Los Altos

Los Altos

Known for its high-income residents, excellent schools, and high property values.

Welcome to Los Altos

Los Altos is a city located in the San Francisco Bay Area in the state of California, United States. It is located in Santa Clara County and is considered a suburb of the larger city of San Francisco. The city has a population of approximately 31,000 people and covers an area of 6.48 square miles. Los Altos is known for its high-income residents, excellent schools, and high property values.
 
The city has a strong sense of community and is home to many community events and activities throughout the year. There are many parks, trails, and open spaces in and around the city, providing ample opportunities for outdoor activities and exercise. The city also has a vibrant downtown area, with a variety of shops, restaurants, and other businesses. Additionally, Los Altos is home to many high-tech companies and is considered a technology hub in the region.
 

Things To Do

  • Visit the Los Altos History Museum: This museum features exhibits on the history of Los Altos and the surrounding area.
  • Explore the Los Altos Art Walk: This annual event features a variety of art exhibits and performances in the downtown area.
  • Take a hike in the foothills: The foothills surrounding Los Altos offer many hiking trails with beautiful views of the Bay Area.
  • Visit the J. Gilbert Smith House: This historic home was built in 1894 and is now a museum, showcasing the lifestyle of the late 1800s and early 1900s
  • Visit the Los Altos Farmers' Market: This market features a variety of fresh produce, baked goods, and artisanal crafts, and is open on Saturdays.
  • Visit the Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve: This preserve offers miles of hiking and biking trails, as well as a variety of wildlife and beautiful scenery.
  • Visit the Los Altos Community Garden: This community garden features a variety of plants and flowers, as well as a playground and picnic areas.
  • Visit the Los Altos History Walk: This walk features a variety of historical markers and plaques throughout the city, highlighting its history and landmarks.
  • Visit the Los Altos Art and Wine Festival: This annual event features a variety of art exhibits, wine tastings, and live music.
  • Visit the Los Altos History Museum: This museum features exhibits on the history of Los Altos and the surrounding area.
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Los Altos Resources


Overview for Los Altos, CA

51,221 people live in Los Altos, where the median age is 45.5 and the average individual income is $110,265.57. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

51,221

Total Population

45.5 years

Median Age

High

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

$110,265.57

Average individual Income

Around Los Altos, CA

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

49
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
81
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
24
Minimal Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Desserts for Days, Baby Love Boutique Studio, and Selene Ricardez.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.49 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.04 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.95 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.19 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.11 miles 51 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.28 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Los Altos, CA

Los Altos has 18,533 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Los Altos do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 51,221 people call Los Altos home. The population density is 2,841.25 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

51,221

Total Population

High

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

45.5

Median Age

49.26 / 50.74%

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
18,533

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$110,265.57

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 Los Altos, CA

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Los Altos. 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
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
Santa Rita Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Los Altos Christian School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
Covington Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
PRIVATE
K - 6th
No rating available
Ardis G. Egan Junior High
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5
School For Independent Learners
PRIVATE
8th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
Green Chinese School
PRIVATE
K - 4th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Georgina P. Blach Junior High
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5
Oak Avenue Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Montclaire Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
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