Los Altos

Overview for Los Altos, CA

31,562 people live in Los Altos, where the median age is 45.8 and the average individual income is $124,369. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

31,562

Total Population

45.8 years

Median Age

High

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

$124,369

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Los Altos, CA

Los Altos has 10,805 households, with an average household size of 2.9. 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. 31,562 people call Los Altos home. The population density is 4,826.14 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

31,562

Total Population

High

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

45.8

Median Age

50.33 / 49.67%

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
10,805

Total Households

2.9

Average Household Size

$124,369

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

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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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

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
85
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
24
Minimal Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

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Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.18 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.83 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.04 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.44 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.97 miles 41 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.15 miles 33 reviews 5/5 stars
Despite its presence in the bustling Bay Area, Los Altos offers a slower, village atmosphere, making it the first choice for those who can afford the price of entry. Only seven square miles, Los Altos borders Palo Alto to the northwest and Mountain View to the east. The city was the original home of Apple, Inc., born in the garage of Steve Jobs’s parent’s home.
 
Though affluent, Los Altos is a laid-back, family-oriented suburban neighborhood. It’s a place that families will enjoy, with top-rated schools that are easy for families to walk to, a handful of parks, and a nature preserve. Many highly competitive youth athletic leagues are available as well.
 
Art lovers will enjoy over 25 sculptures throughout the city, which are part of its Public Art Program. Wine enthusiasts can take part in the annual Los Altos Arts & Wine Festival in September. The town also hosts family-oriented events such as a weekly Farmer’s Market, and an annual Easter egg hunt, Holiday Stroll, and tree lighting ceremony.
 
Churches, libraries, and small businesses fill downtown Los Altos, and the city boasts unique shopping boutiques, cafes, and salons. Los Altos also offers extensive walking and biking trails, where families can recharge.
 
 

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