Palo Alto Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Palo Alto, CA

General Palo Alto Information

State: California

County: Santa Clara County

Close cities: San Carlos, CA, North Fair Oaks, CA, East Palo Alto, CA, West Menlo Park, CA, Menlo Park, CA, Belmont, CA, Portola Valley, CA, Los Altos Hills, CA, Atherton, CA, Redwood City, CA, Foster City, CA, Emerald Lake Hills, CA, Newark, CA, Sunnyvale, CA, La Honda, CA, Woodside, CA, Stanford, CA, Cupertino, CA, Mountain View, CA, Los Altos, CA, Loyola, CA

Palo Alto Population (census data)
Total 58,246 (-2.0% since 2000)
Male 28,498 (48.9%)
Female 29,748 (51.1%)

Population Density: 2,460 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 199.2 (US Avg is 100)

Palo Alto Elevation: 23 feet above sea level

Land Area: 23.7 square miles

Median Household Income: $102,565

Zip Codes: 94309, 94301, 94306, 94303, 94304, 94302, 94307, 94310, 94308, and 94305.

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Palo Alto Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • 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%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (14.1%)
  • English (13.8%)
  • Irish (9.6%)
  • Russian (4.5%)
  • Italian (4.3%)
  • French (3.8%)
Foriegn Born: 15,573 people (26.7%)
  • Asia (58.4%)
  • Europe (41.6%)

Local Palo Alto Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: San Francisco Giants, Oakland Athletics
NFL Football: San Francisco 49ers, Oakland Raiders
NBA Basketball: Golden State Warriors
NHL Hockey: San Jose Sharks

Palo Alto School Information

High Schools
Henry M. Gunn High (780 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto, CA, 94306 - Palo Alto Unified District)
Palo Alto High (50 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto, CA, 94301 - Palo Alto Unified District)
Middle Schools
David Starr Jordan Middle (750 North California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA, 94303 - Palo Alto Unified District)
Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle (480 East Meadow Drive, Palo Alto, CA, 94306 - Palo Alto Unified District)
Terman Middle (655 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto, CA, 94306 - Palo Alto Unified District)
Elementary Schools
Addison Elementary (650 Addison Avenue, Palo Alto, CA, 94301 - Palo Alto Unified District)
Barron Park Elementary (800 Barron Avenue, Palo Alto, CA, 94306 - Palo Alto Unified District)
Duveneck Elementary (705 Alester Avenue, Palo Alto, CA, 94303 - Palo Alto Unified District)
El Carmelo Elementary (3024 Bryant Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94306 - Palo Alto Unified District)
Fairmeadow Elementary (500 East Meadow Drive, Palo Alto, CA, 94306 - Palo Alto Unified District)
Herbert Hoover Elementary (445 East Charleston Road, Palo Alto, CA, 94306 - Palo Alto Unified District)
Juana Briones Elementary (4100 Orme Avenue, Palo Alto, CA, 94306 - Palo Alto Unified District)
Ohlone Elementary (950 Amarillo Avenue, Palo Alto, CA, 94303 - Palo Alto Unified District)
Palo Verde Elementary (3450 Louis Road, Palo Alto, CA, 94303 - Palo Alto Unified District)
Walter Hays Elementary (1525 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA, 94301 - Palo Alto Unified District)
Other/Private Schools
Greendell (4120 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA, 94303 - Palo Alto Unified District)
Packard Children's Hospital/Stanford (725 Welch Road, Palo Alto, CA, 94304 - Palo Alto Unified District)

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