Social Capital Community Benchmark Initiative
Community Highlights for the San Francisco Peninsula & Silicon Valley

[Community Highlights] [Press Release] [Survey Highlights] [Report]

Sponsors:
Peninsula Community Foundation &
Community Foundation Silicon Valley           

Media Contacts:
Debbie Ford-Scriba, Communications Manager, PCF
650/581-4312
debbie@pcf.org

Michelle McGurk, Director of Communications, CFSV
408/278-2208
mmcgurk@cfsv.org

Address:
Peninsula Community Foundation
1700 So. El Camino Real, Suite 300, San Mateo, CA 94402
www.pcf.org

Community Foundation Silicon Valley
60 S. Market Street, 10th Floor, San Jose, CA  95113
www.cfsv.org            

Sample size:
1,500

Survey Area:
San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, plus the cities of Fremont, Newark and Union City in Alameda County

Is your survey area urban, suburban, rural?
MIXED, urban & suburban

Population:
2,554,445

California Department of Finance

Ethnicity:
White                          47.8%
Black                            3.8%
Asian                          24.2%
Hispanic                     24.2%
Native American         0.3%            

California Department of Finance

Age:
18-34              30%
35-49              35%
50-64              21%
65+                 14%

California Department of Finance           

Additional Information:

The San Francisco Peninsula and Silicon Valley is a diverse region in terms of population, urbanicity, and education.  It is an area of great affluence derived primarily from high tech wealth, interspersed with pockets of low-income communities.