Best Places to Live

Palo Alto, CA

Population: 66,478
LIV
SCORE
646
Danille Rice - City of Palo Alto

Those fortunate enough to live in Palo Alto enjoy a city that surpasses most quality of life standards. A long list of amenities starts with a 31-mile dark fiber ring around the city that provides ultra high-speed Internet. Residents enjoy many things to do in Palo Alto, like playing in impressively designed parks and open spaces and dining in unique restaurants. Palo Alto's residents are politically active, socially minded and strongly support the city's highly rated schools. It’s no wonder Palo Alto has held such a high ranking when it comes to measuring livability. You can read why Palo Alto has been a Top 100 Best Place to Live three years and counting.

Palo Alto, CA Ranking Data

Civic
88
Demographics
72
Economy
47
Education
72
Health
63
Housing
45
Infrastructure
65