Living in Palo Alto, CA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Palo Alto, California Info Snack

Population
66,573
Unemployment
3.2%
Poverty
6.1%
Median Home
$2,000,001
Median Income
$158,271
Median Rent
$2,569

Palo Alto SnackAbility

9.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
9.5
Commute
7

Palo Alto, CA Crime Report

2,069
Total Crimes
3,090.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
24.80%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Palo Alto
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,069 3,090.9 2,772.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 86 128.5 441.2 366.7
Murder 1 1.5 4.3 5.0
Robbery 46 68.7 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 29 43.3 267.1 250.2
Property Crime 1,983 2,962.4 2,331.2 2,109.9
Burglary 179 267.4 386.1 340.5
Larceny 1,722 2,572.5 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 82 122.5 358.8 219.9

Palo Alto, CA Cost Of Living

305
Palo Alto's Overall Cost Of Living
3.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Palo Alto California National Average
Overall 305 140 100
Services 130 111 100
Groceries 126 118 100
Health 127 113 100
Housing 717 196 100
Transportation 137 128 100
Utilities 121 118 100

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Rankings for Palo Alto in California

Map Of Palo Alto, CA

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Population over time in Palo Alto

Year Population % Change
2019 66,573 -0.7%
2018 67,019 -0.1%
2017 67,082 0.6%
2016 66,649 0.3%
2015 66,478 0.7%
2014 65,998 1.2%
2013 65,234 1.1%
2012 64,514 1.6%
2011 63,475 1.6%
2010 62,486 -

Race / Ethnicity in Palo Alto

White
54.9% (36,579)
African American
1.8% (1,171)
American Indian
0.2% (134)
Asian
32.4% (21,562)
Hawaiian
0.1% (57)
Other
0.4% (287)
Two Or More
4.6% (3,088)
Hispanic
5.6% (3,695)
Race Palo Alto CA USA
White 54.9% 37.2% 60.7%
African American 1.8% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 32.4% 14.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.6% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.6% 39.0% 18.0%

Gender in Palo Alto

Female
51.5% (34,270)
Male
48.5% (32,303)
Gender Palo Alto CA USA
Female 51.5% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.5% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Palo Alto for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (1,331)
9-12th Grade
1.0% (665)
High School / GED
4.0% (2,662)
Some College
8.0% (5,325)
Associate's Degree
3.0% (1,997)
Bachelor's Degree
29.0% (19,306)
Master's Degree
31.0% (20,637)
Professional Degree
8.0% (5,325)
Doctorate Degree
14.0% (9,320)
Education Palo Alto CA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 1.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 4.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 8.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 3.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 29.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 31.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 8.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 14.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Palo Alto, California

Less than $10,000
3.9% (260,836)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.8% (184,493)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.1% (270,506)
$25,000 to $34,999
2.6% (172,787)
$35,000 to $49,999
4.9% (323,182)
$50,000 to $74,999
8.4% (558,061)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.7% (514,801)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.2% (882,007)
$150,000 to $199,999
11.4% (758,842)
$200,000 or more
41.0% (2,731,780)
Income Palo Alto CA USA
Less than $10,000 3.9% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.8% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.1% 7.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 2.6% 7.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 4.9% 10.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 8.4% 15.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.7% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.2% 16.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 11.4% 8.9% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 41.0% 12.2% 7.7%

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