Welcome to Woodside

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Woodside is among the wealthiest small towns in the United States. Past and present residents include the CEOs of Sony, Symantec, Charles Schwab Corporation and Intuit. The late Steve Jobs and Shirley Temple Black both called Woodside home at one time. The town’s intentionally small business district includes a few restaurants, a grocery store, a saloon, a hardware and horse tack store, an art gallery, a home and garden store and a post office. Horses are part of the local culture and the town government maintains a network of horse trails. The town is also popular among local cyclists and draws them in large numbers on weekends. The nearest cities and towns are Portola Valley (4 miles), Atherton (5 miles), Redwood City and Menlo Park (6 miles), San Carlos and Palo Alto (8 miles).

Quick Facts

Population

5,531

Female

2,863

Male

2,668

  • White
    4,552
    86.1%
  • Hispanic
    243
    4.6%
  • Asian alone
    331
    6.3%
  • Black
    23
    0.4%
Median Home Price

$ 2M

Average Income

$223,934

Median resident age

50.1 years

Woodside Schools

SchoolGradesSchool LevelState Ranking/# of SchoolsStudent/Teacher Ratio
Woodside ElementaryK-8Elementary2017: 298/569211.3
Woodside High9-12High2017: 378/202117.4
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