Best Places to Live

Palo Alto, CA

Population: 66,478
LIV
SCORE
679
Matt Carmichael

Palo Alto remains one of the best places to live, especially for those blazing the digital frontier. A 31-mile dark fiber ring around the city provides ultra high-speed Internet access. Schools and open spaces are highly valued in Palo Alto, which has a well-educated, politically active and socially minded population.

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Palo Alto, CA Ranking Data

Civic
78
Demographics
73
Economy
30
Education
70
Health
70
Housing
62
Infrastructure
71