Los Altos

Los Altos

With regard to real estate, Los Altos has a high rate of owner-occupied single-family homes.

Welcome to Los Altos, CA

Los Altos is the 251st largest community in California
 
Los Altos is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 30,531 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Los Altos is the 251st largest community in California. Also of interest is that Los Altos has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US. One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their homes: 8.26% of the workforce.
 
While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes. Because of many things, Los Altos is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Los Altos a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community.
 
The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Los Altos has a high rate of owner-occupied single-family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Los Altos’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

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

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

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Coquette Style, Tennis Lessons By Oleg Tumasov, and Decathlon Summer Sports Camp.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 1.45 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.38 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.23 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.34 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.71 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.14 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

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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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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