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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 start-ups and research institutions, "Menlo Park still at least seems like a small town," notes 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

2013-14 CITY GENERAL FUND BUDGET: $42.3 million

POPULATION (2010): 32,026

HOUSEHOLDS (2010): 13,085

SINGLE-FAMILY HOUSING (2010): 61.3 percent

MEDIAN HOME PRICE: $1,500,000

MEDIAN CONDOMINIUM PRICE: $851,500

MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME (2010): $105,909

Menlo Park Neighborhoods:

Allied Arts/Stanford Park

Belle Haven

Central Menlo Park

Downtown Menlo Park

Fair Oaks

Felton Gables

Linfield Oaks

Menlo Oaks

Park Forest

Sharon Heights

South of Seminary/Vintage Oaks

Stanford Hills

Stanford Weekend Acres

Suburban Park/Lorelei Manor/Flood Triangle

University Heights

The Willows

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