San Mateo is located in the San Francisco Bay Area just south of Burlingame. San Mateo holds a collection of historic buildings, parks and entertainment areas (great shops and restaurants in the downtown area and a modern movie theater) that draw many young professionals and families. Top employers include Franklin Templeton Investments and San Mateo Medical Center, but San Mateo’s economy revolves around technology and retail as well. The city is home to the College of San Mateo, which has about 10,000 students. In 2015, San Mateo's population tallied 97,207 people. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ON SCHOOLS.