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South San Francisco, California

South San Francisco is a city located in San Mateo County, California. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 60,552.

Geography South San Francisco is located at 37°39'22" North, 122°25'32" West (37.655983, -122.425525)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 77.0 km² (29.7 mi²). 23.4 km² (9.0 mi²) of it is land and 53.7 km² (20.7 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 69.67% water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 60,552 people, 19,677 households, and 14,659 families residing in the city. The population density is 2,591.9/km² (6,712.8/mi²). There are 20,138 housing units at an average density of 862.0/km² (2,232.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 44.05% White, 2.82% African American, 0.60% Native American, 28.92% Asian, 1.56% Pacific Islander, 15.01% from other races, and 7.05% from two or more races. 31.84% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 19,677 households out of which 35.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.8% are married couples living together, 13.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.5% are non-families. 19.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.05 and the average family size is 3.51.

In the city the population is spread out with 24.2% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 32.0% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 12.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 98.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $61,764, and the median income for a family is $66,598. Males have a median income of $41,442 versus $35,452 for females. The per capita income for the city is $23,562. 5.2% of the population and 3.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 5.1% are under the age of 18 and 3.7% are 65 or older.

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