Known as the “City of Trees,” due to the nearly 20,000 trees within it city limits, Burlingame is a beautiful city with an expansive shoreline on San Francisco Bay and a gateway to tony Hillsborough. Burlingame is one of few cities in the mid-Peninsula that has maintained its old-world charm with its tree-lined streets, warm climate and strict residential ordinances.
Neighbors with San Mateo to the south and Millbrae to the north, Burlingame is known for its residential quality of life and lovely pedestrian downtown district with hundreds of stores and restaurants.
Home to popular shopping strips Burlingame Avenue and Broadway, both thoroughfares that connect California Drive to El Camino Real, Burlingame boasts a lucrative easternmost section along the Bay known at Hotel Row, which offers residents and visitors fine dining, luxurious hotels and sweeping Bay views, parks and walking trails.
Many who can afford it flock to Burlingame to enjoy its lovely community amenities including its Sunday morning Farmer’s Markets, Art in the Park fair or Washington Park jazz concerts.
Burlingame elementary schools offer top-notch academics, sports and parental involvement. Its high school, Burlingame High School, is also the site for a shared city-district sports facility with an aquatic center, track, tennis courts and numerous sporting fields.
Median Income: $102,443
# of Single Family Homes: 6,269
# of Condominiums: 905
Average Sales Price of Single Family Homes in 2017: $2,238,133
Average Sales Price of Condominiums in 2017: $1,018,949
Average Price per Square Foot of Single Family Homes in 2017: $1,136
Average Price per Square Foot of Condominiums in 2017: $796
“population estimates, July 1, 2016” and “median household income (in 2016 dollars), 2012-2016. All home price and price per square foot stats were pulled directly from the MLS.