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Welcome to Daly City ...

The city of Daly City is located in San Mateo County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Daly City has a population of 106,980 people<2> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Daly City, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated March 22, 1911.

Daly City is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Daly City lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Daly City: (650)

The ZIP codes for Daly City: 94014-94017<4>

Websites for Daly City ...

Official Website: www.ci.daly-city.ca.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Daly City had an population of 106,980 people. This is an increase of 5.79% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.24% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Daly City had a population of 101,123 people (which is 14.08% of the total population of San Mateo County). This makes Daly City the county's most populous community.

The population of Daly City represents 0.27% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 65th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 101,123 people, the population of Daly City decreased 2.41% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 103,621 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Daly City.

Communities near Daly City ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Daly City.

  • San Francisco [San Francisco County]
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    • San Francisco [San Francisco County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Daly City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 866,606 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Francisco<6>
  • Oakland [Alameda County]
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    • Oakland [Alameda County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Daly City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 424,891 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakland<6>
  • Berkeley [Alameda County]
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    • Berkeley [Alameda County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Daly City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 122,726 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berkeley<6>
  • Richmond [Contra Costa County]
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    • Richmond [Contra Costa County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Daly City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 110,038 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • San Mateo [San Mateo County]
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      • San Mateo [San Mateo County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Daly City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 102,398 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Mateo<6>
    • San Leandro [Alameda County]
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      • San Leandro [Alameda County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Daly City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 89,161 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Leandro<6>
    • Redwood City [San Mateo County]
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      • Redwood City [San Mateo County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Daly City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 84,466 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Redwood City<6>
    • Alameda [Alameda County]
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      • Alameda [Alameda County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Daly City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 78,841 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alameda<6>
    • San Rafael [Marin County]
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      • San Rafael [Marin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Daly City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,528 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Rafael<6>
    • Foster City [San Mateo County]
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      • Foster City [San Mateo County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Daly City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,891 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Foster City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Foster City<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Daly City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Daly City.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Daly City. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Daly City.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Daly City. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Daly City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Daly City ...

Looking for more information about Daly City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Daly City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Daly City.

Adding Daly City to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Daly City in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Daly City was on a map titled Road Map for California (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Daly City on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Daly City: www.ci.daly-city.ca.us/

The official website for San Mateo County: www.co.sanmateo.ca.us/

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including San Mateo, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Daly City.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Daly City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Daly City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Daly City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Daly City includes: 94014, 94015, 94016 & 94017.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Daly City) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Daly City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Daly CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Daly City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6879, Longitude: -122.4703    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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