Welcome to San Carlos
San Carlos is a suburb of San Francisco with a population of 29,954. It is considered to be “The City of Good Living” and aims for a “small town” feel. San Carlos is in San Mateo County and is one of the best places to live in California.
Its main downtown area is composed mostly of small shops and restaurants. San Carlos was the first city in California to open a charter school (San Carlos Charter Learning Center), and its schools rank consistently well in statewide lists.