Find Therapists and Counselors in Menlo Park, CA

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About Menlo Park

Menlo Park is a city in San Mateo County, California. It located on the western shore of San Francisco Bay and covers 10 square miles. D.C. McGlynn and Dennis J. Oliver founded the city in 1854, naming it after the city of Menlough in Ireland. The city was incorporated in 1927.

Menlo Park has a population of 34,000 people. The population grew by 7% from 2010 to 2017. Roughly 87% of people in the city are American citizens (compared to a national average of 93%).

The racial composition of Menlo Park is 61% white, 16% Hispanic, 13% Asian, and 5% black. Twenty-four percent of residents were born in a foreign country. Over 31% of residents have a native language that is not English. Menlo Park is home to 4,700 Spanish speakers and 1,000 Chinese speakers.

People in Menlo Park earn a mean annual salary of $74,200. The median household income is $126,000. The homeownership rate is 58%. Eight percent of city residents live in poverty.

Mental Health in Menlo Park

The Menlo Park Police Department promotes mental health and safety in the city. Currently, fifteen police officers have received crisis intervention training (CIT). The CIT program is a 40-hour course that teaches police officers about mental health, local treatment resources, and de-escalation techniques. The department plans to have all officers become CIT certified in 2018.

An increasing number of people in the area who have mental health issues are not receiving treatment. Access to mental health care is a concern for some Menlo Park residents. Roughly 5% of people in the city do not have health insurance.

References:

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  4. QuickFacts: Menlo Park city, California. (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/menloparkcitycalifornia/PST045217