Why do you love Daly City?
Located eight miles southwest of downtown San Francisco, Daly City is known as the “Gateway to the Peninsula”. With its proximity to downtown San Francisco and an easy commute to both highways and the services of the Bart, Daly City has a lot to offer. The city has a diverse demographic, with nearly half of the population being of Asian descent, there are many chances to enjoy a range of cuisines.
Do you feel safe at night walking around?
Absolutely. The average crime rate in Daly City is 57% lower than the average crime rate of CA. Still, the city takes responsibility for its resident’s safety and aims to empower residents in a safe, effective manner by giving them opportunities to provide information to law enforcement without revealing identities.
City History :
City History: Daly City remained a relatively small community until the late 1940s, when Henry Doelger established Westlake, a major district of homes and businesses like the Westlake Shopping Center.
Daly City is a suburb of San Francisco that has several distinct neighborhoods. The city holds St. Francis Heights, Serramonte, Hillside, Crocker, Southern Hills, and Bayshore; neighborhoods like Westlake and Broadmoore are very family oriented.
City Safety :
The Daly City Police Department is a part of Bay Area Crime Stoppers; there is a partnership between the community, the media, and law enforcement jurisdictions committed to combatting crime and increasing public safety throughout the nine Bay Area counties.
Of the numerous public school districts in Daly City, the biggest are the Jefferson Elementary School District and Jefferson Union High School District.
Gellert park and San Bruno Mountain State & County Park provide the outdoors enthusiast with plenty of open air to enjoy. For those that enjoy the ocean, Thorton Beach State Park and Mar Vista Stables offer recreation at the beach. Serramonte Center and Skyline Plaza are trendy shopping centers to visit as well.
Living Highlights :
Although Daly City place doesn't have a nightly lifestyle that San Fransico offers, it is close enough that you never feel the city rush is out of reach. Daly City is somewhere you and your family can safety go to town and see a movie, or sit at the park and enjoy the tranquility of the fog rolling in.
The U.S. Census Bureau ranked Daly City as the 12th highest transit ridership city in the USA. Public transportation is provided by SamTrans, BART , and some San Francisco Muni lines. Daly City is in close proximity to State Routes 1, 35 and 82, and Interstate 280.