Palo Alto, CA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Palo Alto, California Info Snack

Population
67,973
Unemployment
3.3%
Poverty
5.5%
Median Home
$2,000,001
Median Income
$174,003
Median Rent
$2,679

Palo Alto SnackAbility

9.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
9.5
Commute
8

Palo Alto, CA Crime Report

2,012
Total Crimes
3,073.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
31.02%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Palo Alto
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,012 3,073.7 2,581.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 81 123.7 442.0 387.8
Murder 1 1.5 5.6 6.5
Robbery 39 59.6 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 29 44.3 288.7 279.7
Property Crime 1,931 2,949.9 2,138.9 1,958.2
Burglary 242 369.7 369.7 314.2
Larceny 1,570 2,398.4 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 119 181.8 427.6 246.0

Palo Alto, CA Cost Of Living

303
Palo Alto's Overall Cost Of Living
3.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Palo Alto California National Average
Overall 303 140 100
Services 120 112 100
Groceries 135 113 100
Health 124 115 100
Housing 715 198 100
Transportation 142 134 100
Utilities 137 126 100

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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
2020 67,973 1.4%
2019 67,019 -0.1%
2018 67,082 0.6%
2017 66,649 0.3%
2016 66,478 0.7%
2015 65,998 1.2%
2014 65,234 1.1%
2013 64,514 1.6%
2012 63,475 1.6%
2011 62,486 -

Race / Ethnicity in Palo Alto

White
53.0% (36,013)
African American
1.9% (1,285)
American Indian
0.2% (158)
Asian
33.2% (22,561)
Hawaiian
0.1% (57)
Other
0.4% (285)
Two Or More
5.5% (3,749)
Hispanic
5.7% (3,865)
Race Palo Alto CA USA
White 53.0% 36.5% 60.1%
African American 1.9% 5.4% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 33.2% 14.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 5.5% 3.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 5.7% 39.1% 18.2%

Gender in Palo Alto

Female
51.4% (34,954)
Male
48.6% (33,019)
Gender Palo Alto CA USA
Female 51.4% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.6% 49.7% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
3.0% (2,039)
9-12th Grade
1.0% (679)
High School / GED
4.0% (2,718)
Some College
7.0% (4,758)
Associate's Degree
3.0% (2,039)
Bachelor's Degree
28.0% (19,032)
Master's Degree
30.0% (20,391)
Professional Degree
8.0% (5,437)
Doctorate Degree
16.0% (10,875)
Education Palo Alto CA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 8.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 1.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 4.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 7.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 3.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 28.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 30.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 8.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 16.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Palo Alto, California

Less than $10,000
3.3% (227,183)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.7% (184,813)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.0% (270,332)
$25,000 to $34,999
2.7% (181,434)
$35,000 to $49,999
4.3% (292,686)
$50,000 to $74,999
8.5% (577,055)
$75,000 to $99,999
5.5% (370,667)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.9% (878,320)
$150,000 to $199,999
10.6% (717,160)
$200,000 or more
45.6% (3,097,645)
Income Palo Alto CA USA
Less than $10,000 3.3% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.7% 3.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.0% 6.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 2.7% 7.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 4.3% 10.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 8.5% 15.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 5.5% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.9% 17.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 10.6% 9.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 45.6% 13.3% 8.3%

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