Los Altos Hills

Los Altos Hills

It is well known for upscale homes, country clubs, and equestrian-friendly properties.

Welcome to Los Altos Hills

With a population of approximately 8,000 residents and one of the highest median household incomes in the country, Los Altos Hills is well known for upscale homes, country clubs, and equestrian-friendly properties. The industry is not allowed within the town limits and new home construction in Los Altos Hills requires a one-acre minimum lot. Many properties within the hills have had their original 1970s ranch-style homes torn down and built out with incredible palatial estates that sell for some of the highest prices in Silicon Valley.
 
The Town of Los Altos Hills has a very politically active citizenry and has several volunteer committees covering issues such as open space, environmental initiatives, and maintenance of historical places within the town. Foothill College is located off El Monte Road in Los Altos Hills and offers 2-year degree, certificate, or transfer programs. Los Altos Hills piggybacks off the utility services and downtown amenities of nearby Los Altos, as well as the excellent Los Altos Schools. There is a portion of Los Altos Hills to the North that is zoned into Palo Alto Schools, and this area tends to record higher real estate sale prices.
 
Los Altos Hills spans the 94022 and 94024 zip codes and shares these zip codes with Los Altos. While close to nearby Los Altos and the hustle and bustle of the Silicon Valley, Los Altos Hills is one of the few places that take you back to the natural roots of the region. For those with deep pockets looking for a serene environment with trees and a genuinely rural feel, Los Altos Hills is an excellent option. Below is the historical market data for the town.

Overview for Los Altos Hills, CA

19,701 people live in Los Altos Hills, where the median age is 47.6 and the average individual income is $132,969. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

19,701

Total Population

47.6 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$132,969

Average individual Income

Around Los Altos Hills, CA

There's plenty to do around Los Altos Hills, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

1
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
14
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Coquette Style, Tamayo's Judo, and JG Academy - Los Altos.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 2.49 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.43 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.44 miles 51 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.52 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.9 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.73 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Los Altos Hills, CA

Los Altos Hills has 7,170 households, with an average household size of 2.72. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Los Altos Hills do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 19,701 people call Los Altos Hills home. The population density is 1,127.65 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

19,701

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

47.6

Median Age

47.52 / 52.48%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
7,170

Total Households

2.72

Average Household Size

$132,969

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
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Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Los Altos Hills, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Los Altos Hills. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
St Nicholas Elementary School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
Santa Rita Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
Gardner Bullis Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
Ardis G. Egan Junior High
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5
School For Independent Learners
PRIVATE
8th - 12th
No rating available

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