City of Palo Alto, CA

Palo Alto is home to the headquarters of a number of high-technology companies: Hewlett-Packard, VMware, Tesla Motors, PARC, Ning, IDEO, Skype, Palantir Technologies, etc. It has also been where many other companies were located early in their life: Apple, Google, Facebook, Logitech, Intuit, Sun Microsystems, Pinterest, and PayPal. Palo Alto's strong association with the creation of high-tech companies and Stanford University attracts people wanting to either create their own company or to help build a new company.

The public schools in Palo Alto are very highly rated, almost all having API scores over 900. Additionally Stanford University is within walking distance of downtown Palo Alto and many of the neighborhoods.

The 2010 census gives Palo Alto's population as 64,403. It is listed by city-data as the top city in the United States for having the most people with advanced degrees.

Excellent job opportunities, excellent schools, great weather all attract people to the city making it one of the most expensive cities in the United States.

 

City of Palo Alto, CA - Home Values

Extensive graphs of Palo Alto home values for both single family homes and condos can be viewed at my Palo Alto Home Values web page. Recent Palo Alto home sales can be viewed at my Palo Alto Just Sold web page. Four key values: price, price per sq ft, size, and lot size, for Palo Alto single family houses are shown in the tabbed windows below.

Graph of average price of a Palo Alto House

Average Price for Houses Sold in Palo Alto, CA

Palo Alto Home Values - Extensive Plots

Graph of the average price per sq. ft. for a Palo Alto house

Average Price per Sq Ft For Houses Sold in Palo Alto, CA

Palo Alto Home Values - Extensive Plots

Graph of the average size of a house sold in Palo Alto

Average House Size For Houses Sold in Palo Alto, CA

Palo Alto Home Values - Extensive Plots

Graph of the average lot size of a house sold in Palo Alto

Average Lot Size For Houses Sold in Palo Alto, CA

Palo Alto Home Values - Extensive Plots

City Of Palo Alto, CA - Information

Palo Alto Utilities

  • website
  • 650-329--2161
  • 250 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto

Palo Alto Public Works Department

  • Website
  • 650-496-6974
  • 3201 East Bayshore Road, Palo Alto

Palo Alto Building Department

  • Website
  • 650-329-2496
  • 285 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto

Palo Alto Library Department

  • Website
  • 650-329-2436
  • 270 Forest Avenue, Palo Alto

Police Department

  • Website
  • 650-329-2406
  • 275 Forest Avenue, Palo Alto

Fire Department

  • Website
  • 650-329-2184
  • 250 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto

Trash Collection & Recycling

Cable

  • Comcast: 855-709-1196
  • AT&T: 800-288-2020

Post Office

  • 380 Hamilton Ave | 650-323-2650
  • 3801 Miranda Ave | 650-493-5000
  • 265 Cambridge Ave | 650-327-1581
  • 2085 E Bayshore Rd (94303) | 650-321-1423

 

 

City Of Palo Alto, CA - Pictures

A series of pictures are shown to give you a feeling for the city. Visiting the Palo Alto neighborhood web pages listed at the top of this page will give you information about Palo Alto's neighborhoods.

Bol Park, Palo Alto, CA

Bol Park - Barron Park Neighborhood

Chimalus Dr, Palo Alto, CA

Chimalus Dr - Barron Park Neighborhood

La Donna Ave, Palo Alto, CA

La Donna Ave - Barron Park Neighborhood

Magnolia Dr, Palo Alto, CA

Magnolia Dr - Barron Park Neighborhood

La Para Ave, Palo Alto, CA

La Para Ave - Barron Park Neighborhood

Los Robles Ave, Palo Alto, CA

Los Robles Ave - Barron Park Neighborhood

Matadero Ave, Palo Alto, CA

Matadero Ave - Barron Park Neighborhood

Matadero Ave, Palo Alto, CA

Matadero Ave - Barron Park Neighborhood

Campana Dr, Palo Alto, CA

Campana Dr - Barron Park Neighborhood

Wisteria Ln, Palo Alto, CA

Wisteria Ln - Barron Park Neighborhood

 

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