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Palo Alto Summary
Palo Alto is located in California
Latitude: 37.426385
Longitude: -122.143619
Population: 87,857
Area: 25.96 sq. miles
Land: 25.86 sq. miles
Water: 0.09 sq. miles
Population Density: 3,396.94 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 87.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Pacific (GMT -8)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 650
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Palo Alto Demographics

Palo Alto Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Male43,79649.85 %49.81 %49.04 %
Female44,06150.15 %50.19 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.99-0.990.96
Total Population87,857100.00 %--
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Palo Alto Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years5,8986.71 %7.34 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years6,7527.69 %8.05 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years6,4037.29 %7.59 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years5,4486.20 %7.24 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years4,9825.67 %7.03 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years14,01515.95 %15.44 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years14,54216.55 %16.19 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years11,93313.58 %12.79 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years4,2094.79 %4.33 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years3,0923.52 %3.39 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years5,0895.79 %5.57 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years4,0094.56 %3.79 %4.38 %
85 years and over1,4851.69 %1.26 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)37.4-36.837.7
18 years and over65,18374.19 %72.69 %74.27 %
Male
32,24136.70 %35.80 %35.85 %
Female
32,94237.50 %36.88 %38.42 %
21 years and over62,44671.08 %68.33 %69.92 %
62 years and over12,37714.09 %12.56 %14.65 %
65 years and over10,58312.05 %10.62 %12.42 %
Male
4,3995.01 %4.47 %5.12 %
Female
6,1847.04 %6.15 %7.30 %
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Palo Alto Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
One race84,62696.32 %95.25 %97.55 %
White
52,13059.34 %59.55 %75.21 %
Black or African American
7,9819.08 %6.68 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
3680.42 %0.98 %0.87 %
Asian
10,74212.23 %10.92 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
1,4161.61 %0.93 %0.59 %
Chinese
5,5156.28 %2.90 %0.85 %
Filipino
6050.69 %2.71 %0.65 %
Japanese
1,4571.66 %0.85 %0.28 %
Korean
9741.11 %1.02 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
2640.30 %1.32 %0.39 %
Other Asian
5110.58 %1.19 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
2,3362.66 %0.35 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
450.05 %0.06 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
120.01 %0.06 %0.02 %
Samoan
4260.48 %0.11 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
1,8532.11 %0.11 %0.04 %
Some other race
11,06912.60 %16.78 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)20,04622.82 %32.38 %13.70 %
Mexican
16,07818.30 %24.97 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
1430.16 %0.42 %2.46 %
Cuban
870.10 %0.21 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
3,7384.25 %6.78 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino67,81177.18 %67.62 %86.30 %
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Palo Alto Social Profile

Palo Alto School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school24,650100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
1,7927.27 %5.40 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
1,4225.77 %5.47 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
10,80543.83 %42.94 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
5,07020.57 %20.95 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
5,56122.56 %25.23 %22.81 %
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Palo Alto Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over58,386100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
5,4049.26 %11.49 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
4,0927.01 %11.72 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
5,1298.78 %20.13 %28.63 %
High school or higher
48,89083.74 %76.79 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
7,49812.84 %22.91 %21.05 %
Associate degree
2,4044.12 %7.13 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
14,65725.10 %17.09 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
33,85957.99 %26.63 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
19,20232.89 %9.53 %8.86 %
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Palo Alto Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported93,332100.00 %--
Arab2930.31 %0.54 %0.42 %
Czech4350.47 %0.33 %0.59 %
Danish7980.86 %0.58 %0.50 %
Dutch7890.85 %1.17 %1.58 %
English8,2168.80 %7.09 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)2,2792.44 %2.20 %2.90 %
French Canadian2060.22 %0.42 %0.85 %
German8,6579.28 %9.37 %14.93 %
Greek4120.44 %0.35 %0.40 %
Hungarian5650.61 %0.38 %0.49 %
Irish5,7426.15 %7.37 %10.65 %
Italian2,6922.88 %4.08 %5.47 %
Lithuanian2410.26 %0.14 %0.23 %
Norwegian1,2081.29 %1.23 %1.56 %
Polish1,9992.14 %1.38 %3.12 %
Portuguese3790.41 %0.93 %0.41 %
Russian2,6972.89 %1.13 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish1,1181.20 %1.15 %1.50 %
Scottish1,9422.08 %1.52 %1.70 %
Slovak820.09 %0.07 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African8540.92 %0.52 %0.62 %
Swedish1,6881.81 %1.29 %1.39 %
Swiss5500.59 %0.32 %0.32 %
Ukrainian3250.35 %0.23 %0.31 %
United States or American2,0082.15 %3.21 %7.18 %
Welsh6020.65 %0.53 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1060.11 %0.18 %0.65 %
Other ancestries46,44949.77 %52.27 %31.89 %
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Palo Alto Economy

Palo Alto Employment

GroupNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over67,401100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
33,33349.45 %49.21 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
34,06850.55 %50.79 %51.68 %
In labor force
44,04865.35 %62.43 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
24,28655.14 %54.86 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
19,76244.86 %45.14 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
44,04865.35 %61.85 %63.10 %
Employed
42,48463.03 %57.51 %59.39 %
Unemployed
1,5642.32 %4.34 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-3.55 %6.95 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
00.00 %0.58 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
23,35334.65 %37.57 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers34,46781.13 %76.48 %78.40 %
Government workers3,9479.29 %14.66 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business3,9799.37 %8.49 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers910.21 %0.37 %0.31 %
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Palo Alto Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations25,80660.74 %35.97 %33.60 %
Service occupations5,02911.84 %14.77 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations7,24217.05 %26.76 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations290.07 %1.34 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,9634.62 %8.42 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,4155.68 %12.74 %14.63 %
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Palo Alto Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining540.13 %1.92 %1.87 %
Construction1,6703.93 %6.22 %6.80 %
Manufacturing7,12316.77 %13.11 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade8231.94 %4.05 %3.60 %
Retail trade3,1957.52 %11.15 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities7081.67 %4.68 %5.19 %
Information2,4255.71 %3.92 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2,0584.84 %6.91 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services9,52222.41 %11.63 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services10,09523.76 %18.51 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2,3805.60 %8.18 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)1,5093.55 %5.17 %4.88 %
Public administration9222.17 %4.54 %4.83 %
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Palo Alto Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Households32,034100.00 %11,511,175106,788,273
Less than $10,000
1,7565.48 %8.40 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
1,2253.82 %5.64 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
2,2737.10 %11.45 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
2,2807.12 %11.42 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
3,41510.66 %15.17 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
4,71914.73 %19.14 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
3,95212.34 %11.52 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
5,20516.25 %10.36 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
2,7818.68 %3.35 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
4,42813.82 %3.56 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$80,466.75-$46,766.47$39,349.33
Average household size2.42-2.762.58
Average income per member of household$33,319.57-$16,944.99$15,252.86
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Palo Alto Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over41,741100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
29,92871.70 %71.82 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
4,46110.69 %14.55 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
1,7434.18 %5.07 %4.73 %
Walked
1,1582.77 %2.85 %2.94 %
Other means
2,1845.23 %1.87 %1.20 %
Worked at home
2,2675.43 %3.83 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)21.5 minutes-28.1 minutes26.3 minutes
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Palo Alto Housing

Palo Alto Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units32,999100.00 %12,211,276117,282,697
Occupied housing units
32,05697.14 %94.19 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
17,35352.59 %53.60 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
14,70344.56 %40.59 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
9432.86 %5.81 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
2280.69 %1.92 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate0.63 %-2.24 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate2.58 %-5.30 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.83-2.752.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.20-2.772.45
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Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units32,978100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
19,00157.62 %56.35 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
1,2773.87 %7.63 %5.68 %
2 units
6141.86 %2.68 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
1,4624.43 %5.71 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
1,8935.74 %5.92 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
1,9585.94 %5.07 %3.99 %
20 or more units
6,45719.58 %11.98 %8.59 %
Mobile home
2890.88 %4.40 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
270.08 %0.26 %0.22 %
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Palo Alto Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units32,978100.00 %--
1 room
2,7328.28 %5.01 %2.21 %
2 rooms
3,1189.45 %9.38 %4.88 %
3 rooms
4,56913.85 %13.85 %10.06 %
4 rooms
4,82914.64 %15.75 %15.95 %
5 rooms
5,40916.40 %18.95 %20.92 %
6 rooms
4,89914.86 %16.51 %18.39 %
7 rooms
3,2369.81 %10.33 %11.98 %
8 rooms
2,2856.93 %5.93 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
1,9015.76 %4.31 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)4.5-4.85.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units32,029100.00 %--
1.00 or less
27,96987.32 %79.87 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
1,2763.98 %5.73 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
2,7848.69 %8.58 %2.54 %
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Palo Alto Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas23,88972.44 %66.45 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas3941.19 %3.56 %5.96 %
Electricity7,36222.32 %20.52 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.370.11 %0.30 %8.06 %
Coal or coke00.00 %0.01 %0.12 %
Wood900.27 %1.67 %1.51 %
Solar energy290.09 %0.11 %0.05 %
Other fuel500.15 %0.23 %0.35 %
No fuel used1780.54 %1.35 %1.25 %
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Palo Alto Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units15,196100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
330.22 %1.52 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
1370.90 %10.08 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
770.51 %16.91 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
2671.76 %18.58 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
1,1017.25 %22.33 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
2,33415.36 %19.08 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
7,55049.68 %9.16 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
3,69724.33 %2.33 %0.56 %
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Palo Alto Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage10,79271.02 %79.01 %69.56 %
Less than $300
360.24 %0.25 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
1380.91 %1.80 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
2181.43 %4.04 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
6224.09 %10.80 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
1,71311.27 %23.65 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
1,52210.02 %18.16 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
6,54343.06 %20.30 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged4,40428.98 %20.99 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent6,30941.52 %28.03 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent2,00213.17 %14.57 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent1,76411.61 %14.10 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent1,2348.12 %11.29 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent9316.13 %8.02 %6.01 %
35 percent or more2,84118.70 %23.22 %15.91 %
Not computed1150.76 %0.76 %0.85 %
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Palo Alto Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units14,716100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
3062.08 %2.20 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
2761.88 %2.65 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
8285.63 %12.59 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
1,61911.00 %31.33 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
2,65718.06 %23.59 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
4,16928.33 %17.68 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
4,61431.35 %6.84 %2.89 %
No cash rent
2471.68 %3.11 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)5,44937.03 %24.35 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent2,63217.89 %14.61 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent2,05313.95 %13.58 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent1,98113.46 %13.11 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent1,55410.56 %11.01 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent1,1367.72 %8.16 %7.32 %
35 percent or more4,82432.78 %34.09 %29.47 %
Not computed5363.64 %5.43 %7.77 %

Palo Alto Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
None2,3447.11 %8.94 %9.57 %
111,09633.65 %32.16 %31.22 %
212,59438.19 %35.56 %34.76 %
3 or more5,99518.18 %17.54 %15.45 %
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