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Population (year 2000): 27,693. Estimated population in July 2005: 27,096 (-2.2% change)
Males: 13,352 (48.2%), Females: 14,341 (51.8%)

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Median resident age: 44.2 years
Median household income: $126,740 (year 2000)
Median house value: $983,000 (year 2000)

Los Altos, CA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Los Altos:

  • White Non-Hispanic (78.2%)
  • Chinese (8.1%)
  • Hispanic (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • Japanese (2.6%)
  • Asian Indian (2.6%)
  • Korean (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • Other Asian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (16.4%), English (14.9%), Irish (11.0%), Italian (6.7%), United States (4.0%), French (3.6%).Altos, California forum

Land area: 6.4 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Los Altos

  • High school or higher: 97.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 71.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 35.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Los Altos city

  • Never married: 17.1%
  • Now married: 69.5%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 6.2%

17.5% Foreign born (9.9% Asia, 5.1% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,152 (+4.3%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: View, CA Mountain (2.0 miles GuideToHousePlans.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: CA Fremont, (14.4 miles pop. 203,413).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (341.9 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: CA (1.2 miles Loyola, View, CA Mountain (2.0 miles Altos Hills, CA Los (2.8 miles CA Sunnyvale, (4.9 miles Alto, CA Palo (5.1 miles CA (5.2 miles Cupertino, CA Stanford, (6.0 miles Palo Alto, CA East (7.4 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 28 buildings, average cost: $232,500
  • 1997: 26 buildings, average cost: $323,700
  • 1998: 34 buildings, average cost: $403,900
  • 1999: 46 buildings, average cost: $380,600
  • 2000: 49 buildings, average cost: $479,000
  • 2001: 52 buildings, average cost: $534,700
  • 2002: 59 buildings, average cost: $445,300
  • 2003: 36 buildings, average cost: $657,500
  • 2004: 59 buildings, average cost: $573,300

Latitude: 37.37 N, Longitude: 122.10 W

Area code: 650

Los Altos, California business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (26.5%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (21.2%), Educational,health and social services (19.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,875 (-6.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,206 (17.6%)

Crime in Los Altos by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 0 0 1 1 3
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.6 3.6 10.8
Robberies 10 6 7 10 4 3
    per 100,000 36.1 21.7 25.3 36.1 14.4 10.8
Assaults 38 17 22 10 12 4
    per 100,000 137.2 61.4 79.4 36.1 43.3 14.4
Burglaries 78 104 102 74 82 95
    per 100,000 281.7 375.5 368.3 267.2 296.1 343.0
Thefts 231 189 190 164 183 173
    per 100,000 834.1 682.5 686.1 592.2 660.8 624.7
Auto thefts 12 13 2 6 11 16
    per 100,000 43.3 46.9 7.2 21.7 39.7 57.8
94.8 76.1 77.3 63.6 64.8 64.1

Average climate in Los Altos, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Birthplace of: John Neil - College basketball player (Utah State Aggies).

Main business address for: AMERICAN RESTAURANT GROUP INC (RETAIL-EATING PLACES), RAMBUS INC (SEMICONDUCTORS & RELATED DEVICES), S Wind-up CORP (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE).


Hospitals/medical centers near Los Altos:
  • EL CAMINO HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA)
  • LUCILE SALTER PACKARD CHILDREN'S HSP (about 6 miles; PALO ALTO, CA)
  • STANFORD HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; STANFORD, CA)

Political contributions by individuals in Los Altos, CA

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Los Altos:
  • NORMAN Y. MINETA SAN JOSE INTERNATIONAL (about 13 miles; SAN JOSE, CA; ID: SJC)
  • SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL (about 26 miles; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; ID: SFO)
  • METROPOLITAN OAKLAND INTL (about 26 miles; OAKLAND, CA; ID: OAK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Los Altos:
  • PALO ALTO ARPT OF SANTA CLARA CO (about 6 miles; PALO ALTO, CA; ID: PAO)
  • SAN CARLOS (about 14 miles; SAN CARLOS, CA; ID: SQL)
  • HAYWARD EXECUTIVE (about 20 miles; HAYWARD, CA; ID: HWD)

Amtrak stations near Los Altos:
  • 11 miles: SANTA CLARA-GREAT AMERICA (SANTA CLARA, FOOT OF STARS & STRIPES DR.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking.
  • 14 miles: SAN JOSE (65 CAHILL ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: FREMONT (CENTERVILLE, FREMONT & PERALTA BLVDS.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
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College/University in Los Altos:
  • GOLDEN GATE UNIVERSITY-LOS ALTOS (Location: 5050 EL CAMINO REAL STE 101; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.GGU.EDU; Offers Master's degree)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Los Altos:
  • FOOTHILL COLLEGE (about 2 miles; LOS ALTOS HILLS, CA; Full-time enrollment: 7,415)
  • DE ANZA COLLEGE (about 5 miles; CUPERTINO, CA; FT enrollment: 13,197)
  • STANFORD UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; STANFORD, CA; FT enrollment: 14,955)
  • WEST VALLEY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; SARATOGA, CA; FT enrollment: 5,880)
  • MISSION COLLEGE (about 10 miles; SANTA CLARA, CA; FT enrollment: 4,565)
  • CANADA COLLEGE (about 12 miles; REDWOOD CITY, CA; FT enrollment: 2,438)
  • SAN JOSE CITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; SAN JOSE, CA; FT enrollment: 5,713)
Public high school in Los Altos:
  • LOS ALTOS HIGH (Students: 1,594; Location: 201 ALMOND AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Los Altos:
  • ALMOND ELEMENTARY (Students: 564; Location: 550 ALMOND AVE.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • COVINGTON ELEMENTARY (Students: 553; Location: 205 COVINGTON ROAD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • LOYOLA ELEMENTARY (Students: 547; Location: 770 BERRY AVE.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • SANTA RITA ELEMENTARY (Students: 541; Location: 700 LOS ALTOS AVE.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • EGAN (ARDIS G.) INTERMEDIATE (Students: 526; Location: 100 W. PORTOLA AVE.; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • MONTCLAIRE ELEMENTARY (Students: 509; Location: 1160 ST. JOSEPH AVE.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • BLACH (GEORGINA P.) INTERMEDIATE (Students: 448; Location: 1120 COVINGTON ROAD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • OAK AVENUE ELEMENTARY (Students: 433; Location: 1501 OAK AVE.; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Los Altos:
  • ST SIMON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 604; Location: 1840 GRANT ROAD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • WALDORF SCH OF THE PENINSULA (Students: 227; Location: 11311 MORA DR; Grades: KG - 8)
  • LOS ALTOS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 225; Location: 625 MAGDALENA AVENUE; Grades: KG - 6)
  • MIRAMONTE SCHOOL (Students: 198; Location: 1175 ALTAMEAD DRIVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CANTERBURY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 103; Location: 101 NORTH EL MONTE; Grades: KG - 6)
  • MORGAN CENTER (Students: 49; Location: 201 COVINGTON ROAD; Grades: UG - UG)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • There is no city named Loyola in the vicinity of Los Altos. There is a Loyola Corners US PostOffice branch. The nearest city over 200,000 is San Jose, not Fremont.

Notable locations in Los Altos: Hillview Senior Citizen Center (A), Loyola Fire Station (B), Sequoia Fire Station (C), Los Angeles History House Museum (D), Los Altos-Woodland Branch Santa Clara County Free Library (E), Los Altos School District Office (F), Los Altos City Hall (G), Los Altos Branch Santa Clara County Free Library (H).

Shopping Centers: Rancho Shopping Center (1), Los Altos Rancho Shopping Center (2).

Creek: Purisima Creek (A).

Parks in Los Altos include: Heritage Oaks Park (1), Lincoln Park (2), Hillview Park (3), Marymeade Park (4), McKenzie Park (5), Redwood Grove Nature Preserve (6), Montclaire Park (7), Covington Mini Park (8), Shoup Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Los Altos compared to California state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Los Altos:
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KYCY (1550 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSFB (1220 AM; 5 kW; PALO ALTO, CA; Owner: SCA-PALO ALTO, LLC)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSJX (1500 AM; 10 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING INC)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KZSF (1370 AM; 5 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: CARLOS A. DUHARTE)
  • KNEW (910 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Los Altos:
  • KFJC (89.7 FM; LOS ALTOS, CA; Owner: FOOTHILL-DE ANZA COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KFFG (97.7 FM; LOS ALTOS, CA; Owner: KFFG LICO, INC.)
  • KSQL (99.1 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KBAA (94.5 FM; GILROY, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKUP (91.5 FM; CUPERTINO, CA; Owner: ASSURANCE SCIENCES FOUNDATION)
  • KSFH (87.9 FM; MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA; Owner: ST. FRANCIS HIGH SCHOOL OF MTN. VIEW)
  • KBRG (100.3 FM; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTEE (93.7 FM; FELTON, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KZBR-FM2 (95.7 FM; LIVERMORE, ETC., CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KBLX-FM2 (102.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS -CA, INC.)
  • KSOL-FM3 (98.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KUFX (98.5 FM; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KISQ-FM3 (98.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KRTY (95.3 FM; LOS GATOS, CA; Owner: KRTY, LTD.)
  • KMEL-FM1 (106.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • K216AX (91.1 FM; LAUREL, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K238AC (95.5 FM; SALIDA, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Los Altos:
  • KQED (Channel 9; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KBIT-CA (Channel 28; SAN FRANCISCO, ETC., CA; Owner: POLAR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICU-TV (Channel 36; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGO-TV (Channel 7; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPIX-TV (Channel 5; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTEH (Channel 54; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTEH FOUNDATION)
  • KTVU (Channel 2; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDTV (Channel 14; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KDTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KSTS (Channel 48; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRON-TV (Channel 4; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SAN FRANCISCO, INC.)
  • KMTP-TV (Channel 32; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: MINORITY TELEVISION PROJECT)
  • KBHK-TV (Channel 44; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF SAN FRANCISCO INC.)
  • KBWB (Channel 20; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KBWB LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFSF (Channel 66; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SAN FRANCISCO LLC)
  • KCSM-TV (Channel 60; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SAN MATEO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KCNS (Channel 38; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: WRAY, INC.)

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