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Millbrae is a city in San Mateo County, California, United States. The population was 20,718 at the 2000 census. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2048x1536, 1377 KB) Millbrae, California, as viewed from Junipero Serra Park in San Bruno. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2048x1536, 1377 KB) Millbrae, California, as viewed from Junipero Serra Park in San Bruno. ... Official website: http://www. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ...


Darius Ogden Mills purchased land in the 1860s from the Sanchez family to build a country estate. The former Mills estate was bordered by what is now: Skyline Boulevard, Bayshore Highway U.S. Route 101, Millbrae Avenue and Trousdale Drive. The mansion burned down in 1954. Darius Ogden Mills (September 5, 1825 – January 3, 1910) was a prominent American banker and philanthropist. ... // Events and trends Technology The First Transcontinental Railroad in the United States is built in the six year period between 1863 and 1869. ... This U.S. Highway article needs to be cleaned up to conform to both a higher standard of article quality and accepted design standards outlined in the WikiProject U.S. Highways. ...

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Geography

Location of Millbrae, California

Millbrae is located at 37°36′3″N, 122°24′5″W (37.600735, -122.401354)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 8.4 km² (3.2 mi²). 8.3 km² (3.2 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it (0.62%) is water. 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 Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Environmental features

A wetland area in the eastern part of the city adjacent to U.S. highway 101 is habitat to the endangered species San Francisco garter snake, a species endemic to San Mateo County. To the west is Crystal Springs Reservoir, and the San Andreas Fault. The critically endangered Amur Tiger, a rare subspecies of tiger. ... Trinomial name Thamnophis sirtalis tetrataenia Cope, 1875 The San Francisco garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis tetrataenia) is a slender multi-colored colubrid snake. ... 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. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 20,718 people, 7,956 households, and 5,513 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,492.0/km² (6,446.4/mi²). There were 8,113 housing units at an average density of 975.8/km² (2,524.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 63.04% White, 27.28% Asian, 11.47% Hispanic or Latino of any race, 1.15% Pacific Islander, 0.80% African American, 0.23% Native American, 3.60% from other races, and 3.91% from two or more races. 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. ... 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, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ...


There were 7,956 households out of which 28.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.7% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.7% were non-families. 25.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.08. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 20.6% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 24.7% from 45 to 64, and 20.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 89.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.0 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $68,404, and the median income for a family was $82,061. Males had a median income of $51,867 versus $40,249 for females. The per capita income for the city was $33,193. About 2.2% of families and 3.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.2% of those under age 18 and 4.6% 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. ...


Education

Millbrae has a well-known reputation for having one of the best schools in the San Francisco Bay Area. Parents are actively involved in their children's scores, school functions, and the like. USGS Satellite photo of the San Francisco Bay Area. ...


Millbrae's school district oversees four elementary schools: Meadows, Green Hills, Spring Valley, and Lomita Park, and one middle school: Taylor.


Millbrae has one public high school, Mills High School, which is part of the San Mateo Union High School District. Mills High School is considered to be one of the top high schools in all of San Mateo County (see Mills High School). (Although surrounded by land that is the city of Millbrae on most of its school boundaries (which is also the San Bruno-Millbrae city border), Capuchino High School belongs to San Bruno; this leads to the incorrect assumption of Millbrae having two high schools. The southern boundary of Mills High School also lie on another border, the Burlingame-Millbrae city border; this could also make some people think Mills is in the city of Burlingame.) Mills High School is a public high school in Millbrae, California. ... Mills High School is a public high school in Millbrae, California. ... Capuchino High School is a public high school in San Bruno, California. ... The San Bruno police station next to the BART station at the Shops at Tanforan. ... Burlingame Library Burlingame is a city located in San Mateo County, California. ...


Transportation

Millbrae, is located between San Francisco and San Jose. U.S. Route 101 and Interstate 280 (California) run along the eastern and western boundaries of the city, respectively. San Francisco International Airport is adjacent to the city. Nickname: The City by the Bay; Fog City Location of the City and County of San Francisco, California Coordinates: Country United States of America State California City-County San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom Area    - City 122 km²  (47 sq mi)  - Land 121. ... Nickname: Capital of Silicon Valley Location of San Jose within Santa Clara County, California. ... This U.S. Highway article needs to be cleaned up to conform to both a higher standard of article quality and accepted design standards outlined in the WikiProject U.S. Highways. ... JUNCTION POSTMILE US-101 SCL 0. ... FAA diagram of SFO SFO redirects here. ...


The Millbrae Transit Station serves as a major transit hub for the Peninsula, connecting the BART, CalTrain, and SamTrans networks. The BART Dublin/Pleasanton - SFO/Millbrae Line serves Millbrae and SamTrans 342 connects the rest of Millbrae to the station. A SamTrans local line 43 also serves Millbrae as well. Unfortunately, the transportation hub has been underutilized and has not had the expected use that it was thought to have. Millbrae Station is an at-grade Bay Area Rapid Transit and Caltrain station located in Millbrae, California. ... USGS Satellite photo of the San Francisco Bay Area. ... A westbound BART train in downtown San Francisco (wide-angle photo). ... Caltrain is a commuter rail line on the San Francisco Peninsula and the Santa Clara Valley in the United States. ... SamTrans (San Mateo County Transit District) is a public transit agency in and around San Mateo, California in the San Francisco Bay Area. ... The Dublin/Pleasanton - SFO/Millbrae Line of the Bay Area Rapid Transit system in the San Francisco Bay Area consists of 22 metro stations from Dublin and Pleasanton to Millbrae. ...


Economy

Millbrae's economy is driven mainly by its long strips of hotels. Because of it close proximity to San Francisco International Airport and to San Francisco, California many tourists opt to stay in Millbrae. FAA diagram of SFO SFO redirects here. ... Nickname: The City by the Bay; Fog City Location of the City and County of San Francisco, California Coordinates: Country United States of America State California City-County San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom Area    - City 122 km²  (47 sq mi)  - Land 121. ...


Sister Cities

Millbrae has three sister cities, as designated by Sister Cities International, Inc. (SCI): Sign denoting twin towns of Neckarsulm, Germany Town twinning is a concept whereby towns or cities in geographically and politically distinct areas are paired with the goal of fostering human contact and cultural links. ...

Image File history File links Flag_of_Chile_(bordered). ... La Serena (the serene one) is the second oldest city in Chile. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Malta_(bordered). ... Mosta is a town situated in the middle of the island of Malta, to the north-west of Valletta. ...

External links

  • Official Millbrae Website
  • History of Millbrae
  • Maps and aerial photos Coordinates: 37.600735° -122.401354°

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Millbrae, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (522 words)
Millbrae is a city located in San Mateo County, California, United States.
Millbrae, is located on U.S. Route 101 between San Francisco and San Jose.
Millbrae has a well-known reputation for having one of the best schools in the Bay Area.
Relocating and Moving to Millbrae, California (524 words)
Adjacent to the San Francisco International Airport and located in the heart of San Mateo County, Millbrae is gently cradled in the sunny-warmed hills that divide the Pacific Ocean from the San Francisco Bay.
Millbrae's approach is demarcated by a picturesque new overpass.
Together Millbrae residents meet the challenges and enjoy the benefits presented by the City's unique position adjacent to an international airport and a mecca city.
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