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About Palo Alto

Palo Alto is a suburb in the San Jose Metro Area and in the Santa Clara County. It has a population of 66,021 and a population density of 2,745, which is 97% above the national average. It has a median age of 48, which is 11 years above the San Jose Metro median age and 9 years above the national average.


Palo Alto has a median home value of $3,369,500, which is 54% above the Metro average.The average rent of $5,438 is 42% above the metro average rent and 62% above the national average rent. The average household income in Palo Alto is $179,707 , which is 17% above the Metro average household income and 58% above the national average of household income.


The average school rating in Palo Alto is 9. Palo Alto also has a crime index 81 that is below the Metro average and below the National average, making it one of the best places to raise a family in San Jose.


$3,369,500Median Home Value
$1,193,324 San Francisco Bay Area Metro Area
$5,438Median Rent
$3,069 San Francisco Bay Area Metro Area
1 /10 - 10 /10
School Rating
81
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index
50 mins To San Francisco Bay Area Metro Area
24 mins Average Travel Time To Work

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Palo Alto's population is made up of 57% married, 29% single, 7% divorced and 7% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 47%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 22%. Homeowners make up 53% of the population in Palo Alto.

66,021Population
4,579,599 San Francisco Bay Area Metro Area
2,745Population Density
  • 49% Male
  • 51% Female
48 Median Age
39 San Francisco Bay Area Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Palo Alto is $123,933. The Median Household Income is $179,707 and the Palo Alto Unemployment Rate is 2%.

$123,933Income Per Capita
$71,052 San Francisco Bay Area Metro Area
$179,707Median Household Income
$128,151 San Francisco Bay Area Metro Area
4% Poverty Rate
9% San Francisco Bay Area Metro Area
2% Unemployment Rate
4% San Francisco Bay Area Metro Area
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$3,369,500Median Home Value
$1,193,324 San Francisco Bay Area Metro Area
$5,438Median Rent
$3,069 San Francisco Bay Area Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 San Francisco Bay Area Metro Area

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47%
Home Owners
53%
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Top Schools in Palo Alto

Cupertino Union School District
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592 Dunholme Way, Sunnyvale, CA, 94087
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Cupertino Union School District
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6990 Melvin Drive, San Jose, CA, 95129
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Cupertino Union School District
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10300 North Blaney Avenue, Cupertino, CA, 95014
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Cupertino Union School District
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10155 Barbara Lane, Cupertino, CA, 95014
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Menlo Park City Elementary School District
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1895 Oak Knoll Lane, Menlo Park, CA, 94025
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San Francisco Bay Area Metro Area
24 mins Average Travel Time To Work
Commute To
Sunnyvale, CA
25 mins
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Palo Alto crime index is 81 which is lower than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Palo Alto.

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Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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