Located 35 miles south of San Francisco and 14 miles north of San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Palo Alto is a charming mix of old and new. The city is home to many prominent, cutting-edge technology companies and benefits from its proximity to Stanford University, one of the world’s leading research and teaching institutions. With historic neighborhoods, a vibrant shopping district and diverse cultural attractions, Palo Alto is an exciting destination – for business or pleasure, making it an obvious choice for a spot our Top 100 Best Places Live lists.
Why is Palo Alto a best place to live? Why isn't it? It has just about everything you'd look for in a small city.
Palo Alto, Calif., is recognized worldwide for its educational opportunities and innovative, cutting-edge business community.
Palo Alto, CA City Profile
|Latest Population Increase||77.80|
|Median Household Income||$136519|
|Median Home Price||$1564600|
Palo Alto, CA Demographics
Population By Gender
|Age 18 Over||76.9|
|Age 21 Over||74.3|
|Age 62 Over||19.9|
|Age 65 Over||17.3|
|Median Household Income||136519|
|Median Home Price||1564600|
|Median Property Rent||2210|
|Worked at Home||7.8|