created by Keyhole, Inc. ... 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Geography

Location of Daly City, California

Daly City is located at 37°41′27″N, 122°27′57″W (37.690700, -122.465950)GR1. Image File history File links Adapted from Wikipedias CA county maps by Bumm13. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 19.6 km² (7.6 mi²), all land. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Daly City is bordered by the cities of San Francisco, Brisbane, Pacifica, South San Francisco, and the town of Colma. The city borders several unincorporated areas of San Mateo County. It surrounds Broadmoor, California, borders San Bruno Mountain State Park, the Olympic Club, and unincorporated Colma. [1] This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Brisbane is a small city located in the northern part of San Mateo County, California. ... Pacifica is a city in San Mateo County, California, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean between San Francisco and Half Moon Bay. ... South San Francisco is a city located in San Mateo County, California. ... Colma is a small town in San Mateo County, California, at the northern end of the San Francisco Peninsula next to Daly City and South San Francisco. ... Broadmoor is a census-designated place located in San Mateo County, California. ... San Bruno Mountain State Park is a state park located in northern San Mateo County, California. ... Olympic Club is an American country club in Daly City, CA that has played host to four US Open Golf Championships. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 103,621 people, 30,775 households, and 23,081 families residing in the city. The population density was 5,292.1/km² (13,703.8/mi²). There were 31,311 housing units at an average density of 1,599.1/km² (4,140.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 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. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 22.27% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


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


In the city the population was 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 were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 96.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.3 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $62,310, and the median income for a family was $68,365. Males had a median income of $38,227 versus $32,147 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,900. About 4.2% of families and 7.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.4% of those under age 18 and 5.3% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Transportation

BART
BART

Daly City’s highway infrastructure includes State Routes 1, 35 and 82, and Interstate 280. Interstate 280, which bisects Daly City, is a primary transportation corridor linking San Francisco with San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. Public transportation is provided by SamTrans, BART (at the Daly City Station and the Colma Station, which abuts the Daly City limits), and some San Francisco Muni lines. Daly City is approximately eight miles south-west of downtown San Francisco and the San Francisco International Airport is nine miles south-east of Daly City; both are easily accessible by freeway or BART. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2272x1704, 1311 KB) [edit] Summary A BART train boarding passengers at the Daly City station. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2272x1704, 1311 KB) [edit] Summary A BART train boarding passengers at the Daly City station. ... State Route 1, often called Highway 1, is a state highway that runs along a large length of the Pacific coast of the U.S. State of California. ... JUNCTION POSTMILE SR-17 ?? SR-9 ?? SR-92 ?? I-280 ?? SR-1 Legend Prev Next < Route 33 Route 36 > California State Highways Current - Unconstructed - Deleted - Scenic California State Route 35, generally known as Skyline Boulevard, is a 2-lane road running along the western ridge of Silicon Valley in California. ... JUNCTION POSTMILE 101 SCL 0. ... A view of the scenic portion of Interstate 280 Interstate 280 (abbreviated I-280) is a 57-mile-long interstate highway in the San Francisco Bay Area metropolitan area of Northern California. ... Official website: http://www. ... Location of Santa Clara County within California. ... San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans) is a public transport agency in and around San Mateo, California in the San Francisco Bay Area. ... A westbound BART train with aerodynamic design A car in downtown San Francisco. ... Daly City Station is a Bay Area Rapid Transit station located in the northern part of Daly City, California. ... Colma Station is a Bay Area Rapid Transit station located in Colma, California. ... Two forms of public transport operated by the San Francisco Municipal Railway (Muni): on the left, a bus (the 38 Geary line) and, on the right, the F Market historic streetcar. ... FAA diagram of SFO “SFO” redirects here. ...


Education

There are several public school districts in Daly City. The biggest are the Jefferson Elementary School District and Jefferson Union High School District, both of which are headquartered in the city. In addition, there is the Bayshore Elementary School District (2 schools), Brisbane School District (1 school in Daly City), and South San Francisco School District (2 schools in Daly City). Daly City has two high schools: Westmoor High School and Jefferson High School, plus a continuation school. Jefferson Elementary School District is a school district in headquartered in Daly City, San Mateo County, California and serves Daly City, Colma, Broadmoor Village and part of Pacifica. ... The Jefferson Union High School District is a high school district in northern California, and serves the cities of Daly City, Colma, Brisbane, and Pacifica. ... Westmoor High School is an American public high school in Daly City, California that serves grades 9 through 12 as part of the Jefferson Union High School District (JUHSD). ... Jefferson High School is an American public high school in Daly City, California and is the first school in the Jefferson Union High School District (JUHSD). ...


Culture

Cow Palace

Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (2157x1420, 1691 KB) Front of the Cow Palace in Daly City, California. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (2157x1420, 1691 KB) Front of the Cow Palace in Daly City, California. ...

Entertainment

The Cow Palace arena grounds straddle the border with San Francisco and is the home for the annual Grand National Rodeo, Horse & Stock Show. It has hosted diverse events such as concerts by the Beatles, the NHL San Jose Sharks hockey team, and two Republican National Conventions. The Cow Palace (originally known as the California State Livestock Pavilion) is an indoor arena that straddles the border between Daly City, California and San Francisco. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... The Beatles were an English rock band from Liverpool whose members were John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. ... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... The San Jose Sharks are a professional ice hockey team based in San Jose, California. ... The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Democratic Party. ...


Century 20 Daly City is a modern megaplex movie theatre opened in 2002 as part of the Pacific Plaza business and retail development. Century Theatres is a movie theater chain which operates many multiplexes in the western United States; primarily in California, Nevada, Utah, and Arizona. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Multiplex (movie theater). ...


Recreation

Several golf courses are located within or straddle the border with San Francisco. The Olympic Club is designated to host the USGA U.S. Open in 2012, hosting the U.S. Open four times previously. The private San Francisco Golf Club and Lake Merced Country Club have part or all of their course in Daly City. This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Olympic Club is an American country club in Daly City, CA that has played host to four US Open Golf Championships. ... The United States Golf Association (USGA) is the United States national association of golf courses, clubs and facilities and the governing body of golf for the U.S. and Mexico. ... Michael Campbell holding U.S. Open Trophy The United States Open Championship is the annual mens open golf tournament of the United States. ...


The Golden Gate National Recreation Area includes the city's Thornton Beach. The topography of this area (due to the San Andreas fault) is conducive to paragliding and hang gliding. The Golden Gate National Recreation Area is a U.S. National Recreation Area, administered by the National Park Service, which surrounds the San Francisco Bay area. ... View of the San Andreas Fault on the Carrizo Plain in central California, 35°07N, 119°39W The San Andreas Fault is a geological fault that runs a length of roughly 800 miles (1300 kilometres) through western and southern California in the United States. ... Paragliding (known in some countries as parapenting) is a recreational and competitive flying sport. ... Hang gliding is one of the windsports. ...


Giammona Pool and Jefferson Pool are two public indoor swimming pools which provide swimming lessons, aquatic recreation, and host local swimming related organizations including the Daly City Dolphins. Westmoor High School is an American public high school in Daly City, California that serves grades 9 through 12 as part of the Jefferson Union High School District (JUHSD). ... Jefferson High School in Shenandoah Junction, West Virginia serves grades 10 through 12 with an additional campus across the street for grade 9 students. ...


Shopping

Daly City and neighboring Colma have emerged as a shopping mecca for San Francisco residents. The combination of plentiful free parking space (compared to the constrained and expensive parking options in San Francisco) and San Mateo County's historically slightly lower state sales tax rate have contributed to this trend. Many big box retailers that are unable to operate in San Francisco due to real estate prices, space restrictions, or political / community opposition have opened stores in the Serramonte and Westlake neighborhoods. Colma is a small town in San Mateo County, California, at the northern end of the San Francisco Peninsula next to Daly City and South San Francisco. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... A big box is a box that is big. ... Serramonte is a neighborhood on the border of Daly City and Colma in the suburbs south of San Francisco, California, USA, that is home to numerous shopping malls, strip malls, and big box retailers. ...


Notable events

A duel is a formalized type of combat. ... David Colbreth Broderick (February 4, 1820 – September 16, 1859) was a United States Senator and an anti-slavery advocate. ... David Smith Terry (March 8, 1823 - August 14, 1889) was a California politician, perhaps best known for his having killed United States Senator David C. Broderick in a duel. ... Lake Merced Lake Merced is a freshwater lake located in the southwest corner of San Francisco, California. ... California Historical Landmarks (CHLs) are buildings, structures, sites, or places in the state of California that have been determined to have statewide historical significance by meeting at least one of the criteria listed below: approved for designation by the County Board of Supervisors or the City/Town Council in whose... Arnold Genthes famous photograph of San Francisco following the earthquake, looking toward the fire on Sacramento Street The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 was a major earthquake that struck San Francisco and the coast of northern California at 5:12 A.M. on Wednesday, April 18, 1906. ... View of the San Andreas Fault on the Carrizo Plain in central California, 35°07N, 119°39W The San Andreas Fault is a geological fault that runs a length of roughly 800 miles (1300 kilometres) through western and southern California in the United States. ... Mussel Rock is a physical feature on the coast of San Mateo County, California, offshore from the city of Daly City. ... An earthquake is a phenomenon that results from the sudden release of stored energy in the Earths crust that creates seismic waves. ... A Taiwanese American is an American of Taiwanese ancestry. ... Chiang Nan (江南) (??-October 15, 1984) was the pen name of Taiwanese-American writer Henry Liu (劉宜良). Chiang Nan was a vocal critic of the Kuomintang. ... The Kuomintang of China (abbreviation KMT) (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Tongyong Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Chung1-kuo2 Kuo2-min2-tang3)[1], also often translated as the Chinese Nationalist Party, is a political party in the Republic of China, now on Taiwan, and is currently the largest political party in...

Notable people

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Trivia

  • The song "Daly City Train", by Rancid, is about a heroin-addict shooting up in the Daly City B.A.R.T. station bathroom.
  • The song Little Boxes, written by Malvina Reynolds, is said to be inspired by the visual appearance of houses in Daly City. Many of the houses in Daly City were designed by Henry Doelger after World War II, resulting in the similar architecture of many houses there and in the surrounding areas. They feature flat roofs and predominantly right angles, giving them their famed box-like shape.
  • Daly City is home to the only wholly Karaite synagogue in the United States, Bnei Yisrael.

Little Boxes, a song written by Malvina Reynolds in 1962, lampoons the development of suburbia and what many consider its bourgeois values. ... Ear to the Ground, a posthumous release of Malvina Reynolds recordings on the Folkways label, 2000. ... Karaite Judaism or Karaism is a Jewish denomination characterized by the sole reliance on the Tanakh as scripture, and the rejection of the Oral Law (the Mishnah and the Talmud) as halakha (Legally Binding, i. ... A synagogue (from Ancient Greek: , transliterated synagogē, assembly; Hebrew: ‎ beit knesset, house of assembly; Yiddish: , shul; Ladino: , esnoga) is a Jewish place of religious worship. ... A view of the interior of Bnei Yisrael synagogue Bnei Yisrael ( Bnai Israel ) is the only Karaite synagogue in the United States. ...

External links

San Francisco Bay Area Portal

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Daly City, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (670 words)
Daly City, known as the “Gateway to the Peninsula”, is located in San Mateo County, California, United States, directly south of San Francisco, California.
Daly City and a few communities in Los Angeles and Santa Clara Counties (such as Monterey Park, Milpitas and Rowland Heights) are the only majority-Asian cities in the continental United States.
In the city the population was 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 were 65 years of age or older.
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