Palo Alto

Overview for Palo Alto, CA

82,045 people live in Palo Alto, where the median age is 43.3 and the average individual income is $93,703.56. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

82,045

Total Population

43.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$93,703.56

Average individual Income

Palo Alto, situated in Santa Clara County, California, is an affluent and intellectually vibrant community renowned for its connection to the world-renowned Stanford University and its proximity to Silicon Valley. This charming city blends tree-lined residential streets with a thriving business landscape, hosting the headquarters of numerous tech giants and startups.

Known for its high-end neighborhoods, Palo Alto is characterized by upscale homes, beautifully landscaped gardens, and a commitment to architectural aesthetics. The city fosters a rich intellectual and cultural environment, with proximity to Stanford contributing to a diverse range of academic, artistic, and technological pursuits.

Residents of Palo Alto enjoy access to top-tier educational institutions, upscale shopping districts, and a wealth of recreational opportunities in nearby parks. The downtown area features a mix of trendy boutiques, gourmet restaurants, and cultural venues, creating a sophisticated yet welcoming atmosphere.

Palo Alto's reputation as a hub for innovation and its commitment to sustainability contribute to its allure, making it an attractive community for professionals, academics, and families seeking a blend of intellectual stimulation and the comforts of a well-appointed suburban lifestyle.

Demographics and Employment Data for Palo Alto, CA

Palo Alto has 30,598 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Palo Alto do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 82,045 people call Palo Alto home. The population density is 1,329.46 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

82,045

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

43.3

Median Age

48.96 / 51.04%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
30,598

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$93,703.56

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Palo Alto, CA

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Primary Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Palo Alto. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Casa Dei Bambini School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Herbert Hoover Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
El Carmelo Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
5/5
Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
1st - 8th
No rating available
Casa Del Bambini School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Juana Briones Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Barron Park Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Ellen Fletcher Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Kehillah Jewish High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Living Wisdom School Of Palo Alto
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 6th
No rating available
Fairmeadow Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Palo Verde Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Cornerstone Learning Foundation
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
The Girls Middle School
PRIVATE
6th - 8th
No rating available
The Girls' Middle School
PRIVATE
6th - 8th
No rating available
Addison Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Walter Hays Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Stratford School - Palo Alto
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Duveneck Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
International School Of The Peninsula
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St Elizabeth Seton School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
Packard Children's Hospital/Stanford
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Frank S. Greene Junior Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PRIVATE
1st - 8th
No rating available
Hope Technology School
PRIVATE
K - 10th
No rating available
Headsup Child Development Center Palo Alto
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5

Around Palo Alto, CA

There's plenty to do around Palo Alto, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

19
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
67
Bikeable
Bike Score
24
Minimal Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Racarons, JG Academy - Los Altos, and Ayurgamaya.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 3.62 miles 36 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.94 miles 51 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.78 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.43 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.96 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.58 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Around Palo Alto, CA

There's plenty to do around Palo Alto, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

19
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
67
Bikeable
Bike Score
24
Minimal Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Racarons, JG Academy - Los Altos, and Ayurgamaya.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 3.62 miles 36 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.94 miles 51 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.78 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.43 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.96 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.58 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

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