Palo Alto

Palo Alto

Many major technology companies and startups have their headquarters in this city.

Welcome to Palo Alto

Palo Alto is a city located in the San Francisco Bay Area of California, in the United States. It is known for being a center of innovation and technology, with many major technology companies and startups having their headquarters there. It is also home to Stanford University, one of the most prestigious universities in the world.
 
The city has a population of around 67,000 people and is known for its high median income and high cost of living. It is known for its tree-lined streets, bike-friendly infrastructure, and wide range of shopping and dining options. The city also has a strong emphasis on preserving its natural environment, with many parks and open spaces, such as:
 
  • Arastradero Preserve
  • Baylands Nature Preserve
  • Eleanor Pardee Park
  • Gamble Garden
  • Juana Briones Park
  • Mitchell Park
  • Pearson-Arastradero Preserve
  • Rinconada Park
  • Stanford Hills Open Space Preserve
  • Stanford Dish Trail
  • Stanford University Arboretum
  • The Stanford Theatre
  • Arrillaga Family Tennis Center

Things To Do

  • Visit Stanford University and take a tour of the campus: The university is known for its beautiful architecture and lush gardens.
  • Explore the Stanford Theatre: This historic theater shows classic films from Hollywood's Golden Age.
  • Take a hike in the foothills: The foothills surrounding Palo Alto offer many hiking trails with beautiful views of the Bay Area.
  • Visit the Cantor Arts Center: This museum features a collection of over 24,000 works of art, including American, European, and Asian art.
  • Relax at the Gamble Garden: This garden is a peaceful oasis in the heart of Palo Alto, featuring a variety of plants and flowers.
  • Enjoy the nightlife: Palo Alto has a vibrant nightlife scene with many bars, clubs, and restaurants to choose from.
  • Visit the historic Gamble Garden Carriage House: This is a beautiful example of Victorian architecture and is now used as a venue for events.
  • Take a stroll on the Stanford Loop Trail: This trail offers beautiful views of the Bay Area and is a great place for a picnic.
  • Visit the Gamble Garden: This garden is a peaceful oasis in the heart of Palo Alto, featuring a variety of plants and flowers.
  • Visit the Palo Alto Art Center: This center features rotating exhibits and art classes for all ages.
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Palo Alto Resources


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

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 Mountain View Us And Foreign Coins, JG Academy - Los Altos, and Esprit de Core Pilates Studio.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 3.73 miles 24 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.94 miles 51 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.63 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.84 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.1 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.18 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

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 ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
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
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