Menlo Park is an affluent city at the eastern edge of San Mateo County in the San Francisco Bay Area.  It is bordered by San Francisco Bay on the north and the east.  Menlo Park is one of the most educated cities in the state of California and the United States, with nearly 70% of its residents having earned an advanced degree.Menlo Park had 32,026 inhabitants according to the 2010 census.  Menlo Park has a large proportion of quarter acre lots, a tree lined downtown and excellent public schools.