|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Foster City is 32,517. Foster City, California is the 1,215th largest city in the US.
Foster City is located entirely in San Mateo County.
The peak population of Foster City was in 2020, when its population was 33,685. In 2020, Foster City was the 1,172nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,215th largest city in the US. Foster City is currently 3.5% smaller than it was in 2020.
Foster City has grown 12.9% since the 2000. Foster City, California's growth is about average. 53% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Foster City has a population density of 8,138.2 people per square mile.
|1210||Desert Hot Springs||32,716||98.8%|
|1246||El Paso de Robles (Paso Robles)||31,759||28.7%|
|1209||Wheat Ridge, Colorado||32,722||-0.4%|
|1210||Desert Hot Springs, California||32,716||98.8%|
|1212||Des Moines, Washington||32,689||10.4%|
|1213||Los Gatos, California||32,538||13.2%|
|1215||Foster City, California||32,517||12.9%|
|1216||Menlo Park, California||32,475||5.5%|
|1217||Garfield, New Jersey||32,469||9.0%|
|1218||Bay City, Michigan||32,404||-11.7%|
|1219||Long Branch, New Jersey||32,383||3.0%|
The total voting age population of Foster City, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 19,690. The voting age population is 49.0% male and 51.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.8% of the residents of Foster City are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Foster City are 47.6% Asian, 43.6% White, 4.8% Two or more races, 2.5% Black, 1.2% Other, 0.2% American Indian and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 8.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Foster City, 4.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 4.7%. On a per-household basis, 3.5% of families are below the poverty line in Foster City.
Among those aged 16 and older, 67.2% of Foster City residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 96.3% of Foster City residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 70.3% have a bachelor's degree and 35.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Foster City residents aged 5 and older, 53.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 5.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 15.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 29.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Foster City is 3.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Foster City, 6.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Foster City is $158,529.
In Foster City, 57.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 42.9% of housing units in Foster City.
Of all the housing units in Foster City, 0.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Foster City, 7.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Foster City is $3,209.
In Foster City, 96.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.