Palo Alto, California 

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Population

67,082

+7.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.2%

Median Income

$126,771

Median Home Price

$2,948,200

Best Places to Live in Palo Alto, California

Large city / suburban complex - Northern California, on the south end of San Francisco Bay. August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Palo Alto, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Year-round climate
Educated population
Entertainment
Cons
Air quality
Economic cycles
Cost of living
 $2,688,000 
3890 Corina Way
Bed 5 | Bath 3 | 1816 SqFt
 $6,950 
3746 Laguna Oaks Pl
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2500 SqFt
 $2,980,000 
3849 Page Mill Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 5 | 5008 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara Metro Area

This large metro area covers the southern portion of the San Francisco Bay Area and is otherwise known as Santa Clara County, or more informally, as the “Silicon Valley.” Once a quiet agricultural valley of orchards and small towns and anchored by the indistinct processing and shipping point of San Jose, the area has completely transformed over a period of forty years into an economic and technology powerhouse and cultural crossroads between America and Asia.


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City: Palo Alto
Zip Codes: 94306 94301 94304
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 67 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Palo Alto is 2.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Palo Alto jobs have increased by 2.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Palo Alto's cost of living is 371.0% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Palo Alto's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Palo Alto, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Santa Clara county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Palo Alto's population is 67,082 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 7.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Palo Alto is $2,948,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.4%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Palo Alto public schools spend $20,487 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.3 students per teacher in Palo Alto. More Education



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Reviews for Palo Alto   8 Reviews
Wonderful place to live, except for the cost of li - 4/2/2009
The Bay Area in general, but Palo Alto specifically provides many of the qualities sought by many; the climate is beautiful, there is access to cultural and recreational... Read More

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Cost of Living - 11/24/2008
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Public transit - 12/19/2007
VTA and SamsTrans and Caltrain all provide good service and most times frequency of service is... Read More


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94306 94301 94304

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NEW LISTINGS IN PALO ALTO
$2,688,000
3890 Corina Way
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$6,950
3746 Laguna Oaks Pl
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$2,980,000
3849 Page Mill Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 5

$9,000
960 Palo Alto Ave
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$5,400
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Bed 4 | Bath 2

$4,850
685 High St Apt 5A
Bed 2 | Bath 3

$3,850
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Bed 2 | Bath 1

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