Foster city is one of the most family friendly neighborhoods in the Bay Area.

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With a population of 30,567, Foster City known as one of the United States’ safest cities and one of the most family-friendly cities in the Bay Area. It borders San Mateo, Belmont and Redwood Shores. The median sold home price in 2024 is $1.8 million and the price per square foot is almost $930.

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Family-Friendly City Located on the Bay

The crown jewel is its lagoon. The lagoon meanders five miles throughout the city’s neighborhoods. Located on the San Francisco Bay, Foster City Marina is a planned facility for waterfront land use and boat berthing.  It hosts world-class windsurfing and kite-surfing spots within the city limits.

Additionally, the city’s 24 parks occupy more than 200 acres. The parks include many public tennis courts, baseball and soccer fields, basketball courts, and rollerblading/biking trails along the San Francisco Bay. It’s a great place to rollerblade, walk and people-watch!

Parks and Recreation

Second Annual Summer Days

The community is excited to host the third annual Summer Days in Leo Ryan Park from August 18-20. This family-friendly event in the Bay Area features carnival rides and games. Event attendees will also enjoy craft vendors, food and beverages, and local entertainment. It will range from performances to an interactive sports zone.

Rubber Ducky Race is SUNDAY, AUGUST 20!

The popular race from the 1980s is back and will be held on Sunday, August 20, 2023. Community members who bring their own inflatable vessel, such as a raft or inner tube, are eligible to compete in a race the lagoon along the boardwalk.

Excellent Public Schools

Public school children in K-8 grades attend the San Mateo-Foster City School District.  Children then have the option of attending San Mateo, Hillsdale, or Aragon High Schools within the San Mateo Union High School District. Because it is based on the neighborhood you reside in, please verify the school you are assigned to by clicking here.

San Mateo-Foster City School District
San Mateo Union High School District

Restaurant Recommendations

Are you hungry? Then we recommend you check these Burlingame restaurants out: 

And for more of favorite spots to catch a bite to eat locally, click here to check out blog on Burlingame’s hot spots.

Foster City Neighborhood map

Foster City Neighborhood Map

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