Foster City sits right at the edge of San Francisco Bay just south of highway 92. At about 20 square miles, it has one of the larger land area coverages of the various cities on the peninsula. Its population is around 34,000. There are 4 public elementary schools and one public middle school within the confines of the city. Foster City is home to several global company campuses including Visa, Gilead, IBM and Illumina. Foster City features roughly 16 miles of navigable canals weaving through the town. Leo J. Ryan Park is a focal point of the community and hosts a variety of activities and events. Foster City is one of the Bay Area’s safest cities!