A remarkable city that offers countless amenities and adventures.

Welcome to Millbrae

The gem of the San Francisco Peninsula
One of the more unique areas in the San Francisco Peninsula, Millbrae is a remarkable city that offers countless amenities and adventures, including delicious restaurants, historical museums, and parks. As a result, the area is a hot tourist spot, making the city bustle with activities and things to do.

What to Love

  • Peaceful neighborhoods
  • Spectacular views
  • Impressive arts scene
  • Fantastic weather

Local Lifestyle

Millbrae offers residents small-town charm while being close enough to San Fransisco’s extensive amenities. With its stunning houses, amazing views, and sunshine, it is also a great area for those looking for new places to explore. And because it is the center of the Peninsula's public transportation network, Millbrae provides direct access to San Francisco and the South Bay region by freeway and rail, making it incredibly accessible. 

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

The local restaurants and stores in the area allow visitors to view the city as residents do, and Pape Meat Co. is a great way to learn about the area. This local butcher shop offers a great selection of dry-aged steak, house-made sausages, Wagyu beef, marinated chicken, and the finest catches of the day.
For those searching for a fantastic dining spot, the La Collina Italian Restaurant is a top-rated restaurant that offers succulent Northern Italian dishes, including favorites such as the Antipasto Misto and Spaghetti Alla Carciofo.

Things to Do

Millbrae has a beautiful downtown area, considered by many as the city's front porch. It is where residents and officials host gatherings, hold festivals and events, and provide unique opportunities for all those who live there. The downtown area is also known for its beautiful lights, small storefronts, and various restaurants. 
However, for those wanting to explore the city's history, the Millbrae Museum is an excellent place to start, as it is filled with artifacts from Millbrae's past, including furniture and important city documents. 
If you are in the mood to celebrate and enjoy the community, Millbrae's Annual Arts & Wine Festival is a treat the whole family will enjoy. The festival happens on Labor Day Weekend and provides live music and entertainment, one-of-a-kind arts and crafts, and a downtown that has been transformed into a spectacular street fair.


The schools in Millbrae are top-rated, offering students numerous opportunities to excel. Some of the more popular schools in the area include:
  • Meadows Elementary School, Grades K-5
  • Green Hills Elementary School, Grades K-5
  • Taylor Middle School, Grades 6-8
  • Mills High School, Grades 9-12

Overview for Millbrae, CA

22,998 people live in Millbrae, where the median age is 47.5 and the average individual income is $58,695.29. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

47.5 years

Median Age


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Millbrae, CA

Millbrae has 7,959 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Millbrae do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 22,998 people call Millbrae home. The population density is 6,784.46 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

48.87 / 51.13%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group


0-9 Years


10-17 Years


18-24 Years


25-64 Years


65-74 Years


75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Millbrae, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Millbrae. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
School rating
Meadows Elementary
K - 5th
6th - 8th
Spring Valley Elementary
K - 5th
Green Hills Elementary
K - 5th
9th - 12th
St Dunstan Catholic School
K - 8th
No rating available
Lomita Park Elementary
K - 5th
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