With 131,801 people, San Mateo, California is a moderately populated city. Surprisingly, there are just 2 nursing homes there, which is fewer than we expected in a city of this size. The nursing homes here received a very good city grade of B+. Even with just a couple of nursing homes, this is still a high quality city grade. This is a well above average grade with the overwhelming majority of cities receiving a lower score. This city's profile is also very consistent as it did not receive a single poor category grade either. You can learn more about these in the next section.
On top of having quality nursing homes on the whole, this city's nursing homes really excelled in our nursing category where the city earned a grade of A-. Few cities earned a better grade in this area. With a nursing score this high we'd expect most of the facilities this city to have a high quality nursing staff. In addition, San Mateo performed remarkably well in the area of inspections as well. In fact, some of its facilities received almost perfect inspection reports this year. As a result, the city received an A- in this area. Wrapping up its profile, this place received a B+ for its long-term care score and a B for short-term care. We found this city to be very strong in each category we assessed.