Menlo Park is a city of beautiful, tree-lined neighborhoods and active commercial districts. Located conveniently between the major metropolitan areas of San Francisco and San Jose, Menlo Park is home to approximately 36,000 residents in its 19 square miles.
Menlo Park’s residents reflect a range of backgrounds and interests and tend to be well educated and actively engaged in community life. Excellent public and private schools serve their many young families, while residents of all ages enjoy the City’s numerous parks and recreational facilities. The city’s close proximity to Stanford University and Menlo College provides a multitude of academic, cultural, and athletic event opportunities.
Located in the heart of Menlo Park is a downtown featuring unique and upscale shops and restaurants. Set in a pleasant, pedestrian-oriented atmosphere, Menlo Park’s downtown area attracts locals and visitors alike.
Much of Menlo Park’s economy revolves around the companies on Sand Hill Road, consisting of venture capital, private equity, financial services, law firms, and other professional service companies and investment vehicles focusing on technology. The city is home to the corporate headquarters of Facebook and is where Google and Round Table Pizza were founded. As of 2012, Facebook announced it would be the biggest employer in Menlo Park with 6,600 employees.
Homes for sale in Menlo Park CA have a median listing price of $2,350,000. There is quite a good number of active homes for sale in Menlo Park, CA, which last an average of 39 days on the market. Some of the most popular neighborhoods in Menlo Park, CA are Sharon Height, Allied Arts Downtown Menlo Park, and Central Menlo Park. You may also be interested in single-family homes and condo/townhomes for sale in popular neighborhood cities such as Atherton, Los Altos, Portola Valley, Redwood City, and Palo Alto.