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Menlo Park Neighborhoods

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Once known as the "Sleepy Hollow of California," Menlo Park did not take off as a community until after World War II. Despite its proximity to Stanford University, Sand Hill Road venture capitalists, dot-com startups and research institutions, "Menlo Park still at least seems like a small town," note Michael Svanevik and Shirley Burgett in their published "Menlo Park: Beyond the Gate."

Landowners first incorporated back in 1874, but chose to "disincorporate" a mere two years later. It wasn't until 1927 that today's city was established.

Menlo Park now offers a suburban enclave with many urban amenities: from a bustling downtown and strong public school district, to plenty of parks and recreation facilities.

FACTS

2014-15 CITY GENERAL FUND BUDGET: $72.1 million

POPULATION (2010): 32,026

HOUSEHOLDS (2009-13): 13,172

SINGLE-FAMILY HOUSING (2009-13): 54.3 percent

MEDIAN 2014 HOME PRICE: $1,902,112.50

MEDIAN 2014 CONDOMINIUM PRICE: $1,200,000

MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME (2009-13): $112,262

Menlo Park Neighborhoods:

Fair Oaks

Suburban Park/Lorelei Manor/Flood Triangle

Menlo Oaks

Belle Haven

South of Seminary/Vintage Oaks

The Willows

Park Forest

Felton Gables

Linfield Oaks

Downtown Menlo Park

Allied Arts/Stanford Park

Central Menlo Park

Stanford Hills

University Heights

Sharon Heights

Stanford Weekend Acres

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