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Population (year 2000): 58,598. Estimated population in July 2005: 56,982 (-2.8% change)
Males: 28,671 (48.9%), Females: 29,927 (51.1%)

Santa Clara County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 40.2 years
Median household income: $90,377 (year 2000)
Median house value: $811,800 (year 2000)

Palo Alto, CA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Palo Alto:

  • White Non-Hispanic (72.8%)
  • Chinese (9.3%)
  • Hispanic (4.6%)
  • Two or more races (3.2%)
  • Japanese (2.3%)
  • Asian Indian (2.1%)
  • Black (2.0%)
  • Korean (1.6%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
  • Other Asian (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Filipino (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (14.1%), English (13.8%), Irish (9.6%), Russian (4.5%), Italian (4.3%), French (3.8%).

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Elevation: 23 feet

Land area: 23.7 square miles

Palo

For population 25 years and over in Palo Alto

  • High school or higher: 96.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 74.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 43.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Palo Alto city

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 55.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

26.6% Foreign born (12.8% Asia, 9.1% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,783 (+5.0%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: CA Fremont, (13.3 miles www.House-Real-Estate.com )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (346.8 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: CA Stanford, (1.9 miles Palo Alto, CA East (2.6 miles Park, CA Menlo (3.3 miles Altos Hills, CA Los (4.0 miles Menlo Park, CA (4.5 miles West View, CA Mountain (4.6 miles CA (4.7 miles Atherton, Altos, CA (5.1 miles Los


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 88 buildings, average cost: $246,100
  • 1997: 61 buildings, average cost: $295,500
  • 1998: 82 buildings, average cost: $282,300
  • 1999: 124 buildings, average cost: $270,500
  • 2000: 94 buildings, average cost: $351,000
  • 2001: 92 buildings, average cost: $405,700
  • 2002: 88 buildings, average cost: $412,200
  • 2003: 58 buildings, average cost: $379,100
  • 2004: 53 buildings, average cost: $514,500

Latitude: 37.43 N, Longitude: 122.14 W

Area code: 650


Palo Alto, California business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (25.9%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (24.3%), Manufacturing (18.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +47,707 (+81.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 11,049 (35.7%)


 

Crime in Palo Alto by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 2 1 2 2
    per 100,000 0.0 1.7 3.4 1.7 3.4 3.4
Rapes 6 6 7 7 5 12
    per 100,000 10.2 10.2 11.9 11.9 8.5 20.5
Robberies 39 46 35 45 40 38
    per 100,000 66.6 78.5 59.7 76.8 68.3 64.8
Assaults 49 40 38 54 41 37
    per 100,000 83.6 68.3 64.8 92.2 70.0 63.1
Burglaries 233 223 255 223 276 290
    per 100,000 397.6 380.6 435.2 380.6 471.0 494.9
Thefts 1,660 1,503 1,461 1,353 1,606 1,526
    per 100,000 2832.9 2564.9 2493.3 2309.0 2740.7 2604.2
Auto thefts 96 86 82 95 86 131
    per 100,000 163.8 146.8 139.9 162.1 146.8 223.6
195.0 184.0 180.5 179.9 195.6 200.4


Average climate in Palo Alto, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Birthplace of: Lindsey Buckingham - (born 1949), of Fleetwood Mac, Alan Cranston - (1914-2000), politician, Bill Kreutzmann - (born 1946), of the Grateful Dead, Deltha O'Neal - 2005 NFL player (Cincinnati Bengals, born: Jan 30, 1977), Drew Hodgdon - 2005 NFL player (Houston Texans, born: Nov 15, 1981), Eric Allin Cornell - (born 1961), Adam Juratovac - College football player (Idaho Vandals), Kelly Gray - Major League Soccer player (San Jose, born: Apr 7, 1981), Nathan Ford - College football player (Cornell Big Red).


Main business address for: CV THERAPEUTICS INC (BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS (NO DIAGNOSTIC SUBSTANCES)), COMMUNICATIONS & POWER INDUSTRIES INC (ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS & ACCESSORIES), VYYO INC (COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT, NEC), TIBCO SOFTWARE INC (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE), COPPER MOUNTAIN NETWORKS INC (TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH APPARATUS), STEMCELLS INC (BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS (NO DIAGNOSTIC SUBSTANCES)), ECHELON CORP (COMPUTER COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT), ESSEX PORTFOLIO LP (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS) and 12 other public companies.


Hospital/medical center in Palo Alto:
  • LUCILE SALTER PACKARD CHILDREN'S HSP (725 WELCH ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Palo Alto:
  • STANFORD HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; STANFORD, CA)
  • RECOVERY INN OF MENLO PARK (about 4 miles; MENLO PARK, CA)
  • EL CAMINO HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA)

Political contributions by individuals in Palo Alto, CA

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Palo Alto:
  • NORMAN Y. MINETA SAN JOSE INTERNATIONAL (about 17 miles; SAN JOSE, CA; ID: SJC)
  • SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL (about 21 miles; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; ID: SFO)
  • METROPOLITAN OAKLAND INTL (about 21 miles; OAKLAND, CA; ID: OAK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Palo Alto:
  • PALO ALTO ARPT OF SANTA CLARA CO (about 3 miles; PALO ALTO, CA; ID: PAO)
  • SAN CARLOS (about 9 miles; SAN CARLOS, CA; ID: SQL)
  • HAYWARD EXECUTIVE (about 16 miles; HAYWARD, CA; ID: HWD)

Amtrak stations near Palo Alto:
  • 13 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.
  • 14 miles: SANTA CLARA-GREAT AMERICA (SANTA CLARA, FOOT OF STARS & STRIPES DR.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking.
  • 17 miles: HAYWARD (22555 MEEKLAND AVE.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 105 $626,115 $71,556 1 $1,506
Electric Power 101 $654,990 $77,820 5 $18,297
Sewerage 61 $347,846 $68,428 5 $9,646
Water Supply 56 $343,905 $73,693 5 $12,910
Natural Resources 5 $33,073 $79,375 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 108 $536,682 $59,631 113 $128,892
Solid Waste Management 31 $149,618 $57,916 1 $361
Gas Supply 56 $343,905 $73,693 4 $12,908
Local Libraries 48 $208,360 $52,090 59 $45,188
Health 13 $64,804 $59,819 1 $1,264
Streets and Highways 105 $545,895 $62,388 6 $16,065
Fire - Other 15 $121,013 $96,810 1 $1,395
Firefighters 111 $877,260 $94,838 0 $0
Police - Other 74 $425,458 $68,993 5 $10,720
Police Protection - Officers 85 $605,332 $85,458 10 $7,271
Judicial and Legal 12 $103,750 $103,750 2 $7,300
Other Government Administration 89 $551,793 $74,399 20 $50,869
Totals for Government 1075 $6,539,797 $73,002 238 $324,590


Colleges/Universities in Palo Alto:
  • INSTITUTE OF TRANSPERSONAL PSYCHOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 325; Location: 744 SAN ANTONIO RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.itp.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • PACIFIC GRADUATE SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGY (FT enrollment: 279; Location: 935 E MEADOW DR; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • BODY THERAPY CENTER (Location: 368 CALIFORNIA AVE; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Palo Alto:
  • STANFORD UNIVERSITY (about 2 miles; STANFORD, CA; Full-time enrollment: 14,955)
  • FOOTHILL COLLEGE (about 4 miles; LOS ALTOS HILLS, CA; FT enrollment: 7,415)
  • CANADA COLLEGE (about 8 miles; REDWOOD CITY, CA; FT enrollment: 2,438)
  • DE ANZA COLLEGE (about 10 miles; CUPERTINO, CA; FT enrollment: 13,197)
  • MISSION COLLEGE (about 13 miles; SANTA CLARA, CA; FT enrollment: 4,565)
  • WEST VALLEY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; SARATOGA, CA; FT enrollment: 5,880)
  • CHABOT COLLEGE (about 15 miles; HAYWARD, CA; FT enrollment: 6,852)
Public high schools in Palo Alto:
  • GUNN (HENRY M.) HIGH (Students: 1,718; Location: 780 ARASTRADERO ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PALO ALTO HIGH (Students: 1,662; Location: 50 EMBARCADERO ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Palo Alto:
  • CASTILLEJA SCHOOL (Students: 392; Location: 1310 BRYANT STREET; Grades: 6 - 12; Girls only)
  • MID PENINSULA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 121; Location: 870 N CALIFORNIA AVENUE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • PALO ALTO PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 57; Location: 4000 MIDDLEFIELD ROAD; Grades: 8 - 12)
  • PCC ZONTA (Students: 41; Location: 3860 MIDDLEFIELD RD; Grades: 1 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Palo Alto:
  • JORDAN (DAVID STARR) MIDDLE (Students: 912; Location: 750 N. CALIFORNIA AVE.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • STANFORD (JANE LATHROP) MIDDLE (Students: 815; Location: 480 E. MEADOW DR.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • TERMAN MIDDLE (Students: 576; Location: 870 N. CALIFORNIA AVE.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HAYS (WALTER) ELEMENTARY (Students: 506; Location: 1525 MIDDLEFIELD ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • DUVENECK ELEMENTARY (Students: 444; Location: 705 ALESTER AVE.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • OHLONE ELEMENTARY (Students: 415; Location: 950 AMARILLO AVE.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • PALO VERDE ELEMENTARY (Students: 375; Location: 3450 LOUIS ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ADDISON ELEMENTARY (Students: 373; Location: 650 ADDISON AVE.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • FAIRMEADOW ELEMENTARY (Students: 370; Location: 500 E. MEADOW DR.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HOOVER (HERBERT) ELEMENTARY (Students: 365; Location: 445 E. CHARLESTON ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Palo Alto:
  • INTRNL SCHOOL OF THE PENINSULA (Students: 323; Location: 3233 COWPER ST.; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • ST ELIZABETH SETON SCHOOL (Students: 252; Location: 1095 CHANNING AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • MID-PENINSULA JEWISH COMM. DAY (Students: 247; Location: 655 ARASTRADERO ROAD; Grades: KG - 7)
  • KEYS SCHOOL (Students: 172; Location: 2890 MIDDLEFIELD RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • HEADSUP CHILD DEV CTR (Students: 128; Location: 4251 EL CAMINO REAL; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CHILDREN'S INTERNATIONAL (Students: 99; Location: 4000 MIDDLEFIELD RD.; Grades: UG - UG)
  • ESTHER B CLARK SCHOOL (Students: 78; Location: 700 SAND HILL ROAD; Grades: UG - UG)
  • EARLY LEARNING INSTITUTE (Students: 57; Location: 4251 EL CAMINO REAL; Grades: UG - UG)
  • DISCOVERY MONTESSORI CHILDRENS (Students: 56; Location: 303 PARKSIDE DRIVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ANANDA SCHOOL ON THE PENINSULA (Students: 55; Location: 2171 EL CAMINO; Grades: PK - 7)
Library in Palo Alto:
  • PALO ALTO CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,791,436; Location: 1213 NEWELL RD.; 241,076 books; 35,326 audio materials; 9,930 video materials; 938 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Palo Alto: Foothills Park Nature Interpretive Center (A), Welch Road Professional Center (B), Veterans Golf Course (C), Los Altos Sewage Disposal Plant (D), Palo Alto Yacht Club (E), Palo Alto Office Center (F), Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course (G), Palo Alto Hills Golf and Country Club (H), Stanford Industrial Park (I), Shotgun Bend (J), Rinconada Fire Station (K), Chinese Community Center (L), Institute of Molecular Medical Sciences (M), Womens Club of Palo Alto (N), Museum of American Heritage (O), Center for Continuing Study of California Economy Library (P), Barbie Hall of Fame (Q), Peninsula Conservation Center Foundation Library (R), Mitchell Park Branch Palo Alto City Library (S), Baylands Athletic Center (T).

Shopping Centers: Palo Alto Square Shopping Center (1), Town and Country Shopping Center (2), Charleston Shopping Center (3), Stanford Shopping Center (4), Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center (5).

Churches in Palo Alto include: All Saints Episcopal Church (A), Ananda Church of Self-Realization (B), Trinity Lutheran Church (C), University Lutheran Church (D), Wesley United Methodist Church (E), Seventh Day Adventist Church (F), First Baptist Church (G), First Church of Christ Scientist (H).

Cemetery: Alta Mesa Cemetery (1).

Reservoir: Borondo Lake (A).

Creeks: Adobe Creek (A), Matadero Creek (B), Gold Mine Creek (C), San Francisquito Creek (D), Deer Creek (E), Indian Creek (F), Indian Cabin Creek (G), Bay Creek (H), Barron Creek (I).

Parks in Palo Alto include: Ester Clark Park (1), Cogswell Plaza (2), Arastradero Preserve (3), Peers Park (4), Los Trancas Open Space Preserve (5), Wilbur Playground (6), Pardee Park (7), Lytton Plaza (8), Weisshaar Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Palo Alto compared to California state average:
  • Median household income 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Palo Alto:
  • 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.)
  • KSFB (1220 AM; 5 kW; PALO ALTO, CA; Owner: SCA-PALO ALTO, LLC)
  • KYCY (1550 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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.)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, 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.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSJX (1500 AM; 10 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING INC)
  • KNEW (910 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSFO (560 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Palo Alto:
  • KFJC (89.7 FM; LOS ALTOS, CA; Owner: FOOTHILL-DE ANZA COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • 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.)
  • KBAA (94.5 FM; GILROY, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSQL (99.1 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KKUP (91.5 FM; CUPERTINO, CA; Owner: ASSURANCE SCIENCES FOUNDATION)
  • KBRG (100.3 FM; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KISQ-FM3 (98.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFFG (97.7 FM; LOS ALTOS, CA; Owner: KFFG LICO, INC.)
  • KMEL-FM1 (106.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTEE (93.7 FM; FELTON, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KYLD (94.9 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KOIT-FM (96.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KFRC-FM (99.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KUFX (98.5 FM; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBLX-FM (102.9 FM; BERKELEY, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS - CA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Palo Alto:
  • KQED (Channel 9; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KBIT-CA (Channel 28; SAN FRANCISCO, ETC., CA; Owner: POLAR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGO-TV (Channel 7; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPIX-TV (Channel 5; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTVU (Channel 2; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICU-TV (Channel 36; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRON-TV (Channel 4; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SAN FRANCISCO, INC.)
  • KTEH (Channel 54; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTEH FOUNDATION)
  • 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.)
  • KCSM-TV (Channel 60; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SAN MATEO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • 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.)
  • KFSF (Channel 66; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SAN FRANCISCO LLC)
  • KCNS (Channel 38; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: WRAY, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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