City of Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto is located in Santa Clara County in California. The median income is $122,482 and the median home value is $1,000,000. The unemployment rate is 5.97% compared to 7.9% for the U.S. as a whole. Workers commute an average of 22 minutes each day. The population is 64.9% White, 2.8% Black, 0.1% American Indian, 26.5% Asian, and 5.8% identify as some other race or ethnicity. For more on the schools, healthcare, and getting around in Palo Alto, see each of the tabs below. For those people interested in the walkability of a community, Palo Alto has a Walk Score® of 54.
Median Household Income$122,482
Median Home Price$1,000,000
Known as “the birthplace of Silicon Valley,” Palo Alto was once a sleepy college town, but today, it’s at the forefront of technological development, home to numerous startups and venture-capital firms, and adjacent to one of the finest universities in the world. Stanford University