Rich Block, Poor Block: How Do Neighborhoods in Foster City Compare?

What are the annual median household incomes in different parts of town?

Drive through Foster City neighborhoods and it may be difficult to spot any differences in affluence, bringing up the question: is there disparity between different parts of town?

A new data-based website, Rich Blocks, Poor Blocks provides some answers to that question. The site uses U.S. census information compiled from the 2007-2011 American Community Survey to show median household income and monthly rents by census tract.

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The data shows that the median household income in and around Foster City ranges from $84,000 to about $147,000. The highest neighborhoods are the blocks near Sea Clouds Park.

Over by Mariners Point Golf Center, households make about $105,000 annually.

The homes near Gull Park have annual incomes of $111,000.

The range for median household income in California is $28,000 to $125,000 a year. The statewide middle-class income range is $53,264 to $68,300.

To see the data mapped out census tract by census tract, visit the Rich Block, Poor Blocks website.


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