Los Altos translates to “The Heights” in Spanish. It was named that because the land was the highest cutoff in that area. Los Altos became incorporated in 1952 making it the 11th city in Santa Clara County. Los Altos’ community and population grew rapidly after World War II. As of 2016, the population is 30,561.
Though the cost of living in Los Altos is high like most cities in Silicon Valley, it is an ideal location to live in with its great amenities, low crime rates, top schools, and a wealthy and educated community. Over 80% of the population received a Bachelor’s degree or higher.
In Los Altos, a little over 69% of the population is Caucasian followed by Asians at 24%. The median age of Los Altos residents is 46. The average household income in Los Altos is $187,656 as of 2016.
Los Altos’ median home value is a little over $3.2 million.
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