Menlo Park is nestled between Palo Alto and Atherton with inviting, tree-lined neighborhoods, a vibrant economy and an attractive downtown area.
Centrally located between two international airports on the San Francisco Peninsula, Menlo Park is home to innovators, investors, entrepreneurs and tech giants. It’s well-known for Sand Hill Road, a mecca for venture capital firms. It’s also the site of Facebook headquarters and within close proximity to the other big names in high tech like Apple, Google and Hewlett-Packard.
But beyond its reputation as a powerful business force, Menlo Park is a charming place to call home. Designated a Tree City USA, residents take pride in their tree-canopied streets and numerous parks and picnic areas.
Menlo Park is one of the most educated cities in the state of California and the United States; nearly 70% of residents over the age of 25 have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher. Menlo Park has a population of 34,549 inhabitants as of 2018.
Menlo Park is also known for its excellent public school system and nearby private schools.