Millbrae is a city located in northern San Mateo County, California, United States. To its north-east is San Francisco International Airport, San Bruno is on its north-west, and Burlingame on its south-east. It is bordered by San Andreas Lake to the south-west.
Millbrae's economy is driven in-part by its long strips of hotels located near transit. Because of its close proximity to San Francisco International Airport and to the city of San Francisco, and its advanced transit centre that can connect people to all major cities/events in the Bay Area, many tourists opt to stay in Millbrae. Its downtown is mainly along El Camino Real and Broadway Avenue. There are many small shops, restaurants, a Safeway, Walgreens, Trader Joe's, and Office Depot.
Among the top employers in the city are: City and County of San Francisco; Millbrae School District; Westin Hotel; 24 Hour Fitness; Safeway; City of Millbrae; Magnolia of Millbrae.
Millbrae has a population of over 21,536 people. Millbrae also forms part of the wider San Francisco Bay metropolitan area which has a population of over 12,594,831 people.
Millbrae has three sister cities, as designated by Sister Cities International: La Serena, Chile • Mosta, Malta • Hanyu, Japan.