Los Altos Hills

Area-rolling hills, picturesque valleys, and mild climate.
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WELCOME TO LOS ALTOS HILLS

Incorporated on January 27, 1956, Los Altos Hills had an original population of 2,500, today, a little over 8,000 residents call Los Altos Hills home. Many are drawn to this town because of the beauty of the area-rolling hills, picturesque valleys, and mild climate, much of the same reasons which drew the first inhabitants. One of the most distinctive features of the town is the singular dedication to the preservation of a “residential-agricultural” lifestyle, which is manifested in gracious homes, vast open lands rolling hills, spectacular views of the South and East Bay communities, and a uniquely rural atmosphere-a rarity in one of most densely populated counties in California. Another significant feature of the town is the absence of commercial activity which the founding fathers foresaw, and present residents have long upheld as necessary to preserve the kind of lifestyle they desire by choosing to live within the Town limits. However, there are permitted uses such as schools, religious, and recreational clubs. Combined with the natural beauty, physical assets, and the determination of the residents to maintain their rural lifestyles, the Town remains one of the most beautiful, unspoiled, and desirable residential communities in Northern California.
 
One of the most unique features of the Town of Los Altos Hills, and of which the town is justifiably proud, is its Pathway System. This system of pathways, which comprises approximately 80 miles of beautiful trails and off-road paths meanders around and connects most of the community, a sort of a town’s sidewalk. With the cooperation of the residents, through easements and donations, this unique system is designed to allow users to appreciate the natural beauty of the town at their own leisure, whether by walking, running, bicycling, or even on horseback, and in the process get acquainted with other residents. Once a year, the immensely popular Pathways Run is held by the Parks and Recreation Department, and residents of all ages participate in various runs.

Overview for Los Altos Hills, CA

8,520 people live in Los Altos Hills, where the median age is 53.2 and the average individual income is $154,813. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

8,520

Total Population

53.2 years

Median Age

High

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

$154,813

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.

7
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
25
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Rok Fit, Free Yourself Training, and Silicon Valley Tennis.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 3.09 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.61 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.25 miles 19 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.84 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.99 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.69 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Los Altos Hills, CA

Los Altos Hills has 3,125 households, with an average household size of 2.7. 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. 8,520 people call Los Altos Hills home. The population density is 939.68 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

8,520

Total Population

High

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

53.2

Median Age

46.19 / 53.81%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
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3,125

Total Households

2.7

Average Household Size

$154,813

Average individual Income

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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
Gardner Bullis Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5

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