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.