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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 book "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 vibrant downtown and strong public school district to plenty of parks and recreational facilities.

FACTS

2016-17 GENERAL FUND BUDGET: $66.8 million

POPULATION: 32,792

MEDIAN AGE: 38.1 years

HOUSEHOLDS: 13,046

HOMEOWNERS: 55.9 percent

2016 MEDIAN HOME VALUE: $2.04 million

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Menlo Park Neighborhoods:

Fair Oaks

Suburban Park/Lorelei Manor/Flood Triangle

Belle Haven

Menlo Oaks

South of Seminary/Vintage Oaks

The Willows

Felton Gables

Linfield Oaks

Park Forest

Downtown Menlo Park

Allied Arts/Stanford Park

Central Menlo Park

University Heights

Stanford Hills

Stanford Weekend Acres

Sharon Heights

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